Faculty artist Violaine Melançon, founding violinist of the Peabody Trio, has been appointed as faculty for Northwestern University Bienen School of Music’s Summer Violin Institute 2017. The Summer Violin Institute is an intensive two-week program that offers participants the opportunity to work with renowned violin faculty. The program is designed to develop strong technical ability, advanced musical skills, thorough knowledge of repertoire, and healthy practice habits. Students will participate in a variety of master classes, technique classes, and performances. In addition, Ms. Melançon will be on faculty at Yellow Barn Music Festival and an artist for Music in the Vineyards, a chamber music festival held in Napa Valley, this summer.