Celia Vollov began teaching the Suzuki Talent Education Method while receiving her B.A. in music from Holy Names University and has continued teaching violin. Although her training is on-going, she received most it by attending classes with Sr. Therese Cecile, John Kendall and William Starr. After receiving a California Credential, she began teaching elementary school. Presently, she teaches language arts in middle school. In addition to teaching, Celia was the President of the Suzuki Association of Northern California for 3 years and the director of the Advanced Suzuki Institute at Stanford for 27 years. Teaching both privately and in the classroom gives her a broad range of experiences and many wonderful children and families to be a part of her life.