Mrs. Kerry Travers

Violin Teacher

Kerry Travers

SAA Member

Kerry Travers is a violinist and trained violin teacher who uses the Suzuki Method.  She has maintained a private studio for forty years in many different communities in Utah and Washington and has maintained studios in Wenatchee, Cashmere and Chelan.  In addition, she has taught at festivals and institutes throughout Washington state.   

Kerry also teaches Body Mapping to address the alarming rate of injury among musicians.   Since 2007 she has been licensed to teach the course “What Every Musician Needs To Know About The Body”  as a Licensed Body Mapping Educator.  Kerry began studying Body Mapping with Barbara Conable in 1998 because of personal injury.  During the journey to recovery, she began including this information in her own teaching to help prevent injury and promote good body use in her students.   Kerry has presented lectures on injury prevention and Body Mapping internationally including at the University of British Columbia, Boston University, Central Washington University, Luther College, the Kairos Lyceum, the Ottawa Suzuki Institute, Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute, the Suzuki Association of Washington State and the Suzuki Association of the Americas.   

Kerry is active in professional organizations including the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the Suzuki Association of the Washington State where she served for over 10 years on the Board of Directors.   She has been an active member of the Association of Body Mapping Educators (formerly Andover Educators)  since its inception and has served on the Board of Directors.   For the past twenty six years Kerry has served in many capacities on the Board of Directors of the Lake Chelan Bach Fest,  served as Co-President for ten years and is currently serving as Past President.

Kerry performs regularly with her trio “Classic Pizzazz” and is a member of  the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra.  She has four grown children and resides in Chelan with her husband.