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Emily Laminack

Emily Laminack holds her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in violin performance from the University of Georgia, where she studied violin with Dr. Michael Heald and viola with Prof. Maggie Snyder. She completed her Bachelor’s in violin at Reinhardt University, studying violin with Mr. Jay Christy and piano with Dr. George Lucktenberg. Dr. Laminack taught at Reinhardt University from 2012 to 2015, where she was the primary violin and viola instructor, the orchestra concertmaster and coach, an instructor of music appreciation, and a founding member of the Reinhardt Faculty String Quartet.

She maintains an active freelance performance career, performing with local orchestras and with the trio Luna Strings. She has performed in Germany, Austria, Italy, China, and throughout the USA participating in orchestras, opera orchestras, film music, pop concerts, chamber music, and solo recitals.


Martha Oceguera

Martha Oceguera studied viola at the University of Alabama with Spencer Martin at the University of Alabama and Georgia State University with Tania Clements.

Martha was previously Principal Violist for the Georgia Philharmonic, and has also performed with the Candlelight Strings Quartet in Atlanta, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, the North Georgia Symphony Orchestra, and Symphony Orchestra Augusta. She has also toured the United States with the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra and is the string quartet Music Director for Anime Weekend Atlanta, the Southeast's largest Japanese animation convention, which has hosted a formal ball on its Friday nights since 2004.



Erica Ransbottom

Erica Ransbottom graduated from Georgia State University in 2009 with a degree in cello performance. Presently, Erica is a freelance musician that performs with regional orchestras, worship bands and special events trio Luna Strings. In addition to the classical field, Erica has branched out into other genres of music including bluegrass and popular music. Highlights from Erica's performance career include playing alongside Rod Stewart, Disturbed, Amy Grant, Edwin McCain, Trampled by Turtles, Chris Tomlin and Josh Groban.


Tracy Woodard

Tracy Kathleen Woodard is a graduate of University of Georgia where she studied with Levon Ambartsumian. Her other teachers included Valerie Gardner and Raymond Leung. She is Principal Second Violin for Macon Symphony, is a member of Lagrange Symphony, Albany Symphony, Rome Symphony, and performs in several other orchestras in Georgia and Alabama. She has toured across China and the greater United States with the American Hollywood Film Orchestra, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, and is an active chamber musician with Chamber Cartel.