Rachel Campbell – Violin, Viola & Cello Instructor

Born and raised in Sandy Springs, GA, Rachel’s passion for music and string instruments began when she started to play the violin at the age of nine. Even at that young age, Rachel was the only student in her orchestra to give a solo performance. Since then Rachel has held various leadership positions including concertmaster of the Riverwood High School Orchestra, and has performed at weddings and events throughout Atlanta. She was a 2011 semi-finalist for the Governor’s Honors Program in music, and has performed at the University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and Children’s Museum of Atlanta, among others.

Rachel currently attends Kennesaw State University, where she is completing her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and studies under the direction of Helen Kim (Julliard School). Her experience at KSU includes teaching beginning violin, viola, cello, and bass students in a […]

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Shannon Ciaravella

Shannon has been studying and performing violin since age 8. She graduated with a B.A. in Music Performance from Cleveland State University in 1999. Since then, she has been teaching violin at the Galloway School, the Lovett School, and out of her home. One of SSM’s longest tenured, and popular teachers, Shannon is always striving to get the very best out of her students through positive and enthusiastic reinforcement in her lessons. Aside from her teaching duties, Shannon also performs around Atlanta doing gigs as a soloist, with classical quartets, and with rock bands; including her own rock-funk band Dynagroove. Her aim is to introduce the voice, soul, and gift of music through the violin to her students and their audience.

Shannon Performance

Shannon Interview

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