Florida Music Institute

Bluegrass Fiddling for Suzuki Teachers
Jun 1417, 2023 in Orlando, FL
at Florida Music Institute


Bluegrass Fiddling for Suzuki Teachers: Violin

Instructor: Derek Deakins

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Trainer Information

Derek Deakins

Dr. Derek Deakins is a fiddler, violinist, and registered Suzuki violin teacher originally from Kingsport, Tennessee. His musical journey began with Suzuki violin lessons at age five and has taken him around the world as a professional musician. Derek has performed all over the world in venues ranging from Madison Square Garden to the Grand Ole Opry.

Derek graduated from Belmont University (B.M. in Instrumental Music Education), East Carolina University (M.M. in Orchestral Conducting), and Liberty University (Doctorate in Music Education). Derek has performed with major recording artists including The Osborne Brothers, Mac Wiseman, Charlie Daniels, and Blake Shelton. He has made several television appearances and four solo recordings.

When Derek is not teaching private lessons or performing, he is playing and singing in his bluegrass and acoustic trio Gravel Road. Visit Derek’s website for more information. www.derekdeakins.com


Wednesday, June 14 to Saturday, June 17, , 2023


This event will be held online.

Florida Music Institute

Broadway United Methodist Church
406 E. Amelia Street
Orlando FL 32803

Phone: 407-205-9550
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