Education and Experience

Robert Dunger teaches private violin and viola lessons, kindergarten through 6th grade general music in the Washington Elementary School District, is concertmaster of the Tempe Symphony Orchestra, and gives performances as a violinist and violist in the greater Phoenix area. Over the last 12 years, Robert has taught students of all ages and abilities, from four to eighty-four years young. Prior to opening his studio in 2010, Robert taught private lessons in Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Tempe.


State of Arizona
  • K-12 Music Arts teaching certificate
  • K-8 Classroom teaching certificate

Arizona State University
  • Master Degree in Violin Performance (graduated 2005)
  • Studied violin under Dr. Katie McLin
  • Member of Katherine Herberger Graduate String Quartet (2003-2005)

Baldwin-Wallace College
  • Bachelor Degree in Violin Performance (graduated 2003)
  • Studied violin under Dr. Julian Ross
  • Studied viola under Louise Zeitlin

Teaching Experience

Washington Elementary School District - 2008-present, K-6 general music, 4-8 band and strings
Music Masters - 2005-2008, violin and viola instructor
Music & Arts - 2005-2008, violin and viola instructor
ASU graduate student - 2003-2005, violin and viola instructor
Baldwin-Wallace College undergraduate student - 1999-2003, violin and viola instructor

Performance Experience

Tempe Symphony Orchestra - 2008-present (concertmaster since 2009)
Tempe String Quartet - 2011-present
Phoenix String Quartet - 2010-present
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra - substitute violinist (2005-2008)
Katherine Herberger Graduate String Quartet - 2003-2005
National Orchestral Institute - 2001
Brevard Music Festival - 2001, concertmaster for Transylvania Youth Symphony Orchestra
Baldwin-Wallace College Bach Festival - 2000-2003