Mrs. Tammy Barney

Violin Teacher

Tammy Barney

SAA Member


Maplerton, UT
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Tammy has been teaching violin lessons for 19 years. She has studied violin with Jack Ashton and Ralph Matson of the Utah Symphony, and the late Lenny Felberg. Tammy has a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education and Violin Performance from the University of Utah, where she was awarded the Presser Scholarship. In 2009-2010 Tammy taught choir and orchestra at Legacy Preparatory Academy.

Tammy lived in New Mexico from 2011-2018 where she established a large violin studio. From 2013-2017, she played in the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra. Tammy studied Suzuki Violin Pedagogy at the University of New Mexico, where she had the opportunity to receive Suzuki teacher training from Susan Kempter. She has also done Suzuki teacher training with Charles Krigbaum and Daina Staggs. Tammy now lives in Mapleton, Utah. She is a Suzuki Mom to her 4 boys and understands what it is like to be a Suzuki Parent. She is also a violinist in the Utah Valley Symphony.