About the teachers

Stephen Power has been an established Suzuki piano teacher in the Cambridge area for over 30 years. He completed his training through the British Suzuki Institute (BSI), and made several visits to the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto, Japan to research the work of Dr Suzuki and Mrs Kataoka. Stephen is also a recognised Teacher-Trainer of the European Suzuki Association and a former Director of Piano Teacher Training for the BSI. Stephen has been a guest teacher at workshops here in the UK, Europe and the USA and has recently completed the Suzuki Piano Teacher-Training Course he was leading in Barcelona for the Spanish Suzuki Federation.

Betty Power has over 30 years of experience in the research and practice of music education. She has worked in schools as a primary music specialist, and has specially trained in the approaches of Dalcroze, Orff, and Kodály in the UK and the USA. She began her Suzuki Piano Teacher Training in the USA, and graduated from the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto, Japan, after three years of study with Dr Suzuki and Mrs Haruko Kataoka, co-founders of the Suzuki Piano method. Betty is founder and director of the MusicNOW! music enrichment programme for children from birth through age 4 with parents, and is available as a music education consultant in early years, KS1-2, or Kodály musicianship training. She is a past-member of the British Kodály Academy's Executive and Education Committees.

Betty & Stephen Power

Email: info@suzukipianocambridge.org.uk

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