**NEW!!! Jessica Tuttobene is excited to announce that Studio Openings are NOW available for students on the west side of Rochester, New York.**
Lessons are generally 30, 45 or 60 minutes per week. Lessons will include teaching fundamentals of music: theory, technique, musicianship and performance. Skill level of work, amount of work assigned, and practice schedules will be varied for each student.
Lessons offered include: Cello, Viola, Violin, and Beginning Piano.
Jessica Tuttobene has played cello since 1996. Recently, she had an opportunity to join the Roberts Wesleyan College Community Orchestra in Rochester as the principal cellist. Prior to moving to New York, she played cello with the Col Vita String Quartet as well as the Symphonicity Orchestra of Virginia Beach in Virginia. As the founder and owner of Col Vita Music - Studio & Strings, Jessica will continue Col Vita Music from the Rochester, NY area offering lessons in the western Rochester area while booking events for the Col Vita String Quartet in the Hampton Roads & Williamsburg area of Virginia. She continues professionally as a member of both the American String Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association. She was previously the Orchestra Director at Azalea Gardens Middle School from 2011 to 2018 teaching Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass. She studied cello with Leslie Frittelli during her collegiate studies as well as piano and voice while attending Old Dominion University. She participated in Orchestra, Chamber Ensembles, Chorus, Madrigals, and Jazz Choir. An honors graduate of Old Dominion University, Mrs. Tuttobene earned her Bachelor of Music in Music Education, with a dual focus on Instrumental and Vocal Certification.