Dr. Lauretta Werner

Violin Teacher

Lauretta Werner

SAA Member


Farmville, VA

Dr. Lauretta Werner currently teaches as the Assistant Professor of Strings at Longwood University and as a Suzuki violin teacher at the Longwood Center for Community Music in Farmville, Virginia. She taught as the Lecturer of Violin at West Virginia University, and as a Suzuki violin instructor at the Pittsburgh Music Academy and the Hope Academy of Music and the Arts in Pittsburgh. At Interlochen Summer Arts Camp 2019, Werner performed and taught as a Quartet Teaching Fellow with the Montani Quartet. As an active chamber musician, she performs with the West Virginia University Faculty Clarinet Quintet, the Montani, Midas, and Pastiche String Quartets, and the Pittsburgh-based ReIgnite Trio. In addition to performing, Werner researches and explores the topic of mindfulness by reinterpreting mindfulness-based therapies and sport psychology models for musicians. Throughout her education, she studied with Stephen Miahky, Solomiya Ivakhiv, Susan Waterbury, and Mikylah Myers, and completed long-term Suzuki violin pedagogy training with Carrie Reuning-Hummel.