Tenley Freeman

Executive Director

Our Executive Director has played flute for the last 20 years. She earned her Bachelor of Music Education Degree from UNCG in 2004 and has performed with the Carolinas Wind Symphony in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Tenley has been with Suzuki School of the Arts since 2011 and now enjoys the role of a Suzuki Parent to her two young daughters.


828.322.2694-Office

hickorysuzukischool@gmail.com

Laura Gaither Coston

Violin

Laura graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance and Sacred Music, with additional concentration in piano accompanying, violin and voice. She has performed as a violinst with the Western Piedmont Symphony for over 12 years and with The Symphony of the Mountains in Kingsport, TN. She is a member of the newly formed chamber ensemble, "A Musical Feast".

Violin & Viola

828.964.9145-Cell

828.265.2205-Home
lynncoston@hotmail.com

Nan Freeman

Violin, Viola, Cello

Nan has been a Suzuki teacher for over 40 years and a public school orchestra director for over 13. She is the Director Emeritus of SSA and was a founder and Executive Director for 24 years. She also directs the Virginia Suzuki Institute and teaches at workshops around the country.

Violin, Viola, & Cello

828.495.2747-Home

828.308.0118-Cell

virginiasuzukiinstitute@gmail.com

 

Will Freeman

Violin, Viola, Cello

Will has been teaching violin for over 10 years. He grew up as a Suzuki violin student from the age of 3. He earned his undergraduate degree in Instrumental Music Education from UNCG and enjoys traveling and teaching at workshops and institutes.

Violin, Viola, Cello

828.308.2176-Home

828.308.2176-Cell

wf2312@yahoo.com

Paul Holt

Guitar

Paul has been teaching guitar with SSA for over 20 years. He earned his Bachelor and Masters degrees in Guitar Performance from Appalachain State University. Paul also teaches guitar at Catawba Valley Community College as an adjunct instructor. He is a member of the Celtic group, Puddingstone, and plays with his church's praise band.

Guitar

828.256.2058-Home

828.320.6052-Cell

paulholt66@charter.net

Jessica Stamey, Piano

Piano


Jessica Stamey started teaching piano at Suzuki School in Fall 2018. She is an accomplished pianist, vocalist, worship leader and mother to son Peter. Jessica also works as the Associate Director Music & Creative Arts and St. Luke’s UMC. She has a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Vocal music concentration, Dual Principal Instruments in Piano and Voice, and her Masters in Educational Media comes from Appalachian State University.

704 473 4086- Cell

jessrenreynolds@yahoo.com

 

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