Today’s teacher spotlight shines on Joel Perkins.  Joel teaches violin, fiddle, viola, cello and string bass.  

He is an accomplished fiddler and an outstanding instructor of music. He follows a long line of fiddlers in his family with his enthusiasm and accomplishments.
Joel holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Crane School of Music, Potsdam, NY. He currently serves as the Director of Orchestras for the M. E. Stilwell School of the Arts. He also is the owner of The Virtual String Studio. He’s a member of NafME and ASTA.

Some of Joel’s accomplishments include  Carnegie Hall Performance (2020), Professional Orchestra Collaboration with Orchestra Noir (2018/19) and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (2018); All National Honor Orchestra (2019); Shuler Award Nomination for Best High School Pit Orchestra (2019) as well as many others.

You can sign up for lessons with Joel on our website or email us

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