Ms. Jennifer Louie

Violin Teacher

Jennifer Louie

SAA Member

Contact

Tuscaloosa, AL
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cms.music.ua.edu

Testimonials

“Jennifer Louie is an amazing violin teacher”
C.M. Suzuki violin parent)

“You (Ms. Louie) are a fabulous teacher for my daughter” S.M. (Suzuki violin parent)

“Nothing finer than a violin instructor, they are rare and hard to find. It is good we have one in our area with such fine talent to go with the skill.”
Glenn D. Published Author

“Jennifer is skilled and experienced in the music. She is easy to work with”
Teresa H. Violinist/Music Teacher

“Pro Violin Teacher”
Earl D, Musician

Thank you for visiting my profile. The website information is cms.music.ua.edu/suzuki-violin-program. Here are three paths that new students join my Suzuki studio at The University of Alabama:

  1. Families relocating to the Tuscaloosa area but participated in Suzuki Programs or studying with a violin teacher whom is a member of ISA/SAA and have completed registered teaching training. Please contact me [javascript protected email address] for further details. Fellow Suzuki teachers whom have students relocating to the area are welcomed to send me an email for placement.

  2. New beginning families (child has had no previous violin experience) -please send a message to me at [javascript protected email address] and I will send you information on upcoming group lesson observations.
    Please email Ms. Louie at to be placed on our mailing list for the next scheduled observation. Observations are held on selected dates/times in the Fall and Spring semester.
    All beginning students and their families are required to observe an on-campus Suzuki violin group lesson taught by Ms. Louie, following Suzuki parent preparation before a student can begin lessons in Ms. Louie’s studio.

Group Lesson Observation Request Form:

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*Applications are accepted for student/parent group lesson availability on Tuesdays AND private lesson availability Mondays or Fridays

  1. Families with a child that has had violin lessons (group or private) but were not part of a Suzuki program or studied with a Suzuki-registered teacher, but would like to learn violin using the Suzuki Method. Please email [javascript protected email address] for upcoming group lesson observations. Depending on age/prior experience a family interview may be required as well as Suzuki parent preparation course.

Biography-Jennifer Louie
Praised for “professionalism, dedication to the creative music community and reliability” Jennifer Louie is a Suzuki Violin Teacher at The University of Alabama Community Music School’s Suzuki Violin & Piano Program. Ms. Louie has been featured in “American Suzuki Journal,” “American Music Teacher” and served as a contributor to “Your Next-Gen Private Music Studio” by Mimi Butler, a book discussing private music teaching in the 21st century. Jennifer’s teaching accomplishments include: student placement at Alabama All-State Orchestra, Alabama All-South Regional Orchestra, University of Alabama Campus Orchestra, area school and church orchestras. Her students are alumni of Suzuki Institutes worldwide.
Ms. Louie’s recent performances includes performing at the Sakura Virtual Festival (Tuscaloosa, AL) Suzuki Violin Play-IN (virtual) with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Virtual Side-by-Side Orchestra and is completing “Virtual Duets” with members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Louie was a featured guest on Alpha Sigma Tau’s “Tau Talks” featuring women in the arts and performed music at their National Convention.
Other recent performances includes: serving as a leader at Vanderbilt University’s Great Suzuki Play-Down, performance at Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Convention, where Ms. Louie received a Career Enhancement Grant twice to attend the American Suzuki Institute. Ms. Louie has performed as guest conductor with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra. Jennifer is a section violinist with the Starkville/MSU Symphony, performs frequently with Huntsville and Tuscaloosa Symphonies and has performed with 16 other professional orchestras worldwide. Ms. Louie is a music director/violinist for the four-time WeddingWire Couples Choice Award winner Jennifer Louie Violin & Musicians and was named “Top Performer” by GigSalad and she was featured in the 2021 “Alabama Weddings” magazine. As a recording artist, Ms. Louie recorded fourteen operettas including “The Mikado,” by Gilbert and Sullivan with the Ohio Light Opera and Albany Records/Operetta Archives.
Ms. Louie holds music degrees from Illinois State and Western Washington Universities cum laude. She is a graduate of the Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Teacher Development Program and is the only violin teacher in the state of Alabama to have completed all ten Suzuki violin units. In addition to SAA, Jennifer is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, National Federation of Music Clubs, NAfME, Alabama Music Educators’ Association, Alabama Orchestra Association and Delta Kappa Gamma. Ms. Louie has received certificates of appreciation from ASTA and The Recording Academy. In her spare time, Jennifer loves traveling and spending time with her family.