Kylla Murphy

Kylla MurphyA Florida native, Kylla began her music studies at age 6. She quickly became involved with Tampa Bay’s youth orchestras and had the opportunity to perform with them in Morsani Hall, Ruth Eckerd Hall, as well as Carnegie Hall. Kylla received her Bachelor’s degree from The University of South Florida where she discovered her love of teaching and the Suzuki philosophy. She continued her education at The Pennsylvania State University where she was awarded the Graduate Assistantship. She assisted in a String Method course to undergraduate music education majors to give them the skills necessary to teach cello in public school programs. She has also earned two Performance Certificates through Penn State in Cello Performance, and Baroque Studies. An advocate of early music, Kylla was principal cellist in the Penn State Baroque Ensemble for four years and hopes to continue studying 18th century performance practices. While Kylla was in Pennsylvania, she was an active performer in multiple orchestras across the region. Currently, she is living in Miami, Fl and is working on building her private studio. She has received training in Cello Book 1 and Violin Book 1.