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List of famous female violists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female violists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being violists. There are thousand of females working as violists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic violists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a violist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list is made up of many different people, including Veronika Hagen and Martha Strongin Katz.

While this isn't a list of all female violists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female violists?" and "Who are the best female violists?"
Jennifer Stumm is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Violists
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Jennifer Stumm is an American violist. ...more

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Profession: Violist

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Tabea Zimmermann

Tabea Zimmermann, born on 8 October 1966 in Lahr, is a German violist. She began learning to play the viola at the age of three, and commenced piano studies at age five. At the age of 13, she studied viola with Ulrich Koch at the Conservatory of Freiburg and progressed to study with Sándor Végh at ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Lahr, Germany

Profession: Violist

Kim Kashkashian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Violists
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Kim Kashkashian is a Grammy-award winning Armenian-American violist. ...more

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Age: 64

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Composer, Violist, Teacher

Credits: Germany Year 90 Nine Zero

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Jocelyn Pook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Violists
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Jocelyn Pook is an English composer, pianist and viola player. ...more

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Age: 57

Birthplace: Solihull, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer, Violist

Credits: Eyes Wide Shut, The Merchant of Venice, Room in Rome, They Came Back, Time Out, + more

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