As a child Amelia Weesner was a student in a strong, thriving Suzuki studio. While pursuing her master’s degree at UNCSA she was awarded a graduate music theory assistantship and won the Concerto Competition. She studied with some of the finest violin teachers in the country, including Nicholas Mann (Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music), Robert Mann (Juilliard String Quartet), Mitchell Stern (Manhattan School of Music and American String Quartet) and Elaine Richey (Galamian’s assistant at the Curtis Institute and Naumburg winner).
Her studies also included a concentration in chamber music performance at UNCSA, as well as competitive programs such as Madeline Island Music Camp, Musicorda Summer Music Festival, Killington Music Festival and the International Waterford Chamber Music Festival in Waterford, Ireland.
Weesner is currently a member of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and has also been a member of the Bach Festival Orchestra, the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and the Winston-Salem Symphony. She has over twenty years teaching experience, and Suzuki pedagogy training under Libby Amour and James Hutchins. In addition to teaching her wonderful students and performing locally Weesner is honored to be mother to her five beautiful children.
M.M. Violin PerformanceUNC School of the Arts
B.M. Violin PerformanceUNC School of the Arts