Ms. Anna R. Rasmussen

Violin, Viola Teacher

Anna Rasmussen

SAA Member


Milwaukee, WI
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Now accepting students at her home studio in Bay View!

Anna Rasmussen is an active chamber and orchestral musician and has been a Suzuki teacher since 2007. She has played with orchestras in Connecticut, North Carolina, and Texas, including Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, Western Piedmont Symphony, Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, and Waco Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Rasmussen loves the collaboration of chamber music. She has performed in Baroque ensembles in Madison, Beloit, and Milwaukee. She was the first violinist in the Spiritoso Quartet, has played in several chamber ensembles with other faculty members of the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT, and regularly performs with her husband, Charlie. She has recorded tracks for Paul Bogaev, and, as a member of the Spiritoso Quartet, she premiered a string quartet by Elise Grant in 2015.

Ms. Rasmussen received her Master’s in Violin Performance at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Baylor University. Her violin teachers include Fabian Lopez, Eka Gogichashvili, and Julia Hardie. She has done Suzuki Teacher Training with Doris Preucil, Julia Hardie, Joanne Melvin, Sarah Bylander Montzka, Thomas Wermuth, Ann Montzka-Smelser, Kathleen Spring, Nancy Jackson, Mark Mutter, and long-term training with Allen Lieb at the School for Strings in New York City. She has been a member of the Suzuki faculty at the Wisconsin Conservatory of music since 2016, and was elected as Secretary of the Suzuki Association of Wisconsin in 2017. She has taught at Suzuki, traditional, and El Sistema-inspired schools in Wisconsin, Connecticut, North Carolina, and Texas.