bachelor’s degree in Music, 2007
Courtney Castañeda is presently the Orchestra Director at The University of Texas Elementary School and Assistant Director at the University of Texas String Project.
Since graduating from UC Davis, she earned a master’s of music degree from Sacramento State University in cello performance, a master’s of music degree in Music and Human Learning from the University of Texas at Austin, and K–12 teaching certification. Courtney has received Suzuki Cello Teacher Training from Carey Cheney and Tanya Carey, and worked for two years as the Business Administrator for the Suzuki Music Institute of Dallas. She loves living in Austin, and performs with American Dreamer, an orchestral folk group!