Becky Coffman teaches violin and viola and directs the orchestras at Ascension. She has taught for over
25 years at all levels from beginners to college music majors. Her degrees are in violin performancefrom
DePauw University and Indiana University. She is presently a member of the Chicago Sinfonietta and
teaches at Concordia University. Before moving to Chicago, she was a member of the Indianapolis
Symphony and the Louisville Orchestra. Besides running the string program, Mrs. Coffman teaches PK3
music and for the past 19 years has worked at Ascension Parish as the assistant organist.