Suzanne Wagor

Classical Division: Violin, Viola,

Suzuki Division: Suzuki Violin & Viola

Degrees and Studies: B.M. in Viola Performance from the Oberlin Conservatory, M.M. from the Juilliard School, Performance Diploma in Orchestral Training from the Guildhall School of Music (London), with additional chamber music studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Music Conservatory of Westchester: Faculty since 2016

Born in: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Performances and Distinctions: She received her Suzuki training at the School for Strings under the tutelage of Louise Behrend and has served on the faculty of Northern Arizona University, Coe College, The School for Strings, the Special Music School (P.S. 859), The Lucy Moses School, and the New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program. She is currently on the faculty of Montclair State University Preparatory Program and The Hudson River School of Music and has recently been appointed Suzuki Program Coordinator at the Music Conservatory of Westchester.

An avid chamber musician, Suzanne has collaborated with numerous artists, including members of the Tokyo String Quartet, the Nash Ensemble of London, and the Peabody Trio. She performs regularly in New York City and internationally, with performances in the Czech Republic, Croatia, and around the US.  A founding member and Artistic Director of Five Seasons Chamber Music, she helps to organize their festival each June and serves on the faculty of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary during the summers.