Emma McAlister earned a Bachelor of Music Performance from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater and a Masters in Music Education with an emphasis in Suzuki Talent Education from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. At UW Whitewater she had the privilege of being appointed concertmaster of the UW Whitewater Symphony and the Chamber Orchestra and was a member of the Chancellor’s Quartet. She was also a fellow in the Lake Geneva Symphony Fellowship Program. While at UW Stevens Point she was assistant concertmaster of the UW Stevens Point Symphony. She has registered Suzuki Associations of America Training for Suzuki Violin Unit 1 through Unit 8. Emma has extensive experience teaching private violin lessons, group classes, and coaching orchestra sectionals. She enjoys working with students of all ages and skill levels.