Kathleen Spring

Kathleen Spring

Kathleen Spring, a 1974 graduate of Walla Walla University, has also studied at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna with Eduard Melkus and with Alan Bodman at Washington State University. She received a M.Mus. in Violin performance with James Maurer from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver.
Honors include the ASTA Outstanding Studio Teacher Award for Washington State,1996. Con Brio, her Jr. Hi. string ensemble performed at the Washington MENC convention, 1998. Currently, the studio’s advanced performance group, Spring String, performs in the Denver Metro area and tours regionally and internationally.
A registered Teacher Trainer, Kathleen teaches workshops in North America and has guest taught in both Europe and Asia. She also teaches Suzuki Violin Pedagogy at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music while maintaining an active studio.

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An Exciting Extra Recollections on an International Suzuki Exchange

March 25, 2011 by Kathleen Spring

Why do we as Suzuki teachers plan those extra activities for our students? Activities that may range from holiday cookies after group lessons to a group outing to a concert of the local symphony. Occasionally the extra grows to be… Read more ▶

Ask the Experts 14 Parental Involvement

February 16, 2010 by Kathleen Spring

Last summer, focus groups at summer Institutes were asked to submit questions for a panel of “Suzuki Experts” to answer. This is the 14th installment. How can teachers train less involved parents to be more committed to the Suzuki Method? I believe… Read more ▶

Book Review The Harp Mouse Chooses Her Home by Diane E Dunn

Book Review: The Harp Mouse Chooses Her Home by Diane E. Dunn

AV Library Adds New Titles

AV Library Adds New Titles

Watch Out for Summer

Watch Out for Summer

Book Review The Adventures of a Harp Mouse by Diane E Dunn

November 1, 2005 by Kathleen Spring

One of the benefits of being a teacher of young children is having a good reason to indulge in a weakness for attractive children’s books. The waiting students need books to look at and/or read, right? Of course being a… Read more ▶

ABCs of the Suzuki World

ABCs of the Suzuki World

Book Review How Muscles Learn Teaching the Violin with the Body in Mind by Susan Kempter

Book Review: How Muscles Learn: Teaching the Violin with the Body in Mind by Susan Kempter

Creating the Future Together 2003

Creating the Future Together 2003

Speaking with Jazz Violinist Regina Carter

Speaking with Jazz Violinist Regina Carter

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