Clorinda Noyes teaches from her home studio in Portland (ME) with her cellist husband where she has lived since 1983. She is a violinist with the Portland Symphony Orchestra. She and her husband form the duo core of “Encore!” a service providing classical music for special occasions. Originally from Long Island, NY, she has had private Suzuki studios in Arlington Heights, Illinois and in Brewer, ME. She and husband Dick have three adult children, all professional musicians. Her Suzuki training has been with John Kendall, Helen Brunner, and Ronda Cole. She attended Hartt College of Music, University of Hartford, (CT) for several years, and then acquired her BA degree from the State University of New York at Albany. She has directed the New England Suzuki Institute since June 1989 and has been a faculty member of the Western Massachusetts Suzuki Institute in Northampton, MA since July of 1995 and the Greater Washington Suzuki Institute 2004 -2008.