Graham Emberton

Violin, Viola Teacher

Graham Emberton

SAA Member


Chelsea, MI
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Graham Emberton is a violinist and teacher dedicated to compassionate talent development. Graham is a Suzuki violin instructor for Detroit Youth Volume, and has previously held faculty positions at Interlochen Arts Camp, DePaul Community Music Division, and Butler Community Arts School. A registered violin teacher through the Suzuki Association of the Americas, Graham has taken teacher training courses from Mark Mutter, Dr. Laurie Scott, Rolando Freitag, and Nancy Jackson.

In addition to his love for teaching, Graham is also an avid performing musician. He is a member of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, and has also performed with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Graham has attended several music festivals for orchestral and chamber music development, including the Britten-Pears Young Artist program, Bowdoin International Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute, and Orford Orchestra Academy. Graham graduated with a BM in violin performance, cum laude from Butler University, an MM in violin performance from DePaul University, and an Artist Diploma in violin performance from the University of Memphis. His violin teachers include Timothy Shiu, Janet Sung, Larry Shapiro, and Paula Elliott.