DEVIN COPFER is a performer, recording musician, registered Suzuki teacher, and arts entrepreneur based in Columbus, OH.
Devin is the Co-Founder and Director of Chamber Brews, a chamber music ensemble committed to breaking down the barriers within classical music. She currently sits on the advisory board of the Johnsone Fund for New Music, serves as Concertmaster of the McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra, as Assistant Concertmaster of the Newark Granville Symphony Orchestra, and as violinist for Columbus' Janus String Quartet.
Some of her performances include work with the BalletMet, Dr. Mark Lomax, Counterfeit Madison, the Central Ohio Discovery Ensemble, Michael Bublé, the Trans Siberian Orchestra, the Ohio Song Project, Columbus Dance Theater, the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio Wesleyan University, the Ohio State University, Capital University, and the Wexner Center for the Arts.
Devin Marie Lessons serves a community of music students invested in Dr. Suzuki's philosophy that "anyone can learn," and that "ability does not develop innately. it is up to you" [Nurtured by Love, S. Suzuki, p. 53]. We are people driven by love, comfort, joy, and commitment to excellence. Every day we practice our skills on the violin so that we may grow to be powerful musicians and wonderful people.
Devin’s pop and rock projects include Small Songs [AVANT-POP], Fables [FOLK/ROCK], Lowlights [FOLK/ROCK], BABS [FUNK/ROCK], and is a featured vocalist on the 2020 Waves de Ache [AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ] album, "Tryptich Continuum."
A consistent recipient of program grants from the Johnstone Fund for New Music and the Greater Columbus Arts Council, Devin is an arts advocate dedicated to sustaining creative programs in the Central Ohio region.