Education is just as important as experience when it comes to teaching lessons. Benita Lewis has that. Benita holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Eastern Illinois University. On top of that she also has a focus and emphasis in string instruments. In her career she has performed as a cellist with the Eastern Illinois University, the Danville and the Lafayette Symphony Orchestras. Today she teaches strings in Champaign Unit #4 schools. Benita teaches violin, cello, and double bass and can handle students from beginners to experts. She also teaches beginning guitar lessons as well.
Julia is currently working on her DMA(Doctorate of Music Arts) in Violin Performance and String Literature, and minoring in Organ Performance and Musicology at the University of Illinois. She is devoted to helping students further their special level of musical understanding. Every student is unique and her approach is to develop their individual style, personal purpose, and joy of music. Each student has their own profile which works together with their parents needs for the student.