Tina Strinning was born in 1960 in Switzerland; she is both Swedish and Swiss.
In 1980 Tina Strinning became violin and viola teacher at the Music School of the Lausanne Conservatory where she created various ensembles such as The Ministrings, a string orchestra for children starting from the age of 6. The Ministrings have been performing throughout the country, in Italy and in Turkey with enthusiasm and pleasure for many years. At the Swiss Contest of Music for Young Musicians they obtained 3 times a 1st price with congratulations at the national final.
Tina Strinning is also in charge of pedagogy teaching at the Professional Section (HEM) of the Lausanne Conservatory, where she initiates violinists to viola.
After a special training at Jacques Dalcroze Institute in Geneva, Tina Strinning started a research about introducing dance as a didactic, musical and technical tool to learn playing the intrument. This original method developed by Tina Strinning, called “The Dancing Violins” is strongly encouraged by the European String Teachers Association, ESTA.
Tina Strinning gives lectures and workshops in various Swiss violin schools.
The “Dancing Violins” approach was presented in April 2007 in ESTA World Congress in Cremona (Italy) with great success.
As another activity, Tina Strinning composes music adapted to string pupils. You can discover those pieces, published by the editor “Jonglör”.
Tina Strinning is currently the President of the Teachers' Society of the Lausanne Conservatory.
1st price in viola Virtuosity (1986), Tina Strinning plays with different ensembles and orchestras.
She is a founding member of the Tamatakia ensemble where she plays the viola, the guitar, the xaphoon and she also sings.
Besides, Tina Strinning has attended several courses and trainings related to Artistic Expressions and Communication. Tina Strinning has a master degree in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).