Kathleen M. Lamb

Violin, Viola Teacher

Kathleen Lamb

SAA Member


Rochester, MN
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An enthusiastic educator, Kathleen Lamb has taught students age 3-year-old to adult in private and group settings for over a decade. She has taught in public and private school settings in San Francisco (CA), Redwing (MN), and Rochester (MN). Kathleen is currently focusing on her private violin & viola studio in Rochester, MN.

Ms. Lamb, a native of River Falls, Wisconsin began her violin studies at age 6, with the Suzuki method and completed all 10 books. She also plays viola and enjoys fiddling and chamber music. An avid performer, Ms. Lamb has concertized since she was 8 years old. She has performed chamber music at venues across the USA and in Europe. Kathleen is currently a first violinist with the Rochester Symphony Orchestra, MN. She has performed with the San Francisco Academy Orchestra, Mendocino Festival Orchestra, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra, Texas Music Festival Orchestra, and the Kennedy Center Music Institute Orchestra.

Kathleen holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she studied violin with Ian Swensen and chamber music with Mark Sokol and Yoshikazu Nagai. Other mentors include Ray Shows and Nancy Oliveros of the Artaria String Quartet. Kathleen has studied Suzuki pedagogy with Edward Kreitman, Edmund Sprunger, Christi Felsing, Sherry Cadow, Vera McCoy-Sulentic, Nancy Jackson, Alice Joy Lewis, and Patricia D’Ercole. She is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, the Suzuki Association of Minnesota, and SEMSA (South Eastern Minnesota Suzuki Association).