Cara Garofalo

Violin Teacher

Cara Garofalo

SAA Member


Clarks Summit, PA
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Cara Garofalo graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Duquesne University where she studied under Christopher Wu of the Pittsburgh Symphony. She has since continued private studies with other acclaimed teachers including David Kim of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Jeremy Black of the Pittsburgh Symphony. Cara has been an active and passionate performer in music communities throughout Pennsylvania and bordering states, frequently performing with many symphonies and ensembles including the West Virginia Symphony, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, and Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center. In addition to her classical music background, Cara also enjoys recording, collaborating and performing with various locally and internationally acclaimed rock and pop artists in addition to her improvisational trio Pariah Dog, which she helped cofound. Cara has held a private studio of students at her home as well as at various schools. She has great enthusiasm for educating students through music.