Stacy Rugari has been playing the violin for 28 years. Growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio she was a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, Blue Ash Youth Symphony Orchestra, Greater Miami Youth Orchestra and many honors and regional orchestras throughout junior and high school. She played in the pit orchestra for musicals such as West Side Story, Oklahoma, My Fair Lady, Oliver and many more. She then attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio where she studied Music Education. She currently works with the strings program at Seminole Middle School and Bauder Elementary. Stacy plays solo and ensemble for weddings and special events. She has been teaching lessons for over 15 years. Her passion is to bring out the best player in each and every student by creatively discovering their own individual strengths. She firmly believes that this is the key to building unbreakable confidence!