Ms. Annalise Ohse
Annalise Ohse is a Suzuki violin teacher, incorporating some of the benefits of alternative musical styles into her traditional classical instruction. Ms. Ohse holds degrees in violin performance from the University of Texas at Austin and the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, Connecticut, where she completed her Suzuki teacher training. She also completed Suzuki teacher training at the School for Strings in New York City. Her primary teachers include Brian Lewis and Katie Lansdale. Her Suzuki mentors include Christie Felsing, Teri Einfeldt, and Allen Lieb.
Annalise began lessons with her father at age 4 and at age 15, attended the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy. Growing up near the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Winfield, Kansas, Annalise was exposed to alternative styles at an early age. As a kid, she won numerous youth fiddle competitions throughout Texas and Kansas. Today, Annalise works to bring some of the skills and benefits of the fiddle tradition to classical violin students. She currently teaches with the Hartt Suzuki Program in Hartford, Connecticut, Turtle Bay Suzuki Program and WHIN Music Project in New York City, and maintains a private studio. Ms Ohse is also an active clinician teaching both Suzuki and fiddle workshops throughout the New England area. In the summers, Ms. Ohse directs the Topeka Fiddle Camp in Topeka, KS and has been on faculty at the Hartt Suzuki Institute in Hartford, CT. Annalise currently lives in New York City, but is relocating to Austin, TX in the fall of 2016.