SUZUKI TEACHERS

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Ellie Albers
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Ellie Albers
Longmont Suzuki Strings
1630 Judson Dr.
Longmont, Colorado  80501
USA

Tel: 303-651-0539
Email: violinLE@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, International Suzuki Association

Certification / qualifications: Registered Suzuki Violin Teacher Trainer

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method exclusively

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Martin Andersen
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Martin Andersen
1 Marineview Plaza, 24A
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030
USA

Tel: 201-653-2738
Email: FLEURVIOLA@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certification / qualifications: Student of Doris Preucil - 1963-71; Suzuki Viola Workshop at  Western Illinois University (Macomb, Illinois) with William Preucil, Sr. - 1975. Summer Workshop at Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 1974. Founding Faculty member of Preucil School of Music; Suzuki Faculty member at Brooklyn College Preparatory Division.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method exclusively

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Annalisa Andriani
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Annalisa Andriani
Anton Dvorak School of Music
Piazza delle Erbe, 3
Molfetta, Bari  70056
Italy

Tel: +39803974553
Email: annalisaandriani@hotmail.com

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Italian Suzuki Institute

Certifications and qualifications: Violin and Viola Diploma, Conservatory of music of Bari "N. Piccinni"

Teaching methods: Suzuki method and traditional pedagogy for students who plan to attend a Conservatory

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Megan Aswegan
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument(s): Bass, Flute

Megan Aswegan
Ozaukee County Suzuki Strings
962 Glenlyon Ln
Port Washington, WI 53074
USA

Telephone number: 414-975-3294
Email address: meganaswegan@yahoo.com

Suzuki Association and related affiliations: (none)

Certifications and qualifications: Lessons in high school from Joy Moeller and Marilyn O'Boyle (through book 10). Assisted Carolyn Meyer and Susan Fiegel - two years. Attended many summer camps as a student and teacher trainer at Ottawa, KS, and Steven's Point, WI Suzuki camps.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Annette Bebb 
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Annette Bebb
Sacramento Suzuki Music Studio / Pease Conservatory of Music
2130 L Street
Sacramento, California  95816

USA

Tel: 916-646-3610 or 916-443-7038 ext 4
Email: suzuki@cwnet.com

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certification / qualifications: Suzuki Violin  Book 1B completed. Suzuki Violin Book 2 (in progress) with Donna Lim (San Francisco), Suzuki Violin Books 1A and 4 with Cathy Lee (Santa Rosa), Suzuki Violin Book 3 (in progress) with Judy Bossuat Weigert (Stockton). BA in violin performance, San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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John Berger 
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

John Berger
25 Speedy Cheval Street (postal address - PO Box 1451)
East Fremantle, Western Australia  6959
Australia

Tel: +61 8 9319 8315
Email: berger@crystal.com.au

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Suzuki String Teachers' Association of Western Australia, Inc,; Suzuki Association of the Americas; STEA (Western Australia)

Certification / qualifications: 3 years Suzuki Violin Teacher training and Suzuki Teacher Graduate of Suzuki Institute in Matsumoto - 1990,  (Principal Teacher - Shinichi Suzuki).

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Sarah Brenzo
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Sarah Brenzo 
Sarah Brenzo's Violin Studio
43172 Joy Lane
Hollywood, Maryland  20636

USA

Tel: 301-373-3533
Email: swbedit@tqci.net

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, SAGWA

Certification / qualifications: Suzuki Violin Book 1A teacher training with Martha Shackford

Teaching methods: Mix of Suzuki and Traditional pedagogy, along with beginner's level American Fiddling

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Lora Brown
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instruments: Viola and Cello

Lora Brown 
Amadeus Entertainment
98 West College St
Dickson, Tennessee 37055
USA

Tel: 615- 446-4340
Email: amadeusentertainment@yahoo.com

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Middle Tennessee Suzuki Association (MTSA); American String Teachers Association (ASTA with NSOA); MENC: The National Association for Music Education 

Certification / qualifications: Certified violin through book 4 and Practicum with Rudy Hazucha and Libby Armour. Completed training at Mid-Southeast Suzuki Institute with Nan Freeman; BM  from University of Tennessee; MM from Belmont.

Teaching methods: Suzuki; Kodaly; Fiddle; ABRSM.

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Victoria Brown
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Brown, Victoria
Hamilton Branch of New Zealand Suzuki Institute
4B Thode Place
Hamilton, North Island  
New Zealand

Tel: (07) 846 5007
Email: wikiadam@ihug.co.nz

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Hamilton Branch - New Zealand Suzuki Institute

Certification / qualifications: Suzuki Violin Teacher training (accreditation pending) through Book 4 with Suzuki Violin teacher trainers Stacey Shuck and Val Thorburn. Currently, full-time student (4th year of 5 year course) at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand as candidate for Bachelor of Arts (music major) - Bachelor of Education, and Diploma of Teaching (Secondary school level).

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only, but can mix with traditional pedagogy if requested.

