Lessons available as
and traditionally trained instructor
Ages 3 through
Over the last twenty years,
Melanie Webster has developed an extensive violin studio in the Santa
Rosa/Sebastopol area. Her studio
has long been recognized for its tradition of overall excellence.
This is most evident at her three public recitals held each year
where all students prepare solo and ensemble works (large &
small groups). These major events are attended by enthusiastic parents,
friends and family.
Melanie’s studio program consists of weekly individual instruction (for all but the
youngest beginners) in addition to various degrees of group participation,
generally corresponding to Suzuki performance standards.
Melanie’s long-term Suzuki
training is registered at the national headquarters of the Suzuki
Association of America (SAA) in Boulder, Colorado.
Founder, and director for seven years, of the Northern California
Suzuki Institute, Melanie is also currently a member of the Music
Teachers Association of California, the Suzuki
Association of Northern California, the American
String Teachers Association and the aforementioned SAA.
Melanie is also an authorized Pathways
Charter School teacher for Northern California.
active with the Chamber
Musicians of Northern California.
Melanie is the former concertmistress of the Baroque
Sinfonia of Santa Rosa and a founding member of the Cantabile String
Quartet. She is also an active member of the CMNC.