Ami Rabinowitz has been studying the viola for over 20 years, starting in Columbia, South Carolina at USC Strings Project. Since then, she studied at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities for High School and the Hartt School of Music. She is certified in the Suzuki Method for violin and viola, O’Connor Method books 1, 2, 3, and beyond as well as Musikgarten for babies and toddlers. Ami has started strings programs at Bridges Preparatory School, Beaufort Montessori, May River Montessori, Riverview Charter School, and Lowcountry Montessori School. She plays with the Beaufort Symphony and Hilton Head Choral Society, as well as the professional performing strings ensemble, the Lowcountry Strings. Ami has also served as a judge for All-State and Regional Orchestras, as well as running viola sectionals at state festivals.