Rachel L. Phillippe

Violin, Piano Teacher

Rachel Phillippe

SAA Member


Afton, MO
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Rachel’s teaching methods are based on the Suzuki and European styles. She firmly believes in the Every Child Can program, and strives to inspire students to grow. Her approach to teaching is to evaluate students individually and assess as to how the student learns and adapt her teaching style that will best help the student to achieve. She has taught over 70 students in private lessons and group settings. Rachel has taught a wide age range from 4 years old to 72. Her teaching method covers music theory, note reading, composition as well as developing a musical ear and style. Her studio is open to Violin and Piano students.

Rachel has performed in over 200 weddings and she has taught over 70 students in group settings, private lessons and chamber groups, including teaching at The Academy of Excellence Eureka Springs, and is currently employed teaching piano at the New School in Fayetteville Arkansas. Rachel has performed as Associate Concert Master of the UofA Symphony and has played professionally with the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra, under Steven Byess, and the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) under the baton of Paul Haas. She has studied with Dr. Roger Bernardi, (Appalachian State University, NC), Dr. Fred Mayer, Dr. Er-Gene Kahng and Paulo Eskitch, (University of Arkansas).