Emily Kumpf

Emily K.

Lansdale, PA
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experienced teacher of 7 years, specializing in all levels of violin! I also teach beginner/intermediate viola and cello students. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!
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Emily teaches



Emily delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

I am a strings teacher, teaching privately for 7 years and in public schools for 6. I graduated from Elizabethtown College with a Bachelors of Music in Music Education, with a concentration in violin.

Strings students can expect to improve week to week in their technique. I teach students strong foundational techniques in order to develop their abilities. I use a mixture of both technical exercises and repertoire to help any student to play with freedom, confidence, and expression.

I teach violin, viola, and cello students of all different ages and experience levels. I studied violin for 18 years, and have played viola and cello in numerous performances. I can teach students to read music and pursue classical excellence, to learn how to play contemporary music, or both depending on the goals and preference of the student. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better musician!

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Strings Teacher
Aug 2018 - Present
Palisades School District

Orchestra Director at the middle school and high school

Orchestra Director
Aug 2017 - Aug 2018
Prince William County Schools

Orchestra Director at Gar-Field High School

Strings Instructor
Oct 2013 - Aug 2017
Music and Arts

Taught private violin, viola, and cello lessons to all ages and skill levels.

Orchestra Director
Aug 2013 - Jul 2017
Cecil County Public Schools

Taught grades 4-12 orchestra between 5 buildings.


Masters of Music in Orchestral Conducting
Aug 2017 - Present
Messiah College
Bachelor of Music in Music Education
Aug 2009 - May 2013
Elizabethtown College


Music K-12
Jun 2013
Pennsylvania Department of Education


National Association for Music Education
Aug 2009

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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Photos & Videos

Conducting my school orchestra

Photo by Emily K.


2 Reviews

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Rita (Micayla) H. Sep 30, 2018
Violin · In home

Lesson was awesome. Emily was kind and patient, and my Granddaughter and I really enjoyed our group lesson. This will clearly be a treasured memory for both of us!!

Heather Sep 3, 2018
Violin · In studio

Emily was an excellent teacher for my son. She helped him prepare for college auditions and helped him earn Superior ratings at Solo festivals.

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