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Marion Peraza de Webb, Violin

Marion Peraza de Webb won the Miami University Concerto Competition in 1998 and was awarded the Battel Stoeckel Trust Award at Yale University the same year. In 2000, she won the Grand Prize and Honor Award in the Annual Competition of Spanish and Latin American Music at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and was distinguished with the Ohio Latino Arts Association’s Performing Artist of the Year Award- 2001. 

She has taught master classes at the American String Teachers Association, Ohio State University, Artists on Tour in Ohio, Yellow Springs Young Instrumentalists Workshop, Soundfest Festival in Cape Cod, University of Louisville Chamber Music Program, Festival de Música Latinoamericana in Colombia, Bermuda School of Music, Elmhurst College in Illinois, and the Simon Bolivar Conservatory in Caracas, Venezuela. 

As a devoted pedagogue, Mrs. Peraza de Webb is the director and owner of Peraza Music Workshop. She teaches both traditional and Suzuki methods, chamber music, and music theory. Former students of Mrs. Peraza de Webb are attending the Julliard School, Indiana University, Miami University, Cleveland Institute of Music, and the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.Mrs. Peraza de Webb is also the director and founder of the Encore Advanced Chamber Orchestra Summer program at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. 

She is the coach and co-founder of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Noveau Chamber Players, a music program for African-American and Latino High School students.

Marion Peraza de Webb was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Her principal teachers include Jose Francisco Del Castillo (Simón Bolívar Conservatory), Margaret Pardee (Juilliard School), the Tokyo Quartet, and the Vermeer Quartet.