Vanessa Vari

Vanessa Vari

Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Vanessa Vari studied the violin with Mary Cay Neal and the Buffalo Suzuki Strings for 16 years. She was a proud member/chaperone of their advanced touring ensemble for 6 international tours, and enjoyed some training with Dr. Suzuki in Australia. After a music education degree from BGSU in Ohio, Ms. Vari received her Masters Degree in Suzuki Pedagogy from Sandy Reuning and Ithaca College. She enjoyed teaching for 3 years with Sally Gross and the Suzuki String School of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, followed by being a partner of Boulder Suzuki Strings, led by Amy Gesmer-Packman, for 6 years. Ms. Vari now runs her own studio in Colorado, Suzuki Strings of Denver, where she offers private and group violin lessons as well as Suzuki Early Childhood Education classes. She was co-coordinator of the SYOA orchestras at the ‘08 & ‘10 SAA Conferences.

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SYOA Seventh Successful Year

September 21, 2010 by James Van Reeth, Vanessa Vari

Young musicians from both North and South America joined together at this year’s “Teamwork” Conference to form two outstanding string orchestras—Suzuki Youth Orchestras of the Americas I and II. Each child arrived at the conference very well prepared, having worked… Read more ▶

Suzuki Youth Orchestra of the Americas 2008

Suzuki Youth Orchestra of the Americas, 2008

SAA 13th Biennial Conference

SAA 13th Biennial Conference


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