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Margaret Carpenter
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Margaret Carpenter
Omaha Talent Education
4304 Pine Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68105
USA 

Tel: 402-556-5703
Email: atthefrog@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, Omaha Suzuki String Teachers Association

Certifications / qualifications: Suzuki teacher training with Marilyn O'Boyle (1A & 1B), Craig Timmerman (Book 2), Nancy Lokken (Book 4), Louise Scott (Book 5); BM in violin performance, Oberlin Conservatory; MM pending in violin performance, DePaul University; member of Omaha Symphony Orchestra since 1991; former faculty member, Creighton University; faculty, Lincoln Suzuki Institute.

Teaching methods: Suzuki method only with advanced post-Suzuki

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Denice Carter
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  Denice Carter
 DJ's Music Box Ltd.
 Home-2660 Poze Blvd.
 Thornton, Colorado 80229
 USA

Tel: 303-286-1802
Email: fidlmom1@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations:

Certifications / qualifications: Certification through the Omaha Suzuki Talent Education Association and the Denver Talent Education Association. Suzuki Student, 30 yrs; Suzuki Teacher, 19 yrs; Suzuki Mom, 14 yrs.

Teaching methods: Suzuki program with children of all ages and levels with group classes held weekly, group playouts, and recitals. Parent group and offerings for students who are interested are opportunities to learn Authentic Old Time and Contest Fiddling.

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Trina Christensen
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Trina Christensen 
Trina's Violin Studio
9644 South Poppy Lane
Sandy, Utah 84094
USA

Tel: 801-545-0231
Email: trinasviolin@hotmail.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, Suzuki Association of Utah

Certifications / qualifications: Suzuki Violin Teacher training through SAA

Teaching methods: "SUZUKI METHOD ONLY"

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Hannah Cone
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Hannah Cone 
Timaru Suzuki Strings Academy
74 Cone Rd, Waitohi, RD 25
Temuka, South Canterbury
New Zealand

Tel: 64 3 614 7473
Email: coneh@ihug.co.nz

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: New Zealand Suzuki Institute 

Certifications / qualifications: Mus.B, B.Ed, Dip. Tchg (Primary) Teacher Training Level 2 with Val Thorburn

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Lorraine Dean-Tidwell
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Lorraine R. Dean-Tidwell 
Sierra Nevada Suzuki Strings
1815 Sierra Highlands Dr.
Reno, Nevada 89523
USA

Tel: 775-787-7912
Email: SuzukiLT@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certifications / qualifications: Attend at least two Suzuki Association of the Americas workshops or institutes per year. Currently, Suzuki Association of the Americas registered certification for Suzuki Violin Books 1 - 5 and plan to complete through Suzuki Violin Book 10.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method Only unless asked to teach traditional.

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Nicole Donald
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Nicole Donald 
20a Alan Rd
Withington, Manchester  M20 4WG
England
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7748965626
Email: NADonald@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Australia, and soon, the UK organization

Certifications / qualifications: Suzuki Violin Primary Level Qualification - teacher training workshops, individual lessons, practical training, and academic work - primary tutor: Harold Brissendon, teacher training coordinator: Judith Glaister

Teaching methods: Teach either Suzuki or traditional methods independently of one another.

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Kristine Ehlis
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Kristine Ehlis 
1800 W. Elliot Rd. #244
Chandler, Arizona  85224
USA

Tel: 480-730-9339
Email: kristinee@cox.net

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, Arizona Suzuki Association, Valley of the Sun Suzuki Association

Certifications / qualifications: Long term teacher training with Dr. Louise Scott, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona. Many 1 and 2 day Suzuki workshop and courses with various teachers - BME University of Northern Colorado MM in Suzuki Pedagogy Northern Arizona University.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method Only

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Cynthia Faisst
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Cynthia Faisst 
Talent Education Center: A Suzuki Violin Program
2691 Richter Suite 200
Irvine, Orange County, California 92606
USA

Tel: 949-261-2822
Email: tecsuzuki@yahoo.com 

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Member of Suzuki Music Association of California (SMAC), Suzuki Association of the Americas, International Suzuki Association, and Kindermusik Educators Association.

Certifications / qualifications: 1992; Graduate of Talent Education Institute, Matsumoto, Japan
1989 - 92; Long term study with Shinichi Suzuki
1979; BA - Music Education, University of Northern Iowa 
Also; Registered Certified Suzuki Violin Teacher - Bks. 1-6 (studies with Doris Preucil, Evelyn Hermann, Bette Dyer, Alan Lieb, Alice Joy Lewis); fifteen years teaching experience including, private/ public schools and 4 years Montessori preschool assistant teacher.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method, supplemented by materials, including fiddle tunes, that are consistent with Suzuki Method. Special pre-twinkle/Kindermusik curriculum for the youngest children.

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A. Kimberly (Kim) Ferrell
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Ferrell, A. Kimberly (Kim)
1289 Stoneycreek Drive #3
Richmond, Virginia 23233
USA

Tel: 804-754-4264
Email: etude@earthlink.net

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certifications / qualifications: Violin Books 1-10, long-term Suzuki Violin teacher training under Joanne Bath, Greenville NC. Numerous short term Suzuki Violin teacher training across the U.S. 

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Janelle Filtz
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Janelle Filtz 
N. 117 Edgewood Road
Custer, Wisconsin 54423
USA

Tel: 715-592-4340
Email: fiddlechick@musician.org or janellefiltz@hotmail.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of Wisconsin (SAW), Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA).

