Elise Massicote

SAI Teacher Member

Indianapolis, Indiana
Instrument: Cello


Elise Massicotte is a professional cellist and Suzuki cello teacher. Born and raised in Indianapolis, IN, Massicotte started cello lessons at the age of 7 under Suzuki-trained teacher Elizabeth Efroymson-Brooks. After studying cello for 11 years, she went on to receive her Bachelors of Music degree in Cello Performance at Lawrence University’s Music Conservatory in Appleton, WI. There she studied with Janet Anthony for 4 years. Massicotte returned to Indiana in 2015 and now has her own cello studio and performance career. She has continued her studies under Adriana Contino.

Massicotte has participated in numerous ensembles throughout her musical career, including the New World Youth Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras in Indianapolis, Hendricks County Symphony in Hendricks Co., IN, Anderson Symphony in Anderson, IN, Lawrence Symphony Orchestra in Appleton, WI, and Orchestra Vitae in London, England. She was awarded first place in the New World Philharmonic Concerto Competition in 2006 and performed as a soloist in Hilbert Circle Theater accompanied by the New World Philharmonic. Massicotte has led many chamber ensembles and considers chamber ensembles to be her favorite form of classical music. She hopes to receive her master’s degree in the next few years and continue her training as a Suzuki teacher.

SAA Registered Training
Core Units

  • Every Child Can!
  • Cello Unit 1
  • Cello Unit 2
  • Cello Unit 3

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