Welcome from the Director

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Welcome to Primavera Place.  We are dedicated to providing the very best in Suzuki music education.  Learning to play a musical instrument is a rewarding endeavor, and we strive to help you with this in an ever increasingly busy world.  Though the day to day practice can be a challenge, the benefits and rewards that I have witnessed for over 40 years compel me to believe that it is worth the while!

Kathleen Spring

Director & master teacher

Kathleen Spring, brings over 40 years of teaching experience to her studio. Her training as a violinist and teacher includes an undergraduate degree in music from Walla Walla University as well as violin study with Eduard Melkus at the Universität fur Musik and Darstellende Künst, in Vienna, Austria and with Alan Bodman at Washington State University. She received a M. Mus. in Violin performance with James Maurer from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver.

Kathleen was honored with the American String Teachers Association’s, Outstanding Studio Teacher Award for Washington state, 1996. On three separate occasions her students have received the Emerson Scholarship to Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan. They have also won concerto competitions with Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Young Sinfonia, the Aurora Symphony Orchestra, and Colorado Springs Philharmonic. Many are members of DYAO, CYSO, and DYS.

A registered Teacher Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, Kathleen teaches workshops in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. She teaches Suzuki Violin Pedagogy in the long-term Suzuki Pedagogy Program at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music.