North Texas Suzuki Association

NTSA Celebration Concert and Workshop

  • October 20, 2012
  • 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wilshire Academy of Fine Arts (Dallas) (STRINGS) First United Methodist Church (Garland) (piano)


We invite you to join us in honor of Dr. Suzuki's birthday for an afternoon of playing and fun!  It will be a great opportunity to play with other Suzuki students from all over the North Texas area.  After the conclusion of the final concert, we will serve a celebration cake in memory of Dr. Suzuki's birthday.

Our Guest Artist, Kristen Van Cleve, will be discussing and demonstrating Baroque music on both modern instruments and Baroque instruments.  She will show how much fun one can have playing Baroque Music. More information about our guest artist below!

Contact Elizabeth Prichard for additional details.
(Contact information is available in the Members Directory.)

Click here to download the flyer! Please distribute to students and other teachers.

Registration forms now available for download!

Orchestra Music available in Resources section.

Kristin Van Cleve was recently appointed chairperson of the music department at the University of Dallas, where she has directed the chamber ensemble program since 2007.  She is Artistic Director and Principal Violinist of the historical performance ensemble, Texas Camerata and is Principal Second Violin with the Dallas Opera Orchestra.  Ms. Van Cleve began violin studies in her hometown of Fairbanks, Alaska and later moved to Texas, receiving both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Violin Performance from the University of North Texas.   As a baroque violinist, she has performed in Boston, Washington, D.C., France, Mexico and throughout the southwest. Ms. Van Cleve is concertmaster of several other historical instrument ensembles, including the Orchestra of New Spain, and has performed with Apollo‚Äôs Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra.  As a modern violinist, she is a member of the New Hampshire Music Festival, has returned to Alaska as a faculty member of the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival and in June 2011 traveled to Bolivia to teach and perform.  Ms. Van Cleve is active as a clinician for violin students of all ages and also maintains a private teaching studio in Dallas. She performs with the Fort Worth Symphony and traveled with that orchestra to Carnegie Hall in 2008. 


Click here to download the brochure for the PIANO Celebration Concert and registration form!

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