Contact Info:

Mary Amador
Strings Instructor
mary.amador@ops.org
402-697-0414

 

Welcome to the Catlin Strings Class Web Page!

Mrs. Amador has been teaching strings in the Omaha Public Schools for several years.  Currently, she is teaching at Catlin Arts Magnet.  Previously, she was the strings teacher at Boyd, Liberty, Masters, Pinewood and Walnut Hill Elementary Schools.  She is a native of Moline, Illinois but has lived in Omaha for more than 20 years.  The Universities of Iowa and Michigan, as well as the University of Nebraska Omaha are her alma maters. 

She has enjoyed playing violin with many orchestras including the Omaha Symphony and with the Nova String Quartet.  Making music is her lifelong passion. Teaching strings gives her an exciting outlet to pass along this passion to future generations of musicians.   

Mrs. Amador loves living in Omaha with her husband and two daughters who all keep very busy.  Mr. Amador plays violin in the Omaha Symphony.  He also has an immense amount of knowledge about cars and has learned even more replacing the engine in his 1988 Mustang.  Their eldest daughter is majoring in violin performance at the University of Michigan.  Their youngest daughter is in high school and has found her passion in playing tennis and learning Japanese. 

Schedule

These are the days that your class needs to bring instruments and music to school:

2nd and 3rd grade violin classes

Cycle Days 1,3,5,7,9,:  Mitzel A and B, Hetletvedt A and Keenan A

Cycle Days 2,4,6,8,10:  Mitzel C, Hetletvedt B and C and Keenan B

 

4th Grade

Cycle Days 1 and 6:  Violin A

Cycle Days 2 and 7:  Violin B

Cycle Days 3 and 8:  Viola

Cycle Days 4 and 9:  Cello and string bass

Cycle Days 5 and 10:  All 4th grade string players

 

5th and 6th grade Elective Days are Cycle Days 1,4,6,9