Cara Garofalo

Violin Teacher

Cara Garofalo

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Pittsburgh, PA
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Cara Garofalo has been an active and passionate performer in music communities throughout Pennsylvania and other states, frequently performing with orchestras and ensembles including the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, and West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. She has enjoyed working for the summer music festivals Music Academy International in northern Italy and Endless Mountain Music Festival in Wellsboro, PA. In addition to her classical music background, Cara also enjoys recording, collaborating and performing with locally and internationally acclaimed rock and pop artists. Cara is trained as a teacher in the Suzuki Method and has taught students of all ages and levels in both private and school settings since 2010. She has always taken great pride in her students’ hard work and accomplishments. Notably, Cara has had students excel to win positions with youth orchestras and festivals, and to pursue higher education degrees in both music performance and education. Cara graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Duquesne University where she studied under Christopher Wu of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. She has since continued private studies with other acclaimed teachers including David Kim of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Jeremy Black of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.