Ramona Stirling

Ramona Stirling

Ramona Stirling has been the director of the Intermountain Suzuki String Institute in Salt Lake City, UT, for 24 years. She has been teaching the Suzuki violin method for 33 years. Mrs. Stirling maintains a violin studio of 40 students. With Deborah Moench, she is co-director of the Rocky Mountain Strings, an advanced violin performing group that has toured Argentina once and Europe three times. The group performed at the SAA International Teacher Convention in 1998 and 2006. Her other great loves besides the violin are downhill skiing, hiking, traveling, and knitting. She is the Suzuki mother of four grown children. She has a degree in humanities from Brigham Young University. From 1980-83 she had three years of long term Suzuki training with Hiroko Primrose and has taken many short term courses over the last 35 years.

The Rocky Mountain Strings Great Adventure An Exchange with Suzuki Students in Turnhout Belgium

May 1, 2012 by Deborah Moench, Ramona Stirling

The connection that began this adventure started in Turin, Italy at the Suzuki World Convention in 2006. After hearing a concert where the Rocky Mountain Strings performed, Koen Rens invited RMS students to go to Belgium for a workshop with his students. Read more ▶

The Rocky Mountain Strings Visit Argentina

May 10, 2009 by Ramona Stirling

“Would you ever bring this group to Argentina?” Ramona Stirling heard a voice behind her ask, at the 2006 SAA convention in Minneapolis. She turned to meet, for the first time, Fernando Piñero of Córdoba, soon to become the first… Read more ▶

Note Reading Ideas

June 1, 2000 by Ramona Stirling

Is your child frustrated when playing in orchestra at a Suzuki Institute? The note reading skills of some Suzuki students do not match their wonderful playing skills. Since students have different ways of learning, some will learn to read music… Read more ▶

In Memory of Janet Anderson

In Memory of Janet Anderson

Hiroko Primrose

Hiroko Primrose


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