Celina Farmer


Violin/Viola (Suzuki Teacher)


Eastman School of Music (BM)
DePaul School of Music (MM)
Interlochen Arts Academy (HSD)

About teacher

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Celina Farmer is professional violinist and violin teacher whose fervor lies in nurturing and inspiring students of all ages. With a thriving private studio at the Alaska School of Music, Celina has taught a range of diverse students, from beginners to advanced musicians, with an emphasis of joy and encouragement. Alongside her role as a teacher, Celina has performed as a tenured violinist with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra and as a Concertmaster and Soloist with the Anchorage Bowl Chamber Orchestra. Additionally she has performed as a pit musician in the Broadway production “The King and I” and performed in the Violin 1 section of the Juneau Symphony. Celina began her collegiate studies at the world renowned Eastman School of Music, where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance under the tutelage of Professor Renée Jolles. She also holds a Master of Music in Violin Performance from DePaul University, where she studied under the esteemed guidance of Professor Janet Sung. Furthermore, Celina spent three formative years studying with Paul Sonner at Interlochen Arts Academy, where she received her High School Diploma. Celina teaches in both the traditional style and with the Suzuki method, completing Suzuki Teacher Training with Every Child Can and Violin Books 1-5 under the mentorship of Rolando Freitag. Celina strives to foster meaningful connections with all of her students, and hopes that the skills they learn from the violin and music will help them succeed in all aspects of their lives

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