Angela Leidig '92
Angela’s involvement with the Suzuki method extends back 30+ years. She started playing violin when she was five years old in a Suzuki public school program in Pennsylvania. She began teaching in 1991 while finishing high school and continued teaching in college in a Suzuki program in Harrisonburg, VA. After college, Angela had her own Suzuki studio in Ann Arbor, MI, as well as joined the faculty of the Ann Arbor Performing Arts Center, the Chelsea Center for the Performing Arts and Boulder Suzuki Strings in Colorado. Angela was on the Suzuki faculty at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA from 2008-2013 and joined the Suzuki faculty at New England Conservatory in September 2013. She studied Suzuki pedagogy under Kimberly Meier-Sims, Alice Joy Lewis, Ed Kreitman and Ed Sprunger and is certified in Books 1-10. She received her B.A. in Music from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, her M.M. from Boston University, and did doctoral work in violin performance at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Angela graduated from Tommy Thompson’s Alexander Technique training course in Cambridge, MA in December 2011 and gives private lessons and workshops in Cambridge and Somerville, MA. Angela currently resides in Somerville, MA.