Laura Shaw is a registered Cello Suzuki Teacher Trainer. She completed her long term Suzuki training with Pamela Devenport at the Hartt School of Music. Ms. Shaw earned her DMA from the University of Iowa, studying with Anthony Arnone and Hannah Holman. She has a  Masters of Music from the University of Hartford, and a BA from Luther College.

Laura Shaw is an Associate Principal of the Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed with Orchestra Iowa, Cedar Falls Symphony and as a member of the Corridor Piano Trio. She has won numerous awards, including the Pelzer Award at the University of Iowa, and the Fort Dodge Concerto Competition.

Ms. Shaw has been teaching for over 15 years and is an alum of the Preucil School of Music