Judy Dunson

Community School of Music, Suzuki and Traditional Guitar
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204 Wainwright
(919) 760-2822

Work Experience

Professional biography

Thirty-five years teaching classical guitar, twelve years teaching classical guitar in a private school, eighteen years teaching classical guitar as part of an applied program at a college, co-authored and published a classical guitar book for the young of Christmas and Hanukkah guitar music, attended seminars and workshops relating to the guitar, written a music curriculum, sat on numerous workshop panels, conducted many teacher training sessions and master classes, published a book of verse to accompany Suzuki Guitar Book 1 & Book 2.

Academic Credentials

Bachelor of Arts in Music with a minor in Classical Guitar Meredith College, 1985

Professional Credentials

Certification in teaching Suzuki Guitar


Have researched and developed a working program for parent education in Suzuki Guitar


Co-authored a book to provide Christmas and Hanukkah guitar music-O Come Little Children
Authored a supplement to Books 1 Suzuki Guitar, Verses
Wrote a column for Soundboard magazine for four years


Study trip to Spain in conjunction with Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX--1984
Panel participant on teaching children, American String Teachers Association Convention, St. Louis, MO—1985
Workshop Clinician, Suzuki School of the Arts, Hickory, NC--1988
Participant, Intermountain Suzuki Institute, Logan, UT—1989
Participant, National Summer Guitar Workshop, New Bedford, CT--1991
Participant, Intermountain Suzuki Institute, St. George, UT--1992
Instructor, Biennial Intermountain Suzuki Institute, Orem, UT—1996
Participant, Faculty Recital, Meredith College—2001
Staged and produced a work for guitar quartet of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf—2002
Taught Master Classes at the N C School of the Arts, Statewide Suzuki Play-In—2002
Participant, Theory Workshop by Michiko Yurko—2003
Completed course work in Suzuki Principles in Action—2013
Organized Master Classes for guitar students at Meredith College, Raleigh, NC—2010

  • Joe Pecoraro
  • 2008-Ron Sharpe
  • 2000-Joe Pecoraro
  • 1997-Antigoni Goni
  • 1997-Frank Koonce
  • 1997-John Anderson
  • 1955-Glenn Caluda
  • 1994-Jean Luedke
  • 1993-Norma McNamara
  • 1993-Ron Pearl
  • 1992-Glenn Caluda
  • 1991-Giovanni DeChiaro

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