Whitson String Studio - Group & Private Instruction * Musicians for Hire * More Programs
Did you know... that playing a musical instrument improves a student's academic performance and contributes to their overall success in life?
 
"Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other as harmony & rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul." -- Plato
 
 
Whitson String Studio, owned by Margaret Whitson, offers group & private instruction and specialized music programs, as well as professional musicians available to hire for all occasions. 
 
Instruction for ages 6 to adult provides excellent training and foundational work on viola, violin and cello.  The commitment and discipline needed to play a string instrument often leads to success in a student's educational and career paths throughout life.
 
Ms. Whitson has an extensive background in music education & performance with degrees from Mills College and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  She also spent over 30 years along with her late husband (who was Founder & Music Director) working with hundreds of musicians of the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra. 

As a well-respected coach, educator, performer and string instructor previously in the Bay Area, Ms. Whitson's various roles on the Central Coast now include Violist with the San Luis Obispo SymphonySanta Maria Philharmonic, Orchestra Novo , San Luis Obispo Master Chorale, Symphony of the Vines and Opera SLO; Coach with the SLO Youth Symphony, Founder of Adobe Strings, Debut StringsWhitson Chamber Music Workshop and Instructor with the Strings in the Schools program. 

 
 
 
 
Please contact the Studio for more information and pricing.
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