Strings Instructor




Suzuki License

Dominic Mileti

Dominic teaches violin and viola in both Traditional and Suzuki methods. Suzuki method is geared for younger students and parents who want to be involved with lessons and practice. In Suzuki lessons parent and child learn the basics together as the instructor creates a plan for their musical development. Group classes and seasonal performances are standard for the Suzuki Method. In Dominic’s Traditional lessons, students may use the Suzuki books as a base, but will incorporate other methods into the lessons. Traditional lessons are ideal for older children and adults.

Dominic Mileti has played viola since 2005, and violin since 2010. Knowing from a young age his love for music, Dominic attended Interlochen Arts Academy high school where he studied with David Holland and Renee Skerik. After graduating he pursued his music education at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, studying with Dr. Catherine Lees. During his undergraduate studies Dominic was principal and co-principal of the conservatory’s Philharmonia Orchestra.

Dominic attended the Chicago Suzuki Institute in 2016, receiving teacher training with Kathleen Spring. Upon completion, he started his adult teaching career, working with multiple studios through the tri-state area. Dominic has experience working with all student types and has learned many approaches to teaching in order to compliment the student.

Dominic completed his masters degree in viola performance from UC-CCM in 2020, where he performed on a monthly basis with the Philharmonia, as well as chamber groups in the Cincinnati area and at the university. He finished his studies under Denisse Rodriguez from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Dominic has been teaching in the Cincinnati area since 2015, where he develops a love for the arts and gives students tools they can use in any field for the rest of their lives.