Carrie Walsh Erdely
Carrie has been teaching the violin and viola for over 15 years. She has her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Violin Performance from Duquesne University, and also attended Carnegie Mellon University. Carrie teaches students of all ages and has had great success in placing many students in youth orchestras throughout the Pittsburgh area. Mrs. Erdely is the Head of the String Department as well as the Director of Marketing at the Pittsburgh Music Academy. Since 2010, she has proudly been a part owner of PMA as well. From 2005-2013, Carrie was a violin master class teacher and group teacher at The Greater Pittsburgh Suzuki Institute. In 2014, she was named the Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Intensive Camp, sponsored by the Pittsburgh Music Academy. Along with her studio, Carrie is also a performing violinist as well. She has played with, and continues to play with, many local orchestras in the Pittsburgh area such as the Wheeling Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh, Butler County Symphony, Washington Symphony, and the Youngstown Symphony. She performs regularly at her church giving recitals as well as weddings throughout the area. Carrie completed her Suzuki training with Carrie Reuning Hummel, Ed Kreitman, Roger Stieg, and Barbara Barber, and has been a member of the PMA faculty since 2002.