Jan Daugherty – Violin/Viola (Faculty Member Since 2013): Violist, Jan Daugherty, completed her undergraduate studies in viola performance (B.M. Viola Performance) with Lillian Fuchs at the Juilliard School. For 16 years, she was Assistant Principal Violist in the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, and more recently, Assistant Principal Violist in the Asheville Symphony (retired in May 2012). She has performed professionally as an orchestral musician, chamber musician and solo recitalist for over thirty years and is a certified Suzuki teacher of both viola and violin, having taught in Charlotte and the WNC area throughout her professional career. Ms. Daugherty lives in Saluda with her husband, David, a trumpet player.