Sharon Jones

Sharon Jones

**Sharon Jones began her violin studies as one of the first Suzuki students in Ontario. At the age of 11, she had the unique opportunity to work with Dr. Suzuki at an International Society of Music Educators Conference in Canada as part of a small group of North American children. She later worked with Dr. Suzuki again in Berlin and in the United States. Sharon is an SAA registered Teacher Trainer in Suzuki Early Childhood Education (SECE). Over 30 years ago, she co-founded and developed the SECE program, now being used worldwide. She is also the singer on the original SECE English language curriculum recording. Sharon is the founder and director of the Thames Valley Suzuki School in London, Ontario. There she also directs and performs with the celtic group, Haggis Stew. Sharon has been a presenter, clinician, teacher, and trainer at conferences, institutes, and workshops in Canada, US, Ireland, Japan, Brazil, Spain, Mexico, and Australia.