2022 Fall Workshop Parent/Student Events

Saturday, Nov. 5th, 2-5pm

University of Minnesota
Ferguson Hall
2106 S Fourth St
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Registration deadline –– Nov 1st, 11:59pm.

All parents are invited to attend a parent talk with local teacher Ángel Falú Garcia: Unlocking and Understanding Your Child’s Motivation.
This one-hour class is available in-person or by Zoom. If attending in-person, children may attend a musical activity hour during the talk.
Registration for both the class and children’s activity is FREE and siblings are welcome, however pre-registration is required for children to participate.

We are also pleased to provide a special group class for cello and violin students with Carey Beth Hockett! Please speak to your teacher about whether this would be a good opportunity for your family!

Cello Group Class: 2-2:45pm.
Eligibility: Age 6-12 and have polished Etude-end of Book 2.

Violin Group Class: 3-3:45pm
Eligibility: Age 8-14 and in Book 4.


Ángel M. Falú-García began lessons at age eleven at the Youth Symphony orchestra program in Puerto Rico, and at age sixteen he began studies at the former Special Strings Program for Young Musicians at the Music Conservatory in Puerto Rico.

Currently, Mr. Falú works as a Suzuki viola and violin teacher at his own studio located in downtown Rochester. He is also a faculty member of the Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association (SEMSA). An organization made of parents and local teachers whose mission is to help promote good quality music education in the community.

Mr. Falú holds a Bachelors in Music Performance from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music and a Masters of Music degree from the University of Akron.

Carey Beth Hockett is a member of the Suzuki faculty
and Director of the Jumpstart String Program at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. She is well known for her creative work with groups of all sizes and increasingly in demand to train teachers in Group Class Techniques. Her compositions include Amusements for String Quartet, a collection of short pieces designed to train basic ensemble-playing skills, and Diversions for Cello Ensemble, a series of pieces that include elements of body percussion and cello drumming along with normal playing.