Beatrice Blanc joined the Suzuki faculty at MacPhail Center for Music in 1996. Raised a Suzuki kid in Iowa City, she studied with Sonja Zeithamel and Doris Preucil. BM-MusEd,UIA, and MM Perf&Pdggy UMN. Beatrice’s Suzuki pedagogy training is from the American Suzuki Institute, the Preucil School of Music, and the Univ. of Minnesota. Activities at MacPhail have included group class and supplemental program coordination, note-reading class, council and committee work, faculty performances, chamber music coaching, and adjudication. Additional activities in the broader community have included board membership with the Suzuki Association of Minnesota, conferences and leadership retreats, and weekend workshops.