Carey Beth

Carey Beth Hockett 

is a member of the Suzuki faculty and Director of the Jumpstart String Program at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. She is well known for her creative work with groups of all sizes and increasingly in demand to train teachers in Group Class Techniques. Her compositions include Amusements for String Quartet, a collection of short pieces designed to train basic ensemble-playing skills, and Diversions for Cello Ensemble, a series of pieces that include elements of body percussion and cello drumming along with normal playing.