Amara Sperber

Violin Teacher

Amara Sperber

SAA Member

As a violinist and educator, Amara Sperber works to cultivate creativity in others. Amara currently lives in Avon, Colorado, where she works as the Education and Engagement Programs Coordinator at Bravo! Vail. There, she directs after-school piano and violin classes for over 200 students in addition to teaching violin classes and private lessons.

Amara is a fully registered Suzuki teacher and received her training in Suzuki pedagogy with Kimberly Meier-Sims at the Cleveland Institute of Music. While living in Cleveland, Amara managed her own private studio and taught for multiple education programs including The Cleveland Orchestra and Suzuki Studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Originally from Portland, Oregon, Amara holds a Bachelor of Music degree from University of Oregon. There, she studied violin performance and Suzuki pedagogy with Fritz Gearhart and Lillie Manis. In her final year at UO, Amara studied abroad in Vienna, Austria. In 2016, she became a member of the resident string quartet at University of Nevada in Reno, where she received her Master of Music degree and won the annual concerto competition. Amara taught applied lessons at UNR as a teaching assistant to Stephanie Sant’Ambriogio.

Amara has performed with the Eugene Symphony, Reno Philharmonic and Reno Chamber Orchestra. She has spent her summers at music festivals including Brevard Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, AIMS in Graz and Bravo! Vail.