Linda Caraway Cannata

Violin, Piano Teacher

Linda Caraway Cannata

SAA Member


180 Forest Lake Ln
West Jefferson NC 28694

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Linda Caraway Cannata has been a music educator for nearly 40 years and has taught Suzuki violin for over 30 years.

She earned a Bachelor’s of Music Education at Florida State Universtiy and did graduate work at the University of South Florida.

She received her Suzuki teacher training through the Community Education Program at the University of South Florida (1984-85) studying with graduates of the Talent Education Institute, Matsumoto, Japan who were in residence at the university.

As a member of the Hillsborough County (FL) Schools string faculty for 14 years Linda taught elementary and middle school orchestra and assisted in developing a Suzuki based curriculum for beginning orchestra students.

She has also taught general music in public and private schools.

Linda is currently the owner of Mountain Song Suzuki Violin Studio serving students in the North Carolina high country with studios in Boone and West Jefferson.

You can visit the Mountain Song Suzuki website at