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Cecilia Goist – Violin, Suzuki

Cece Goist, Suzuki Violin Instructor, Wyoming Fine Arts Center

Cecelia Goist is graduate of Central Michigan University and attended the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music majoring in viola performance. Her teachers at CCM were Peter Kamnitzer and Raymond Stilwell. She began Suzuki teacher training after attending the American Suzuki Institute at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She has been trained and registered in the current ECC class,1A and 1B class, and Books 2-6 in violin and books 1-4 in viola. While at CMU, she taught in the string pedagogy program, which utilized the Suzuki method.

Teaching Experience

Cecelia Goist has been teaching Suzuki violin/viola in the Cincinnati area for 25 years. She currently teaches Suzuki at Sands Montessori with the Suzuki Cooperative for Cincinnati Public Schools, Suzuki at Northern Kentucky University through the preparatory department and at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center.

Cecelia was a a faculty member at the Cincinnati Waldorf School teaching traditional beginning strings classes and intermediate string orchestra.

Her professional experience includes affiliation with the following orchestras:

– Columbus Symphony Orchestra
– West Virginia Symphony
– Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

Ms. Goist has studied under the following Suzuki instructors

Kay Collier McLaughlin Margery Aber  
Alice Joy Lewis Roger Stieg  
Paul Landefeld Doris Preucil  
William Preucil Carrie Reuning-Hummel  
Carol Smith    

Upcoming Events

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Saturday Family Art is BACK! | American Girl Halloween

Bring your family to the Art Studio! Our projects are open-ended to allow for play and experimentation with art materials. The whole family will enjoy a relaxing afternoon of creating. Make the intended project or use available materials to make your own creation. The goal is to make art in an open, friendly environment where we clean up your mess! Click on the dates to register!

$25 for the family (Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times). Preregister to attend. If no one preregisters, class will not run. If we don’t know you are coming, you may find the class cancelled. Let us know you are coming!


American Girl Halloween Party! 10/14, 5-8 pm

Halloween? We know – all of it seems so far away… better plan now and have an awesome time with our always fun and never dull parties. Pizza, drinks and snacks all included. Check it out and register here.