Paris Brann Milane is an Atlanta native, who resides in New York City, that has studied violin with tutelage from professor Dr. Alfred Duckett, the soloists Albina Moldozhan (student of Vladimir Rabei of the Borodin Quartet, grand-student of A. Yamplosky) and the soloist Marc André Gauthier. Her direct musical lineage can be traced back directly to the virtuoso and pedagogue Viotti; numerous ways. Additional orchestral violin coaching and musical development was with Keamogetswe Magau (KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic) and Nathan Paik (NDR Elbsphilharmonie Orchesters). Primary viola studies were under Patti Gouvas (Atlanta Ballet), associate principal Gabriel Polycarpo (Porto Alegre Brasilia Sinfonia; student of Craig Mumm, of the Metropolitan Opera), and principal violists Marna Street (Cincinnati Symphony—retired; student of both Tosca Berger Kramer and William Primrose. Both of which were students of the legendary Eugene Ysäye) and Aekyung Kim (Hartford Orchestra; student of Cynthia Phelps; New York Philharmonic principal violist). Additional orchestral viola coaching was with Dr. Jean Rudy Perrault, Ivan Viktorovich Shokodey, Dmitry Golovanov (viola professor at Moscow Conservatory), Roisber Narvaez (viola professor at Simon Bolivar Conservatory in Caracas), and Matías Mayordomo Marín (assistant principal violist in Madrid).
Though she comes from a musical background, she has pursued a career in the realm of social services and therapeutic care. She earned her degree in Psychology; with dual concentration in (1) Mental Health and (2) Childhood and Adolescent Development. She speaks fluent English, French, German and Spanish. Currently, she is learning Mandarin Chinese and Dutch. Her hobbies include playing with her two Chinese Cresteds (Johannes and Phryne), reading/discussing Nietzsche (in the original), poetry from Ronsard, Ingeborg Bachmann, or de la Cruz, listening to Hindemith and admiring artwork. She is also openly transgendered and an advocate for equality over the spectrum of life. Her career has been centered around bringing said equality to all, regardless of gender, socio-economic status, race, or ethnic background.