Certifications / qualifications: I grew up in Stevens Point, Wisconsin and studied with Kyoko Fuller privately and received group lesson instruction with Margery Aber, Patricia D’Ercole, Jennifer Burton, Dee Martz, Kyoko Fuller, David Becker and Patrick Langer. Student participant in the American Suzuki Institute, 12+ years old.
 
BA in Music Education, University of Minnesota - studied with Mark Bjork. Teaching certification for state of Minnesota (Wisconsin certification pending). Currently master’s degree in Music Education with an emphasis on Suzuki Talent Education in Stevens Point, Wisconsin and completing long-term Suzuki Violin training with Patricia D’Ercole at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Currently, short-term teacher training American Suzuki Institute studies with Edward Kreitman.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Michael Godfrey
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Michael Godfrey 
5120 Izard St
Omaha, Nebraska 68132
USA

Tel: 402-558-5429
Email: mike-n-edie@juno.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certifications / qualifications: Suzuki short-term teacher training: Suzuki short-term teacher training: 
Book 1-A Summer - 1999 - Jean Dexter 
Book 1-B Summer - 1999 - Barbara Barber 
Book 2 Summer - 1999 - Craig Timmerman 
Practicum Summer - 2000 - Craig Timmerman
Book 3 Summer - 2001 - Enid Cleary
Practicum Summer - 2001-  Alice Joy Lewis

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Catherine Hanson
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Catherine Hanson 
Hanson Music Academy
1021 Arcturus Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado  80906
USA

Tel: 719-633-2794
Email: Hansonmusic1@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: n/a

Certifications / qualifications: Long term teacher training (3yrs.) with James Maurer at University of Denver. Masters Degree in Suzuki Pedagogy. Teacher training through Book 10 and beyond. Viola through Book 6 with Betsy Stuen-Walker and William Preucil (short term training) at Snowmass Institute.

Teaching methods: Mix traditional pedagogy with Suzuki.

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Michael Hanson
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Michael Hanson 
Hanson Music Academy
1021 Arcturus Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado
  80906
USA

Tel: 719-633-2794
Email: HANSONVLN@aol.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certifications / qualifications: Two years long term teacher training with James Maurer, University of Denver: Books 1 through 10 plus supplemental literature.

Teaching methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki with supplemental materials

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Ella Hayashi
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instruments:  Piano, Viola, Cello

Ella Hayashi 
46 Perry Drive
Trenton, New Jersey 08628
USA

Tel: 609-883-6197
Email: info@princetonstrings.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certifications / qualifications: Registered certification through book 5 of Suzuki Violin Teaching. Trained with teacher trainers Linda Fiore (Westchester Community), Joan Ruening (Ithaca College), and Terri Einfeldt (Moravian Academy) 

Teaching methods: Traditional methods with Suzuki Method

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Linda Howard
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Linda Howard 
61 Ellwood St, #2H
New York, New York  10040
USA

Tel: 212-942-0021
Email: vyolinda@hotmail.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certifications / qualifications: Book 1a and 1b certification from Stevens Point, Wisconsin's American Suzuki Institute

Teaching methods: Traditional methods (e.g., "Adventures in Violin" series for young students and Flesh/Galamian methods for older students) with Suzuki Method.

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Jennifer Jackson
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Jennifer Jackson 
Nevada School of the Arts
315 S. 7th Street
Las Vegas, Nevada  89101
USA 

Te: 702-386-ARTS (2787)
Email: missjenny5@juno.com

Suzuki Teacher Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, Suzuki Association of Nevada

Certifications / qualifications: B.S.E. - University of Utah; Long-term Suzuki Violin teacher training with Hiroko Primrose; many short Suzuki Violin courses with John Kendall, William Starr, Alice Joy Lewis, Ellie Albers, and others. Have taught Suzuki violin for 20 years. Registered units in Suzuki Method Violin through Book 6.

Teaching methods: Primarily the Suzuki Method

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Chelsea Jones
Suzuki Violin Teacher 

Chelsea Jones
224 Nepean Highway
Seaford, Victoria 3198
Australia

Tel: 0409 87 9656
Email: chelzigirl@hotmail.com

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: STEAA

Certification / qualifications: Primary Level Teacher, trained by Kim Bishop - Australia

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Sharon Jones
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Specialty : Early Childhood Education

Sharon Jones
Thames Valley Suzuki School
958 Crestview Crescent
London, Ontario  N6K 4W2
Canada

Tel: 519-657-7671
Email: tvs@sympatico.ca

Suzuki Teacher Associations / affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, Ontario Suzuki Association, International Suzuki Association, Founder of the Thames Valley Suzuki School

Certification / qualifications: Training with Dorothy Jones (ECE), Susan Grilli, Kay Slone, Alice Joy Lewis, William Starr, and Shinichi Suzuki

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Loy Koch
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Loy Koch
Suzuki Talent Education and Montana State University
Department of Music, College of Arts and Architecture, MSU
Bozeman, Montana  59717-0342
USA

Tel: 406-586-6375
Email: lvkoch@montana.edu

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certifications / qualifications: Suzuki Violin Teacher Training: Book 1B with Sue Levine, One semester of violin pedagogy from Mimi Zwieg at Indiana University. (Senior year - BME at Montana State University).

