Violinist, Mallory Bennett is a native Texan from San Antonio where she explored music in her early years and pursued music education with a focus in violin, viola, flute and piano. Her experience for teaching includes middle and high school orchestra in the San Antonio North East Independent School District as Head Orchestra Director.
Bennett holds degrees in Flute Performance and Instrumental Music Education with an emphasis in Strings from the University of Oklahoma in 2011. She completed her Master of Music degree from Oklahoma City University in 2013.
During her studies, Bennett performed in ensembles such as the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Oklahoma Opera and Music Theater Company and the American Wind Symphony Orchestra. Most recently, Bennett performed with San Antonio’s Symphony Viva’s second violin section.
As a music teacher, Bennet has encouraged her students to achieve their musical goals and many of her students have been recognized by local and national awards. Most recently, in 2018 UIL Orchestra Concert and Sightreading Contest her students were awarded three Sweepstakes. In 2017 for the UIL Orchestra Concert and Sightreading Contest her students were awarded two Sweepstakes and one Superior Rating and in 2016 the students received six Sweepstakes and one Superior Rating.
Mallory is excited to be a part of Vivaldi Music Academy and looks forward to sharing her love of music with each of her students!