Ms. Pamela J. Devenport

Cello Teacher / Teacher Trainer

Pamela Devenport

SAA Member


Internationally recognized lecturer and master teacher Pamela Devenport has shared her unique blend of expertise and experience with hundreds of people in string communities throughout the world.   Her book, Cellostart, has been very successful in more than twenty countries.

Well known and respected as a Suzuki cello workshop and institute teacher, Ms. Devenport has toured extensively throughout the world. She has been a guest speaker and cello faculty on many occasions, including the National Cello Institute, the American String Teachers Association, several Suzuki Association National Conferences, and the World Cello Congress. International Conferences include multiple visits to Australia, Italy, New Zealand, and Great Britain, and Korea.   There is variety in her topics:  from cello pedagogy to communication techniques, from physical anatomy to the far reaching effects of tone and sound. She is faculty, and the Chair of Cello at the School for Strings in New York City, and is also teaches the Long Term Pedagogy Seminar in Cello at the school.

Ms. Devenport is a Suzuki Association of the Americas Registered Cello   Teacher Trainer, and is formerly collegiate faculty at Georgia State University.   Ms. Devenport holds a Masters Degree in Cello Performance from the Hartt School, University of Hartford, where she has been Chair of Strings of the Hartt Community Division, cello faculty of the Hartt School Collegiate Division, and developed the curriculum of Suzuki Cello Pedagogy in the graduate school.  In addition, she holds Diploma from the Professional Studies Program and Advanced Studies at the Brennan School of Energy Healing in Miami, Florida.

Pamela Devenport, SAA Registered Cello Teacher Trainer, teaches long term Cello Suzuki Pedagogy at the School for Strings in New York City, NY. A very active workshop, lecturer, and institute clinician, she holds a Diploma in Professional Studies Program, and Advanced Integration Work from the Brennan School of Energy Healing, along with a Master’s Degree in Cello Performance. Ms. Devenport has previously been guest lecturer at many national and international music conferences, including Australia, Italy, England, Korea, and New Zealand. Formerly on the cello faculty of Georgia State and the Hartt School, University of Hartford. In 2007 published her first book, Cellostart, and is currently working on her second book to be released when the time is right.