Alyssa Hardie Beckmann

Viola, Violin Teacher, Administrator

Alyssa Hardie Beckmann

SAA Member


Prairie Village, KS
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Alyssa Hardie Beckmann was raised a Suzuki student and has been an active teacher for the last two decades, studying with many teacher trainers including her mother Julia Hardie, William Preucil, Teri Einfeldt and Carol Smith. Ms. Beckmann was the Upper Strings Coordinator of the Greenwich Suzuki Academy, where she taught violin, viola and chamber music for many years. She has served on the faculty of the American Suzuki Institute, the Colorado Suzuki Institute, Point Counterpoint and Heartland Chamber Music Festivals. Ms. Beckmann holds degrees from Vanderbilt (BM), and Boston Universities (MM), in Viola and Violin Performance. She was a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center for three summers, and has performed in masterclasses for the Juilliard, Takacs and Guarneri String Quartets. Ms. Beckmann is a frequent substitute with the Kansas City and St. Louis Symphonies. In her spare time, Alyssa enjoys practicing yoga and spending time with her cellist husband Matt Beckmann and their two children.