Private Teachers

While private lessons are not required to be in orchestra at Bellevue High School, they are strongly encouraged.  We are not allowed to recommend any particular private instructor, but are happy to provide a list of some teachers for you to consider:

Violin      PhoneInformation (accept new student, alias, ..)        Area
Se hee Min 206-353-40203-4 Beginners/Intermediate Level
Carolyn Willis425-941-8436YesBellevue (near Bridle Trails)
Biye Xiang206-388-2362YesNorth Seattle
Judie Beatie206-793-0646 2 more spaces availableBellevue, Renton, North Seattle
Jared McFarlaneYes Bellevue, Northgate (MW/NW)
Mr. Art425-603-0637Yes Bellevue
Bi Ye Xiang206-388-2362Yes Seattle
Carrie Penner pennersea@seanet.comNewport Hills
Na Young Kwong206-290-1380YesBellevue
Lydia Chen 206-383-3192Yes, Chinese language Bellevue 
Lucy Shaw 713-201-9561 Yes Woodinville 
Susie Kim 206-351-0857 Yes Federal Way 
Jungbin Hyun 206-349-6421   
Kelly Kauh 425-281-6884 Yes Bellevue 
Aubrey Brubrick 360-481-3380 aubreyburdick@gmail.com Issaquah at Hammond Ashley


Viola   PhoneInformation (accept new student, alias, ..)        Area
Joseph Gottesman 206-406-0243 Yes; also violinBellevue (Lake Hills) 
Greg Savage206-313-0551Yes Bellevue
Carolyn Willis425-941-8436YesBellevue (near Bridle Trails)
Pei-Yun Hsiao 425-998-6063 Yes; also violin Bellevue 


Cello   PhoneInformation (accept new student, alias, ..)       Area
Olga Dolgaya206-650-6145a few openingsBellevue
Taylor Kent360-635-8611Yes, taylorplaysmusic@gmail.com Issaquah at Hammond Ashley
Page Smith206-890-2452Audition Only Lake Forest Park
Shiang-Yin Lee425-213-0681 YesEastside, Music Works, NW 
Jun Wang425-802-9297Yes Bellevue
Miriam Shames206-579-6233Yes Queen Anne
Janice Lee206-295-8586Renton Highlands
Dr. Kevin Krentz 206-369-5545 Yes, kevin@KrentzStringWork.comGreat Seattle 


BassHome PhoneInformation (accept new student, alias, ..)       Area
Taylor Kent360-635-8611taylorplaysmusic@gmail.com Issaquah at Hammond Ashley
Matt Hopper 206-851-2197 Yes, hoppinbass76@gmail.com  
Ramon Salumbides 206-755-9262 ramons07@gmail.com  


Private Teachers can also be found at:
Music Works Northwest, 425-644-0988, www.musicworksnw.org 
Hammond Ashley Violins, 425-392-3963, www.hammondashley.com/seattle/teachingstudios.php
Arts and Music, www.musicarts.com/MAC-Lessons-g20010t0.mac
Kennelley Keys, www.kennellykeysmusic.com/private-lessons.html

Please send corrections and additions to bellevueorchestra@gmail.com.