Amara Sperber

Violin Teacher

Amara Sperber

SAA Member

As a performer, educator and art scholar, Amara Sperber works to cultivate creativity in others. Amara currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio, where she studied Suzuki pedagogy with Kimberly Meier-Sims at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Amara is an active teacher of her private studio and has taught for education programs such as Rainey Institute, The Cleveland Orchestra and the Suzuki Studies at CIM.

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. Recently, she has spent her summers at music festivals including Brevard Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, AIMS in Graz and Bravo! Vail.