Claudia Ruff



Claudia is a passionate violin teacher who focuses on giving beginner violinists the best start into a lifelong love for violin playing.

She grew up in Germany where she played in numerous orchestras for over 20 years. She joined the Streichorchester Taunus, a semi -professional chamber orchestra when she was 12 years old. Concert tours through Europe, CD recordings and Summer Schools followed.

She studied Elementary Music Education with a focus on beginner & intermediate violin teaching at the Dr Hoch’s Conservatory in Frankfurt am Main, Germany before immigrating to New Zealand in 2011.


From 2011 – 2017 she worked in the Education Department of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra as Concert Producer and Music Educator before having her two daughters