Aimee M. Morrill Briant
Aimee Morrill Briant graduated with a BA degree in violin performance from the Hartt School of Music (Hartford, CT). She completed her long-term teacher training from the Suzuki pedagogy program at Hartt, where she was a student of Linda Fiore, Teri Einfeldt, and Brian Lewis, and has continued her training with short courses led by such teachers as Ronda Cole, Joanne Melvin, Carol Sykes, and Carrie Reuning-Hummel. A Maine native and “Suzuki kid” herself, Aimee began violin at age three with Clorinda Noyes. She started her first violin studio in 1996 and has taught in Bangor, ME, East Hartford, CT, and at the Suzuki School of Newton in Newton, MA. She moved to northern New Jersey in 2006, where she started the Crescendo Suzuki Studio. She is a coordinator and teacher at workshops throughout the US and Mexico, and is most recently the director for the New Jersey Suzuki Workshop and on faculty at the New England Suzuki Institute. She is an energetic chamber musician and freelances as an orchestral, chamber, and English folk dance musician. She resides in Mine Hill, NJ with her husband, daughter, and coonhound.