Valentina Ignjic

Valentina I.

Duluth, GA
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Seven years experienced cello teacher available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students can learn the art of cello. Twenty years of performing career experience helped me to develop philosophy of live performance. I would love to share my passion and knowledge for music.
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Valentina delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3 to 70 and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2009

-Bachelor, Academy of Arts, Prof. Imre Kalman cello studio. University of Serbia.
-Artist Diploma, Prof.Wendy Warner cello studio. Columbus State University.
-Master of Music, Prof.Richard Hirschl cello studio. CCPA Chicago.
-Doctor of Musical Arts. Dr. David Starkweather cello studio. University of Georgia.

It has always been a big inspiration and pleasure to teach students of all ages. I have seven years of experience teaching private lessons. Love for music inspired me to share my knowledge, and makes other people feel more passionate about the same.


TA Graduate Assistant
Aug 2017 - Present
University of Georgia

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Candid Summer Opera Chicago

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
Candid Summer Opera Chicago

Concert Assistant
Aug 2013 - May 2014
Roosevelt University

Aug 2011 - May 2013
La Grange Symphony Orchestra

Gradauate Office Assistant
Aug 2011 - May 2013
Columbus State University

Cello Teacher
Aug 2011 - May 2013
Columbus State University

Private Teacher
Jan 2009 - May 2013
Self Employed


Doctor of Musical Arts
Aug 2017 - Present
University of Georgia
Master of Music
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Roosevelt University, Chicago College of Performing Arts
Artist Diploma
Aug 2011 - May 2013
Columbus State University, Schwob School of Music


Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Professional Development Certificate
May 2018
National Association of Social Work

Photos & Videos

SVM Magazine 2013

Solo Recital in Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 2015

Recital in Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University.

Northwestern University, Bienen School of Music.
"Art Circle Celebration" 2016.

Photo by Valentina I.

Photo by Valentina I.


3 Reviews

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Anna B. Oct 21, 2018
Cello · In studio

My middle-schooler is taking 45-minute lessons once a week, and she is learning so much in that period of time! The instructor is very knowledgeable and thorough in conveying cello concepts to my 12-year-old.

Polly T. Nov 17, 2016
Cello · In home

Fantastic first lesson. Valentina was enthusiastic and very encouraging.

eleni A. May 2, 2016
Cello · In studio

First lesson was great!!! Valentina does well with children.Elenh is looking forward to her next lesson

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