Donald Becker, Director violin, viola, Kodály
B.M. Ohio State University School of Music, M.M. Eastman School of Music, Founder and director of the SIB. He studied with Dr. Suzuki and Yuko Mori for over three years in Japan and supervises the violin teachers in using Dr. Suzuki’s teaching points. He holds a teacher’s diploma from the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto, Japan and studied at the summer program of the Kodály Center of America.
Kenneth Mok – Artist in Residence, violin
B.M. Hong Kong Baptist University, M.M. Boston Conservatory. Mr. Mok has performed with orchestras in both Hong Kong and the Boston area. Currently, he is a member of the Boston Chamber Orchestra and is principle second of the Video Game Orchestra. Suzuki Institute of Boston staff training program. SAA registered training through Book 4.
Betsy Pabon, violin
B.M. in violin performance and M.M. in instrumental pedagogy from Indiana University School of Music. Certified to teach through book 10 by Suzuki Association of the America and has taught students at all levels. She has taught students from age 3 up through the college level. She has taught in many Suzuki workshops and institutes both in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and South America.
Geoff Roman-Assistant Director, violin, keyboard, guitar
B.S. violin performance, Central Michigan University. Mr. Roman studied the Suzuki Method for seven years as a child and has taught students from preschool to high school in Michigan and Massachusetts. He has performed with the Pontiac/Oakland Symphony Orchestra as well as with his own popular music groups. Suzuki Institute of Boston staff training program.
Lijiong Liao - violin
B.M. Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China, M.A. violin performance, University of Iowa, M.A. M.M. Boston University. She was the winner of second prize in the violin competition at the Conservatory in China and two-time winner of the Bach Prize at Boston University. Suzuki Institute of Boston staff training program.
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