Our Viola teachers define Lessons In Your Home. We are a tight-knit family of world-class Viola 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 Viola instructors below and find the best fit for your family or you can contact us and we’ll pair you with the best Viola teacher available after speaking with you.
Meet Our Viola Teachers
About Jennifer Aikey:
Mrs. Jennifer Aikey (last name pronounced eye-key) started her musical journey at the age of 10 when starting violin through the Richmond County Orchestra program in Augusta, GA, her hometown. At the age of 12, she picked up the guitar and began writing songs, and has been a singer-songwriter ever...
About Susan Alexander:
Susan Alexander, Violin, Viola, Cello teacher was one of those kids who could not sit still and learned quickly. She began violin in school in the 4th grade and played through 7th grade, when the cello looked appealing. The following year, her teacher thought she might like to...
About Rachel Barron:
Rachel began her music career as many kids do, in sixth grade when most are offered an elective. She knew she loved the cello early on, and worked hard with her teachers to advance into Texas Region Orchestra and All State. Throughout those years, she received scholarships to attend North...
About Abigail Bracewell:
Originally from North Carolina, Abigail Bracewell is an active violin teacher and performer currently centered in Houston, Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro under Marjorie Bagley. She is currently finishing a Master of Music degree in Performance and...
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...
About Jonah Byrne:
Jonah Byrne has been playing violin for over 25 years, teaching, performing, recording, and composing in a wide variety of styles. He started playing the violin at age six when his mother inherited an old violin from her great uncle and wanted to keep a family tradition alive. Jonah was...
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: Washington, DC
About Jenny Chao:
Dr. Jenny Yang is a violin and piano instructor whose musical journey has spanned the globe. Well-versed in music history, music theory, composition and performance, Jenny's well-rounded approach to teaching provides a firm foundation to all of her students. A native of Taiwan, Jenny began her piano studies at age...
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...