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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

Private violin and viola teacher, all ages

Students have won top honors in MTA and Etude Club competitions and been accepted at major national music institutions.

Chamber Music Coach, Sonoma State University, Youth Artist Chamber

      Ensembles, summers 2000 - 2004

Northern California Suzuki String Institute, Santa Rosa, CA

Director, 1993 1999; Instructor, 1993 present

Director, Suzuki violin program, Stuart School, Santa Rosa, CA , 1991 - 1994

Suzuki and Orff teacher, various private schools, K-8th grades

      Utilized Orff and Guided Imagery in Music.

Baroque Sinfonia of Santa Rosa, Former Concertmistress, 2005-2008

Cantabile String Quartet and Piano Quartet

Pathways Charter School, Violin Teacher

 

EDUCATION:

M.A. in Music/Psychology, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

B.A. cum laude in Music/Psychology, Sonoma State University

Suzuki Violin Teacher Training:

      Long-term teacher trainer: Cathryn Lee, San Francisco

      Additional studies with William Starr, Alice Joy Lewis, Alan Leib, Barbara        Barber, Hiroko Masaoka, Christophe Bossuat

      Level I X and Advanced Overviews, Enrichment-Tone Class; SAA registered  

American Fiddle (traditional) Workshop: 

      Jana Jae, Director; Grand Lakes, Oklahoma, 2007

Orff and additional teacher training workshops:

      Mills College; Monterey Orff Conference; San Francisco State University; Stanford University; Seattle; Nampa, ID; Provo, UT

Intensive Training Seminar, Institute for Consciousness and Music, Baltimore, MD

Private violin study with: Anne Crowden, Berkeley; Bernice Goldman, Santa Rosa; Cathryn Lee, San Francisco

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS :

International Suzuki Association

Suzuki Association of the Americas

Suzuki Music Association of California- Northern California and Coastal Branch

Music Teachers Association of California- Sonoma County Branch

American String Teachers Assocation

Chamber Musicians of Northern California