Studio Teacher List

All teachers listed below are members of the American String Teachers Association.  We suggest that you interview potential teachers for qualifications, experience, and policies.  We are proud of the high quality of string teaching in Arizona and know you will find the right teacher here.

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Dr. Xiaolin Li; violin; 

Dr. Katherine Shields; violin, viola, chamber music. (480) 980-6516 or

Dr. Dan Swaim; bass. (480) 839-3764 or

Dr. Jonathan Swartz; violin.


Shelley Rich; violin. (928) 600-2908 or

Dr. Karin Hallberg; violin. 928-863-0334 or


VerRona Grandil; violin/viola.  or (602) 692-0020

Ajay Patel; cello. 480-221-3955 or 

Ikuko Kanda Whitehouse: Violin/Viola,,


Kathryn Siegfried; violin and viola. (480) 254-4537 or

Litchfield Park

Claire Gordon; violin and viola. 623-547-0373 or

Mary Wilkening; cello. (623) 935-5313 or


Marie Guthrie; cello. (602) 405-7800 or

Paradise Valley

Emmanuelle Scully; violin.


Nancy Buck; viola.

Dr. Carolyn Broe; violin, viola, cello. (602) 493-3118, 602 738-6630 (cell) or

Roberta Chorlton; violin. 602-253-5055 or 

Dr. Luciana Gallo; Cello. (608) 732 2038.

John Haggard; violin/viola. (480) 753-0979 Home or (480) 861-2172 Cell

Mary Harrah; viola and violin. (480) 967-3447

Marlene Rausch; violin and chamber music. (480) 473-7152

Susanne Rothaar; violin/viola advanced students only. (480) 262-7660 Cell or

Russell Schmidt; jazz violin/jazz studies. (480) 759-4660

Beth Schneider-Gould; violin. (513) 703-2539 or

Dagmar Suchon; violin. (602) 653-7980 or or

Sujoy Thorlakson; violin, viola, recorder, piano. (602) 509-9305 or

Catherine Warmack; violin. (214) 704-9176 or


Kent Gugler; violin, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass. (928) 778-1360 or

Philip A. Kuhns; violin and viola. (928) 445-0457 or


Dr. Carolyn Broe; violin, viola, cello. (602) 493-3118, 602 738-6630 (cell) or

Helen Brush; violin, viola. (480) 948-6920 or

Dr. Charlotte Farney; cello, begin. violin in your home. (480) 922-6240

Pat Fisher; cello and piano.

Mary Harrah; viola and violin. (480) 967-3447

Danica Terzic; violin. (480) 219-0506 or

Patty Waxman; violin. (602) 908-2929 or


Nancy Buck; viola.

Dr. Luciana Gallo; Cello. (608) 732 2038.

Mary Harrah; viola and violin. (480) 967-3447

Dr. Jonathan Swartz; violin.


Dr. Theodore Buchholz; cello. (520) 307-5390 or

Adrienne Cannon (AdieTrinity Music Studio)

Melanie Olsen Fan; violin.

Michael Fan; violin.

Mary Alice McCann; cello.  (617) 960-6945 or

Rebecca Foreman; harp. (520) 909-2723 or

Rebecca McKee; Suzuki violin and viola. (520) 909-4496 or

Holly Schurr; violin and viola. (520) 401-7267 or

Dr. Laura Tagawa; violin and viola. (520) 461-4535 or

Mary Beth Tyndall; cello. (520) 884-4308 or

Alice Vierra; cello. 202-365-4980 or


Margaret Fenske; violin, viola, cello, bass. 928-261-6444 or