Bärbel Pafford specializes in elementary string instruction in the Bozeman Public Schools. She is a cellist in the Bozeman Symphony and she thoroughly enjoys teaching privately in her home as well. Mrs. Pafford studied at the University of South Carolina, and taught in South Carolina and Iowa. She has taught Orchestra in Bozeman for 7 years. Mrs. Pafford loves reading and hanging out with her 3 children and her guinea pigs, Oreo and Butterscotch. Mrs. Pafford teaches at Emily Dickinson, Whittier, Hyalite, Hawthorn, and Meadowlark Elementary Schools.

Cindy Stone is a string specialist with the Bozeman Public Schools. She performs on the viola with the Bozeman Symphony and offers both violin and viola private instruction. She holds degrees from James Madison University and the University of Georgia. Mrs. Stone taught Orchestra in the Atlanta area for 7 years before moving to Bozeman. This is her 2nd year teaching 5th Grade Orchestra in Bozeman. Mrs. Stone enjoys the outdoors, crochet, and spending time with her family and puppy (Crosby). Mrs. Stone teaches at Longfellow, Morning Star, and Irving Elementary Schools.