Nina L. Wilkinson has been a coach of the Musicopia String Orchestra since its founding in 2005. Nina was educated at Temple University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education in 1980. She has pursued graduate studies at University of the Arts and is also a graduate of Overbrook High School Music Magnet Program and Settlement Music School.
Her primary teachers include Leonard Mogill (Philadelphia Orchestra) and Karen Tuttle (Curtis Institute of Music). Nina has an extensive background in education and is a String Teacher at Settlement Music School; Viola Instructor at Community College of Philadelphia; Viola instructor at Cairn University; and Instrumental String Specialist in the School District of Philadelphia.
She is the recipient of the following awards: Philadelphia Foundation; Ford Foundation; Pro Arts Scholarship; Temple University Music Scholarship; Philadelphia Board of Education Music Scholarship.