Violin/Suzuki Instructor, Conservatory Outreach
M.M., The Ohio State University; M.A., The Ohio State University

Laura Simna

Laura Simna (violin/viola/Suzuki teacher) holds an M.M. in Violin Performance from The Ohio State University, an M.A. in String Pedagogy from The Ohio State University, and a B.A. in Music from Case Western Reserve University with studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She received her Suzuki training from Ronda Cole, Martha Shackford, and Tom Wermuth. Laura has also taken extensive Dalcroze Eurhythmics training at the Cleveland Institute of Music and at Carnegie Mellon University. She is the concertmaster of the Lakeland Civic Orchestra and performs with many ensembles in a wide range of styles, including classical, rock, jazz, and bluegrass. Her students of all ages have received numerous scholarships, awards, and top rankings in musical competitions and events. Former students have gone on to degree studies in music performance, therapy, and education.