The Linda Beers Violin Studio is a home studio located in Avon, CT. It is a spacious and comfortable teaching studio with ample parking. In addition to private lessons, group classes, and chamber music coaching, students have access to a listening library, music reference books, a large collection of solo repertoire, etude, scale, and method books, orchestra scores, and chamber music. A grand piano is currently available for accompaniment, chamber music, and recitals. In addition, there is a comfortable seating area for parents and siblings including a sibling work area.
The Linda Beers Violin Studio originally opened in Somerville, MA in 1995. This studio was a wonderful place for Suzuki and traditional violin students of all ages and levels. In 2002, Ms. Beers relocated to the Farmington Valley area to be closer to family and to have a shorter drive for her position as a member of the 1st violin section of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Linda Beers is a registered Suzuki violin teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA).
Linda Beers completed Suzuki teacher training courses with Susan Levine, Carol Smith, Alice Joy Lewis, and Linda Fiore. Ms. Beers has held faculty positions at the Longy School of Music and at the New School of Music, both in Cambridge, MA. Ms. Beers has also been guest clinician for the Western Massachusetts Suzuki Festival in Amherst, MA, the Hartford Conservatory Suzuki Festival in Hartford, CT as well as co-director of the Massachusetts Suzuki Festival.
Linda Beers is a graduate of Wellesley College, New England Conservatory of Music, and the Longy School of Music. Her primary teachers include Nancy Cirillo, Masuko Ushioda, Paul Kantor, and Roman Totenberg.
To establish a program that follows Dr. Suzuki’s philosophy and teaching methods. To customize violin instruction for each student. To give students the opportunity to participate in a broad range of activities and receive a well-rounded musical education. To support parents in their role as the home teacher. To build a program that will be strong at all levels. To provide a loving and nurturing learning environment in which every student grows into a noble human being.