Chelsia Evans

Active Teacher

  • Region: Viola,Violin Northern Utah,Cache Valley Multi-Instrument
  • Counties: Cache County
  • Accepting New Students: yes
  • Instruments Taught: Violin , Viola

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About Teacher

Chelsia Evans received a Bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance and a Master’s degree in Violin Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Utah. Her teachers and mentors have included Jeanne Grover, Karen Child, Jack Ashton, Misha Boguslavsky, Gerald Elias, Ralph Matson, and Dr. Robert Baldwin. While studying pedagogy she studied with Hasse Borup and received Suzuki Teacher Training in Books 1-8 from Edmund Sprunger, Pat D’Ercole, Jeanne Grover, and Linda Fiore.

Chelsia has been teaching private violin and viola lessons for over 25 years, including several years at the Utah Conservatory in Park City, and several years with the Black Hills Suzuki School. She has extensive orchestral and string quartet/chamber experience as a violinist, violist and coach. Past positions include: chamber coach with the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County, member of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra, Associate Concertmaster of the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra, assoc. concertmaster of the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra, co-concertmaster of the University of Utah Philharmonia, and member of the acclaimed Orchestra at Temple Square.

Chelsia currently plays with the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, is the Administrative Assistant Director of Cache Youth Orchestras, and maintains a full private violin/viola studio. She enjoys collaborating with and learning from other dedicated teachers and musicians, and finds joy and fulfillment in nurturing young lives with music.

Chelsia and her husband, Sam, have five children/developing musicians with whom she loves to share the gift of music. Chelsia is dedicated to growing and maintaining the rich educational and musical opportunities in Cache Valley.


  • 25 years private teaching and running Chelsia Eyre Evans Violin/Viola Studio
  • Administrative Assistant Director and co-founder of Cache Youth Orchestras
  • Chamber Music Project quartet coach 
  • Chamber coach - Youth Orchestra of Bucks County 
  • Teacher with Black Hills Suzuki School - 4 years
  • Teacher at Utah Conservatory - 4 years
  • Suzuki student for 39 years (started at age 4!)