Winifred Crock
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Winifred Crock

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Winifred Crock was the Director of Orchestras at Parkway Central High School for over twenty-five years, and has maintained a private violin studio in suburban St. Louis, Missouri for far longer. During her tenure, the Parkway Central High Music Department was awarded GRAMMY Gold Signature school status as one of the top high school music departments in the country. In demand as a clinician, teacher and conductor, Mrs. Crock has been the featured string clinician at conferences and universities in over 20 states, and abroad. Mrs. Crock has been named the Missouri ASTA Private Studio and Secondary String Teacher of the Year, the St Louis Symphony Educator of the Year, the NFHA Midwest Outstanding Music Educator, and the ASTA Elizabeth Green National School Educator. Mrs. Crock holds degrees from SIU-E, KSU and from the Suzuki-Talent-Education-Institute in Matsumoto, Japan under the tutelage of Shinichi Suzuki. She is a certified Kodály instructor. Her publications include Learning Together Series and Pattern Play for Strings Series.