1st Latin American Suzuki Students' Gathering Gala Concert

1st Latin American Suzuki Students’ Gathering (I Encuentro de Alumnos Suzuki de America Latina) held in Lima, Peru, January 2010.

7 pianists from Cusco, in the Andean mountains and Lima, Peru, playing in the Gala Concert with orchestra. This was an orchestra of 170 children from 11 Latin American countries. The orchestra included 5 pianos, and pianists playing percussion.

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Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser is from Scotland. She graduated from Edinburgh University with a Bachelor of Music degree and studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London obtaining the diplomas Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music and Associate of the Royal College of Music in piano and violin. She obtained a Masters of Music degree with Kodaly emphasis from Holy Names University (HNU). Caroline started to teach using the Suzuki method in 1974 in California. She pioneered the Suzuki method in Peru in 1981. From 1992 until 1999 she was a lecturer in music theory at HNU, where she continues to direct the Summer Suzuki Piano Teacher Training Institute. Caroline is an ESA, SAA and ARSO teacher trainer. She lives in Lima, Peru and is one of the Latin American liaisons for the SAA. She has given teacher training courses all over Latin America, in the USA, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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