Mrs. Esther Fellows

Violin, Viola, Piano Teacher / Teacher Trainer

Esther Fellows

SAA Member


Mounds, OK
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Esther Fellows is a performer as well as teacher of violin, viola, and piano. In July, 2015, Esther became a Suzuki Teacher Trainer, the only one in Oklahoma. In addition to her position Assistant Professor of Violin/Viola at Oral Roberts University and maintaining her own private studio, she is a section First Violinist with the Signature Symphony (Tulsa, OK) and Assistant Concertmaster of the Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra (OK), as well as section violist in the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (OK). Esther received her BMEd from the University of Colorado, where her teachers included Abraham Chavez (violin), Oswald Lehnert (violin), and Guy Duckworth (piano), and Storm Bull (piano).

Highlights from her extensive musical credentials include becoming the first SAA registered Teacher Trainer in Oklahoma, and currently on the SAA Board of Directors, nationally certified by Music Teachers National Association on violin, viola, and piano (certification through recital, lesson videotapes, examination, and Pedagogy Notebook), registered in Suzuki training with the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA), advanced violin training at the Starling-Delay Symposium, at The Juilliard School. Esther has held the positions of Parliamentarian, President of Tulsa Accredited Music Teachers Association, as well as Chair of Scholarship Auditions, Recording Secretary and Chair of the Sonatina Competition for TAMTA. She is a member of Suzuki Association of the Americas, Tulsa Accredited Music Teachers Association, Oklahoma Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, , American String Teachers Association, American Viola Society and the American Federation of Musicians. She is published in American Music Teacher and the American String Teachers Association. Esther is also listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who of American Education, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World.

Esther speaks some Spanish.