Za started Suzuki violin with Winnifred Crock in 1987 and has been playing ever since. She enjoys playing a wide range of violin/fiddle music, but specializes in teaching beginners. Za is a Mark O'Connor Method certified teacher for books 1 and 2. She is also a student of Suzuki teacher trainer Ed Sprunger, and has gained Suzuki Book 1 accreditation. Za loves the way music brings people together and strengthens our community. She is excited to be a part of the Folk School family!