Lydia Hynson

Lydia H.

Fort Collins, CO

About Lydia H.

Lydia teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: 2007
Last sign in: Last week


My teaching experience began 10 years ago. At CSU, I received a Master's in Cello Performance and a Certificate in Cello Pedagogy. I use Suzuki books but only as a sheet music resource. I teach primarily outside of the multi-purpose, Cellocity book. Using folk songs and familiar tunes as a way to instill rhythmic integrity and special techniques like thumb position. I am very much into using the voice and body in order to make memorable, musical connections. I encourage other music types and techniques, improvisation, transcribing, etc. I also advise my students to get involved in chamber and large ensemble groups outside of school.


E-Communications Officer
Aug 2016 - Present
Front Range Chamber Players

Co-Principal Cellist
Aug 2016 - Present
Longmont Symphony Orchestra

Managing Director/Founder
Oct 2014 - Present
Fort Collins All-City High School Honor Orchestra


Master's of Music: Cello Performance
Aug 2014 - May 2016
Colorado State University
Bachelor's of Music: Cello Performance
Aug 2011 - May 2013
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Bachelor's of Music: Cello Performance
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Lawrence University


Certificate in Cello Pedagogy
May 2016
Colorado State University

The curriculum follows guidelines established by the American String Teachers Association and includes comprehensive training in methods developed by renowned pedagogues such as Robert Gillespie, Paul Rolland, and Phyllis Young.


Cellist in the Graduate String Quartet
Aug 2013
Colorado State University

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Kayla R. Apr 27, 2017
· Cello · In studio Great lesson and great teacher!
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