Lisa Clarke - Violin
Lisa Clarke grew up in Imlay City, Michigan, where she began studying both violin and piano at the age of four. As she grew older she became actively involved with the Flint Institute of Music, playing in the Flint Youth Symphony, the Dort Honors String Quartet, and was the two-time winner of the Dort String Scholarship.
Lisa graduated with a degree in string pedagogy from Maranatha Baptist University in 2009 under the tutelage of Betsy Pabon. After graduation, Lisa was head of the string department at Schaumburg Christian School for two years in Schaumburg, IL.. Lisa has taken Suzuki training courses with Wendy Azrak and Mark Mutter. She is the first violin in the Ambience String Quartet, and In addition to teaching and music making, she is an avid horseback rider and cyclist.
Regardless of the students age, Lisa's goal is for each student to learn the violin to a proficient level. Lessons are goal oriented, crafted to each individual student, and focus on technique as well as musicality.