Fairfield County Suzuki String Fest
​Friday and Saturday March 8th and 9th, 2019

​Guest Clinician: Brook Moes


Co-Directors Daniela Gongora and Jessica McNamara believe in the Suzuki Philosophy of Community Building. 

We welcome all area Violin and Viola Suzuki students to join us in sharing the joys of playing the Suzuki repertoire.

Registration fee is waived for Cellists in books 3+  to participate in our Chamber Ensemble Masterclass. Music will be sent to you before the Festival.

Our guest clinician for 2019 will be Mr. Brook Moes. 


Please remember to register by February 1st, 2019 deadline. Registration is $45 per person for the day. Siblings pay $25​

  Violin and Viola Masterclasses are first come, first serve for an additional $25 per person
We are looking forward to a weekend filled with new learning experiences and musical growth!

B.M. University of the Pacific (California), M.M. University of Maryland, M.B.A. Herriot-Watt University (Scotland). Studied with James Stern, Ronda Cole, Arnold Steinhardt, John Dalley and William Preucil. Pedagogy studies with Ronda Cole and John Kendall. Chamber music studies with the Guarneri Quartet.

Mr. Moes has performed as a recitalist in Scandinavia, Romania and the United States. Under the auspices of the ABC radio network, Mr. Moes has also appeared as a recitalist in France, Greece and South America.

​Mr. Moes has been a faculty member of the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, of the Greater Washington Suzuki Institute at Catholic University, of the Intermountain Suzuki Institute, of the Advanced String Institute at Stanford University, and of the Suzuki Institutes of Hawaii, Montana, and a number of other states, and of the University of Maryland's Suzuki pedagogy department.

​In 1996, Mr. Moes was named a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar and since then has been the recipient of the Barnum-Everett Scholarship, the Virginia Short McLaughlin String Endowed Scholarship, and a number of other performance grants. In his off time, Mr. Moes is a 3rd degree black belt and private contractor for the US Military, and enjoys whitewater rafting, baseball, shooting sports of all types, golf and discussing politics and theology, and he has adventured extensively in nearly thirty countries. He and his wife Tonya currently reside in  California with their 12 children.