Ms. Carole D. Mayers
Carole Mayers holds a Bachelor of Music degree in music education-piano from Ithaca College and a Master of Arts in music from San Francisco State University. Ms. Mayers has been teaching Suzuki piano for over 30 years. She studied with Suzuki Piano co-founder, Dr. Haruko Kataoka, at summer institutes for 15 years, and continues to study with the Japanese teachers who are top instructors at Dr. Suzuki’s school in Matsumoto, Japan.
Carole was key in developing the all-instrument Graduation program in the Philadelphia area, based on Dr. Suzuki’s model. She has been chair or co-chair of this annual program since it’s inception in 1996.
Carole has been a guest clinician at summer Suzuki workshops in California and in the Philadelphia area. She continues to direct annual piano workshops for the Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Association.
Ms. Mayers and her students participated in two 4-Piano Concerts in the Philadelphia area, and traveled to participate in the “International Suzuki Piano Basics 10-Piano Concert” in Sacramento, CA, on four occasions.
Carole Mayers maintains a private Suzuki piano studio in King of Prussia, PA, and actively collaborates with Suzuki colleagues to offer her studio enriching musical experiences. She is past president and currently serves as Piano Vice-President on the board of the Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Association.