Mrs. Cecilia Calvelo-Hopkins

Violin, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher, Parent

Cecilia Calvelo-Hopkins

SAA Member


Austin, TX
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Cecilia Calvelo-Hopkins is a Suzuki violin teacher, a SECE teacher, and a Suzuki parent. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Houston and a Masters degree in Early Music from San Francisco State University. She currently teaches in her Suzuki studio “Clave de Sol” and collaborates with the Latin American division of the SAA. Cecilia has over 20 years of teaching experience and has completed extensive Suzuki training in the US, Brazil, and Europe. She has served as faculty for the School “Cuatro Cuerdas” in Madrid, Spain, the Peru International Suzuki Festival, Monterrey Suzuki Festival, Greater Austin Suzuki Institute, Spanish Suzuki National Course in Malaga, Spain, etc, and has served for the last 5 years on the board of the Greater Austin Suzuki Association. Besides teaching Cecilia loves languages and edited the latest translation to Spanish of Shinichi Suzuki’s “Nurtured by Love” that Summy-Birchard printed in 2004.