Our Viola teachers define Lessons In Your Home. We are a tight-knit family of world-class instructors that is passionate about teaching Viola. 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 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 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: 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 Christopher D'Avilar:
Violinist Christopher D'Avilar has a versatile blend of both performing and teaching the violin. He received his Master's degree in Violin Performance at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens college, where he studied under Daniel Phillips. During this time he has had the opportunity to play with opera...
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 Mia DiLuzio:
Mia DiLuzio earned a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She has studied violin for since 1995. Mia served as the concert master for three years with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Orchestra and has earned scholarship position in the Chancellor's quartet for three years....
About Helen Dowd:
Helen Dowd is a native of Lincoln, NE, and comes from a large and musical family. Starting at age 6, she was taught with the Suzuki Method for violin and traditional method for piano. In 8th grade, she picked up viola for fun and continued to perform in many school...