Some of CIM's youngest students perform under the leadership of Kimberly Meier-Sims, director of CIM's Sato Center for Suzuki Studies, Wednesday, May 20 at The Country Club, (2825 Lander Road.) Presented by the CIM Women's Committee, this event is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Reservations are required. Please call 216.791.5000, ext. 360 or visit cim.edu for more information.
Kimberly Meier-Sims, Director of the Sato Center of Suzuki Studies CIM, became one of the youngest registered Suzuki Teacher Trainers in the country in 1988. As a faculty member, she oversees the Master of Music in performance and Suzuki Pedagogy degree program, conducting long-term teacher training & practicum courses. From 1996-2004, Ms. Meier-Sims was a full-time faculty member at the University of Memphis where she conducted teacher training, was the Coordinator for the University of Memphis Suzuki String Program and Director of the University of Memphis Suzuki String Summer Institute. She holds a Bachelor's degree in education and performance from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, where she studied with John Kendall, the first American Suzuki pioneer. At Western Illinois University she received her Master's degree in performance, studying violin and pedagogy with Almita Vamos. The summer of 1986, Ms. Meier-Sims traveled to Japan for six-weeks studying with Dr. Suzuki. From 1984-1996 Ms. Meier-Sims was a violin instructor at the Preucil School of Music in Iowa City, where she also served as Suzuki Teacher Trainer, Faculty Program Assistant and Chamber Music Coordinator. She has published articles in the American Suzuki Journal and the Tennessee Musician. An active performer, Ms. Meier-Sims has played with the Memphis Symphony and has held the positions of associate principal second violin and first violin in the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra.
Wednesday, May 20 at 11:00 AM
The Country Club, 2825 Lander Road, Pepper Pike
Presented by the CIM Women's Committee
You'll be amazed at what some of CIM's youngest students can do under the leadership of Kimberly Meier-Sims, director of CIM's Sato Center for Suzuki Studies.
Members $30; non-members $35.
Reservations required.
216.791.5000, ext. 360 or cim.edu

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