Abbie Steiling

 

Adjunct Professor of Jazz Performance

Abbie SteilingViolinist Abbie Steiling is an active freelance performer and teacher specializing in improvisation and jazz styles.  She holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Jazz Studies from Webster University where she studied improvisation with saxophonist, Paul DeMarinis, and violin technique with Joseph Kaminsky.  She also attended Belmont University for graduate studies in violin pedagogy where she was a student of violinist Elisabeth Small and fiddler Tammy Rogers King.  

Abbie has performed for audiences in the United States, Canada, and Europe.  Currently, she is a member of the touring progressive rock band, Pavlov's Dog, and is featured on 3 of their most recent albums released on the Rockville Music label.  She is additionally a co-leader and contributing composer of the jazz-fusion group, Common Time.  Formerly known as Steizuello, the group self-released their debut album Send Help! in 2012.  She also performs with several St. Louis- and Nashville-based music projects, as well as the local theater company, Stages St. Louis. 

In addition to independent studio teaching, Abbie has been a faculty member at the International Summer Jazz Academy in Krakow, Poland and Austin Peay State University’s Community School of the Arts in Clarksville, TN.   She is a current faculty member of the Webster University Summer Jazz Camp and the Lindbergh School District Summer String Camp.

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