- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate
- Teaches students:
- Ages 7+
- Teaching since:
I have taught violin and viola for over 40 years to beginners through very advanced students. A former student of renowned violin teacher Paul Rolland, I have taught in the public schools and most recently as a college professor teaching others how to teach. I love working with students of all ages and watching the delight and pride a student enjoys as new goals are reached!
Direct a workshop for performers and teachers on the principles of renowned teacher Paul Rolland.
I have taught violin and viola lessons to all levels and ages of students.
As chair of the string division, I directed the orchestra, taught violin lessons, and taught string methods classes to future educators. Now retired and teaching privately.
Orchestra teacher in the public schools from grades 4 through high school. Ensembles always received the highest rating at assessments and contests.
Performed as soloist and viola section leader in the orchestra.
The American Viola Society is a nonprofit organization of viola enthusiasts, including students, performers, teachers, scholars, composers, makers, and friends, who seek to encourage excellence in performance, pedagogy, research, composition, and lutherie. United in our commitment to promote the viola and its related activities, the AVS fosters communication and friendship among violists of all skill levels, ages, nationalities, and backgrounds.+ Read More
The Conductors Guild is a non-union organization intended for professional conductors based in the USA. The Guild offers services to enhance the training and development of conductors and promises to represent the views of conductors to the larger community of music professionals.+ Read More
NYSMTA is dedicated to furthering the art of music and promoting the growth and professional development of its members. It seeks to enhance the educational and performance expertise in all areas of music teaching, including performance, pedagogy, theory, and composition. In addition to the Annual Conference, Local Associations throughout the state sponsor musical and educational events of specific interest to those in their communities.+ Read More
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. 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. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.+ Read More
The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession.+ Read More
A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.+ Read More
My daughter took lessons with Lucy for a little over a year. She grew and learned so much with her. We miss her!
Lucy is a first-rate violinist. She can play with the best of orchestras or chamber music groups. She is also a wonderful, warm person, and an experienced teacher of violin and viola.
Lucy Manning and I have known each other for approximately 9 years. I have found her to be very dedicated to her craft and professional in every way. Lucy and I worked together for 6 year while I worked as a violin instructor at Old Dominion,. In addition, I was able to watch her teach at a Paul Rolland workshop at George Mason University where I again witnessed her excellent teacher first hand. I can easily say that she has a great deal of experience and knowledge of teaching both the violin and viola.+ Read More
Lucy is a terrific teacher, and teacher of teachers. One of the best in the country. Students quickly excel under her expert, inspiring, caring mentorship. She is an excellent violinist, able to demonstrate her technical and musical suggestions with consummate artistry. She teaches both violin and viola.+ Read More
Lucy Manning's career in music as a violinist/violist, teacher, chamber musician, orchestral player and conductor allows her to present a comprehensive musical education to her many students of all ages. I recommend Lucy highly as a teacher and performer of very significant accomplishment and skill.+ Read More
Lucy is a consummate teacher with many years of experience. She is highly able to work with a variety of different ability levels in a positive manner. She is structured and committed to providing students the best possible experience. I have been privileged to learn from her and use many of her techniques with my own students.+ Read More
An amazing teacher!
My daughter took violin lessons with Lucy for several years until she moved away. Lucy gave her helpful strategies to practice and develop techniques. She provided safe and nurturing environment for her students to grow as a musician. I also appreciated that Lucy attends teachers workshops and performs regularly, and that she provides performance opportunities for her students. I highly recommend her!+ Read More
Lucy is a renowned violin teacher who taught at the highest level in VA, her former home state. She teaches all levels and is very personable!
Ms Manning is FUN! I took up violin as a second instrument several years ago while in graduate school and found her to be an encouraging and efficient instructor. I greatly enjoyed those lessons, and always left fired up and ready to tackle the next week's challenge.+ Read More
Excellent teacher and mentor. Dr. Manning is patient and encouraging and would be a perfect teacher for young or mature students, whatever the level of experience. She is a topnotch conductor whose mastery of both violin and viola allow her to achieve great results from the string section. As a chamber musician, she promotes music of many genres and eras.+ Read More