Our Strings teachers define Lessons In Your Home. We are a tight-knit family of world-class Strings instructors that is passionate about teaching. We aim to make learning music fun and to have the absolute best student/teacher relationship possible.
We invite you to review our Strings instructors below and find the best fit for your family or you can contact us and we’ll pair you with the best Strings teacher available after speaking with you.
Meet Our Strings Teachers
About Annalisa Brawdy:
Annalisa Brawdy has been singing for over 20 years, professionally for the past 8. Her musical training began with the St. Louis Symphony Children's Choir and continued with voice and viola into high school. She earned accolades such as All-County, All-State and Outstanding Musician, and Superior ratings for both vocal...
City: Washington, DC
About Emily Cantrell:
Emily is a violist and teacher newly returned to the DC metro area. A recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Emily holds a Masters of Music in Performance and Literature. During her time in Rochester, she performed as a member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Ossia New Music...
City: Miami/South Florida
About Melissa D Albora:
Melissa D'Albora, a Rhode Island Native, began playing viola at 14 years old under the direction of Carol Pellegrino. She later studied under John Sumerlin before going to the University of Connecticut. During her undergraduate years, she studied viola under Robert Meyer, Steven Larson, and Dr. Solomiya Ivakhiv. During her sophomore...
About Joseph D'Esposito:
Joe D'Esposito began playing violin at the age of seven. These first lessons were classically oriented and continued until age thirteen. Joe continued his studies with Earl Maneein, a multi genre violinist whose projects include classical chamber music, jazz, bluegrass, and metal. In addition to private violin study, Joe was...
About Nicholas Heaton:
Nicholas Heaton began playing the Cello over a decade ago. Throughout his career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphonies, Chamber ensembles, his University Symphony, and Opera Symphonies. Nicholas's musical career has been mostly classical in nature with some contemporary and popular music ensembles in the...
About Leah Gastler Mabbun:
Leah Gastler is an enthusiastic musician with a love of collaboration and communication. Having begun her musical studies on the violin, she took on the viola as her voice of preference during high school. While maintaining both instruments, she studied viola at Bard College Conservatory with Steven Tenenbom of the...
City: Washington, DC
About Alex McConnell:
Alex McConnell, a native of Chesapeake, Virginia, has been playing violin since age ten. He is a senior music education major who is currently a student of Dr. Elizabeth Adams. He has previously studied with Jennifer Kim, and Dr. Laura Kobayashi. Due to his passion for education, Alex has immersed...
About Laura Reed:
Laura Reed is a Violinist and Violin Teacher in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in a musical family and began taking violin lessons at the age of 7. After attending a performance of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker in the 5th grade, she realized that music is what she loved and...