Ashley English Tobin


Celebrated for her intense artistry and joyful energy, violist/violinist Ashley English Tobin is highly sought-after as an ensemble member across the United States. Ashley serves as Assistant Principal Viola for the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra and the Commonwealth Pops, as well as from the section of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra. In Los Angeles she performs as a member of the legendary daKah Hip Hop Orchestra, bringing live, progressive Hip Hop, funk, and jazz to multi-generational festival and concert hall audiences. As an avid chamber musician keenly interested in early music, she continually pursues Historically Informed Performance. As a teacher, Ashley relates to students of all ages with encouragement, compassion, and empathy. She has worked as an orchestral coach, mariachi coach, and class instructor for Harmony Project Los Angeles. She completed her Bachelors of Music in Viola Performance with Paula Cho at Utah Valley University.