Ms. Sallynee Amawat

Violin, Viola Teacher, Student

Sallynee Amawat

SAA Member


Montréal, QC
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Sallynee Amawat is a dedicated teacher in Montreal with over fifteen years of experience teaching private and group lessons, as well as chamber music and string orchestra ensembles. She is also an active performer, appearing with chamber and orchestral groups throughout North America.

Sallynee’s teaching career has spanned both North America and Asia. While living in Bangkok, Thailand, she co-founded the first Suzuki violin program, and established a string orchestra program at the Grade 3-12 level at the International School Bangkok. She completed her Suzuki teacher training with Teri Einfeldt at the Hartt School (Hartford, CT), and Ed Kreitman and Nancy Lokken at the American Suzuki Institute, where in 2005 she also received the American Suzuki Institute Teacher Training Award for International Outreach. Currently, Sallynee is a Suzuki violin and chamber music instructor at the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre in Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

In addition to her teaching, Sallynee is also an active professional musician specializing in early music, appearing regularly with early music ensembles such as Arion Baroque Orchestra and Pacific Baroque Orchestra. She is a founding member of the early music ensemble Infusion Baroque, Grand Prize and Audience Prize winners of the Early Music America Baroque Performance Competition in 2014. She holds a doctorate in Early Music Performance from McGill University, and continues to actively research into performance practice of the late Baroque and early Classical periods.