Dr. Lauretta Werner

String Quartet Teaching Fellow, Interlochen Arts Camp

Violin instructor, Pittsburgh Music Academy

D.M.A., violin performance, West Virginia University; M.M., Suzuki pedagogy, Ithaca College; B.M., violin performance, Ohio University

Lauretta Werner began her studies in violin at age seven in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Werner pursued a B.M. in violin performance from Ohio University where she studied with Stephen Miahky and Solomiya Ivakhiv, and a M.M. in Suzuki pedagogy from Ithaca College where she studied violin with Susan Waterbury and Suzuki pedagogy with Carrie Reuning-Hummel. In May 2019, Werner completed a D.M.A. in violin performance from West Virginia University where she studied violin with Mikylah Myers, performed with the Montani String Quartet, and worked as a graduate assistant. Currently, Werner teaches Suzuki violin lessons and group classes at The Pittsburgh Music Academy, and performs in the Greater Pittsburgh area.