TEACHER • VIOLINIST • PRODUCER • COMPOSER • AUTHOR • ENTREPRENEUR
Eva Belvelin, CEO of Fiolosofen, is a Swedish violinist and violin teacher who studied with Lisbeth Vecchi in Sweden, with Prof. John Kendall in the United States, and with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki in Japan.
She is a Fulbright Alumna with MFA from Gothenburg University, Sweden, and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, IL, USA. She has held positions such as Violin and Viola Pedagogy Teacher at Ingesund Conservatory of Music, Karlstad University, Sweden, Chairman of the Swedish String Teachers Association, and Vice President of the European String Teachers Association.
Internationally, Eva is a popular lecturer, as well as the violin coach of several professional
concert masters and even a Hollywood movie star. (See Red Sparrow)
In Sweden, Eva directs her own music academy where she is the artistic leader of the violin ensemble, Scandinavian Strings. She produced their CD, Scandinavian Strings Attached including among other artists Joseph Williams, David Foster, Walt Aldridge, and the Gothenburg Symphony, National Orchestra of Sweden.
Eva is the author and composer of the violin/viola/cello school, Little Things for Little Strings, and she produces music, books, pedagogical teaching materials, and the world selling Belvelin Shoulder rests.
"I believe Eva [Belvelin] might be the best violin teacher in Europe right now. Her team of students, Scandinavian Strings, performing at the European String Teachers' Association's conference in Paris, displayed excellent violin technique, beautiful sound and intonation, musical rendering and a joyful relaxed attitude." • Elspeth Iliff, Vice President of ESTA Central Board