Mrs. Teresa Matchett

Cello, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher

Teresa Matchett

SAA Member


Houston, TX
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Teresa L. Matchett earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston, graduating cum laude in cello performance. Her cello studies were with Martha Gerschefski and Hans Jensen, and she did graduate work with Anthony Elliott. Her performing positions have included principal cello of the Lake Charles Symphony and assistant principal cello of the Theater Under the Stars orchestra. She was the president of the Houston Area Suzuki Strings Association (now called STXSA—Southeast Texas Suzuki Association), and works actively to organize events for young musicians. She teaches students of all ages starting as young as 3 years old, and her older students are regularly chosen as members of the Texas Junior High and High School (region 9) Region Orchestras, as well as the Texas All State Orchestras. Teresa has completed all of her Suzuki training for cello through level 10, as well as Suzuki Principles in Action, and the Cello Practicum. She also teaches Suzuki Early Childhood Education, and Music Mind Games (music theory) in Houston and The Woodlands area of Texas.