Ms. Lori A. Hennessy

Cello Teacher

Lori Hennessy

SAA Member


San Francisco, CA
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Lori Hennessy holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music. As a participant in this program she received long-term training in the Suzuki method under the tutelage of Dr. Melissa Kraut, and gained experience from the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Sato Center for Suzuki Studies.

Ms. Hennessy serves as the Director and Instructor at two private studios—Lori Hennessy’s Suzuki Studio in San Francisco, California, and the Hennessy Cello Studio in Pleasanton, California. Lori Hennessy’s Suzuki Studio offers comprehensive parent classes, group classes, and private lessons. In Berkeley, CA Lori serves as the Program Coordinator of the Crowden School’s Suzuki Program where she also teaches lessons and group classes. From 2015-2017, Ms. Hennessy served on the board of the Suzuki Association of Northern California as the Membership Chair. She enjoys volunteering her time to promote the continued growth of the Suzuki Method.

Lori Hennessy prides herself on being dedicated to teacher training and regularly seeks out opportunities to train with experienced and innovative Suzuki teachers. In 2016 she completed Music and Mind Games Unit 1A with Michiko Yurko. In the summer of 2017, Ms. Hennessy revisited Cello Unit 4 and 5 with Rick Mooney as well as completing a Book 4-6 overview course with Pamela Devenport.