Johanna suffern

violin, oboe

Ages/levels accepted:

Beginners and Intermediate of all Ages

Geographic area:

Charlottesville - Barracks Road


434 234 4296 •


Ms. Suffern is a full-time school music teacher in Charlottesville offering private violin and oboe lessons to students of all ages. She holds a bachelors degree in Music and Mathematics from Grove City College, Pennsylvania, as well as certifications in the Suzuki and Kodaly methods of music pedagogy. Having studied violin for over 20 years, she has won numerous music competitions and honors, and her music training spans string, woodwind, voice, and keyboard instruments. She is devoted to teaching classical repertoire, music theory, music history awareness, and a relaxed, expressive technique. Her chief desire is to awaken a love of musical expression in her students.

Ms. Suffern offers violin instruction to beginning and intermediate students of all ages, and oboe instruction to beginners.

Performances and Ensembles:

Violinist with the Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra