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,VA 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 indiviual instruction in violin, viola, cello, and piano using both traditional and Suzuki educational strategies. She has thiry years teaching experience. Students have concertized at President’s Park, soloed with the Washington is Symphony Orchestra and participated in concerts at Wolf Trap, Constitution Hall, and the Kennedy Center. Dr. Barret’s book, THE MAGIC OF MATSUMOTO, was endorsed by Dr. Suzuki and is available on Amazon.Com. Winner of Best of Reston in music school category for 2019 and 2020. Inducted into Reston Hall of Fame for winning Best of Reston award for two consecutive years.