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Master Classes

  • January 2022: Alabama Orchestra Association at the Alabama Music Educators Association conference, BJCC Conference Center, Birmingham, AL

  • July 2021: Franklin Pond Chamber Music, Atlanta, GA

  • June 2021: String Crossings Camp, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

  • June 2021: Hot Springs Music Festival, AK, Virtual 2021 Excerpt Bootcamp

  • October 2021: Louisiana State University (virtual)

  • 2015: Tianjin Conservatory, Nanjing Culture and Art Centre and at the Guanzhou Xinghai Conservatory, China

  • 2008: Tianjin Conservatory, Tianjin China; pre-collegiate and collegiate divisions residency

  • Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University

  • University of Evansville, IN

  • Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music, OH

  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

  • The Washington Conservatory of Music, Washington, D.C.

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Clinics & 


"Elisabeth Small was a guest clinician for my 6th, 7th, & 8th grade jr. high orchestra. In no time at all she had my students working hard and playing their music vivace! My students thoroughly enjoyed Elisabeth’s personality and expertise pushing them to perform at their best!"

Jennifer Stedman, Jerling Jr. High School

Orland Park, IL

  • ​​Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts, chamber music and sectional coaching

  • Carell Artist-in-Residence, Harpeth Hall School, Nashville

  • Tennessee All-State Orchestra, sectional coaching

  • Summit High School (NJ), sectional and chamber music coaching

  • TN Music Educators Association

  • Clinician for school string programs:

    • Chicago area schools (April 2022)

    • Elkins Pointe Middle School,  Atlanta, GA

    • Jeb Stuart High School, VA

    • Thomas Jefferson High School, VA

    • Westminister Christian Academy, St. Louis, MS

    • Owensboro, KY

    • Spartanburg, SC 

    • Etowah Youth Orchestra State Conference, AL

  • 2017: American String Teachers Association National Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Please Don't Squeeze

  • 2015: American String Teacher’s Association National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, Shifting Strategies

  • 2013: American String Teacher’s Association National Conference, Providence, RI, Kreutzer Cubed and Strings at the Heart of the University

  • 2009: American String Teachers National Conference, Atlanta, Ga, Tension Free Set Up

  • Kentucky Music Educators Association

  • Tennessee Music Educators Association State Conference, Tension Free Teaching and Playing

  • South Carolina American String Teachers Association state conference, Greenville, SC


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