Mrs. Mary A. Moser
Mary Moser, Violin, loves teaching students of all ages and enjoys helping them grow in their love of music. She is currently located in Berwyn near Wayne, Paoli, and King of Prussia areas west of Philadelphia. This year the studio expanded to Rosemont (near Ardmore and Bryn Mawr). Ms. Moser has trained in the Suzuki Philosophy with Ronda Cole, Michele George, Teri Einfeldt, Stevie Sandven, Edmund Sprunger and Kimberly Meier-Sims. [ECC, Books 1-6, Practicum, Group Class Enrichment Course] She is also a member of the Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Association.
Ms. Moser performed with the Erie Philharmonic, Wheeling Symphony, Youngstown Symphony, Westmoreland Symphony, Academy Orchestra, Pittsburgh Opera, and McKeesport Symphony while living in the Pittsburgh area. During her graduate work at Arizona State University she was a member of the ASU Symphony, ASU Chamber Orchestra, was a founding member of the ASU Herberger Graduate String Quartet, enjoyed performing contemporary music with the ASU New Music Ensemble under the direction of Glenn Hackbarth, and took great joy in supporting new composers by premiering, performing and recording their works.
Always in demand as a teacher, Ms. Moser holds a Master of Music in Performance and Pedagogy degree from Arizona State University with prior studies at Shenandoah University, and a Bachelor of Music in Performance from University of the Pacific. She was the violin teaching assistant at Arizona State University and an instructor of violin with Shenandoah University. Ms. Moser worked with other academic institutions including Grove City College, Duquesne University’s City Music Center, Pittsburgh Music Academy, Westminster College, Carnegie Mellon University, Carlow University, Mesa Community Arts Center, Phoenix Liturgical Arts Center, an independent music program for underprivileged children in Baltimore, Maryland and has also maintained a private studio since 1996. Ms. Moser attended the Rome Festival in Rome, Italy; Tanglewood in Lennox, Massachusetts; and the Aspen Summer Music Festival in Aspen, Colorado, where she studied with Valeria Vilker-Kuchment, Jennifer John and Paul Kantor. Her principle teachers include Dr. Katherine McLin, Jane Cromwell, Dr. Olivia Hajioff, and Dr. James Stern.