Virgina Suzuki Institute
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Jan McClure is originally from Des Moines, Iowa, where she began violin studies with James Brauninger. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance and string pedagogy from Brigham Young University, where she studied with David Dalton and Henri Temianka. She has had Suzuki teacher training from well-known pedagogues John Kendall, Hiroko Driver, William Starr, and Linda Fiore; and additional training from Mimi Zweig. Jan has served on the faculty of the Virginia Suzuki Institute, and as a guest clinisian in Tennessee and Virginia. She is the director of Suzuki Strings of Appalachia in Tazewell, Virginia.
Jan and her husband, Mike, are the parents of eight children; all of whom have studied violin, viola, and/or piano.