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American Suzuki Journal 43.2

Previously printed in American Suzuki Journal 43.2. Reprinted with permission. Copyright © 2015 Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.

Stacey Brady

Stacey Brady has taught the Suzuki method for almost 25 years and maintains an active studio of 40 Violin students with Boulder Suzuki Strings. Stacey completed her Book 1-10 Suzuki training with Dr. William Starr while obtaining her Bachelor of Music degree, Elementary Education Certification and Master of Music degree in Violin Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Stacey is also a founding Partner Teacher of Prelude Music, LLC in Boulder Colorado. She completed her Stage 1 SECE training with Sharon and Dorothy Jones and is currently teaching weekly SECE classes with Prelude Music. Stacey is also a professional player and performs throughout the Denver Metro area on both modern and baroque instruments.  Stacey is currently living in Broomfield, CO with her very supportive husband and her three wonderful children!  

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Heather Hadley

Heather Hadley maintains a thriving studio of young cellists of all levels and has been a member of the faculty of Boulder Suzuki Strings since 2003.  As a SAA registered Teacher Trainer, she conducts the cello long-term training program at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. She has contributed to the SAA’s Parents as Partners video series and the American Suzuki Journal, and has served on the board of the Suzuki Association of Colorado. Her degrees include a BM from Lawrence University in Performance, a MM from the University of Colorado in Performance and Pedagogy, and a Suzuki Certificate from the University of Denver. Heather is passionate about helping all students and families experience the full benefits of a Suzuki education. When not teaching or performing she enjoys spending time in the Colorado sunshine with her husband and two daughters.

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Florence Muller

Flori Muller is an active Violin and SECE teacher in Colorado. She teaches violin with Boulder Suzuki Strings and SECE with Prelude Music and is the Director of Peaks to Plains Suzuki Institute. Flori holds a BM in Violin Performance from Blair School of Music Vanderbilt University, a double MM in Violin Performance and Suzuki Violin Pedagogy from University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and earned candidacy for DMA from University of Colorado Boulder. She has contributed to the American Suzuki Journal, Parents and Partners Online, and given presentations and served as SECE coordinator at SAA conferences. She has directed a Suzuki in the Schools Program and Fiddler’s Fair summer festival, taught Violin and SECE classes at various Suzuki Workshops and PPSI, and served as President of HASSA (now STXSA). She has registered training in Suzuki Violin books 1-10 and SECE stages 1-5.

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