Teaching methods: Mix of Suzuki and Traditional depending on student's age.

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Maxine Komlos
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 Secondary Instrument: Viola

Maxine Komlos 
Suzuki Violin School, Adelaide
270 Sportsmans Drive
West Lakes / Adelaide, South Australia  5021
Australia

Tel: 61 8 83535762
Email: oliri@ozemail.com.au

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: STEAA Australia, International Suzuki Association

Certifications / qualifications: Advanced Suzuki certificate, LRSM (London, Dip. Mus. Exec - Auckland)

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method only

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Joanne  Lee
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instruments: Viola / Cello

Joanne Lee
435 Montclair Ave
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  18015
USA

Tel: 610-419-4056
Email: jol4@lehigh.edu

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: N/A 

Certifications / qualifications: Suzuki Violin 1A 6/22/99-6/26/99 with Martha D. Shackford at the Washington D.C, Greater Washington Suzuki Institute. Suzuki Violin 1B 7/18/99-7/23/99 with Carrie Reuning at he Ithaca, NY, Ithaca College Suzuki Institute. Suzuki Violin 2 8/2/99-8/6/99 with Edward Kreitman Stevens Point, WI, American Suzuki Institute. Suzuki Violin 3 7/25/99-7/30/99 with Martha D. Shackford Elizabethtown, PA, Central Pennsylvania Suzuki String Institute. Suzuki Violin 4 8/9/99-8/13/99 Pat D'Ercole at American Suzuki Institute at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. 

Teaching methods: Suzuki method only

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Virginia Little
Suzuki Violin Teacher


Secondary Instrument: Viola

Virginia Little 
Brant Suzuki String School
25 Sherry Lane

Brantford, Ontario  N3R 2T3 9
Canada

Tel: 519-752-2455
Email: bsss@worldchat.com

Suzuki Teacher Association affiliations: Ontario Suzuki Association

Certifications / qualifications: Suzuki Violin teacher training : Units 1A, 1B with Kay Slone: Suzuki Violin Book 2 , Suzuki Violin Book 3 with Alice Joy Lewis: Suzuki Violin Books 4 & 5 with Helen Brunner: Suzuki Violin Books 4-6 Overview Michele Higa George: Suzuki Violin Review of Lit.&Tech. with John Kendall: Advanced Group Tech. with Thomas Wermuth. Also have received both Performers and a Teachers A.R.C.T.

Teaching methods: Suzuki Method plus Royal Conservatory Exam Preparation.

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Kylie Lundqvist
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Piano
  3. *Name (last,first): Lundqvist, Kylie
  4. Name of School or Studio: Kylie's Academy of Music
  5. *Street Address: 2/41 Letitia St. Oatley
  6. *City: Sydney
  7. *State: NSW
  8. *Zip: 2223
  9. *Country: Australia
10. *Telephone number: +61 2 95707662
11. *Email address: kylikris@bigpond.net.au
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Talent Education of Australia (NSW) and International Suzuki Association (ISA)
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Violin Intermediate Certificate of STEAA (NSW) incorporates to Bk 8 (Teacher Trainer: Harold Brissenden), Master of Music (with Suzuki Pedagogy) from University of New South Wales. Bachelor of Music (Violin Performance) from Sydney Conservatorium
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Primarily Suzuki Method Philosophy with the addition of technique for Grades 6-8 preparation.

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Tara McCullough-Lamb
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): McCullough-Lamb, Tara
  4. Name of School or Studio: Meyer Music
  5. *Street Address: 10122 W. 119th St 
  6. *City: Overland Park
  7. *State: Kansas
  8. *Zip: 66213
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (913) 491-6636 
11. *Email address: ViolinTara1@aol.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Heart of America Suzuki Teachers Association, Suzuki Association of the Americas
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki Violin Teacher Training 1-A with Pat D'Ercole, Suzuki Violin Teacher Training 1-A and 1-B with Nancy Lokken, studied privately under Alice Joy Lewis for 14 years.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method only

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Danielle E. Martin
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): Martin, Danielle E.
  4. Name of School or Studio:
  5. *Street Address: 3815A Hawthorne Ave
  6. *City: Richmond
  7. *State: Virginia
  8. *Zip: 23222
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (804) 321-8089
11. *Email address: skripka2@hotmail.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, ASTA
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki Violin Books 1-10, long term Suzuki Violin teacher training under Joanne Bath, Greenville NC 
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method only

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Natasha Matveeva
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s):
  3. *Name (last,first): Matveeva, Natasha 
  4. Name of School or Studio: Baltimore, Columbia and Glen Burnie Suzuki Violin Program
  5. *Street Address: 7004 Harford Road
  6. *City: Baltimore
  7. *State: Maryland
  8. *Zip: 21234
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (410) 444-5562 and (410) 655-7986
11. *Email address: nmatveeva@yahoo.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, MENC
13. *List certifications and qualifications: BA in Violin Performance at Towson University, Masters of Music Education in progress at Peabody Conservatory. Suzuki Violin Book 1-5 short term teacher training with Ronda Cole, Helen Brunner-Spira and Martha Shackfort, violin Pedagogy with Rebecca Henry, Suzuki Piano Book 1 with Doris Harrel, Piano Pedagogy with N. Jane Tan. Have taught Suzuki violin for 9 years.
14.
*Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: I supplement Suzuki Method materials with traditional violin pedagogy, such as scales, etudes and other pieces.

