Lindsay Stipe

Cello Teacher

Lindsay Stipe

SAA Member


Durham, NC
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Lindsay Stipe is a cellist and teacher based in Durham, NC. In 2017, Lindsay began teaching at the Meredith College Suzuki Strings program in Raleigh. She also maintains a private studio of cello students from all corners of the Triangle and currently serves on the faculty of Kidznotes, a music for social change program that provides free after-school music education to kids in Durham and Raleigh, NC.

After completing her Bachelor of Music degree at UNC Chapel Hill under the instruction of Brent Wissick and studying chamber music performance in Vienna, Austria with Josef Luitz, Lindsay earned her Master’s degree in cello performance as cellist of the UMass Graduate String Quartet and teaching assistant to Astrid Schween, current cellist of the Juilliard String Quartet. She has also studied with internationally recognized recording artist, Nancy Green and continues to study Suzuki Pedagogy with Dr. Tanya Carey, celebrated cellist and former president of the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

During her time at UMass, Lindsay designed and taught an undergraduate cello technique course for education majors and taught cello lessons at the University. She also spent two summers teaching lessons, coaching chamber music, and performing as a Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow at Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan. Lindsay served as principal cellist of both UNC and UMass Symphony orchestras and has performed professionally with a wide variety of ensembles. In addition to teaching and performing, Lindsay has also enjoyed recording for several North Carolina bands, including Lost In The Trees whose album “A Church That Fits Our Needs” was featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered.