Suzuki Teachers

& Studios We Love*


Suzuki Studios in the Area

David Adler Cultural Center – Suzuki & Traditional piano, violin, viola, electric and acoustic guitar, woodwinds, lower brass, percussion & voice
1700 North Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048   (847) 367-0707

Barrington Suzuki School – Suzuki instruction in violin, viola, cello flute, classical guitar and piano
520 North Avenue, Barrington, IL 60010  (847) 382-9517

Music Institute of Chicago – Lake Forest location - All areas of musical study including Suzuki & Traditional instrument, creative arts
40 East Old Mill Road, Lake Forest IL 60045  (847) 905-1500, ext. 194
Director: Guinevere Grimstad - (847) 905-1500, ext. 191  Fax: (847) 295-1341 • gtiffin@musicinst.org


The Music Connection - Orland Park location - Suzuki & Traditional Piano & Violin as well as Music-in-the-Box Music Masters Classes

10751 165th St Suite 104, Orland Park IL 60467   (708) 364-7590 


Suzuki School of Elgin - Suzuki Strings and Flute
36W609 Highland Avenue, Elgin, IL 60123  847-695-7216  aaee11e@yahoo.com


Suzuki & Traditional Piano Instructors:  


Tava Bever - Round Lake - MITB motivator and Suzuki Piano all levels - 847-857-9709 - tava.bever@gmail.com


Lynn Kammrad - Elgin - MITB motivator and Suzuki Piano all levels - 847-697-8514 - lynnkammrad@gmail.com


Robin Sasman - Gurnee, IL - (847) 672-6410 - rsasman@comcast.net


Mee Ying Tan - Vernon HIlls, IL - (847) 816-0643 - meeyingtan@yahoo.com


Kathleen Payette - Mundelein, IL (847) 949-1633 - kathleen.payette@att.net


Marge Malmquist - Elgin (Hampshire), IL - (847) 931-0384 - Suzuki & Traditional Piano Teacher - margemalmquist@comcast.net


Kara Nuzzo - Mundelein, IL Traditional only (847) 393-7105  kara.nuzzo@gmail.com


Rick Lowe - Vernon Hills, IL Traditional only (847) 254-4516  rlowe264@gmail.com

Suzuki Violin Instructors:  


​Lisa Shaw - Libertyville, IL - 847-816-8068 - las3888@yahoo.com


*This list represents a small number of the Suzuki community and are only those we have had students who have been through their program and given excellent reviews to us.  


Music-in-the-Box Creative Partners In Arts Education

Music-in-the-Box is a strong advocate of 

the Suzuki Method of instrument learning incorporating many of the Book One melodies from Suzuki Strings and Piano into the Music Masters music and movement program.  A Music-in-the-Box Music Masters class is the perfect way to start babies & tots on their musical journey.

The local businesses listed below support a community effort to facilitate the arts in the education. Please support your local arts in education by taking a class or recommending classes to a friend.  These are not paid advertisers.