Monica holds a B.A. in Music from Stony Brook University and has experience teaching students of all ages. She customizes lessons to fit each individual's needs and areas of interest. Monica studied with Philip Santos (San Francisco Symphony alumnus), Greg Mazmanian (Juilliard School alumnus) and Joanna Kaczorowska (Stony Brook violin professor).
In addition to teaching, Monica engages with the community through a range of musical activity: from DJing at WUSB Stony Brook 90.1 FM, to playing shows with improv group Noise Quintet, to releasing vinyl through Disappearing Records to researching electronic music history. Monica cultivates a continuous and catching enthusiasm for music in every capacity.
Instruments: Violin and Viola