Karin received Suzuki piano training under the instruction of Susan Fralin (Lynchburg, VA) for 8 years, including 5 years of superior rankings in National Guild Auditions. She has played for pleasure since, serving at church and playing in weddings. Her teaching began with her own children and grew from teaching friends’ children to teaching lessons at Valley Music Academy from August 2017-present. She is also currently extending her experience to open a Suzuki studio in her home in Staunton, VA.
Karin has completed “Every Child Can” as well as Piano Unit 1 & 2 classes via Suzuki Association of the Americas and plans to continue her education annually. You can visit her SAA profile here.
A passion for children
Karin has 4+ years experience providing behavioral and academic support to children/adolescents with various mental health diagnoses. Her clients included children with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, anxiety/depression, PTSD, among others. In addition to her students, she also has two children of her own, ages 8 and 12.