Nanette Fynan

Violin Teacher

Nanette Fynan

SAA Member


400 S Whipple St
Fort Bragg CA 95437

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Learn more about me and my philosophy of teaching and about my creative activities on my website

Dana Phillips, Suzuki Educator Says:

“Nanette Is a teacher who will truly realize Dr. Suzuki’s dream of teaching children to be good people through playing the violin… has the most important qualities – she sees her students as people first, and she wants to share her excited anticipation, her quiet joy, and her ability to organize a learning environment to help her students.”

Attended: St. Louis Conservatory and School for the Arts

Violin Studies: Melvin Ritter, Concertmaster of the St. Louis Symphony

Graduated: University of Missouri, St. Louis

Performance Experience: Slavic Performance Group at Southern Illinois University

Suzuki Qualifications: Certified through Book II

Fiddle Qualifications: Attended Gaelic College, Cape Breton; PEI Fiddle Camp; Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp; Friday Harbor Irish Music Camp.

Grant Writing: Wrote grant for fiddle workshop in 2010 to teach young musicians how to play for dances.

Workshop Organizer: Workshop for young Suzuki students in fiddling in 2009, with Dana Phillips; workshop for dance musicians with Frank Ferrel in 2010.