Dr. Neela Kinariwala
PhD (University of Texas at Austin), MM (University of Texas at Austin), BM (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)
Major teachers include Leonard Posner and LaVar Krantz. Dr. Kinariwala was a member of the Austin Symphony Orchestra for 33 years and also performed as a member of the Austin Lyric Opera Orchestra. Dr. Kinariwala has over 25 years of teaching experience. She is also certified as a Suzuki violin teacher, having received her training with Marilyn O’ Boyle.
Dr. Kinariwala has taught at Punahou since 2012.