Carmen Wise

Carmen Wise

Carmen Wisehas been teaching with the Suzuki Method for many years. Several of her students have earned positions in major orchestras or are active free-lance musicians. Carmen has been an active performer herself, as a violist with the Sunrise String Quartet, Heartstrings Duo as well as a free-lancer with various orchestras. Carmen coached Viva!, a teen performing group in Calgary and is now coaching an advanced performing group in San Jose, Costa Rica as well as teaching in two schools. She is using instruments donated by generous families in Calgary.
Carmen is accepting established students at all levels.

Costa Rica Suzuki Festival 2012

May 1, 2012 by Carmen Wise

“Where love is deep, much can be accomplished.” —Shinichi Suzuki More than 110 students, representing the whole spectrum of Suzuki string playing from Twinkles to Book Ten and beyond, enjoyed a week of music, learning and fun at the Fifth Annual… Read more ▶

Second Annual Costa Rica Suzuki Festival

July 10, 2008 by Carmen Wise

This was my second time at the Festival, at the invitation of Lidia Blanco, President of the Costa Rica Suzuki Society I had met Lidia for the first time at the Latin Suzuki Festival in Peru and then again at… Read more ▶

Memories of Dr Suzuki and Other Retreat Experiences

Memories of Dr. Suzuki and Other Retreat Experiences

XX International Suzuki Festival Peru 2005

May 1, 2005 by Carmen Wise

Introduction One minute I’m home, playing gigs, teaching, getting ready for Christmas, the next I find myself on a midnight flight to Lima, Peru, on my way to take part in the XX International Suzuki Festival. For the last two years, I… Read more ▶

Musical Intelligence

Musical Intelligence

When Music Tells a Story

When Music Tells a Story


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