Reagan Brasch

Suzuki Violin and Viola; Coordinator: Suzuki Early Childhood Education

HCD Music

Hartt Community Division
F 19

Reagan Brasch grew up studying in the Suzuki method with Paula Woyton in Texas. She graduated with a Bachelors of Music in violin performance and received her Masters in Music with an emphasis in Suzuki Pedagogy from the University of Denver. After teaching with Denver Talent Education for five years with James Maurer, she moved to Chicago to teach at the Music Institute of Chicago under the direction of Gilda Barston. She has had additional Suzuki training from Linda Fiore, Joanne Bath, Ann Smelser, Doris Preucil, Michele George, and Pat D’Ercole. Brasch gives both private and group instruction in Suzuki as well as chamber coaching. She was also program director and teacher of the early childhood Musikgarten classes to toddlers and preschoolers. She was twice awarded the Outstanding Teacher by the Alliance for Early Childhood. She has written articles for the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) Journal as well as for SAA eletter. Brasch has taught extensively at Suzuki institutes and workshops around the country.

When not teaching, she enjoys reading, gardening, and anything cat or quilt related.