anita Hungarian violinist Anita Hiripi was born in Debrecen, Hungary. Ms Hiripi graduated the Béla Bartók University of Music, Miskolc. As an orchestra member Ms Hiripi appeared in Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Vatican, France, Austria, Tunisia, Denmark, Italy, and Nederland. From 2000-2010, Ms. Hiripi become a member of the Lebanese National Symphony Orchestra violin section, and on the faculty of the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory.  Since Ms. Hiripi arrived in Canada she has been actively involved in the Hamilton musical scene as she became a principal second violin player with the Hamilton City Ballet Orchestra, guest violinist at the  Oakville Symphony Orchestra and has participated in many chamber and orchestra concerts from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Toronto. Ms. Hiripi is currently teaching at the HWDSB strings program and in Dundas at the Hamilton Academy of Performing Arts, Anita`s Music Studio , and Long & McQuade.  She is the co-founder and violin coach of the Cricket Chamber Orchestra and the 2013 winner of the The Hamilton Spectator Reader Choice Platinum Award as the best music teacher and is also the recipient of the Hamilton Community News Readers Choice Diamond Award.