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Suzuki & Strings Program

Suzuki strings education is an innovative philosophy based on the writings and teaching of Shinichi Suzuki of Japan. The philosophy emphasizes listening, parent-child relationships, group classes, leadership and discipline to develop the whole child.


Download the spring 2018 registration packet (coming soon).


  • Dan Groves – Violin, Viola
  • Daniel Colwell – Violin, Viola
  • Janel Harms – Violin, PreTwinkle and Twinkle Group Classes
  • Jenny Bowen – Violin, Viola, Fiddle, Book 2/3 Group Classes
  • Kara Tann – Violin, Viola
  • Rebecca Schloneger – Violin, Book 1 Group Class
  • Seth Girton – Cello

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.