Emily Rouse joined the Artist-Faculty at the Omaha Conservatory of Music in 2022. She started playing the violin at age six using the Suzuki method, and then in high school, she entered the studio of Doosook Kim, concertmaster of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. Emily graduated from University of Northwestern – St. Paul with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance and Vocal Performance where she studied violin with Roger Frisch and Emily Saathoff. Emily’s teaching journey began at Northwestern’s Academy of Music where she began teaching violin and voice in 2016. She is a strong advocate of the Suzuki method and believes in Suzuki’s philosophy that “anyone can play—with the right nurturing and encouragement.” Emily received her Suzuki Violin Book 1 and 2 certification at the American Suzuki Institute and her Book 3 certification at the Omaha Conservatory of Music.
What to expect in lessons with Emily:
- Develop beautiful posture and tone using the Suzuki method
- Build technique of freedom where you can play Twinkle all the way to Tchaikovsky
- Train the ear through listening and eye through note reading
- Thrive in a holistic environment where parent/caregiver, student, and teacher work together
- Explore the music theory and history of current repertoire