Ms. Daniela Pardo
Viola, Violin Teacher
Viola, violin teacher, viola performer.
M.M. UW-Milwaukee, String Pedagogy; M.B.A. Central University of Venezuela, (Thesis with Honors); B.M. University Institute of Musical Studies, Music Education, (Caracas, Venezuela); Viola Performer/Teacher Degree at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory of Music, (Caracas Venezuela); Mississippi Teaching License for Instrumental Music, Gifted Education Endorsment, and Suzuki Violin & Viola Training up to Book 5.
Ms. Pardo’s musical experience has included almost fifteen years with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra in Caracas, Venezuela. She also taught viola at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory in Caracas, and coached young musicians within “El Sistema”, Venezuelan Youth Symphony Orchestras System, in several cities of the country. In 1998 she founded the Tabor Strings Summer Course (Caracas, Venezuela), and in 2000 was commissioned to create the Youth Symphony of Peru.
As a violist, her chamber music experience includes the Teresa Carreño String Quartet and Santa Cecilia String Trio. She has also performed as soloist in such major works as Bach’s Sixth Brandenburg Concert, Mozart’s Symphonia Concertante for violin and viola, and Telemann solo and double concertos.
In 2000 she joined the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music as violin/viola teacher, head of department, Suzuki Program founder and coordinator. She was also a coordinator of the chamber music program, orchestra specialist for the Conservatory Connections department and she joined Merit School of Music in Chicago, where she taught at the Alegre and Preparatory programs.
Ms. Pardo moved to Hattiesburg, MS in July 2010. She currently teaches strings at the Hattiesburgh School District, she is and adjunct music faculty at William Carey University and is the founder and director the William Carey Suzuki Institute. Ms. Pardo also plays with the Mississippi Symphony and Gulf Coast Orchestras, and performs Latin music especially arranged for classical strings with the “IberoAmerica Ensemble”, a group unique in its kind in the Pine Belt area, which features original, riveting arrangements of music from Latin-America and Spain.