Mr. Douglas Locke

Violin Teacher, Administrator

Douglas Locke


Columbus, OH
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Douglas Locke—Artistic/executive director, founder and violin teacher for Suzuki Music Columbus. Maintains a teaching studio of Suzuki violin students and co-directs the Suzuki Music Columbus Tour Group. Adjunct Faculty at Otterbein University. Active in chamber music, particularly violin-duo literature with his wife Susan, and faculty coach for Chamber Music Connection. Violinist Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra. Doug & Susan Locke were awarded the Columbus Symphony Orchestra Community Music Educators of the Year in 2013. While at Capital University from 1994-2007 he served as violin faculty, director of Suzuki programs, concertmaster Capital/Bexley Community Orchestra. Bachelor of Music Performance in Violin from the University of Hartford Hartt School of Music, studying violin with Eric Rosenblith and Philip Setzer of the Emerson String Quartet. Master of Music Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, completing long-term Suzuki teacher training with Carol Smith and Suzuki pioneer John Kendall.