Ms. Tatiana Pino

Cello Teacher

Tatiana Pino

SAA Member


New Orleans, LA
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Tatiana is a classically trained cellist and a board-certified music therapist with more than 15 years of teaching experience using the Suzuki and traditional cello methods. Tatiana is very skilled teaching cello to young children. Students are aged from 3 years old and up.

She is a Suzuki Cello certified teacher in Books one through five. Tatiana holds a Master degree in Music Therapy from Loyola University New Orleans, a BM in Cello Performance from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music (San Juan, PR), and a BS degree in Clinical Psychology from the Universidad Santo Tomas (Bogotá, Colombia). Tatiana also studied cello for many years at the Conservatory of Music at the National University of Colombia.

Her students have obtained outstanding recognitions in local and state competitions and are members of local youth and school orchestra programs. Some of them have been invited to participate in renowned summer camps in NYC, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia. Tatiana also provides music therapy interventions to children and adolescents with symptoms of trauma.

Tatiana has taught cello at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music Preparatory School, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, “New Orleans String Project”, Greater New Orleans (GNO) Suzuki Forum school, “2011 Greater New Orleans Suzuki Summer Camp”, “2014 Greater New Orleans Suzuki Summer Music Workshop”, and the Preparatory School of Loyola University New Orleans. Tatiana was the artistic director of the GNO Suzuki Forum from 2014 through 2017.

Tatiana is a devoted educator and a passionate instrumentalist. Her teaching philosophy is based on assessing and understanding the individual learning process of each of her students, also taking into account the students’ individual goals with their cello playing.

Currently, she is an active instrumentalist, member of several ensembles in the New Orleans area.