Introduction: Ms. Simmelink has been teaching over the past 12 years and utilizes modern techniques coupled with the Suzuki Method, having trained and completed Every Child Can and Book 1 Suzuki Certification program with Ronda Cole. She started the violin at age four with the Suzuki Method, and has a keen sense of what it takes to start an instrument. She absolutely loves teaching beginners to advanced levels of playing, and has lots of success in watching children blossom throughout their musical journey. Her students have gone on to perform with the Maryland Classics Youth Orchestra, Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra and the Phoenix Youth Orchestra.
Ms. Simmelink holds a Bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Ithaca College and a Masters of Music from Arizona State University. Ms. Simmelink has also expanded her performance career with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, National Philharmonic, Richmond Symphony, Delaware Symphony, Alexandria Symphony, American Pops Orchestra, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, and the Savannah Philharmonic.
Young, beginner students welcome!
Competitive advanced students and college prep welcome!
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