Dr. Lauretta M. Werner

Violin Teacher

Lauretta Werner

SAA Member


Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Lauretta M. Werner began her studies in violin at age seven at the Pittsburgh Music Academy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Lauretta received a BM in Violin Performance from Ohio University where she studied with Stephen Miahky and Solomiya Ivakhiv, and a MM in Suzuki Pedagogy from Ithaca College where she studied violin with Susan Waterbury and Suzuki Pedagogy with Carrie Reuning-Hummel. In addition to her long-term training with Carrie Reuning-Hummel at Ithaca College, Lauretta also received short-term Suzuki Method training with James Hutchins, Kimberly Meier-Sims, Thomas Wermuth, and Ed Kreitman.

In May 2019, Lauretta received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Violin Performance at West Virginia University where she studied with Mikylah Myers and worked as a graduate assistant. Currently, Lauretta teaches at The Hope Academy and The Pittsburgh Music Academy as a Suzuki violin lessons and teaches undergraduate violin students as an adjunct violin professor (Lecturer of Violin) at West Virginia University.