Tiani Butts

Photo Credit: Colin McCall

Master of Music
Chamber Music; Violin
Master of Music
Performance; Violin

Violinist Tiani Butts is a passionate solo and chamber musician who strives to use the arts to encourage and inspire young students from all backgrounds. She has performed in numerous concert venues throughout the US, as well as internationally in Germany, Austria, Iceland, and Italy as a violinist in the Rome Chamber Music Festival. Tiani has been a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival, the Wintergreen Summer Music Academy, and the Philadelphia International Music Festival. In addition to a notable performance career, Tiani is dedicated to teaching and engaging with the community through the arts. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, and is receiving a dual master’s degree in violin performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan under the tutelage of St. Louis Symphony concertmaster David Halen.


Member of the Amber Quartet, winners of this year’s Gustave Rosseels Scholarship
Michigan Artist Citizen Teaching Artist, MSTARS