Dr. Elizabeth Ramos Torres

Violin Teacher

Elizabeth Ramos Torres

SAA Member

Contact

Greenville, TX
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www.elizabethplaystheviolin.com

Dr. Elizabeth Ramos Torres holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and a Master of Music in violin performance with a Suzuki pedagogy emphasis from the Hartt School of Music. Her teacher-trainers include Teri Einfeldt, Edmund Sprunger, Nancy Jackson, and Edward Kreitman.

Beginning Students
Dr. Torres specializes in developing beginning students to have a perfect setup, flawless intonation, and skillful technique. Beginning violin students are 4—7 years of age. Parental attendance at all lessons is required, as well as involvement in the home practice. A minimum of 5 days of practice is expected every week. All Dr. Torres’ beginning students listen daily to the Suzuki listening album.

Advanced Students
Dr. Torres’ advanced students are dedicated to the study of violin, and work hard to perfect their skill. They include current or former members of Missouri All-State Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Preparatory Program at Webster University. Advanced students wishing to study with Dr. Torres are advised to practice a minimum of 7 hours a week, and are expected to perform regularly in recitals, masterclasses, and auditions.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Torres enjoys a career as a freelance violinist. She has performed twice at Carnegie Hall, and performs regularly with the Kingsbury Ensemble and Missouri Symphony. Dr. Torres accompanied famed pop group “The Black Eyed Peas” at the Edward Jones Dome, and more recently, performed with singer and pianist Stevie Wonder at the Scott Trade Center.

Elizabeth Ramos Torres holds a Doctor of Music in violin performance from Florida State University College of Music, and currently teaches Suzuki violin and viola at Greenville ISD Suzuki Strings.