Mrs. Michele R. Jeglum

Cello Teacher

Michele Jeglum

SAA Member


Spokane, WA
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Cellist Michele Jeglum has taught in the public schools and as a private studio teacher for the past twenty years. She currently operates a private cello studio in both Fairbanks, Alaska and Spokane, Washington, teaching Cellists from age 3 to adult. She has been involved with the Fairbanks Youth Orchestras as conductor of both the String Orchestra and the Concert Orchestra, coached chamber music, and has served as conductor and cello instructor at the University of Alaska Summer Music Academy. She has been a faculty member for the Alaska Cello Intensive and the University of Alaska String Fling.

Michele holds a Master of Music degree from Boston University and a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Montana. Michele has been a cellist with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, the Arctic Chamber Orchestra, and the Opera Fairbanks Orchestra. She is the past state president of the American String Teachers Association and currently serves on the state ASTA board, she is Vice President of the board of the Fairbanks School of Talent Education.

Michele is dedicated to the Suzuki method; she is not only a Suzuki cello instructor but also a mother of two Suzuki graduates. She continues to maintain and broaden her Suzuki training at institutes throughout the United States.