Ms. Marian Goss
Marian Goss received a Bachelor’s Degree in violin performance from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1992 and a Master’s Degree in performance from The University of Texas at Austin in 1994. While at UT, Marian had the honor of playing in a master class given by Isaac Stern. She also was very involved in the University’s String project, a preparatory string program that offers lessons, theory, orchestra and group classes to over 300 children in the Austin area.
After graduate school, Marian moved back to Ohio and enrolled in the long-term Suzuki teacher training program at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the direction of Michele George. Since completing the 10 volumes of Suzuki literature at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Marian has also attended several Suzuki workshops and institutes in California, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio.
In addition to regular attendance at national conferences, Marian is an active member of both the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the Suzuki Association of Northern Ohio. She is also a past secretary of the Suzuki Association of Ohio.
Marian currently teaches violin students and directs the orchestra in the Western Reserve Suzuki School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Marian is also a trained Music Together teacher and teaches both family classes and preschool classes. During the summers, she teaches at Suzuki Music Columbus. In past summers, Marian has taught at the Walla Walla College Suzuki institute and the Cleveland Suzuki Institute.