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Linda Maxwell
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): Maxwell, Linda
  4. Name of School or Studio: Suzuki Strings!
  5. *Street Address: P.O. Box 40303
  6. *City: Pittsburgh
  7. *State: Pennsylvania
  8. *Zip: 15201-0303
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (412) 681-1260
11. *Email address: violin@nb.net
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations:
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Two year Suzuki Violin teacher training at School for Strings (Juilliard affiliate), Louise Behrend, Director.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki and traditional pedagogy, mixing in improvisation, eurythmics, movement and a variety of other musical influences.

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Greg McGarity
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin/Viola
  2.  Secondary Instrument(s): Piano
  3. *Name (last,first): McGarity, Greg
  4. Name of School or Studio:
  5 .*Street Address: 8/15 Fowler Street
  6. *City: Sydney
  7. *State: NSW
  8. *Zip: 2050
  9. *Country: Australia
10. *Telephone number: 61 + 2 + 9449 5519
11. *Email address: Gregmcgarity@hotmail.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations:
13. *List certifications and qualifications: BA (hons), Master of Music (hons), Grad. Dip. Violin, LTCL. Currently receiving Suzuki Violin teacher training
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Currently, teaching primarily Suzuki mixed with other methods.

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Fairya Mellado
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s):Viola
  3. *Name (last, first): Mellado, Fairya
  4. Name of School or Studio: Mellado Conservatory
  5. *Street Address: 2125 Walnut St
  6. *City: Murphysboro
  7. *State: Illinois
  8. *Zip: 62966
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: 618 684-5402
11. *Email address: fiddle@midamer.net 
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki Teacher Training through Suzuki Violin Book 6; Bachelor Music Education (Northern Michigan.University.), Master of Music Degree in Violin Performance (Michigan State University)
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method with traditional pedagogy (I.Galamian/Paul Rolland) plus string orchestra and chamber music.

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Claudio Nazar
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s):  
  3. *Name (last,first): Nazar, Claudio
  4. Name of School or Studio: Liceo Experimental Artístico, Stratford College 
  5. *Street Address: Chillán 1168 d/202
  6. *City: Antofagasta
  7. *State: n/a
  8. *Zip: n/a
  9. *Country: Chile
10. *Telephone number: 56-55-780358
11. *Email address: canm@vtr.net
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Centro Experimental Artístico de Antofagasta
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Books 1A, 1B 2, 3, 4 with Marilyn O'Boyle. Books 5 and 6 with Craig Timmerman. Graduate of long-term Suzuki Violin Teacher Training program at the Talent Education Institute, Matsumoto Japan, Teacher Dr Shinichi Suzuki. Music Teacher Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educacion, Santiago, Chile
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method Only

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Andrea Olson
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): Olson, Andrea
  4. Name of School or Studio:
  5. *Street Address: 225 Union Ave. #259
  6. *City: San Jose
  7. *State: California
  8. *Zip: 95008
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (408) 558-9407
11. *Email address: andrea9407@aol.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas member
13. *List certifications and qualifications: I am trained and certified in Suzuki Violin books 1-10 and Bachelor of Arts with emphasis in Violin and Voice from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. I have taught private lessons since 1994.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method, but mix theory and reading from an early age.

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Mimi Papp
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
 3. *Name (last,first): Papp, Mimi
  4. Name of School or Studio:
  5. *Street Address: 1300 Gittings Avenue
  6. *City: Baltimore
  7. *State: Maryland
  8. *Zip: 21239
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (410) 323-4540
11. *Email address: mimipappviolin@mindspring.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki Violin Books teacher training Books 1 - 10 with with Louise Behrend - School for Strings (New York City); BA Violin Performance Manhattan School of Music
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki method mixed with traditional pedagogy.

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Ingrid Peters
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): 
 3. *Name (last,first):  Peters, Ingrid
  4. Name of School or Studio: Pease Conservatory of Music
  5. *Street Address: 2130 L Street
  6. *City: Sacramento
  7. *State: California
  8. *Zip: 95816
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (916) 443-7038 or (916) 556-6676
11. *Email address: Ingrid@PracticeRight.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations:
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki Method Violin training from age 3. Certified Suzuki Violin Teacher.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: I do mix traditional pedagogy with my Suzuki teachings, based on my experience and what I feel is correct for each individual child. I supplement Suzuki material with other pieces and write music for my students to play in chamber ensembles.

