Ms. Lori A. Hennessy

Cello Teacher

Lori Hennessy


Tucson, AZ
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Lori Hennessy spent the last decade in the San Francisco Bay Area where she specialized in developing young cellists by nurturing them with love while teaching a high-standard of fundamental technique that supports a path to advanced playing,

Lori has served as the director a private Suzuki studio in San Francisco, as faculty at the Crowden Music Center, and as faculty at the Pleasanton Academy of Music. Her students’ accomplishments include the San Francisco Youth Orchestra, the Young Peoples Symphony Orchestra, and the Oakland Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Lori lives in Tucson, Arizona where she is enrolled in a Doctorate of Musical Arts program at the University of Arizona as a member of the Graduate Fellows program. She is accepting new students at her home studio.


BM: Cleveland Institute of Music, 2010
MM: Cleveland Institute of Music, 2012

SAA Registered Teacher Training and Teacher Trainers:

Book 1 Dr. Melissa Kraut
Revisiting Book 1: Avi Friedlander
Book 2 Dr. Melissa Kraut
Book 3 Dr. Melissa Kraut, Beth Goldstein McKee
Book 4 Dr. Melissa Kraut, Rick Mooney
Book 5 Dr. Melissa Kraut, Rick Mooney
Book 6 Dr. Melissa Kraut, Rick Mooney
Book 7 Dr. Melissa Kraut, Rick Mooney
Book 8 Dr Melissa Kraut, Rick Mooney
Book 9 Dr. Melissa Kraut, Rick Mooney,
Book 10 Dr. Melissa Kraut, Rick Mooney
Book 1-4 Tracing Techniques Rick Mooney
Book 4-6 Overview Pam Devenport
Beyond Book 10: Avi Friedlander
Audited: Developing the Advanced Bow Arm from the Beginning—Cathryn Lee

Music and Mind Games 1A Michiko Yurko