Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser is from Scotland. She graduated from Edinburgh University with a Bachelor of Music degree and studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, obtaining the diplomas Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music (piano) and Licentiate of the Royal College of Music (violin). She obtained a Masters of Music degree with Kodaly emphasis from Holy Names University (HNU) in California. From 1992 until 1999 she was lecturer in music theory at HNU, where she continues to direct the Summer Suzuki Piano Teacher Training Institute. Caroline is an ESA, SAA and ARSO teacher trainer. She currently lives in Lima, Peru and is a Latin American liaison for the SAA. She has given teacher training courses all over Latin America and the USA, in Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. She is passionate about promoting a natural approach to teaching music reading and theory for Suzuki students, frequently giving courses on these topics.

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32nd International Suzuki Festival and 8th Latin American Teachers Conference

May 1, 2017 by Caroline Fraser

Held in Lima Peru, January 4­–25, 2017 The International Suzuki Festivals in Peru and the Latin American Teachers’ Conferences are the most international Suzuki events to be held in the Americas. Seventeen countries participated in these events this year! And there… Read more ▶

III Encuentro de Alumnos Suzuki de Amrica Latina January 1015 2015

III Encuentro de Alumnos Suzuki de América Latina, January 10-15, 2015

XXX International Suzuki Festival Lima Peru 525 January 2015

XXX International Suzuki Festival, Lima, Peru, 5-25 January 2015

Latin American Update XXVIII International Festival Lima Peru January 528 2013

June 24, 2013 by Caroline Fraser

The Peru Festival continues to be a vibrant center for Suzuki teacher training in Latin America. Read more ▶

Latin American Update

December 14, 2012 by Caroline Fraser

Latin America embraces the Suzuki spirit, and programs in Latin America continue to grow and flourish. Teacher training courses have increased in the past years and more countries are organizing regular Festivals, which include children’s classes along with teacher training courses. Read more ▶

Lets Celebrate Doris Koppelmans Life

May 1, 2012 by Caroline Fraser

Doris died peacefully on September 11, 2011, accompanied by her sons, while I was on my way to Guanajuato, México, for their VI Festival Suzuki. Etna Diemecke and I dedicated the Festival to the celebration of Doris’ life. Her life inspired us to work with yet more dedication, more energy and more persistence towards the fulfillment of Dr Suzuki’s dream: a world without violence and conflicts, a world of love, peace and compassion. Read more ▶

Latin America Update News from Peru

May 1, 2012 by Caroline Fraser

News from Peru David Evenchick, cello teacher trainer from Canada, writes: Thanks to the Suzuki Association of Peru and the SAA I have had the honor and privilege of teaching in Latin America. As members of the Suzuki community we understand that… Read more ▶

Latin American Update News from Peru

May 25, 2011 by Caroline Fraser

The 26th International Suzuki Festival and 5th Latin American Suzuki Teachers’ Conference were held in Lima, Peru, in January 2011. Read more ▶

Latin American Update News from Peru

December 17, 2010 by Caroline Fraser

X National Workshop, Iquitos May 10-15 Iquitos is a city in the Amazon jungle. It is accessible only by plane or by river. This was the first Suzuki event ever held in the jungle region of Peru. Everything began in July 2009… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

July 25, 2010 by Caroline Fraser

From the Suzuki Association of Peru: Caroline Fraser and Roberta Centurion I Encuentro de Alumnos Suzuki de América Latina (The First Latin American Suzuki students “Get-together”) January 9th through the 12th, 2010, Lima, Peru This was a historic occasion for Suzuki programs in the… Read more ▶

Latin America

September 21, 2009 by Caroline Fraser

cavelicaVIII Taller Nacional en Huancavelica Compilado por Caroline Fraser Asociación Suzuki del Perú VIII Taller Nacional en Huancavelica, Mayo 20-24, 2009. Traducido por Ximena Marky Todos los años, la Asociación Suzuki del Perú (ASP) organiza un taller fuera de la ciudad de Lima. El propósito… Read more ▶

Latin American Update

June 16, 2009 by Caroline Fraser

XXIV Festival International, Lima Peru, January 4th-30th, 2009 Around 250 teachers and 500 students attended this year’s successful festival held in Lima, Peru. Participants travelled from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, México, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela to attend. The majority… Read more ▶

Dominican Republic Every Child Can Course June 3 2008

December 10, 2008 by Caroline Fraser

An Every Child Can course took place on June 3, 2008, at the National Conservatory of Music in Santo Domingo. This course was organized by Angela Holguin, in coordination with Marta Hernandez in Puerto Rico (only an hour away by… Read more ▶

Puerto Rico Every Child Can and Kodaly Workshop May 30 to June 1 2008

December 10, 2008 by Caroline Fraser

An Every Child Can course and a Kodaly Workshop organized by Marta Hernandez took place in San Juan from May 30 through June 1, 2008. These courses were sponsored by the National Conservatory of Music, the Centro de Estudios Avanzados… Read more ▶

VII National Workshop Ayacucho May 1318 2008

December 10, 2008 by Caroline Fraser

Every year the Suzuki Association of Peru holds two National Workshops: one in Lima, the capital of Peru, and one in another region of the country. These workshops are designed for low income families and for teachers and students living… Read more ▶

XXIII International Suzuki Festival

July 10, 2008 by Roberta Centurion, Caroline Fraser

Lima, Peru January 5-24, 2008 Over 200 teachers and 400 students attended this successful event held in Newton College in the capital city of Peru. The SAA teacher trainers were Marilyn O’Boyle, Nancy Lokken, Nancy Hair, Virginia Dixon, MaryLou Roberts, Doris Koppelman… Read more ▶

News from Peru

December 31, 2007 by Caroline Fraser

The V National Suzuki Workshop On May 15-20, 2007, the V National Suzuki Workshop of Peru was held in Huancayo in the Andean mountains from 15th-20th of May, 2007. It was sponsored jointly by the Asociación Suzuki del Peru and CHEA-El… Read more ▶

XXII International Suzuki Festival

May 1, 2007 by Caroline Fraser, Doris Koppelman, MaryLou Roberts, Mary Halverson Waldo, Kelly Williamson

Lima, Peru, January 8-27, 2007 One of our most inspiring participants was Cecilia Zarate, a former Suzuki piano and violin student from Cordoba, Argentina, home to one of the oldest Suzuki programs in Latin America. Now a professional violinist and teacher,… Read more ▶

Spreading the word

November 1, 2006 by Caroline Fraser

4th National Suzuki Workshop September 30-October 1st Lima, Peru Eric Escalaya, guitarist from Ayacucho had traveled over 12 hours by bus to participate in this two-day workshop which was sponsored by the Suzuki Association of Peru. He had been the only participant from… Read more ▶

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Gracias, Celia

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