Wendy Undercofler has taught violin, viola and chamber music to countless students for over 40 years. Her students have gone on to prestigious music schools, and many are active as professionals, including those in the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Minnesota Orchestra. However, all of her students are known for their life-long pursuit and love of music.
Wendy began her teaching career at the Neighborhood Music School when she was doing her graduate work at the Yale School of Music. She then taught at the college-level in St. Paul, Minnesota, while maintaining a private studio. In Rochester, New York she taught at the Eastman School of Music’s Community Music School. Wendy also taught at the Educational Center for the Arts (ECA) and the Minnesota Center for Arts Education.
As a performer, Wendy played in the New Haven Symphony, the Greenwich Philharmonia, Chestnut Hill Concerts, and extensively in chamber music ensembles. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music and graduate study at Yale. Her teachers include Jerome Wigler and Veda Reynolds (Philadelphia Orchestra), Joseph Knitzer and Millard Taylor (Eastman) and Broadus Erle (Yale).