Violin Unit 1
Jan 30 – Feb 5, 2017 in Heredia, Costa Rica
at Suzuki Fest Costa Rica
Violin Unit 1
Instructor: Ann Montzka-Smelser,
Ann Montzka-Smelser is a Suzuki Student, Teacher, Parent and Suzuki Teacher Trainer. In between receiving her Bachelors of Music Education and Masters in Performance and Pedagogy at Northern Illinois University, Ann studied with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki at the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto, Japan.
Ann has performed in many orchestras and chamber ensembles and is currently principal violist with Camerata Chicago and concertmaster of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Ann is on the music faculty at Northern Illinois University and Northwestern University teaching Suzuki Pedagogy. She also directs the NIU CSA Suzuki Strings Program. Ann maintains a studio of about 40 violin and viola students and enjoys working with Suzuki families at Festivals in Lima, Peru, Singapore, Mexico, Costa Rica and though out the United States . Ann lives in DeKalb, IL with her husband Linc. Their Suzuki-raised children, Benjamin and Genevieve, currently study at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Monday, January 30 to Sunday, February 5, , 2017
Barrio El Socorro, San Miguel, Santo Domingo
Phone: 506 70766903
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