Carmen Suzanne Evans

Violin, Viola, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher, Administrator

Carmen Suzanne Evans

SAA Member

Carmen Evans is the Artistic Director of the Suzuki String School of Guelph (SSSG). She has been teaching violin and viola at the SSSG since 2006. In 2017 she started teaching Suzuki Early Childhood Education classes for the SSSG.

A strong belief in lifelong learning is shown through Carmen’s commitment to professional development. Carmen has taken each core unit of Suzuki violin training (books 1-10), some multiple times. Additionally, she has taken multiple supplemental violin courses, viola training, early childhood training, leadership, and classes focussed on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Carmen is passionate about the process of learning, and she takes great joy in learning from students, parents, and colleagues.

Carmen has a BA from the University of Guelph, where she was the recipient of the Gloria Guthrie Memorial Music Scholarship. 

Active in the broader Suzuki community, Carmen served as the Chair of the Suzuki Association of Ontario from 2016-2019.