About Karlyn Viña

Praised by the South Florida Classical Review for her “dazzling” and “incisive” performance, Dr. Karlyn Viña is a dynamic and creative percussionist. Dr. Viña is the newly appointed Assistant Professor of Percussion at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA, and previously taught at Florida International University and New World School of the Arts in Miami, FL.

Karlyn maintains an active schedule as an orchestral, chamber, and solo percussionist. Performance highlights include several seasons with Palm Beach Symphony and Florida Grand Opera, and performances with Madera Viva, a bassoon and percussion duo with Dr. Carlos Felipe Viña. 

In addition to her teaching and performing, Karlyn can be heard as a co-host on the @Percussion Podcast and is proud to serve on the PAS Education Committee. Karlyn holds degrees from University of Miami, Boston Conservatory, and University of Maryland, and is a Marimba One Educational Artist and Grover Pro Percussion Artist Endorser.

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