Cedar Falls Teacher Feature, May 2013 - Andrea Alert
Andrea Alert - Violin
Andrea has a BM in Music from Western Michigan University and A MM in Viola Performance from the University of Northern Iowa. She began her teaching career as a substitute teacher in Indiana working primarily with middle school and high school band and orchestras and elementary, intermediate, and junior high general music.
Andrea performs with the Dubuque Symphony and Orchestra Iowa as a substitute violist. She has also been a member of the Elkhart Symphony Orchestra in Elkhart, IN for 8 years and a member of the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra at UNI for 3 years. She was the Assistant Co-principal on viola in 2009 with the LaPorte Community Symphony Orchestra in LaPorte, IN.
Andrea enjoys film music, especially the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, and loves to ride her bike on the local trails. She stays extra active with Zumba at home and with local groups. She enjoys pizza and doesn’t turn down the chance to go out to eat. Andrea has friends from several different countries and enjoys eating the authentic food they prepare. When she has time she likes doing her hair into different styles. She has also started making jewelry.
Andrea works with the children at the Boys and Girls Club of Cedar Valley teaching violin, viola, and cello. She is graduating from UNI this May!
For more information on lessons with Andrea, please click here.