Lauren Holt

Violin Teacher, Student

Lauren Holt

SAA Member

Lauren Holt began her Suzuki journey at the age of 2. She is a graduate of the Preucil School of Music in Iowa City, Iowa, where she studied under Kimberly Meier-Sims and Christie Felsing for fifteen years. Lauren attended many summer camps throughout the years, including Interlochen Arts Camp, ASI Steven’s Point, Ottawa Suzuki Institute Mid-Southwest, Sound Encounters, and the David Einfeldt Chamber Music Seminar. She has also performed with the Preucil School Strings Orchestra under the direction of Doris Preucil, the Iowa All-State Orchestra, and the Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra. She graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, with degrees in Music Education and Violin Performance. She has completed Orff-Schulwerk Level I training, Music Mind Games Unit I, as well as Suzuki teacher training with Geri Arnold and Nancy Lokken. Lauren just finished her Master’s in Violin Performance with an emphasis in Suzuki Pedagogy at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with Vera McCoy-Sulentic.