Ms. Jennifer Louie

Violin Teacher

Jennifer Louie

SAA Member

Contact

Tuscaloosa, AL
[javascript protected email address]
cms.music.ua.edu

Testimonials

“Jennifer Louie is an amazing violin teacher”
Cassie 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 new family mailing list.
    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.

Louie-Suzuki Lesson Observation Request Form-Spring, 2022

https://forms.gle/54hNtArWUTzc7J5Y8

  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.

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’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. 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. Ms. Louie was a contributor in Mimi Butler’s Your Next-Gen Private Music Studio, an music educators book focusing on teaching trends in 2020 and beyond. Her students have attended Suzuki Institutes worldwide and have won auditions at Alabama All-State Orchestra (2021 and 2022) and perform with the Tuscaloosa Youth Orchestra and area school orchestras. .
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 and has performed with 18 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 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. Jennifer is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, NAfME, Alabama Music Educators’ Association, Alabama Orchestra Association, Delta Kappa Gamma and D’Addario Education Collective. 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.