CARRIE BEISLER maintains a Suzuki violin studio at St. Joseph's School of Music in addition to working in administration over the past decade with the Colorado Suzuki Institute and the Northside Child Development Center in Minneapolis. From 2017 to 2019 Carrie lived in Beirut, Lebanon, founding and co-directing the American Lebanese Suzuki Talent Education Program. Carrie is passionate about expanding the Suzuki community with her work in the USA and Lebanon and loves the experience of teaching across different cultures and bringing students together through music. She is committed to creating the opportunity of quality musical education for students across the world. Growing up a Suzuki student, Carrie began her violin studies with Nancy Lokken in Minneapolis. She received a Masters of Music and Suzuki Pedagogy from The University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Music from The University of Iowa.