An Accomplished Musician and Dedicated Educator
Learning to play an instrument well requires discipline, patience, and concentration. As an accomplished musician and dedicated educator, Dr. Sward strives to deliver more than just music lessons; she also helps her students develop the habits and attitudes necessary for exceeding in any field.
Dr. Rosalie Sward has the education and experience needed to work with all skill levels. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Knox College, as well as a master’s and a doctorate in music from Northwestern University. Her experience as a public and private school music teacher has allowed her to develop an approach that enriches and improves the lives of her learners.
More than 1,800 trainees have received instruction from her, and many of them have gone on to win a number of prestigious awards at regional and state competitions. Furthermore, her one-on-one violin, viola, and piano lessons foster growth and creativity beyond the stage.
An Opportunity to Perform
As a retired orchestra director, Dr. Sward understands the importance of giving music students an opportunity to perform. That’s why she organizes two recitals each year for her students to demonstrate what they’ve learned to their family, friends, and the community. Her string students also have the chance to play in a studio orchestra at various events. Contact her to learn more about these opportunities or get the details for the next recital.