Michele Nardone

Violin, Viola, Cello, Suzuki in the Schools Teacher

Michele Nardone

SAA Member


Hermosa Beach, CA
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Michele is currently teaching String Ensemble Classes within the school systems at Lunada Bay, Rancho Vista, Dapplegray, and Vista Grande Montemalaga (Block Classes) Schools in Palos Verdes, as well as at Cornerstone at Pedregal Elementry School.

In 1999 Michele Founded the “Palos Verdes Strings” holding classes at Hesse Park Community Center, she is the Musical Director/Instructor teaching Preparatory Group Violin, Beginning Group Violin & Viola and String Ensemble Levels I & II as well as Advanced Ensemble for Violin, Viola, Cello and String Basses.

In 2012 Palos Verdes Strings had the honor of becoming the Founding School for the very prestigious Royal Conservatory Of Music for the Palos Verdes Area. The Royal Conservatory of Music, around for over one- hundred years is one of the largest and most respected music education institutions in the world.

“Palos Verdes Strings” now hosts The Music Development Program assessments annually for their Students, as well as other Music Teachers students in near by communities who enroll in this program for the superior academic testing which The Royal Conservatory Of Music provides.

Michele Nardone began formal training as a Violinist at an early age. Her professional studies also included the Viola, Piano and Conducting at The University of Southern California where she received her Bachelor of Music degree, graduating from the Dean’s List with numerous scholarship awards in Performance with emphasis in Pedagogy. She also toured with the Teatro Dell’Opera di Roma (The Rome Opera) and The Spoleto Music Festival in Italy. Michele was invited to be the Musical Director of The Ron Reagan, Jr. TV Show on Fox Network. Working in the recording studios for major motion pictures and TV series for over 20 years, she is currently recording weekly for The Simpson’s, Family Guy, American Dad and Futurama.

Paralleling her studio work Michele continues teaching Privately from her Studio where she teaches Violin, Viola and Piano to children, adults and special needs students. Michele’s students were invited to perform Chamber Music and Orchestra Concerts at Carnegie Hall and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Michele is an “Active Teacher” member of the American String Teachers Association, Suzuki of America’s Association (S.A.A.) and member of the Music Teachers Association, South Bay Branch. She has served on the board as Recording Secretary, Executive Secretary and Parliamentarian. Michele is also on the Board of Directors of (E.T.M.) a group founded in New York City in 1991.