Violin, Viola, Suzuki Violin, Orchestra
Elaine Wisniewski joined the Wyoming Fine Arts Center in June 2016. An active teacher over the last 9 years, Elaine has taught at Music Notes Academy, Montclair State University Preparatory Center for the Arts, and Franklin Township Suzuki Program.
Ms. Wisniewski graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in 2016 with a Masters in Suzuki Pedagogy. She also holds a Masters in Viola Performance from Rutgers University where she studied with Craig Mumm, Associate Principal Violist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Elaine completed her Bachelor of Music Education degree at Montclair State University where she was also president of the American String Teachers Association chapter.
An active performer, Elaine Wisniewski has performed with the Garden State Opera, the Tim Keyes Consort, the Freelance Ensemble Artists of New Jersey, the Livingston Symphony Orchestra, and the Metropolitan Orchestra of St. Louis. During the summers Elaine has participated in Stokes Forest Music Camp, ASTA’s Chamber Music Institute, and Meadowmount School of Music. She has also performed for Patricia McCarty, Jeffrey Irvine, Sheila Brown, Karen Ritscher, Chris Tantillo, and the Shanghai Quartet in masterclasses.
Originally from New Jersey, Ms. Wisniewski has been taken all over the country through her music adventures. In 2015 she attended a Violin Craftsmanship Institute where she learned to repair instruments and rehair bows. In May 2016 she relocated to Ohio to join the Cincinnati Music Academy faculty and the Wyoming Fine Arts Center.