Amanda Stenroos

Violin Teacher

Amanda Stenroos

SAA Member


Hadley, MA
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Amanda Stenroos, violin, received her Master of Music from The University of Massachusetts Amherst. While at UMass, she was a member of the Henle string quartet and was concertmaster of the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra. She received her Bachelor of Music in violin performance from the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio. Her teachers include Elizabeth Chang, Julian Ross and Annie Fullard. Amanda has performed in orchestras and festivals in Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia, Bolivia and most recently at the Brancaleoni International Music Fesival in Piobbico, Italy.

A lover of Bach, Amanda is co-founder and producer of UMass Amherst’s bi-annual Bach Festival and Symposium. She is the Program Manager for the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, held annually in Burlington, Vermont. She also manages the Lighthouse Chamber Players, a chamber music festival on Cape Cod and teaches in the Suzuki program at the Northampton Community Music Center. Amanda enjoys many performances in Western Massachusetts and working at Stamell Stringed Instruments in Amherst. She has certification in Suzuki Violin Book 1 from Mark Mutter at Phoenix Fest, Suzuki Violin Book 2 from Carrie Reuning-Hummel at Ithaca and Suzuki Violin Book 3 from Linda Fiore at the Hartt Suzuki Institute. In her free time, she enjoys cycling, mountain biking and tending to many house plants.