First-Third Grade Cello Teacher
Dina Weinshelbaum is the kindergarten through third grade cello teacher and she leads the junior orchestra with Rachel Durling. Ms. Weinshelbaum received her B.A. in music from UC Berkeley, where she studied with Millie Rosner and Colin Hampton. She has taught at the Crowden School and the Young Musician’s Program at UC Berkeley, and she maintains a private teaching studio in her home. In addition to teaching cello, Ms. Weinshelbaum is a member of the San Francisco Opera Center Orchestra, and often subs with groups such as the Berkeley Symphony, California Symphony, and Oakland Symphony. She also plays at many weddings and parties as a member of Garden Strings. Ms. Weinshelbaum joined the Black Pine Circle School music faculty in 1993.