Dianna Joiner is a native of Greenville, South Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Music from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and recently completed a Professional Studies Diploma at the Cleveland Institute of Music with William Preucil. During her studies she served as concertmaster of the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra as well as the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra. She attended numerous summer festivals including Round Top Festival Institute, Brevard Music Center, Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Vermont Mozart Festival, and was a member of the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra for three years.
Dianna is a member of the Akron Symphony Orchestra and the Canton Symphony Orchestra. She also served as guest concertmaster of the Ashland Symphony during the 2016-2017 season. As an avid chamber player, she is a member of M.U.S.i.C (Musical Upcoming Stars in the Classics) and Classical Revolution Cleveland, a nonprofit presenting various styles of music in non-traditional venues. She has also performed with members of the Miami String Quartet and the Cleveland Orchestra, and has been a soloist with the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra. Starting in 2017, she joined the violin faculty at the Aurora School of Music in Aurora, OH.