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1985                        Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance, Pacific Union College,                                        Angwin, CA  Primary teachers:  David Abel (SF Conservatory)  LeRoy                                    Peterson (PUC)

1980-1982               Undergraduate Studies, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

                                 Primary teacher:  Zvi Zeitlin, Chamber Music:  Abram Loft

1981/82                   Music Academy of the West Summer Festival Orchestra (Santa                                              Barbara, CA)

1964-1980               Preparatory violin instruction:  Elizabeth Mills (one of the first Suzuki                                  teachers in America and a founder of the Suzuki Association of America) 


Continuing Education


          Registered Suzuki Books with SAA:  1A, 1B, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,  Overview of Book 6 -10

Teaching with an Open Heart, Additional Suzuki Teaching overviews and workshops registered with SAA:  Case, Higa, Sprunger.  Kreitman, Einfeldt, Leib, Prucil, Cole.  All registered workshops and dates are available on the SAA                Japanese Teachers Convention, Hamamatsu City, Japan

Spring Workshop Classes, Nagano, Japan


Work Experience


            Private Music Studio:  Dunwoody, Georgia  (1998-present)


            Staff teacher at the Westminster Schools:  Atlanta, Georgia (2006-2015)


           Substitute teacher at the Westminster Schools:  Atlant Georgia 2015


            Dunwoody Baptist Church Orchestra Concertmaster


            Freelance violinist in the Atlanta area


1988-1996                        Private Music Studio:  Arcadia, California

                                          Group Class Instructor: Pasadena Chapter, SMAC-LA

1987-1990                        Private Studio in Redlands, CA

1986-1987                        Director and Teacher: The Inland Suzuki Music School, Redlands,                                                CA

1985-1997                        Staff Instructor: The Inland Suzuki Music School, Redlands, CA

1985-1989                        Los Angeles Philharmonic Association:  Music Librarian for the 1985                                  Summer Institute, Departmental work in Public Relations and                                             Educational Programs






Suzuki Association of Georgia:  Vice President/Chairman of the Graduation Concerts (2006-present)


Member:  Suzuki Association of the Americas, SAGA


Past Board Member of the Suzuki Music Association of California, Los Angeles










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