Melody Steinbart


At age 8, Melody Steinbart began her violin study with Margaret Kew. Desiring to teach, she pursued her bachelors in String Pedagogy (Summa Cum Laude) from Maranatha Baptist University studying with Lewis Rosove and her masters in Violin Performance (with Honors) from East Carolina University studying with Hye-Jin Kim. In 2015, Melody received the North Carolina Suzuki Institute scholarship to study Suzuki violin volumes 1-10 through the long-term Suzuki teacher-trainer program with Joanne Bath. Previous teachers include Ilana Setapen, Elizabeth Pabon, and Suzanne Ignaszak. Melody has done summer study with Soh-Hyun Park Altino and Tim Klabunde. In 2017, Melody began her studies on the cello with Tim Hammond and Braden Zitoun.

Melody Steinbart teaches beginner to advanced string students privately and in group settings ranging in the ages of 3-50. Previous teaching experience includes assisting in the Third Street Suzuki Violin Outreach Programs in Greenville, NC and co-directing/lead teaching for the Ira Hardy Suzuki Violin Outreach Program in Bath, NC. Currently, Melody is on the music faculty at Maranatha Baptist University and Maranatha Music Prep School as well as director of Lake Country Strings. She is a member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the National Music Honor Society.

Currently, Melody regularly plays for the South Shore Chorale and enjoys preparing collaborative recitals on violin and viola. She has made several appearances as guest student artist in the Next Gen project with the Four Seasons Music Festival. Melody also co-founded the Credo Quartet, served as assistant and member of the Destella String Ensemble, won the 2012 and 2014 Commencement Competition at Maranatha Baptist University, and held the roles of concertmaster for both the East Carolina University Symphony and Maranatha Baptist University Symphony Orchestras. She has also played in masterclasses with Reiko Aizawa, Ilana Setapen, and Darcy Drexler.

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