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Christie Felsing received her Bachelor of Music in violin performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying violin with Vartan Manoogian and pedagogy with Marvin Rabin. After a year of graduate studies at Boston University, including Suzuki teacher training, she pursued a nine-month Suzuki internship with Doris Preucil at the Preucil School of Music (Iowa). This experience led her to complete a Master of Music degree in Suzuki pedagogy at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with John Kendall. From 1996-2014, she was on the violin faculty of the Preucil School of Music, where she served as Assistant Director. Her service to the SAA includes: Board of Directors (2004-2009), SAA Conference Coordinator (2010), Teacher Development Advisory Committee, and past SAA staff member. Christie is a registered SAA Violin Teacher Trainer, teaches in the Hartt Suzuki Program, and leads long-term Suzuki pedagogy courses at the University of Hartford.