Carol Ballenger

Carol runs the string group and teaches the violin at SAMM. Before moving to Devon in 1980, Carol worked in London as a professional violinist. She is an Associate of the Royal College of Music and studied music at Dartington College of Arts, Converse College, SC, USA, The Royal College of Music, London and the Institut des Hautes Etudes Musicales, Montreux. She was a member of the Royal Ballet and English National Ballet orchestras and also worked as a freelance violinist in London, playing with various groups including the Academy of the BBC, Bournemouth Symphony, Richard Hickox and Max Jaffa Orchestras. For information about her teaching please go to

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