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Koen Rens 
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2.  Secondary Instrument(s): 
  3. *Name (last,first):  Rens, Koen
  4. Name of School or Studio: Stedlijke Academie voor Muziek, Woord en Dans te Turnhout and Private Studio
  5. *Street Address: Lange Weg 26
  6. *City: Wechelderzande
  7. *State: Provincie Antwerpen
  8. *Zip: B 2275
  9. *Country: Belgium
10. *Telephone number: 00 32 3 309 23 28
11. *Email address: k.rens@pi.be
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Member of Turnhoutse Suzukivereniging, Member of Talent Education Suzuki Institute Belgium, Board of directors of European Suzuki Association, Board of directors of kempisch jeugdorkest, Conductor and Board of directors Belgian Suzuki Chamber Orchestra
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Professional diploma in Violin and Chamber Music from Koninklijk Conservatorium van Brussel, violin and psycho-pedagogical diploma from Conservatoire Royale de Liège, Level 5 teacher training of European Suzuki Association (Jeanne Janssens TT), Teacher Trainer for the ESA
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method only

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Mary Alice Rhodes
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1.  *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2.    Secondary Instrument(s): Piano
 3. *Name (last,first):  Rhodes, Mary Alice
 4. Name of School or Studio: Suzuki Violin Studio of Mary Alice Rhodes 
 5. *Street Address: 356 Brookshire Dr.
 6. *City: Lilburn
 7. *State: Georgia
 8. *Zip: 30047
 9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (770) 921-7988
11. *Email address: maryrhodes@mindspring.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas; American Music Therapy Association; Music Therapy Association of Georgia.
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Completed Suzuki Violin Teacher Training for Books 1A, 1, 2, and 3; Music Therapist, Board Certified.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method only, supplemented with music reading. Suzuki violin with special needs children, combining Suzuki violin method with music therapy.

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Kathy Rollings
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s) Viola
  3. *Name (last,first) Rollings, Kathy
  4. Name of School or Studio: Rollings' Music Studio
  5. *Street Address: 916 Yale
  6. *City: Columbia
  7. *State: Missouri 
  8. *Zip: 65203
  9. *Country: USA
10 *Telephone number: (573) 234-2585
11. *Email address: Fiddlekat@home.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, International Suzuki Association,  HASTA
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Violin Levels 1-8 registered; additional pedagogy; session presenter national conference; various trainers.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki method only

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Bekka Eller Schellenberg
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s)
  3. *Name (last,first) Schellenberg, Bekka Eller
  4. Name of School or Studio:
  5. *Street Address: 307 Lamartine St. #3
  6. *City: Jamaica Plain
  7. *State: Massachusetts
  8. *Zip: 02130
  9. *Country: USA
10 *Telephone number: (617) 524-4060
11. *Email address: nightfly@urbancom.net
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki Violin teacher training through book 6; Suzuki kid from age 3; Suzuki teacher since 1990.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki method only

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Paula Schima
Suzuki Violin Teacher

Secondary Instrument: Viola

Paula Schima
2255 Addison Ave.
Clermont, FL 34711
USA

Tel: 352-536-9461
Email: schima_pals@yahoo.com

Suzuki Teacher Association / affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas

Certification / qualifications: Book I, Loraine Fink, U of Northern Iowa (Martha Holvick, Dir.), 1981; Book IA, Beth Titterington, University of Nebraska, Crete, NE, 1982; Book IB, Alice Joy Lewis, Ottawa University, KS, 1983; Book II, Francis Birdsall, University of Nebraska, Crete, Nebraska, 1984

Teaching methods: Traditional and Suzuki method.

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Gryphon Shafer
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola, Piano, Guitar
  3. *Name (last,first) Shafer, Gryphon
  4. Name of School or Studio: Seattle Pacific Performing  Arts School 
  5. *Street Address: 12521 2nd Ave NE
  6. *City: Seattle
  7. *State: Washington
  8. *Zip: 98125
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (206) 364-4705
11. *Email address: gryphonshafer@yahoo.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations:
13. *List certifications and qualifications:
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: I primarily stick with the Suzuki Method, but incorporate some methods for reading once students have the desire and elementary music skills. I teach strictly out of the Suzuki books until a student is past book 4, then I add in additional pieces from alternative composers to help broaden the student's repertoire.

