Ms. Lyssa started her Suzuki violin lessons at age 4. Originally from Charlotte, she completed the Suzuki repertoire then attended the prestigious UNCSA for high school. She holds a Masters from Mannes College in NYC and has studied with the finest Galamian schooled instructors in the USA and Europe. As a Suzuki teacher, she incorporates this valuable knowledge in her music lessons with the classic Suzuki foundation.
Her students have become concertmasters of their middle and high school orchestras, earning multiple superior with distinctions at Solo Ensemble competitions, as well acceptance to All-County and All-State. Her former students have gone from beginning violin and piano lessons to become doctors, lawyers, engineers and professional musicians.
She has had exciting studios in Japan, NC, FL and as of 2019 Texas. She is a long standing member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and most from her studio in Houston, the Southeast Texas Suzuki Association.
Lyssa has three boys in college. She loves dogs and has two crazy Flat Coat retrievers, Winston & Charlotte.