The Guilford Violin and Viola Studio and New England Symphoria
Judi McDermott-Eggert’s Violin and Viola Studio in Guilford Connecticut has been a gem of the shoreline community since 1978, producing hundreds of young musicians, professional performers, music teachers and avid amateur violinists and violists, who have all been instilled with a life long passion for music.
In addition to the lively, loving and expert violin and viola instruction offered to students of all ages and experience levels, Judi also offers educational outreach programs for schools, libraries and community centers.
Judi is the founding member of the New England Symphoria, which offers fine music for special occasions such as weddings, family events and church and synagogue services.
Judi McDermott-Eggert has extensive university and Suzuki training as well as certification from the state of Connecticut as a Provisional Educator in Music for Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Judi is a registered Suzuki Teacher for Suzuki Books 1 – 8, plus Advanced Repertoire.
Since 1978, Judi has been a contracted section violin player for many of Connecticut’s fine professional orchestras including the Stamford Symphony Orchestra and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra.
Among the many roles Judi plays within the New Haven Symphony Orchestra she serves on the education and orchestra committees, serves as the delegate to the Regional Orchestra Players Association, the national organization for professional orchestras of budgets under six million and is one of the most highly praised and sought after Teaching Artists for the symphony’s education department.