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Bruce Skelton
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): 
  3. *Name (last,first): Bruce Skelton
  4. Name of School or Studio: Kitchener-Waterloo Community String School
  5. *Street Address: 413 St. Leger Street
  6. *City: Kitchener
  7. *State: Ontario
  8. *Zip: N2H 4M8
  9. *Country: Canada
10. *Telephone number: (519) 654-0735
11. *Email address: strings@golden.net
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: N/A
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Books 1A/1B - Margery Aber 1990 and Alice Joy Lewis 1991: Book 3 with Alice Joy Lewis, Bachelor of Music, University of Michigan, 1993.
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Benjamin Smeall
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola, Guitar, Voice, String Bass
  3. *Name (last,first): Smeall, Benjamin
  4. Name of School or Studio: SongCycleS Music Studio
  5. *Street Address: 504 S. Military Ave., PO Box 33053
  6. *City: Green Bay
  7. *State: Wisconsin
  8. *Zip: 54303
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (920) 490-8793
11. *Email address: BenSmeall@aol.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Certificate - Violin 1-A from the American Suzuki Institute at the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, studies with Edward Kreitman. Ph.D. University of South Carolina. B.M., Berklee College of Music. Wisconsin DPI certification. Diploma in Adaptive Education, St. Norbert College.
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Jeffrey R. Solares
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): Solares, Jeffrey R.
  4. Name of School or Studio: Peace Philharmonic Institute
  5. *Street Address: 415 Gorordo Avenue, Lahug
  6. *City: Cebu City
  7. *State: Philippines
  8. *Zip: 6000
  9. *Country: Republic of the Philippines
10. *Telephone number: 063-032-2311341
11. *Email address: jrsolares@yahoo.om
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Philippine Suzuki Association
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Associate Member, taught a Greenhills Music Studio under PSA President Prof. Carmencita Arambulo, Suzuki Teacher training under Prof. Harold Brissenden and Prof. Nakamura in 1994. Teacher of Suzuki violin and viola since 1994.
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Catherine Staton
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): Staton, Catherine
  4. Name of School or Studio: Hanson Music Academy
  5. *Street Address: 1021 Arcturus Drive
  6. *City: Colorado Springs
  7. *State: CO
  8. *Zip: 80906
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (719) 633-2794
11. *Email address: Statonvla@aol.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations:
13. *List certifications and qualifications: 3 years of long term Suzuki Violin teacher training at the University of Denver with James Maurer. Trained in Suzuki Violin Books 1 through 10 and supplemental literature.
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Mary Straub
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): Straub, Mary
  4. Name of School or Studio: Nevada School of the Arts
  5. *Street Address: 315 S. 7th Street
  6. *City: Las Vegas
  7. *State: Nevada
  8. *Zip: 89101
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (702) 386-ARTS (2787)
11. *Email address: mstraub@aol.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, Music Teachers National Association, American String Teachers Association, Music Educator's National Conference
13. *List certifications and qualifications: B.M.E. - Indiana University. Have taught Suzuki Method from 1981 to the present, Suzuki Violin Books 1 - 10. Suzuki Violin studies with William Starr, John Kendall, and Mimi Zweig.
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Cheryl Terry
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin 
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola, Cello 
  3. *Name (last,first): Terry, Cheryl
  4. Name of School or Studio: Suzuki Talent Education of El Paso
  5. *Street Address: 6240 Bandolero Dr.
  6. *City: El Paso
  7. *State: Texas
  8. *Zip: 79912-1923
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (915) 833-8848
11. *Email address: Geige50@earthlink.net
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, International Suzuki Association, Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA)
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki teacher coursework:
Ottawa, KS, June 23-28,2001, David Barg, Conducting for 'Teachers-Getting Great Results'; 
Ottawa, KS, June 29-30,2001, Brian Lewis, 'Teaching Supplemental Literature';
Ottawa, KS, June 24-26,1999, Brian Lewis, 'Teaching Concerto Literature Past Suzuki Volumes';
Ottawa, KS, June 26-July 1, 1999, Carol Dallinger, 'Basics of Advanced Violin Technique';
Ottawa, KS, June 25-27, 1998, Brian Lewis, 'Teaching Concerto Lit. After the Suzuki Volumes';
Ottawa, KS, June 20-24, 1998, Teri Einfelt, 'Violin Skills Traced through the Suzuki Volumes';
Ottawa, KS, June 21-25, 1997, Jody Harmon, 'Improvisation Made Easy for Violin'
Ottawa, KS, June 10-12, 1996, Dorothy Delay, Master Classes';
Ottawa, KS, June, 1995, 'Teacher Topics Course'
Ottawa, KS, June 19-24,1993, Jean Dexter, Cello Unit 1-B
Ottawa, KS, June 14-19, 1993, David Einfelt, 'String Orchestra Repertoire Workshop';
Ft. Worth, TX, July 12-17,1992, Bill Starr, Unit 10 & 'Supplementary Material';
Ft. Worth, TX, July 15-19, 1991, Bill Starr, Unit 9
Ottawa, KS, June 8-13, 1991, Bill Starr, 'Techniques for the Advanced Violin Class'
Ottawa, KS, June 9-14, 1990, Carol Dallinger, Unit 8 Stevens Point, WI, August 7-11, 1989, Alice Joy Lewis, Unit 7 
Chicago, IL, July 1-5, 1989, Anastasia Jempelis, Unit 6 Chicago, IL, July 5-9,1989, Milton Goldberg, Unit 5 Ottawa, KS, June 12-17,1988, Bill, 'Techniques for Group Class in Book 4'
Ottawa, KS, June 6-12, 1982, Yuko Mori, Unit 4 
Ft. Worth, TX, June 8-12, 1981, Yuko Mori, Unit 3 Houston, TX, June 1-5, 1981, Alice Joy Lewis, Unit 4 
Ft. Worth, TX, July 14-17, 1980, Lorraine Fink, Unit 2 Steven’s Point, WI, August 1979, Lorraine Fink, Unit 1 Dallas, TX, June 4-8, 1978, Dr. Evelyn Hermann, Level A & Unit 1 
Ottawa, KS, November, 1977, Sandy Ruening, 'Workshop on Tonalization';
Dallas, TX, June 5-9, 1977, Dr. Evelyn Hermann, Level A & Unit 1

