Susan Kempter

Susan Kempter

Susan Kempter, Senior Lecturer at UNM, SAA Teacher Trainer, clinician, author and Interdisciplinary Specialist, created and directs Bachelors and Masters degrees in String Pedagogy at the University of New Mexico. Students receive a education in pedagogy and related topics. Susan also created and directs a teaching lab school, and co-directs Mad About Music, the lab school tour group.

She is the author of Between Parent & Teacher: A Plan for Nurturing Suzuki Students at Home, and How Muscles Learn: Teaching the Violin with the Body in Mind. Folk Melodies of New Mexico and the Southwest, [a graded collection of indigenous music for violin students] is being published by The UNM Press this spring, 2016.

She received the ASTA Citation for Leadership and Merit, Studio Teacher of the Year by the New Mexico Chapter of ASTA, the and the Bravos! Award for Music by the Albuquerque Arts Alliance.

Book Review Recollections of a Peripatetic Pedagogue by John Kendall

March 25, 2011 by Susan Kempter

This much anticipated book is a candid and honest account of the life of John Kendall. It is written in simple language, almost understated, and photographs are informative and plentiful. Read more ▶

Why Not Try a Studio Exchange

Why Not Try a Studio Exchange?

An Unexpurgated Selection of Points by John Kendall

An Unexpurgated Selection of Points… by John Kendall

Suzuki Parents and the Competitive Paradigm

Suzuki Parents and the Competitive Paradigm

Teaching Scales to the Young Student

Teaching Scales to the Young Student

Suzuki and Public School Music Education

Suzuki and Public School Music Education

Reflections on the Growth of Talent Education in New Mexico

Reflections on the Growth of Talent Education in New Mexico

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