Amanda Hockenberger, violinist, graduated with a Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude, in violin performance from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford. She went on to earn a Master of Music degree in violin performance from Ithaca College. While in college, her principal teachers were Katie Lansdale and Susan Waterbury. Ms. Hockenberger is a registered Suzuki violin teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas having taken long term pedagogy training for books 1-4 with Teri Einfeldt at the Hartt School of Music and additional teacher training at the Ithaca College Summer Suzuki Institute with Linda Case. As a teacher she has taught at Settlement Music School in Philadelphia and Friends School of Mullica Hill. She currently has a home studio of both Suzuki and traditional violin students. As a violinist, Ms. Hockenberger does regular freelance work in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has been performing with the Bay-Atlantic Symphony since 2005.