Jonina Kellerhouse is from Rosendale, NY and will be graduating in December 2017 with a B.A. in Cello Performance from SUNY New Paltz where she studies with Susan Seligman. While at SUNY, she studied piano with Dr. Alex Peh, Dr. Nana Shi, and Dr. Ruthanne Schempf. She was the recipient of both the Frank and Gertrude Eckelt Fine Arts Scholarship and the Gary and Janaki Patrik Music Scholarship. In 2015, she won the College Youth Symphony Concerto Competition and had the honor of performing with them as their guest soloist. Jonina teaches individual lessons in piano and cello, both independently, and at The Peterson Studio. She is also a freelance cellist and has recently formed a String Trio (soon to be named)! She loves working with children and finds joy watching them grow and learn. She is excited to be a part of The Peterson Studio.