Elizabeth MacCorquodale

Elizabeth M.

Mountain View, CA
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Elizabeth delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
January 2008

Elizabeth M.
Canadian born, Elizabeth M. is currently completing her doctoral studies on scholarship as Teacher Assistant at Stony Brook University, where she studies extensively with Hagai Shaham and Philip Setzer of the Emerson Quartet. Elizabeth’s musical studies have brought her abroad to such acclaimed conservatories as the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria, and the Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest.

As a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral member, Elizabeth has performed all over Europe, Asia, and the Americas, winning national prizes in Canada, United States, and Austria. She has had the opportunity to work with world renowned artists in such summer programs as the National Arts Center’s Young Artist Program, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Heifetz Institute, Schleswig Holstein Orchestral Academy, Morningside Music Bridge and the Orchestra of the Americas.

A dedicated teacher as well as performer, Elizabeth has been actively involved in the training of young violinists in NY and abroad, teaching both privately and serving on the faculty of the Pre-College division of Stony Brook University as well as various music schools on long island . Elizabeth’s students have won awards and scored top grades in the New York State NYSMA exams.

She is currently completing her second year of Suzuki Teacher Training Course at the School for Strings in NYC.

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Experience

Violin Teacher
Oct 2008 - Present
Private

Violin Instructor
Sep 2014 - Jun 2017
Pre-College Division, Stony Brook University

Violin Teacher
Jan 2014 - May 2017
Herald School of Music/Joyous Music School

Undergrad Chamber Coach
Sep 2013 - May 2017
Stony Brook University

Violin Instructor
Dec 2013 - Jun 2014
ischool of music, Syosset and Rockville

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts
Aug 2013 - May 2017
Stony Brook University
Masters in Music
Oct 2010 - Jun 2013
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz
Bachelors in Music
Aug 2006 - May 2010
Columbus State University
Performance Certificate
Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Suzuki Certification Books 1-8
Jun 2015
School for Strings, NYC

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