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 Gretchen Rebar
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String Faculty

Private Instruction

Available For

MM Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville
BM University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Basic Teaching Philosophy or Special Music Interests/Specialties

Every child can learn! All children have unlimited potential to play an instrument. I love finding fun and creative ways to help my students succeed.

Professional Affiliations & Activities

Suzuki Association of the Americas:
Registered Suzuki violin teacher (Registered Books 1-10, Violin Practicum, and Supplemental Courses) 
Festival Symphony: section violinist 

Wisconsin Philharmonic:
Symphony section violinist  

Suzuki Association of Wisconsin:
Past president 

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music:
Past String Department chair 
American String Teachers Association Student Chapter at UW-Stevens Point:
Past president 

Published in the American Suzuki Journal:
“Creating Systems and Routines in the Classroom” and "Recruiting 101" 

Presented at the SAA Biennial Conference:
"Creating Systems and Routines in the Classroom” and "The Power of a Statewide Retreat" 

Interests outside of Music:
Yoga, Puzzles, DIYing, Hiking

What do you love about Chicago?
I love the summers! Great outdoor music scene, the fireworks, and festivals

A few favorite things:
Favorite Movie: 101 Dalmations
Favorite Composter: Beethoven