Ms. Morganne Aaberg

Violin Teacher

Morganne Aaberg

SAA Member


Hawi, HI
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Morganne Aaberg is a violinist from Corvallis, Oregon and Honolulu, Hawaii. She holds a masters degree in violin performance and Suzuki pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a bachelors degree in violin performance from the Mannes College of Music. Morganne received her initial Suzuki teacher training from the School for Strings under Allen Lieb and Katherine Gerson. As a child raised in the Suzuki approach, Morganne had the opportunity to experience renown Suzuki pedagogues through various Suzuki Summer Institutes, including William Starr, Brian Lewis, Hiroko Driver, Cathy Lee, Mark Bjork, Julie Athayde, Felicity Lipman, and Yoko Acheson.

Currently teaching privately in Hawi, Hawaii, Morganne previously taught private violin, group, and theory classes at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and the Diller-Quaile School of Music. She has taught at several summer festivals, including Midsummer Sound (Barrie, Ontario) and the Meadowmount School of Music (Westport, NY), where she served as teaching assistant to Dr. Ann Setzer (Juilliard/Mannes). In 2017 Morganne held the position of House Services Manager at the Steinway & Sons global flagship store in Manhattan, managing concerts and special events.

Morganne is currently accepting violin students located in North Kohala, Waimea, and Kona.

Supplementary pedagogical training:

~Music Mind Games Unit 1, a music theory teacher training taught and developed by Michiko Yurko
~String Pedagogy, a graduate level class taught by Dr. Ann Setzer of the Juilliard Pre-College
~Indiana University’s Violin and Viola Retreat directed by Mimi Zweig
~Dalcroze: Principals and Practices, a graduate level teacher training course taught by Dr. Ruth Alperson at the Diller-Quaile School of Music.
~Singing Through the Grades, a workshop for music teachers of general music classes in the Waldorf Schools. Presented by Eleanor Winslip at the Center for Anthroposophy in Wilton, New Hampshire.
~Elements of Music, a graduate-level teacher training course offered at Diller-Quaile. This course provides insight in the teaching approaches of Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff, Suzuki, as well as school founders Angela Diller and Elizabeth Quaile.