Stewart’s Stellar Strings: Taking your child from Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star to Mendelssohn Violin Concerto and beyond.
Catherine Stewart, Director, Suzuki violin teacher, with over 35 years of experience as teacher and performer. My goal is to teach children to learn how to study, to achieve personal discipline and to learn how to solve complex problems one small step at a time in a nurturing, positive environment, while learning to play the violin.
Stewart’s Stellar Strings provides violin students a greater depth of musical experience through private lessons. Our students are interested in reaching higher levels of musicianship through practice and commitment to study.
The dynamic, tuition based program includes:
About the students: Many of Stewart’s Stellar Strings’ students participate in Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras, Young Artists of America, Potomac Valley Youth Orchestras, St. Cecilia Orchestras, other regional Youth Orchestras as well as County Honors Orchestra, Maryland All County and All State Orchestras and their school orchestra programs.
Students have been Concertmaster at National Philharmonic Camp, Interlochen Summer Camp, Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra, performed for Master Classes for Brian Lewis, Ann Akiko Meyers, and Chee Yun, among others. Students have received scholarships to Eastern Music Festival, Interlochen, National Philharmonic camps, and Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra. Students have gone on to major in music at Eastman Music School,Cincinnati Conservatory, University of Maryland, San Francisco Conservatory, Peabody Conservatory, Indiana University, and Florida State University. Students have gone on to elite institutions such as Harvard, Princeton, Duke, Vassar, Amherst, University of Rochester and MIT... often on scholarship.