Rosemary Frey is a string specialist. Classically trained, she has a Bachelor of Music in Education, a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Moravian University, and graduate work in the Suzuki method at Ithaca College where she watched and mirrored the nation’s top Suzuki teachers.
She was a string teacher at 3 elementary schools in the Northampton school district, and taught general music in the middle school. She coached after school programs, where at concert time conducted an orchestra of 250 students.
She also directed an orchestra of Homeschool students, who played yearly at Christkindlmarkt, and different venues.
Aside from performing for 25 years in orchestras at Lehigh and Moravian Universities, she toured Italy, playing violin with the opera/instrumental performance group ‘Orvieto Musica.’
Although she is flexible to a student’s musical wishes, her basic teaching philosophy is that a student can first learn rules through classical means. She has been educated in Russian methodology, combines traditional and Suzuki methods, and has set goals for success. . . . And in the end, music is certainly its own reward!