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 U.S. in 2015.  She received her Suzuki mentoring and training from Dorothy Jones and Leena Crothers. Director and co-Founder of Alyla Suzuki Early Childhood Music School in New Haven Ct., Founded as the pilot program in Ct. for Suzuki ECE in 2006. Her work involves establishing SECE programs throughout the U.S. and Latin America. She has maintained an active piano studio, specializing in working with young children since 1995. Clinician for National and International teacher workshops and Institutes. 2013 SECE Faculty Suzuki World Conference in Matsumoto, Japan. Co-Chair of the SECE curriculum revision committee, founding member of SAA SECE committee, SAA Conference team coordinator. She is the proud mother of 2 grown sons and lives in Ct. 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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