In Memoriam
Leena Kareoja-Crothers

December 19, 2018, ASJ 47.1

American Suzuki Journal 47.1

Previously printed in American Suzuki Journal 47.1. Reprinted with permission. Copyright © 2018 Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.

Lynn McCall

Lynn McCall was named the first SAA teacher trainer for SECE in the US in 2015.  She received her Suzuki training and mentoring from Dorothy Jones and Leena Crothers. She is director and co-founder of Alyla Suzuki Early Childhood Music School in New Haven, CT, which was founded as the pilot program in Connecticut and the Northeast for SECE in 2006. She maintains an active piano studio since 1995. She is a clinician for national and international teacher workshops and institutes, including 2013 SECE faculty for the Suzuki World Conference in Matsumoto, Japan. Lynn is a founding member and serves on the SAA SECE committee. She is the proud mother of two grown sons and lives in Connecticut with her husband.

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Laura Wright

Laura Wright has degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music: BM and MM in violin performance and Suzuki pedagogy with Michele George. Additional pedagogic training was done with Teri Einfeldt, Rhonda Cole, John Kendall, Doris Preucil, James Maurer, Lynn McCall and others. Ms Wright began her violin studies as a child with Janet Bogart (Kalamazoo MI).

Previous teaching experience: Lawrence University, CIM, Kent State University, Suzuki Center and Institutes of the Lehigh Valley, past Suzuki dept. coordinator at the Neighborhood Music School, director of the Suzuki violin program at the Wintergreen Arts Magnet School (Hamden CT), and adjudicator/clinician for the Heritage Music Festival.

Laura Wright continues to be a freelance performer in the CT area. Ms Wright’s private violin studios are located in New Haven and North Haven and she is instructor of violin and director of the string ensemble at the Westover School (Middlebury, CT).

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