Lorie Hippen is a violin instructor at MacPhail. Her experience as a studio violin teacher, school orchestra teacher and conductor spans over 20 years.
She is active as a freelance musician and performs regularly with the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra, the North Star Opera Company, Vocal Essence and many more. She has been an orchestra teacher at Washburn High School and Ramsey International Fine Arts School in Minneapolis for 15 years and has served as conductor at MacPhail and with local civic orchestras.
Lorie earned a Bachelor of Science in music education and completed two years of graduate study in violin performance at the University of Minnesota.