Myron Moskalyk, violinist, attended the Julliard School of Music and completed his education in Indiana University with notable teachers such as Ivan Galamian and Josef Gingold. During his career, he has been a member of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. He was the concertmaster of Canada Pops Orchestra the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra and the East York Symphony Orchestra. He also was a member of Light House. He has done countless recordings as a studio musician. Myron is actively teaching and is the founder and conductor of the Studio Strings of Mississauga and Huckleberry Music Camp.
A free lance violinist and a member of the Suzuki Association of America. Sophie has taught since 1987 in many Suzuki programs, Suzuki in the beaches, Suzuki Niagara, Etobicoke Suzuki School of Music, Jewish Community Centre, as well as the Etobicoke Board of Education and the Beach ArtCentre. She took her Suzuki teacher training courses in Ithaca, NY, in Montreal, and various other institutions. She was the musical coordinator of the youth chamber orchestra, Studio Strings of Mississauga in the past, as well as Huckleberry Summer Music Camp for the last sixteen years.
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Michèle Dumoulin started violin as a three-year-old Suzuki student and later obtained her Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance at McGill University. She has also benefited from Suzuki teacher training with Daphne Hughes and Ed Sprunger at the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute. Acting Assistant Principal second violin of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra for many years, Michèle organizes and teaches group lessons for around 65 students as Sunnyside Strings, in addition to her sizeable studio of private students from pre-Twinklers to advanced violinists. Her students are regular solo and ensemble award winners in the Kiwanis music festival and several have gone on to graduate with music degrees from Western, McGill, Rice, and U of Victoria, and perform professionally. Since 2000, she has taught every summer at Huckleberry music camp. Michèle is a member of the SAA and SAO.
Cellist and conductor of the Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra, Peter Wiebe has been with the Windsor Symphony since 1987. He studied at Brandon Univeristy and the University of Western Ontario under Malcolm Tait and Alex Adaman. He is also a cello and theory teacher, and has composed and arranged numerous works for the Windsor Symphony.
Ruth Wiebe is a violin teacher in Windsor, Ontario. She studied violin under Francis Chaplin while completing her degree in music and education at Brandon University. She has participated in various Suzuki workshops and training programs and for a few years, was an accompanist for the Suzuki program at Brandon University. She has many years of experience teaching students of all ages. She has taken Suzuki training at SOSI and also in Montreal under Sandord Reuning. She also has extensive experience as a piano collaborator focussing on string players.
Nicholas Penny attended Marianopolis College and McGill University in Montreal where he studied violin with Mauricio Fuks, viola with Stephen Kondaks and chamber music with Marcel Saint-Cyr. Nicholas was a member of the National Youth Orchestra from 1986 to 1988 and l'Orchestre des Jeunes du Quebec for several seasons. In 1989, he joined the Windsor Symphony Orche and has performed with the ensemble as its principal and assistant principal viola. In addition, Nicholas is active as a chamber musician, violin and viola teacher and chamber music coach. He has been the viola teacher, quartet coach and orchestra conductor at Huckleberry Music Camp in Muskoka since 1999 and has taught viola students at the University of Windsor for several years.
Margot Jewell has had extensive training in the Suzuki method, including studying with Shinichi Suzuki In Matsumoto Japan. Margot has enjoyed working with young people and their families, in Hamilton and then at Etobicoke Suzuki Music, where she presently teaches and is director. Margot has enjoyed performing with various orchestras in Ontario, is a festival adjudicator across Canada and is a member of the College of Examiners for the Royal Conservatory of Music. She has served as a board member of the Ontario Suzuki Association and the Suzuki Association of the Americas and is a SAA certified teacher trainer.
Natasha Penny, a private and group violin teacher in the Suzuki department of the McGill Conservatory, has studied with Jonathan Crow, Denise Lupien and Andrew Wan in Montreal, and Min Xie in Windsor. Natasha started violin at the age of three, and has enjoyed performing ever since, solo, in Suzuki group lessons and chamber ensembles, winning many awards at the local festival and assorted competitions. While continuing her studies in violin performance at McGill Natasha has also performed with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, the Trans Siberian orchestra and Il Divo. A Huckleberry Music camp alumna of 1999-2008 and member of NYOC 2010 and 2011, Natasha has participated in master classes and quartet training sessions at Orford and Domaine Forget and has enjoyed Suzuki teacher training at SOSI with Daphne Hughes, Ed Sprunger and Karen Kimmett.
Violist, Kathryn Cobbler holds a Bachelor of Music (honours) degree and Master’s degree in Viola Performance from Western University and the University of Ottawa respectively. Performing on the instrument since 2009, she has varied experience as an orchestral, and chamber musician. Performing with Toronto Symphony’s Trans Siberian Orchestra, the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, and featured in the University of Ottawa’s Nexus Chamber Music Concert Series, Ms. Cobbler has developed her voice and sense of style on her instrument. Drawn to Dr. Suzuki's philosophy that Every Child Can, Kathryn has pursued Suzuki Teacher Training for Violin and Viola Books 1 and 2 with Karen-Michele Kimmett. Her most recent musical project is the creation of the Amico Piano Quartet (http://amicopianoquartet.wix.com/apquart) a chamber ensemble that engages the social and artistic needs of Ottawa communities. Kathryn Cobbler currently teaches with the National Capital Suzuki School and the Leading Note Foundation's OrKidstra Program in Ottawa, Ontatio.