Sharing Music with Friends

Barcel Suzuki String Academy students from Milwaukee, WI sharing music with residents of St. Anne’s. We always end our concert with each students playing the Twinkle Variations directly in front of a resident. The students first say hello and introduce themselves.

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Colleen Fitzgerald

Colleen Fitzgerald is a violin teacher trainer for the SAA and executive director of the Barcel Suzuki String Academy in Wauwatosa, WI, where she currently teaches violin and Suzuki Early Childhood Education classes. Ms. Fitzgerald earned a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance with Suzuki pedagogy emphasis at the University of Evansville and a Master of Arts in teaching degree from Cardinal Stritch University. Colleen was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Studio Teaching from the Civic Music Association (2006) and earned the Certificate of Achievement Level One from the SAA (2017). Colleen has been featured on TV and radio programs and the Beyond the Music Lesson podcast discussing the Suzuki Method. Colleen is a clinician at Suzuki workshops and summer Suzuki institutes. Besides teaching, Colleen enjoys playing in her church’s handbell choir.

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