“Austin was a fabulous teacher. He was able to help everyone in the class, with all their levels of expertise.”"
"A naturally gifted teacher and an excellent musician!"
Hi- I'm Austin Scelzo, and I am passionate about education, empowering others, and inspiring a lifelong love of music in people of all ages. I aim to draw the best out of my students and love to coach them in whatever direction they might desire. I have taught all ages, instruments ranging from strings to brass, and am an active musician as a singer and fiddle player in the Bluegrass groups the Rock Hearts, On the Trail and the Angry O'Hara's in addition to freelance playing. My eclectic background in classical, folk, and jazz styles lends me a wide variety of opportunities for teaching and performing.
I teach privately, in person or virtually, offer a online courses in creative string playing, harmony vocals, and country/bluegrass fiddle, and host Wernick Method group jam classes designed to get folks playing together right away. Click here to read all about my teaching services and pricing.
With my public school experience, I also offer teacher training/coaching and residencies designed to help students and teachers infuse creativity into their musicianship.