Paule Barsalou, a native of Dunham, QC, holds a BA in music performance from Laval University and an MA in performance and Suzuki pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her main teachers and mentors have been Michele Higa George, Daphne Hughes, David Cerone, Kathleen Winkler and Gyorgy Terebesi. Ms. Barsalou is an SAA registered teacher trainer. Since 1989 she has been teaching at the Suzuki String School of Guelph in Guelph, ON, and is now the artistic director of the school. She is a guest teacher at institutes and workshops throughout Canada and adjudicates at music festivals in Ontario. She is principle second violin of the Guelph Symphony Orchestra and occasionally performs chamber music recitals. Ms. Barsalou is a former director of the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute held every August at Wilfrid Laurier University in Kitchener/Waterloo, ON.