BM, Belmont University
MM, The Hartt School
Celine DuTemple is a violinist and Suzuki instructor whose teaching is versatile and dynamic. She holds a B.M. in violin performance from Belmont University and a M.M. from The Hartt School where she received her long-term Suzuki training in Books 1-8. Her teacher trainers include Teri Einfeldt and Christie Felsing. She has studied with teachers such as Elisabeth Small and Anton Miller, whose tutelage is traced to Juilliard pedagogue, Dorothy Delay. In addition to her long-term training work, Celine has furthered her professional development by attending workshops with Edmund Sprunger, Ed Kreitman, Alice Joy Lewis, Ann Montzka-Smelser, Sally O’Reilly, and Winifred Crock.
As a performer, she has been a section violinist with the Waterbury Symphony, the Wallingford Symphony, and concertmaster of the Upper Valley Chamber Orchestra. During her time in school, Celine was invited to play with the 20th/21st century music ensemble, Foot in the Door, and the conductor-less chamber ensemble, Belmont Strings. In the summers of 2013 and 2014, she attended and performed with the National Music Festival. Through Belmont University and summer festivals, she has a great deal of orchestral recording experience on NPR, national televised broadcasts on PBS, and many other recording projects in Nashville.
As an educator, Celine has been a teacher and chamber music coach at the prestigious Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, 2016. She regularly spends her summers as the Assistant Director for String Crossings, a high school level camp based in Nashville, TN that combines classical and commercial styles. Celine has held Suzuki studios in the New England area at The Sound Crossing Music School, the Ethel Walker School, and the Upper Valley Music Center in Lebanon, NH where she has maintained 35+ students, group classes, and elementary strings classes in the Vermont public schools.