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Sylvia W.
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Beginner, Intermediate
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Whether you’re 5 or 50 lessons will be tailored to your needs, learning style, and pace. During lessons students will learn scales, arpeggios, music reading, and music theory for a well rounded understanding of the piano. At the end of every semester students will showcase their progress in a studio recital.
About Sylvia W.

Sylvia Wehrs grew up in Auburn, Alabama studying the violin and piano. She is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music where she graduated with both a Bachelor’s in Violin Performance and a Master’s degree in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy. Ms. Wehrs is a fully registered violin teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and currently teaches for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra’s Making Music Matters program, Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music Preparatory Department, and the Fine Arts Academy at First Baptist Church Opelika. An active performer, she is a member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, and the founder of Classical Revolution Columbus, which performs free classical concerts throughout the area in unusual venues. Ms. Wehrs enjoys traveling and engaging with students and audiences worldwide. She was part of Music Inspire Africa, a program that allowed her to share her love of performing and teaching music with the people of South Africa and Zimbabwe. As a participant of the Global Leaders Program, Ms. Wehrs studied music as a tool for social change, and taught and performed in Chile and Puerto Rico. Recently, Ms. Wehrs traveled to Kolkata, India with Musaid where she coached members of the Kolkata Symphony, soloed with the orchestra, and performed throughout the city.


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She is very knowledgeable and is great for all levels of music! It was structured well and she great with giving things to work on between lessons!

Posted Jun 18, 2021
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Teacher's Studio

Sylvia is very good at taking the time to explain the reasons behind the why of doing certain things. Being an adult with no musical background what so ever she has really taken the time to teach me some basic fundamentals that are helping me build the solid foundation that I so very much want and need. Beyond the time we spend with one-on-one instructions she challenges me with exercises to practice on between our meetings. I explained to Sylvia what I was looking for and she has centered the training and instructions around that to ensure that my goals are being met. She is a pleasure to work with and learn from.

Posted Oct 20, 2019
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Teacher's Studio

Great experience working with Sylvia.

Posted Aug 12, 2019
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Section Violinist
Sep 2019 - Present
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Suzuki Violin Instructor
Aug 2019 - Present
Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music Preparatory Division
Violin Instructor
Aug 2019 - Present
First Baptist Church Fine Arts Academy
Teaching Artist
Aug 2019 - Present
Columbus Symphony Orchestra's Making Music Matter Program
Substitute Suzuki Violin Instructor
Mar 2017 - Present
Sato Center for Suzuki Studies at Cleveland Institute of Music
Substitute violin and viola instructor
Mar 2016 - Present
Aurora School of Music
Sep 2014 - Present
Akron Symphony
Lead Teaching Artist
Oct 2018 - May 2019
The Cleveland Orchestra's Crescendo Pipeline Violin Program
Violin instructor
Jun 2018 - Jul 2019
Thrive Arts Center
Suzuki Violin Teacher
Oct 2016 - May 2019
Laurel School
Suzuki Violin Instructor
Sep 2016 - Aug 2019
The Music Settlement
Piano, violin, and Viola instructor
Dec 2015 - Jun 2016
Warren Henry Music School
Violin and Piano Instructor
Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
Strongsville Academy of Music
Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
Firelands Symphony Orchestra
May 2010 - May 2015
Auburn String Quartet
This quartet plays professionally for weddings throughout the Auburn, Alabama area
Mar 2012 - May 2014
Columbus symphony orchestra
Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
Lagrange symphony orchestra
Violin instructor
Sep 2011 - Aug 2013
Schwob School of Music Preparatory division
MM in violin performance and Suzuki pedagogy
Aug 2016 - May 2017
Cleveland Institute of Music
BM in violin performance
Aug 2013 - May 2016
Cleveland institute of music
Studied violin performance
Aug 2010 - May 2013
Columbus state university
Studied piano performance
Aug 2010 - May 2012
Columbus state university
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Master of Music in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy
May 2017
Cleveland Institute of Music
Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance
May 2016
Cleveland Institute of Music
SAA Registered Trainer--Unit 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, and 10
Apr 2016
Suzuki Associations of the Americas
Finalist in Columbus State University Concerto Competition
Dec 2012
Columbus State University
Alternate in Music Teachers National Association Alabama senior division
Oct 2012
Finalist in Columbus State University Concerto Competition
Dec 2011
Columbus State University
Winner of Music Teachers National Association Alabama junior division
Oct 2011
Winner in Auburn Community Orchestra concerto competition
May 2011
Auburn community orchestra
Suzuki Association of the Americas
Sep 2015
The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.

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