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About Stephanie Sims Flack

Education

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Ms. Flack is a highly-trained violin teacher. Through Suzuki Association of the Americas teacher training, and under master teachers Ronda Cole and Timothy Durbin, Ms. Flack has completed the following courses:

  • Suzuki Principles in Action
  • Violin Units 1-10
  • Violin Practicum
  • Violin Technique and Tone Production to Take Intermediate Students to Advanced Levels
  • The Progressive Enrichment of Repertory: Viola, Violin
  • Every Child Can!

Ms. Flack is also trained by the British Suzuki Institute in London, England, and has achieved Accredited Level III through the European Suzuki Exams and Training. Her pedagogy teachers include Sally O'Reilly and Marla Mutschler whose teachers and pedagogical influences include Josef Gingold and Paul Rolland.

Ms. Flack began studying violin through the Suzuki method when she was eight years old and holds degrees from Indiana University and Louisiana State Univeristy. She sets an example for her students by continuing her teacher training at every opportunity. Ms. Flack currently studies with Ronda Cole Northern of the Virginia Suzuki Music School and is completing Book 10 Suzuki Teacher Training.

Ms. Flack's academic and other professional violin training includes:

  • Master of Arts, Arts Administration, Symphony Management, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Graduate studies in Violin Performance, Pedagogy and Conducting, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Starling-Delay Symposium on Violin Studies at The Juilliard School, 2009, 2011, 2013
  • Summer music festivals: Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, and Round Top International Festival-Institute

Violin Teacher/Clinician

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Ms. Flack is an accomplished violin teacher with more than 20 years of experience. She has been teaching students privately in her own studio for ten years and has been a clinician and teacher at many prestigious schools, events, and institutes as well. Her instructional experience includes work with:

  • Stephanie Flack Violin Studio
  • Greater Washington (DC) Suzuki Institute
  • Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area String Festival
  • PhoenixPhest Grande, Eastern Michigan University 
  • Many area youth orchestras and violin programs

Additional Information

Arts Administrator

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  • McLean Orchestra: Personnel Manager, Strings
  • Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area: Chairman of the Board, Board Member, Treasurer
  • SAGWA String Festival and Shenandoah Celebration: Assistant Director
  • The Phoenix Symphony: Group Sales Manager
  • St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: Operations Assistant and Education Coordinator
  • The Houston Symphony: Operations, Education, Marketing, and Development Intern

Professional Memberships

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