RMVS Viola Teachers Directory

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Barbara Hamilton

Street Address:

7100 E. Exposition Avenue

Denver, CO 80224

Phone: 303-355-2224

School: Metropolitan State College of Denver

Education: B. M. (Indiana University) M. M. (SUNY/Stonybrook), D. M. A. (Yale School of Music)

Private Studio: Denver, Colorado

Instruction Levels: Advanced, Pre-college, Audition Prep, Chamber Music

Teaching experience: 25+ years

e-mail: bhamviola@comcast.net

Website: Colorado Chamber Players

Board: AVS Board Member


Laura McDermott

Street Address:

3698 S Granby Way

Aurora, CO 80014

Phone: 720 425-0881

Education: BA University of Denver Suzuki Teaching Certificate, University of Denver, Certificate in Mark O'Connor Violin Method books 1 and 2

Private Studio: S. Denver, SE Aurora, Arvada

Instruction Levels: Beginner through Advanced

Teaching experience: 15+ years

e-mail: Laura.R.McDermott@gmail.com

Website: Aurora Violin Lessons


Margaret Miller

Street Address:

446 Sycamore Ave

Eaton, CO 80615

Phone: (719) 660-0878

School: Colorado State University

Education: B.M. Indiana University, M.M. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Chamber Music Institute Certificate, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Private Studio: Colorado Springs and Ft. Collins, CO

Instruction Levels: Beginning through Advanced, audition preparation, chamber music

Teaching experience: 25+ years

e-mail: margaretm@adelphia.net

Website: Colorado State University, Department of Music


Jim Przygocki

e-mail: przygcki@uwyo.edu

Website: University of Wyoming


Sarah Richardson

Street Address:

1521 Spring Water Place

Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Phone: 303-683-6707

Education: BFA in Viola Performance SUNY College at Purchase, Suzuki Teacher Training Denver University, Mark O'Connor Teacher Training Volume 1 & 2

Private Studio: Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Instruction Levels: Beginning through Advanced, Audition preparation, Chamber music

Teaching experience: 25+ years

e-mail: sarah@richardsonviolinstudio.com

Website: Richardson Violin Studio


Bettina Schaden

Street Address:

Denver, CO 80211

Phone: 720-635-0184

Education: B.M. (University of Missouri); M.M. (University of Denver); Suzuki Method Certification (University of Denver); Teacher Licensure - Music Endorsement (Western State Colorado University)

Private Studio: Northwest Denver, CO

Instruction Levels: Beginner through advanced; Audition prep; Chamber Music

Teaching experience: +20 years

e-mail: bettinaschaden@gmail.com


Sue Temple

Street Address:

1812 Essex Drive

Fort Collins, CO 80526

Phone: 970-482-1647

School: Fort Collins High School

Education: B.A. Bennington College, B.A. Colorado State University

Private Studio: Fort Collins, Colorado

Instruction Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-college, Audition Prep, Chamber Music

Teaching experience: 30+

e-mail: sue.c.temple@gmail.com

Website: Quartet Con Brio