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Andrea Alert

     Andrea Alert teaches violin, viola, cello, and piano. She graduated from Western Michigan University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Music degree and in 2013 she received a Master of Music in Viola Performance degree from the University of Northern Iowa. After graduating from WMU, Andrea began her teaching career as a substitute teacher in Indiana working with bands and orchestras of all ages. Since coming to Iowa in 2010, Andrea has expanded her teaching efforts in various outreach programs as a music instructor and substitute teacher. She had maintained a large private studio at West Music in Cedar Falls for several years and had previously taught at the Marion Music Academy and at the UNI Community Music School. In 2018, Andrea began teaching at the Orchestra Iowa School as a private string instructor and was a Fifth Grade Fiddles instructor. In addition to private teaching, Andrea is also an orchestra teacher at Hoover Middle School in Waterloo.

     Before coming to Iowa, Andrea was Associate Principal Viola with the LaPorte Community Symphony Orchestra in LaPorte, IN in 2009. She was also a member of the Elkhart Symphony Orchestra in Elkhart, IN for eight years. Andrea currently performs regularly as a substitute violist with Orchestra Iowa, the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, and the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra. 

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