Suzuki Workshop | Webster University

Suzuki Workshop

March 6 & 7, 2020

Workshop Registration DEADLINE: postmarked or submitted online by February 8, 2020

The Suzuki Workshop is an intensive two-day workshop for Suzuki violin, viola, and cello students.  Over the weekend, students will participate in technique classes, repertoire classes, enrichment classes, play-ins, and will get to hear a special guest recital.

Suzuki violin, viola and cello students ages 4 and up may register for the Suzuki Workshop.  Note: A parent must attend the workshop with his or her child/children.

The workshop will take place at the Community Music School of Webster University (on the Webster University main campus), 535 Garden Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119  (314) 968-5939


Complete the registration form (one form per student) by clicking the appropriate link below.  To download a .pdf of the registration form, please click here and mail to: 
Community Music School of Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119

CMS Suzuki Student Registration

 non-CMS Suzuki student registration


Note:  Currently enrolled Community Music School Suzuki students wishing to attend must submit a workshop registration form.

Late registrants (application postmarked or submitted online after February 8, 2020) will be charged an additional $25 per family and will be admitted on a space-available basis. No registrations will be accepted after February 21st.  Please note that registrations are processed in date order received and that enrollment is limited.

DAILY WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Friday, March 6, 2020  
5:00 - 6:00 pm Registration
6:00 - 6:50 pm Play-in
6:50 - 7:10 pm Snack and Social Time
7:10 – 8:00 pm  Advanced Student Classes
Saturday, March 7, 2020  
9:00 - 12:00 noon Classes & Observation
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Break*
1:00 - 2:00 pm Guest Recital
2:00 - 4:00 pm Classes
4:00 - 5:00 pm Play-out

*Please note that lunch will not be provided or available on the premises.  Please plan to bring your lunch or purchase it at a local restaurant.  Soda/vending machines are available.



Joanna Binford (viola and fiddle) is the Coordinator of the Suzuki Program at the Academy of Music in Norfolk, VA.  She is a frequent clinician at Suzuki workshops and institutes across the country.

Colleen Fitzgerald (violin) is the Executive Director of the Barcel Suzuki String Academy in Wauwatosa, WI.  She is an SAA-registered Suzuki teacher trainer, and also teaches Suzuki Early Childhood Education.

Carey Beth Hockett (cello) teaches on the faculty of the Colburn school in Los Angeles, CA.  She is an SAA-registered Suzuki teacher trainer and a member-at-large on the board of the International Suzuki Association.

Vera McCoy-Sulentic (violin) is the Director of the Suzuki Program at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.  She is an SAA-registered Suzuki teacher trainer, and has taught at workshops and institutes in the U.S. and abroad.

Matt Pickart (violin) is Assistant Professor of music at Webster University, where he teaches violin, viola, improvisation, and music entrepreneurship.  He is Director and co-founder of the Clazz International Music Festival.

Carol Waldvogel (violin) is the Director and founder of North Shore Suzuki Strings in Milwaukee, WI.  She has served on the SAA Board of Directors, and has taught at workshops and institutes in the U.S. and Mexico.

Karen Zelle (music and movement)  teaches Kindermusik on the faculty of the Community Music School of Webster University and has been an early childhood music educator for over 20 years.  She is also certified in Orff-Schulwerk and Kodaly.

Questions?  Call (314) 968-5939 or email