Mrs. Krista Lane

Violin Teacher

Krista Lane

SAA Member


Soldier, KS
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Mrs. Krista Lane has been teaching with the Suzuki approach for nine years and has been playing violin since she was nine. She has an extensive background in working with children and adults of all ages in many different capacities, and has a Bachelor of Music Education from The University of Kansas. She began taking Suzuki violin lessons in Colorado and continued taking Suzuki lessons until college with Carolyn Sandquist in Kansas. In the last six years she has taken the Every Child Can course and completed training for Suzuki Violin Units 1, 2, and 3 with teacher trainers Susan Kempter, Beth Titterington, and Nancy Lokken, respectively. For seven years Krista played in the Topeka Symphony Youth Ensembles, and for a few years also assisted the Topeka Symphony Debut Orchestra. While at KU for four years she studied violin with Dr. Veronique Mathieu and Dr. David Colwell and was part of the 1st and 2nd violin sections in the KU Symphony Orchestra. She is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA), and the Heart of America Suzuki Association (HASA). Krista frequently leads music at her church and performs in her family’s band. She enjoys playing in a variety of genres including classical, fiddle, country, jazz, and celtic.