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Private Teachers

Taking regular lessons with a private teacher is one of the best ways to improve on your instrument. The following list of local/metro area teachers will be updated regularly as a resource for Grady Orchestra students. Inclusion of names does not imply endorsement.

Ellie Arenz - violin

ASO member

Bella Issakova - violin

Classical violin and Irish fiddle

LaTonya Peoples - violin

Eclectic Music

All levels, all styles

William Pu - violin

William Pu Music Academy

Former ASO Associate Concertmaster

Alpharetta school has extensive string faculty.

Jessica Stinson - violin

DuMarkus Davis - violin/vola/cello/bass

May be able to provide lesson during

orchestra class period.

Patti Gouvas - violin/viola

Atlanta School of Fine Arts

William Johnston - viola

Patricia Vas Dias - violin/viola

(404) 218-9302

Longtime Decatur teacher

Alana Bennett - cello

Atlanta School of Fine Arts

Kyna Elliott - cello

(678) 250-3143 

Marla Majett - cello

Katie Truex - cello

Emily Damrel - bass

Alonso Padron - bass, guitar

Eclectic Music

Lauren Seay - bass

Eclectic Music

multi-instrumentalist, many styles

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