Caleb Houck, Piano

Piano Teacher Atlanta

A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Caleb began playing piano at the age of 5. Throughout his childhood he took lessons in piano and voice. Caleb has a Bachelor of Music degree from Bob Jones University, Master of Music degree and Performer's Certificate from USC, where he studied under pianists Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers. Caleb's work with children spans far beyond teaching, having worked as a staff collaborative pianist at Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan and playing for numerous children's masses and choirs. He recently appeared in performances with The Atlanta Concert Series at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Agnes Scott College Community Orchestra, Brevard Music Center, and Burgos International Music Festival (Spain), was named prizewinner at the 2008 South Carolina Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Competition and adjudicated for the 2012 Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition Young Jury.

While he enjoys the opportunity to perform, Caleb's primary pursuit is teaching, using his professional experience to educate students by exploring the beauty of music. Caleb teaches students their favorite songs, as well as fundamentals and techniques required to achieve their personal goals.

Stefanie Freinkel, Cello

Atlanta Cello Teacher

Originally from New Jersey, Stefanie Freinkel is a cellist, teacher and clinician in the Atlanta metro area.  As a student, Stefanie studied with John Whitfield of Princeton University, Andre Emelianoff of the Julliard School, Qiang Tu of the New York Philharmonic and famed Danish cellist Erling Blondal Bengtssen at the University of Michigan.  She holds an undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan and an education degree from Kennesaw State University. Stefanie has had the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Wigmore Hall in London, the Cobb Performing Arts Center, Woodruff Hall and the Alliance Theater, among others.

Stefanie is the director and founder of The Camerata Quartet, which specializes in performing a wide variety of both classical and contemporary works. She was previously the Director of String Ensembles, Co-Curricular Music Director and an MYP Music teacher at Atlanta International School.

Sherrod Mitchell, Viola

Atlanta Viola Lessons

Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Sherrod Mitchell attended Tri-Cities High School Magnet for Performing Arts.  After graduating High School, he attended Columbus State University receiving a Bachelor’s in Viola Performance.  While at CSU, he study with Manuel Diaz and performed under the baton of Patricio Cobos.

Since graduating from CSU, he has played with the Carl Rosa Opera Company (From London, England), Tyler Perry’s Studio Opening (In Atlanta, GA), New Sigmund Romberg Orchestra Tour, The Hollywood Concert Orchestra Tour, The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Company Southeast Tour, The Violist in the Wedding String Quartet on the TV show Drop Dead Diva, LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra Augusta, Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Pops, Premiered and Recorded Brent Milam’s String Quartet No. 1, Premiered Stephen Wood’s Solo viola piece “Elegy for the Earth”, performed with Anon Ensemble Trio (Flute, Viola and Bassoon) and Stevie Wonder’s: Songs in the Key of Life Concert Tour in Atlanta, GA.

He currently plays with Columbus Symphony Orchestra, LaGrange Symphony Orchestra as Acting Principal, and Subs with Atlanta Opera and Atlanta Ballet.

He has taught Viola privately for 12 years and has coached viola sectionals at various schools in Atlanta and Metro-Atlanta area for 8 years.  His students were members of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, Franklin Pond Chamber Music, Emory Youth Orchestra, Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra Philharmonic, Gwinnett County Youth Orchestra, Honor Orchestra of Fulton and Gwinnett County, 2012 – 2014 All-State High School and Middle School Orchestra, and Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Andrew Uhe, Violin & Viola

Atlanta Violin Lessons

Atlanta-based violinist, Andrew Uhe, teaches violin, viola, chamber music, theory, and improvisation. As a teacher, Andrew aims to inspire his students' childlike curiosity through discovery and exploration. He performs regularly as a recitalist, chamber musician, and orchestral violinist and is a founding member of the Nashat Trio, an ensemble that specializes in performing modern works from the 20th and 21st Centuries. He holds degrees from Grand Valley State University and Ohio University. His primary teachers include Ariana Bronne, Marjorie Bagley, and Katie Wolfe.