Mrs. Elizabeth Ivy Wilson

Violin Teacher

Elizabeth Ivy Wilson

SAA Member


Greenville, NC
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Violinist Elizabeth Ivy Wilson has appeared internationally as a chamber and orchestral musician. A proud Suzuki kid, her life-long passion for the violin started at the age of 4 when she began Suzuki violin studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music under Rebecca Ensworth and Michelle George. In 1996 Elizabeth had the honor and pleasure of playing for and meeting Dr. Suzuki in his home along with participating in the 42nd Suzuki Grand Concert in Tokyo, Japan. As an orchestral musician Ms. Wilson has performed with various New England orchestras, and has toured with the international symphony, Philharmonia of the Nations. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in 2009 from the New England Conservatory of Music where she studied violin performance under Lucy Chapman and Marylou Speaker Churchill.

Upon moving to Greenville, Ms. Ivy Wilson supplemented her studies by earning a double certificate in Violin Performance under Ara Gregorian and Suzuki Pedagogy under Joanne Bath at East Carolina University. She is an active freelance musician and performs regularly with The Long Bay Symphony in South Carolina.  Her private studio, Ivy School for Violin includes over 30 students. Ms. Ivy Wilson has appeared as a clinician with various organizations such as the North Carolina Suzuki Institute, the STAHR workshop in Norfolk, VA as well as an alumni artist with the Summer Chamber Music Institute at East Carolina University. This past year, she was invited to be a judge for the North Carolina Music Teachers Association competition in Winston-Salem. Elizabeth currently resides in Greenville, NC with her loving husband Ben and ever so lively son Cole.