Chat with us, powered by LiveChat Chinese private string instrument lessons and group string classes in arcadia ca from neighborhood music school
Skip Navigation Website Accessibility


Our Violin, Viola and Cello staff have extensive performance experiences and/or pedagogy degrees. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals and developing tone, technique and musicality as well as standard repertoire. We offer performance opportunities in the form of at least 2 recitals per year, string ensembles, and optional participation in worship band and other ensembles.

Our standard instructors use the Suzuki method books alongside other curriculum. We accept students from age 6 and up, though exceptions are made on a case by case basis.


Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass Instructors

Suzanne Inwood (violin)

Suzanne Inwood 
小提琴、中提琴老师 毕业于南加州音乐学校,在许多著名的交响乐团演出过,包括印第安那大学交响团, South Bend 交响团, 南加州大学交响团,之后Suzanne致力于音乐教育超过30年,更是陪伴若邻学校成长了10年,Suzanne丰富的教育背景让她既是严师更是益友,她独具一格的教学方法不仅可以帮助初学者打下牢固的基础,更能在演出,比赛或考试上给与积极有效的训练。Suzanne还特别70岁以上的音乐爱好者给与学费九折的优惠以鼓励和帮助更多的音乐爱好者继续他们的音乐梦想。

上课时间: 周二:1:30pm-8:30pm, 周三:3:00pm-8:30pm, 周四:1:30-8:30, 


Olivia Breidenthal (violin)
Olivia Breidenthal (violin, viola) 
Earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University. While there, she spent four years under the tutelage of world-renowned soloist Ilya Kaler. She has spent her life immersed in music, having both parents as musicians of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and she has studied the violin since she was 5 years old. She is also an alumnus of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. During the last ten years, she has performed in Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony Center, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Olivia is passionate about teaching music. As a graduate of music school, she feels strongly about the effect that music has on youth and the academic community.

Thursday 2:30pm-8:30pm, Sunday 8:30am -11am

Rochelle Lewis (cello)Rochelle Lewis (cello) 
’Has been playing cello since the age of three, and earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Boston University. During her time at Boston University, Rochelle studied with Mihail Jojatu, a section member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Prior to attending Boston University, she studied under the tutelage of Ruslan Biryukov, Ben Hong, and Sarah Koo. Additionally, she has taken part in masterclasses with Ralph Kirshbaum (2013), Ronald Leonard (2013), and Gilda Barston (2011-2013). In 2014, Rochelle toured with Junior Chamber Music, traveling to Helsinki Conservatory and St. Petersburg Conservatory. Rochelle has been teaching since she was 15 years old and strives to inspire her students by helping them find their love for music..

Monday 1:30pm-7:30pm, available upon request

Yao Wang (cello)

Yao Wang
大提琴老师5岁随父亲学习大提琴,在阿苏沙太平洋大学完成音乐表演硕士学位,高超精湛的演奏技巧让他获奖无数,包括美国弦乐教师竞赛,Sigma AlphaIota 比赛等。Wang不仅是一位天才表演家,更是一位优秀的音乐老师,他可以把平淡的乐理知识变成生动形象的比喻,指导学生用不同的感官去感受和欣赏音乐,发现自己的特点和风格,成为独一无二的音乐表演者。

上课时间:周二: 3:30pm-5:30pm, 周五:4pm-6:30pm, 周日: 1pm-3pm

Susanna Kwon Cervantes (violin)

 Kwon Cervantes  ∮大提琴老师∮ 4岁开启音乐之旅,8岁开始练习大提琴。她曾在著名音乐家RachelCoosaia  Elizabeth Wright的指导下学习,并在Azusa太平洋大学获得了大提琴演奏学士学位和心理学辅修学位位。Susann是格伦代尔第一浸信会的全职钢琴家,经常与许多不同的艺术家和音乐团体合作。她是个真正享受表演艺术的音乐家,在过去的6年里她一直通过教授大提琴课程与年轻一代分享她对艺术的热情。她的其他爱好包括远足、美食和唱歌。

上课时间周六: 12:30pm-3:30pm


  • Neighborhood Music School & Store
  • 若邻音乐学校
    (626) 708-0122
  • 地址:25 S 1st Ave.
    Arcadia, CA 91006
  • 周一到周四: 1:30PM-8:30PM
    周五: 1:30PM-6:30PM
    周六: 9:00AM-5:00PM
    周日: 12pm-3:00pm