Christina Volz-Stomackin

Christina Volz-StomackinContact Information
ph: 256.765.4375
UNA Box 5040 | Music Building

Education Information
M.M., University of Massachusetts - Amherst
B.M., Kennesaw State University

Christina Volz -Stomackin is an Instructor of Music at the University of North Alabama where she also serves as the Concertmaster of the Shoals Symphony at UNA, and Director of the UNA String Project. An active performer, Christina has played with orchestras in Massachusetts, New York, Georgia and Alabama, where she has also been featured as a soloist.

As an educator, Christina directs the UNA String Project which provides instruction to students in the Shoals area and surrounding communities. She teaches both private and group instruction at several area schools and performs outreach services to numerous local organizations through the UNA String Project. Christina has served as a judge for MTNA chamber music and solo division competitions in Alabama, assisted in concert preparation for ASTA, served as a coach for the Kennesaw State Summer Music Chamber festival, served and performed as faculty with the Tennessee Valley Music Festival and has participated as a coach and judge for the Alabama All State Orchestras.

Mrs. Volz-Stomackin is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she studied with Julliard faculty Elizabeth Chang and served as concertmaster to both the Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra. She performed with the graduate string quartet as part of a full assistantship, and was a recipient of the Julian Olevsky Award for high musical standards in the area of Violin Performance. Christina received her Bachelor’s degree from Kennesaw State University where she studied with violinist Helen Kim and served as concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra. Before attending college, Christina studied with Mr. Oliver Steiner, who is a retired professor of the Eastman School of Music and Georgia State University. Mrs. Volz-Stomackin is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Memphis.