Stacy (Smith) Garner 2024-02-16T02:37:25+00:00

Stacy (Smith) Garner

Stacy Garner, Violin, is a Suzuki Violin Teacher Trainer and a Suzuki Strings Specialist in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD outside of Fort Worth, Texas. Stacy previously served in positions as Director of the Intermountain Suzuki String Institute, the Suzuki Program Director at the Gifted Music School in Salt Lake City, Utah, and President of the Suzuki Association of Utah. Ms. Garner holds a degree in Violin Performance from the University of Utah and has completed hundreds of hours of Suzuki training, primarily with Edmund Sprunger, Linda Fiore, Mark Mutter, Cathy Lee, Carey Beth Hockett and others, and is truly passionate about Suzuki Education.
Stacy has presented educational sessions to both parents and teachers at state, national and international Suzuki conferences and conventions and is a frequent contributor to the Journal of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Ms. Garner is on faculty at Suzuki workshops and institutes across the Americas, and a featured presenter for the Suzuki Association of the America’s “Parents as Partners” series. In 2018, Stacy was awarded the Suzuki Association of the America’s Certificate of Achievement, an award given to teachers that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to excellence in their teaching. In 2023, Stacy became a Violin Teacher Trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
Stacy is a Suzuki mom to five children: a violist, a violinist, a pianist, and two double bassists, all of whom provide her most in-depth Suzuki training.
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