Violin Teachers at Family Piano Co

Roxanne Swanson

Teaches: Piano, Violin

Roxanne is a veteran private music instructor, with over 20 years of experience teaching all ranges in age and ability. She plays first violin with the Waukegan Symphony Orchestra, and the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra. She uses tried-and-true, time-tested teaching methods to develop a solid knowledge base, and technique refinement for outstanding musicianship and artistry in her students.


Elizabeth Vaughan

Teaches: Piano, Voice, Violin, Viola

 Elizabeth Vaughan is an active performer and teacher in the Chicago area. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Lawrence University and worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistantship for the piano department at University of Tennessee-Knoxville. As a pianist, she has won numerous competition, including 1st place honors at the MTNA Young Artist competition in the states of Tennessee and Wisconsin, and has performed concertos with both the Lawrence Symphony Orchestra and University of Tennessee Symphony Orchestra. As a singer, Elizabeth has performed in leading opera roles at Lawrence University and was a second place finalist twice at the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition. In addition to solo performances, Elizabeth has worked as a church accompanist, singer, and vocal coach during her studies at Lawrence and University of Tennessee. She also performs occasionally as a violinist/violist for weddings and other events.

Elizabeth has a passion for teaching classical and contemporary music and enjoys working with children
of all ages. She is currently living in Vernon Hills with her husband, a cellist, and their twin daughters.

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