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Violin, Viola

Nicholas Citro


About Me

Nicholas Citro has worked with students of a wide variety of ages and ability levels. In his teaching, he likes to combine elements of the Suzuki Method as well as traditional string methods. Before coming to Connecticut, he taught for the Bridges Program in Baltimore, which provides music instruction to inner-city students. While studying at Baylor University, he maintained a private lesson studio for four years.

A dedicated orchestral player, Nicholas has performed with the Hartford, New World, and Wallingford Symphonies, and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, among many others. He has also participated in numerous music festivals, including the Aspen Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute, National Repertory Orchestra, and Garth Newel Chamber Festival. As a chamber musician, he has had the privilege of playing at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC in part of their Chamber Music Series.

Nicholas holds a Master of Music from Peabody Conservatory as a student of Victoria Chiang. Originally from Texas, he first received a Bachelor of Music from Baylor University as a student of Dr. Kathryn Steely. He has also studied with Li-Kuo Chang, Jeffrey Irvine, Rita Porfiris, and Stephen Wyrczynski. In his spare time, Nicholas enjoys jogging, hiking, cooking, and waterskiing.

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