Baton Rouge, LA, 70809
Subjects Taught Violin, Cello
As a child from a non-musical family, I stumbled upon classical music quite by accident. In fact, I was inspired by the main character of my favorite Disney movie: Basil of Baker Street from "The Great Mouse Detective." In my efforts to emulate Basil I gave my parents no rest until they agreed to let me start taking violin lessons. After quickly deciding to switch to cello (so that I could sit down in my lessons), I fell in love with the sound and vocal expressiveness of the instrument and the rest is history. I attended the nationally ranked Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, AL and received my undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. I received the highest music award for graduating seniors from both my high school and the University of Louisville. I went on to earn my master's degree in music performance from DePaul University in Chicago where I played with several local orchestras.
My love of teaching began at a nationally recognized...