Iuliia Fetysenko, Violin and Viola


Iuliia Fetysenko has been teaching violin extensively for 10 years beginning in her native Ukraine and in the Cleveland area where she teaches at Mound STEM Elementary and at Firelands School of the Arts. Iuliia teaches viola as well. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance from the Tchaikovsky National Musical Academy in Kiev, Ukraine, and a Master’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music in both Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy.

Iuliia has taught all ages and levels of violin and viola, from young children to adults, from beginning to advanced levels, and is a specialist in the Suzuki method. In addition to private lessons, she offers Suzuki group classes at Westlake Music Academy (WMA) which are available to violin students enrolled in private lessons at WMA. She employs both Suzuki and traditional methods depending on the needs of her students.

Iuliia has extensive orchestral experience, including being the current concertmaster for the BOCH Orchestra in Kiev, Ukriane and holding 1st chair both in the Tchaikovsky National Musical Academy Orchestra from 2012-2016 and at the Young Euro Classic music festival in Berlin, Germany in 2016. She is a member of the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, and a regular substitute for the Canton Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony Orchestra, and the Cleveland State University Orchestra. She has also performed regularly as a chamber musician in both Ukraine and the U.S.

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