Bill Alpert, Teacher of Violin


Bill Alpert , Violin

“If you have the desire to play a musical instrument, you also have that ability. The violin will lead you a journey of discovery that will transform every part of your life.”

Bill Alpert, violinist, and teacher, is a lifelong musician from a musical family. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Cal Poly University and UCLA. He is professionally active in the American String Teachers Association and the Suzuki Association of America, and is credited with six units of violin pedagogy training from the Colorado Suzuki Institute, the Idaho Suzuki Institute, and the California Suzuki Institute at Occidental College. Mr. Alpert performs extensively across southern California as a symphony and recording musician.
Mr. Alpert teaches a wide variety of music including classical, jazz/blues and traditional fiddle styles. He has received violin training from Stanley Plummer, Eugene Gratovich, Donald Ambroson, Claire Hodgkins, and Lyndon Taylor. Pedagogical studies include work with Nancy Lokken, Liz Arbus, and Allen Lieb, Jr. Teaching has always been integral to his career from specialized seminars to public school and community college classroom instruction.

Bill Alpert currently performs with the San Luis Obispo Symphony, Santa Maria Symphony, Symphony of the Vines, Opera SLO, Cuesta College and Cal Poly Vocal Ensembles.