Our Teachers

Meet the Teachers of Mighty Acorn Music Makers

photo Ashley Fitzwater

Ashley Fitzwater, violinist, is an active performer in the Chicago area.  She maintains a private violin, viola, and piano studio, and holds a Master’s degree from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University in Violin Performance. Before moving to Illinois, she was a member of the Wichita Symphony and she performed occasionally with the Wichita Grand Opera.  Throughout her career, she has been an active chamber musician.
Ashley has loved teaching Music Together® since 2013, and has been directing since 2017.  She loves being a part of incorporating music into the lives of children and their families.