**Newly located in New York, Jessica Tuttobene hopes to re-open her lessons studio beginning Fall of 2022 to new students in the western Rochester area.**
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. Prior to moving to New York, she played cello with the Col Vita String Quartet and the Symphonicity Orchestra of Virginia Beach in Virginia. More recently, she had an opportunity to play in the Roberts Wesleyan College Community Orchestra in Rochester. As the founder and owner of Col Vita Music - Studio & Strings, she plans to continue her Col Vita Music business from the Rochester, NY area offering lessons in the Rochester area while booking events for the Col Vita String Quartet in the Hampton Roads & Williamsburg area. 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 piano for 2 years and voice for 4 years while attending Old Dominion University, participating 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.