Christina Volz-Stomackin

Christina Volz-StomackinContact Information
ph: 256.765.4879
UNA Box 5040 | 242 McKinney Building

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

   Christina Volz -Stomackin is a Lecturer of Music at the University of North Alabama where she serves as the Coordinator of Strings, Concertmaster of the Shoals Symphony at UNA, Master Teacher of the UNA String Project and was a recipient of the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award in 2019. As a violinist, Christina has performed with numerous orchestras in the United States and has toured internationally in Asia, Europe and Central America. She has performed as a soloist in the United States and Central America, and has also been featured on numerous film scores. She currently serves as interim principal second with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra.

   As an educator, Christina directs the UNA String Project which provides instruction to students in the Shoals area and surrounding communities. Inspired by her Suzuki training, she teaches both private and group instruction at area schools and performs outreach services to numerous local organizations. Christina has served as a judge for MTNA chamber music and solo division competitions in Alabama, served as a coach and judge for the Alabama All State Orchestras, and assisted in concert preparation for ASTA. Mrs. Volz-Stomackin has served as a coach for the Kennesaw State Summer Music Chamber festival in Atlanta Ga, and as a faculty with the Tennessee Valley Music Festival in Huntsville Al. Her students have gone on to teach and perform professionally throughout the United States.

   Mrs. Volz-Stomackin is a Doctorate of Musical Arts candidate at the University of Memphis where she studies with Tim Shiu. Christina is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she studied with Julliard faculty Elizabeth Chang and 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 Helen Kim. Before attending college, Christina studied with Mr. Oliver Steiner, who is a retired professor of the Eastman School of Music and Georgia State University and toured internationally with Nathan Milstein.