Training with Shinichi Suzuki at the following sessions:
Chicago, Illinois - May 23-25,1992, 5th American Suzuki Teachers Conference; 
San Francisco, California - May 25-28, 1990, 4th American Suzuki Teachers Conference;
Chicago, Illinois - May 27-30, 1988, 3rd American Suzuki Teachers Conference;
Berlin, Germany - August 10-16,1987, International Suzuki Conference;
Kerava, Finland - April 4-7, 1986, 7th European Suzuki Teachers Workshop;
Cork, Ireland - April 7-11, 1985, 6th European Suzuki Teachers Workshop:
Chicago, Illinois - May 25-28, 1984, 1st American Suzuki Teachers Conference;
Lyon, France - April 15-21,1984, 5th European Suzuki Teachers Workshop;
Tucson, Arizona - October, 1982, Workshop;
Amherst, Massachusetts - July 27-31, 1981, International Suzuki Conference;
Matsumoto, Japan, June 9- July, 1979, SAA Teachers Group.
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Joan Towles
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Bassoon
  3. *Name (last,first): Towles, Joan
  4. Name of School or Studio: North Chevy Chase Institute
  5. *Street Address: 8901 Montgomery Ave
  6. *City: Chevy Chase
  7. *State: Maryland
  8. *Zip: 20815
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (301) 718-9511
11. *Email address: violin1@starpower.net
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, International Suzuki Association (1993-present), Washington D.C. Federation of Musicians (1998-present)
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Suzuki Violin Book 1 A and B at Georgia State University with Edward Kreitman; Overview of Suzuki Violin Books 2 - 4, Book 2 Catholic University, Benjamin T Rome School of Music - Rhonda Cole; Suzuki Violin Books 3 and 4 Colorado Suzuki Institute at Snowmass - Nancy Lokken, Helen Brunner Spira; Suzuki Violin Book 5 Catholic University, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music - Rhonda Cole; Suzuki Violin Books 7 - 10 Colorado Suzuki Institute at Snowmass - Nancy Lokken, James Maurer, Mark Bjork.
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Crissa Volhontseff
Suzuki Violin Teacher

 1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Piano
  3. *Name (last,first): Volhontseff, Crissa
  4. Name of School or Studio:
  5. *Street Address: 2320 Redberry Ct
  6. *City: Pleasanton
  7. *State: California
  8. *Zip: 94566
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (925) 846-3586
11. *Email address: crissav@mindspring.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Valley of the Sun Suzuki Association Group
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Certifications for books 1a and 1b with Joanne Bath, and book 2 with Louise Scott
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: traditional and Suzuki violin methods

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William Wassum
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s): Viola
  3. *Name (last,first): Wassum, William
  4. Name of School or Studio: Ashland Stage Arts School
  5. *Street Address: 500 S. Center Street
  6. *City: Ashland
  7. *State: Virginia
  8. *Zip: 23005
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (804) 798-2991
11. *Email address: wwassum@mindspring.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Member of Suzuki Association of the Americas; American String Teachers Association.
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Registered Suzuki Violin Teacher through Suzuki Violin Book 4; BA in Music Education; MA in Violin Performance; 21 years of teaching experience.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Suzuki Method and traditional.

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Beth Weber
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s):
  3. *Name (last,first):  Weber, Beth
  4. Name of School or Studio: Sandpoint Violin Academy
  5. *Street Address: 529 Alder
  6. *City:  Sandpoint
  7. *State: Idaho
  8. *Zip: 83864
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (208) 263-1151
11. *Email address: erda@dmi.net
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations:
13. *List certifications and qualifications:
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: I use traditional teaching methods for reading once the students are seven years old and have completed Perpetual Motion. I use the All for Strings violin book and violin workbook for this purpose. I also augment the Suzuki program with various folk fiddle styles including but not limited to: contest, Texas, Cajun, blues, jazz,and many international styles including Irish, Danish, Austrian, Norwegian, and Finnish.

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Janie Weise
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Violin
  2. Secondary Instrument(s):
  3. *Name (last,first): Weise, Janie
  4. Name of School or Studio: Academy of Music
  5. *Street Address: 1342 13th Street
  6. *City: Columbus
  7. *State: Georgia
  8. *Zip: 31901
  9. *Country: USA
10. *Telephone number: (706) 576-6683
11. *Email address: pnweise@mindspring.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas
13. *List certifications and qualifications: 6 Levels of Suzuki violin completed, Master degree in Music Ed. with violin as primary instrument, 25 yrs teaching.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only? Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: All beginners start with only Suzuki Violin Method. Music theory plus supplemental music is added as appropriate for age and interests.

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Carmen Wise
Suzuki Violin Teacher

  1. *Primary Instrument: Viola
  2.   Secondary Instrument(s): Violin
  3. *Name (last,first):  Wise, Carmen
  4. Name of School or Studio: Heartstrings Studio Calgary, Banff Childhood Strings
  5. *Street Address: 86 Langton Dr. S.W.
  6. *City: Calgary
  7. *State: Alberta
  8. *Zip: T3E 5E9
  9. *Country: Canada
10. *Telephone number: (403) 243-0630
11. *Email address: wiseword@cadvision.com
12. *List Suzuki Association and related affiliations: Suzuki Association of the Americas, Calgary Suzuki Method Association
13. *List certifications and qualifications: Registered with Suzuki Association of the Americas: Suzuki Violin Books 1 - 4. Have taken many courses in the Suzuki Method and have attended many Suzuki institutes.
14. *Do you teach Suzuki Method only Indicate whether or not you mix traditional or other methods with Suzuki Method training you provide: Mixture of Suzuki Method and traditional for school-aged children. Pure for preschoolers.

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