Adriana Socoski


Adriana Socoski is a devoted musician and educator based in New York City, specializing in the Suzuki Method. She earned a Bachelor of Music in violin from the Juilliard School and is a Master of Fine Arts candidate in poetry at Columbia University, where she teaches creative writing.

Upon graduation from the Juilliard School, Ms. Socoski served as an assistant teacher for the private studio of Prof. Naoko Tanaka. Ms. Socoski was awarded the M. & E. Cohen Scholarship and the Jerome L. Greene Fellowship for study at the Juilliard School, and is the winner of numerous prizes in competitions spanning North America. She has appeared as a soloist with the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, the Hershey Symphony Orchestra, and the Festival Orchestra of the Americas under the baton of conductor Luis Biava. In China and Tibet, Ms. Socoski performed a series of solo and chamber music recitals in the role of an invited Peace Ambassador between the U.S. and China. Ms. Socoski began taking Suzuki violin lessons at age three and a half.