Dr. Carolyn M. Barrett

Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano Teacher

Carolyn Barrett

SAA Member


Reston, VA
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Dr. Carolyn Barrett, director of the Suzuki Music Studio in Reston, Virginia also founded Suzuki Studios in Lagos and Seoul. The Seoul Studio trained sixty students weekly, and instructed British, Korean and American educators in using the Suzuki approach. Dr. Suzuki directly supervised the Seoul studio.

Dr. Barrett gives group and individual instruction in violin, viola, cello, and piano using both traditional and Suzuki educational strategies. She has thirty years teaching experience. Students have concertized at President’s Park, soloed with the Washington Symphony Orchestra and participated in concerts at Wolf Trap, Constitution Hall, and the Kennedy Center. The Reston Studio has been named winner of the Best of Reston in music school category for 2019 through 2022. Consequently the Studio has been Inducted into the Reston Hall of Fame for winning the Best of Reston award for four consecutive years.

For further information on the studio please see our website at www.barrettsuzuk.com. We look forward to hearing from prospective students and will be happy to answer any questions you might have.