Diane Hastings has studied the violin since the age of 7, when she inherited her great-great-grandfather’s fiddle. Her love for the instrument was through classical study and the fiddle style of her family heritage.
Diane is an active freelance musician and recording artist in the Greater Boston Area. On the national touring stage she has performed with Josh Groban, Michael Bublé, Il Divo, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Il Volo, and 2 Cellos.
Diane is the co-founder of Vintage String, a performance ensemble specializing in string covers of “Throwbacks from Every Era-Beethoven to Beyoncé.”
Diane studied at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory and Bowling Green State University. She currently directs the middle school orchestra and choral program at St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, MA.