Private Lessons

Maureen Nilsen, founding member and first violinist of The Cedar String Quartet is an active and committed private violin teacher in the Twin Cities.

About the Teacher

Maureen is an accredited Suzuki instructor. The Suzuki method emphasizes parent involvement, listening, and learning, through small, meaningful steps that build skills and confidence through encouragement in a nurturing environment.

For more information on the Suzuki method, please visit the Suzuki Association’s website.

“As a teacher, I aim to guide my students to become the best violinists they can be by helping them develop confidence and a love of music that will last a lifetime.”

Maureen Nilsen

Violin Teacher

Locations & Availability

Ms. Nilsen teaches at:

  • St. Joseph’s School of Music
  • Her home (Richfield)