Ms. Annie Barley Givler

Cello Teacher

Annie Barley Givler

SAA Member


Bryn Mawr, PA
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Annie Barley Givler began playing the cello at the age of two, studying with Carey Beth Hockett. Annie attended the Eastman School of Music and the University of South Florida, earning both bachelors and masters degrees. A versatile musician, Annie is in high demand as a Suzuki cello clinician, she has been invited to teach all over the world and has been directly involved in the creation of four separate Suzuki Education programs. Annie has lived and performed all over the world—from Tanzania to the South Bronx but now makes her home in Philadelphia. In addition to her life as a Suzuki cello teacher and free-lance, professional cellist, Annie is a passionate urban music educator and currently teaches both cello and general music at KIPP Philadelphia Elementary Academy in North Philadelphia. She maintains a private cello studio in her Bryn Mawr home.