Kelli Ingels

Violin, Viola Teacher

Kelli Ingels

SAA Member


Norman, OK
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Kelli Ingels is a native of Norman, Oklahoma. She has been a member of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic since 1989. Ms. Ingels is the director of the Norman School for Strings Suzuki studio in Norman, OK. The school was founded in 2002 and offers violin, viola, and cello lessons for ages 4 and up. Norman School for Strings also offers weekly group classes, orchestra, and adult Suzuki education and serves students from all over the Oklahoma City area, including Norman, Moore, Midwest City, and Edmond. More information is available on the website at

Throughout her career, Ms. Ingels has been a member of many chamber groups and ensembles. She has traveled often in that capacity, performing as a chamber musician at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute, Bravo, and the Chautauqua Institute. She has also performed as a guest on faculty recitals at the University of Oklahoma.

In addition to her performance experience, Ms. Ingels has an extensive background in music education, both as a private and a group teacher. In her 25 years as a teacher, she has enjoyed working with students of all ages and levels.

Ms. Ingels received her Suzuki training at the Southwest Institute for Suzuki Training, the Ottawa Suzuki Institute Mid-Southwest, the DFW WOW Suzuki Institute, and the Greater Washington Suzuki Institute. She attends institutes every summer and comes away refreshed with new ideas to bring to her studio.