Trala Partners & Educators


Stefan Milenkovich

Stefan Milenkovich has been established as one of the great violinists of his generation. Serbia’s Artist of the Century, Most Humane Person, and Brand Personality of the Year, Milenkovich enjoys a prolific career as an internationally sought-after soloist and recitalist.

Firmly dedicated to pedagogical work, Milenkovich taught in collaboration with Itzhak Perlman at the Juilliard School in New York City.


Nuné Melik

Nuné Melik made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium in 2016. In 2010, Nuné founded the ‘Hidden Treasure International Project’. It comprises research, performance, and lectures on rarely heard music.

As a specialist in music of the Caucasus, she has performed and lectured on this in venues like Columbia University (New York), Wayne State University
(Detroit), University of Arizona (Tuscon).

Nuné starred in the short movie “Where is Music”, which received the “Best Experimental” Award at the Accolade International Film Festival (2017). Nuné is currently pursuing her Doctorate Degree at the McGill University. She plays on 1750 Landolfi Violin on loan from the Canada Council for the Arts.

Tutorial videos by Nuné on technical skills appear in the Trala app.


Lauren Douglas

Lauren Douglas is a Nashville-based fiddle player and creator of The Tune Project. Lauren graduated from
Belmont University in 2017 with a degree in Violin Performance, where she studied privately with Juilliard
graduate and protégé of Dorothy Delay, Elisabeth Small, and Grammy Award-winning Tammy Rogers-King of The SteelDrivers. Lauren is currently apart of a touring American roots trio, and teaches private lessons online to students who do not have access to local music education. Through The Tune Project, Lauren hopes to continue to share her love of music and fiddle tunes while making both approachable to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Tutorial videos by Lauren appear in the Trala app.


Beth Blackerby is the founder of the world's #1 site for violin tutorial videos. Exclusive videos from ViolinLab are available only in Trala.


Helen Callus

Helen Callus has been acclaimed as “one of the world’s greatest violists” by American Record Guide.

"Trala is the practice app of the future. Instant feedback, positive reinforcement - everything a teacher needs for that period in-between lessons." — Helen Callus


Rudolf Haken

Rudolf Haken is a composer and violist internationally renowned for his creative melding of disparate musical styles and genres. He is particularly known for his work with extended-range violas, appearing in concert on four continents with his Rivinus five-string viola and Jensen six-string electric viola.

Professor Haken requires the use of Trala in his studio.


Zlata Brouwer

Zlata Brouwer is a violin teacher and founder of Violin Lounge, a tutorial website where you can access 250+ free violin lessons covering beginner lessons, advanced bowing technique, beautiful tone creation, and playing in tune!

Lydia Sewell is a performing violinist and founder of A View From the Stage, an interview series with high-profile musicians about the future of classical music.


Jasmine Reese

A nomadic long-distance cycling adventurer who travels with her violin and dog -- Fiji -- Jasmine Reese has pedaled over 14,000 miles around North America. Jasmine uses social media and apps like Trala to connect with musicians on the road. She also spreads awareness about the benefits of learning and playing an instrument for adults. Follow Jasmine’s adventures at FiJaPAW.