Violinist Laura Frazelle holds a Master’s degree in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she completed her long-term Suzuki training (Books 1-10) as a student of Kimberly Meier-Sims. Her additional SAA registered training includes Every Child Can! and Violin Practicum with teacher trainers Kimberly Meier-Sims and Ronda Cole. Passionate about continuing education, she has studied string pedagogy under Kurt Sassmannshaus and Mimi Zweig, eurythmics pedagogy under Brian Sweigart, and Suzuki Theory with Dr. Jenny Conner. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area (SAGWA), and runs a private studio out of her home. She is a sectional coach to the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras and has served on the faculty of the Levine School of Music and as a guest instructor at the Sato Center for Suzuki Studies in Cleveland. An active performer, Ms. Frazelle plays regularly with orchestras across Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C., including the Richmond and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras. She currently serves as Assistant Principal 2nd violin with the American Pops Orchestra and is section violin with the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra. Prior to her Master’s degree, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and has been fortunate enough to study with many wonderful teachers around the country including David Updegraff, William Preucil, Stephen Rose, Dr. Won-Bin Yim, Ricardo Cyncynatus and Elisabeth Adkins.