DiCecco is the founder and director of the Suzuki Program
Music School. Upon graduating from the Paris "Conservatoire"
in France, Mrs. DiCecco received the "Fullbright" scholarship
to continue her studies at the prestigious Juilliard School
of Music, from which she received her Bachelor of Music degree.
With a background of extensive playing in orchestras and chamber
groups, Mrs. DiCecco has specialized for the past 32 years in
the training of many young gifted violinists. Two of her students,
ages 8 and 9, have performed in concerts with The New York Philarmonic;
others have won numerous competitions. Mrs. DiCecco is active
as a guest clinician in Europe and in the United States. She was
a faculty member of the Manhattan School of Music for ten
years. In 1982, she created "The New York Young Musicians'
Ensemble". Under her direction, the ensemble has performed
many concerts in the New York metropolitan area, as well as three
highly acclaimed concert tours of Asia, Italy and France.
Nicole DiCecco supervises the entire faculty. All instructors
are graduates of music conservatories and are fully trained and
certified in the Suzuki method of instruction. Experienced instructors
trained in the disciplines of basic Musicianship and Music Theory,
as well as experienced piano accompanists, complete the staff.
Basis (Violin, Viola)
Bachelor of Music, Orel, Russia; (specialized
Music School for gifted children); Master of Arts, Gnesin State
of Academy of Music, Moscow, Russia. Twenty four years teaching
experience; (includingconducting Chamber Orchestras & Chamber
Music coaching) Faculty of several N.Y.C. music schools.
Master of Music, State Conservatory, Gorky, Russia;Suzuki Certified
also further studies at institutes throughout U.S.;
Teacher Training in advanced Techniques; Twenty one years of teaching
Larisa Broverman (Violin)
B.S. Gnesin College of Music, Moscow USSR; M.A. Rimsky-Korsakov
Conservatory, Leningrad, USSR; Suzuki certification,
Eastman School of Music; Extensive professional orchestral and
chamber music experience; Twenty four years of teaching experience
Bachelor of Music, Sichuan Conservatory, Cheng Du P.R.C. China;
Master of Music, Syracuse University, New York; Suzuki Certified;
Preucil School of Music, Iowa City, Iowa. Twelve years of teaching
B.A. Queens College; Suzuki Certified School for Strings N.Y.C.
Private violin teaching studio for 7 yrs.; Taught in native Venezuela
from 1992 to 1996; Presently coaching at the Center for Preparatory
Studies in Music, Queens College.
Ann Winze (Violin)
B.S. in Violin, Lawrence University, Conservatory of Music; Master
of Music, (violin teaching; Indiana University) Special training
in teaching young children; Eight years teaching experience; Faculty
Turtle Bay Music School, N.Y.C.
Bachelor of Music (Violin Performance) Eastman School of Music,
Rochester, New York; Master of Music (Violin Performance) SUNY,
Stony Brook, New York; Suzuki Training, Ithaca College, New York;
Killington Music Festival; Thurnauer Music School, Tenafly, New
Jersey; Experienced Group Class teacher; Five years private teaching.
Semyon Fridman (Cello)
Studies at Tchaikovsky Conservatory Russia; Master of Arts Peabody
Conservatory ; Solo performances with orchestras; Member Trio
in Residence WQXR N.Y.C.; twenty years teaching experience (Mannes
College; Peabody Conservatory; Bennington College.)
Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, Manhattan School of Music;
Suzuki Certification, School for Strings N.Y.C.; Nine years of
teaching experience; Faculty Lucy Moses School, N.Y.C.; C.W. Post
College of L.I.U. Suzuki Program
Bachelor of Arts, Kishinev, USSR; Master of Arts, Leningrad Conservatory
USSR; Suzuki certified; twenty nine years teaching
Bachelor of Music, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music; Bachelor
of Music Studies, Colorado University; Master of Music,
Juilliard School of Music. Extensive recital appearances as well
as winning numerous awards and prizes. Nine years teaching experience.
Bachelor of Arts, Boston University; Trained in the Suzuki Method
at The School for Strings, N.Y.C.; further study at summer
institutes throughout the U.S. and Canada. (SAA certified through
Book 7) Dedicated to creating a positive learning environment
in which recognition of the childs accomplishments forms
the foundation for self motivation and continued success. Sixteen
years of teaching experience in private studio and on faculty
of several music schools in New York City area.
Kim (Ear Training & Theory)
Bachelor of Arts, Seoul National University; Master of Music,
Manhattan School of Music; Doctor of Musical Arts, Manhattan School
of Music; Faculty Brooklyn Queens Conservatory; Manhattan School
Bachelor of Music, Manhattan School of Music; Artist Diploma,
Academy of Poznan, Poland; Suzuki certification, School for Strings,
founder of violin program at Peak School and Kellet School, Hong
China. eleven years teaching experience.
Bachelor of Music, Juilliard School of Music; Master of Music,
Manhattan School of Music; Suzuki certification. seven years teaching
Master of Music, Juilliard School of Music; Bachelor of Music,
Oberlin College Conservatory of Music; Bachelor of Music Studies,
Colorado; Extensive recital appearances as well as winning awards
prizes. nine years teaching experience.