Suhashini Arulanandam

is a member of the Hamilton Philharmonic and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, as well as co-founder of the violin and cello Tadioli Duo and the percussion and violin duo, Duologue. She performs on both modern and Baroque violin. She is an active chamber musician, and can be heard on the Naxos label with the Aradia Ensemble, and on the Centrediscs release, "Hymns of Heaven and Earth". She has also recorded and toured with singer/songwriter Sarah Slean.


Suhashini is a dedicated teacher and has a private studio of quirky, inquisitive and motivated students aged 9 to senior citizens. She specializes in teaching adult learners and also accepts younger students who are independent learners and want to improve their skills. She is studying Body Mapping for Musicians, although not yet licensed. Her increased awareness of functional anatomy and other aspects of the whole person has had a positive impact on the progress of her students, as is evident in their testimonials.


Suhashini was awarded her Master's degree in Music Performance from the Aaron Copland School of Music at CUNY Queens College, studying with noted pedagogue Burton Kaplan. Prior to that, she completed a 4-year Performance Diploma from the Glenn Gould School, in the studios of Erika Raum and Annalee Patipatanakoon. 


Her non-musical pursuits include excessive gardening, crafting, and learning how to repair her small collection of vintage sewing machines.