Dr. Lauretta Werner

Violin Teaching Fellow, Interlochen Arts Camp

Assistant Professor of Strings, Longwood University

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

Dr. Lauretta M. Werner began her studies in violin at age seven in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Throughout her higher education, she studied with Stephen Miahky, Solomiya Ivakhiv, Susan Waterbury, and Mikylah Myers. Additionally, she pursued long-term Suzuki Pedagogy training with Carrie Reuning-Hummel and is registered in Suzuki Method violin books one through ten.

As an active chamber musician, Dr. Werner regularly performs with the West Virginia University Faculty Clarinet Quintet, the West Virginia University Faculty Chamber Players, and the Pittsburgh-based ReIgnite Trio. At Interlochen Summer Arts Camp 2019, she performed and taught as a Quartet Teaching Fellow with the Montani Quartet.

Dr. Werner taught as Lecturer of Violin at West Virginia University, and as a Suzuki violin instructor at the Pittsburgh Music Academy and the Hope Academy of Music and the Arts in Pittsburgh. In August 2020, Dr. Werner will begin teaching at Longwood University as Assistant Professor of Strings.