Settlement Faculty Member


Andreia received her Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College, where she was taught by both Philip Clark and Debra Moree, and Master of Music in String Pedagogy from Temple University, where she was a student of Helen Kwalwasser. She is a regular freelancer and has performed with numerous groups in Philadelphia and the surrounding communities over the years, including playing with the Philadelphia Classical Symphony, Delaware Symphony, Delaware Valley Philharmonic, Newtown Chamber Orchestra, Riverside Symphonia, and the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble. She is also an active chamber musician, with piano trios being her main love. Andreia has been a member of violin faculty at Settlement Music School since 1994, where she teaches private violin lessons in both Traditional and Suzuki methods, Suzuki group classes, and coaches chamber music; her passion being helping kids explore and develop their creative expression. She also serves as Suzuki Coordinator for all 6 of SMS’s branches.

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Education: Ithaca College, BM; Temple University, MM String Pedagogy

Specialties: Violin, Viola, Suzuki

Divisions: Music