Suzuki Music Association of California

Winter Workshop for Violin Students with Daina Volodka-Staggs

  • 14 Feb 2020
  • 15 Feb 2020
  • Ocean Air Recreation Center, 4770 Fairport Way, San Diego CA 92130

San Diego Winter Workshop for Violin, Daina Volodka-Staggs

Suzuki violin students come join together for a mini-institute style weekend including a play-in, parent talk, group class and masterclass.

Suzuki Violin Teacher Trainer, Daina Voldka-Staggs is known for her exuberant, empowering teaching style. Mrs. Staggs has been involved with Suzuki Talent Education for over thirty years as a student, teacher, and now as a parent. She teaches at Suzuki Institutes, workshops, and master classes throughout the country and lectures on topics including violin pedagogy, early childhood music education, and the Suzuki Method. In the fall of 2014, Mrs. Staggs moved from Chicago, IL to Frisco, TX, to become the Co-Director of the North Texas School of Talent Education. Her thriving studio is located in Frisco, TX, where she resides with her husband and two young sons.



  • Masterclass TBD
  • Play-In 5:30-6:15
  • Parent Talk 6:30-7:30 (student activities provided on-site)


  • 1:00-6:00, Group Classes and Masterclasses

Location: Ocean Air Recreation Center, 4770 Fairport Way, San Diego, CA 92130


Board Members:

Celia Vollov (SANC), President
Catherine Croisette (Orange County Strings), Vice President
Melody Schwarz (Orange County Piano), Secretary
Suzanne Lambert (Coastal)

Linda Nakagawa (Sierra)

Caroline Salisbury (Los Angeles)
Marlene Scherk (San Diego)
Linda Piatt (San Diego)
Barbie Wong (Bay Area Piano)
George Anderson (Independent)

SMAC Treasurer: Ronél Wishnuff (San Diego)

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