String Academy faculty since 2007. Jamie Hofman, a Milwaukee native, is a SAW alum where he studied with James Pryzgocki and Mimi Zweig. He earned a B.M. in viola and violin performance, in addition to a Performer Diploma in viola at Indiana University. His major teachers there included Atar Arad, Jerry Horner and Mimi Zweig. He has been a prize winner in the Chicago Viola Society Solo competition, and concerto competitions sponsored by the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and Milwaukee Catholic Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Hofman has been a member of the Louisville Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Louisville String Quartet, and has served on the faculty at the University of Louisville, Campbellsville University, and Carroll University. He has performed extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and is on faculty at the Eastern Music Festival during the summers.