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Timothy "Terry" Durbin

SAA Violin Teacher Trainer

Group Class Teaching

***Online via Zoom***

Join us in October for Terry Durbin's Teacher Enrichment Course!  This class will enliven and inspire your group class teaching.  Mr. Durbin's iconic style keeps students and parents laughing and engaged while they learn to play with high levels of technique and musicianship.

  • Open to Suzuki Violin and Viola teachers

  • Pre-requisites: ECC and Unit 1

  • $275/course + $15 for SAA Registration

Click Here: Registration Now Open! (Limit 20 Participants)

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​Group Class Teaching Course

  • Fri, Oct 29th: 6-9pm

  • Sat, Oct 30th: 4-8pm

  • Sun, Oct 31st: 9am-12pm


Student Play-In "Spooki Suzuki!"

  • Sun, Oct 31st: 1-2pm

    • ***NOT 2-3pm, as was previously stated***

  • Suzuki violinists Pre-Twinkle - Book 8

  • Wear your Halloween Costume

  • Registration HERE

Student Masterclasses

Location: The Rivers School Conservatory

333 Winter St, Weston, MA


Dr. Timothy (Terry) Durbin’s unique brand of teaching excellence makes him one of the most sought-after clinicians/conductors throughout the world. With infectious enthusiasm and inspired musicianship, he brings smiles and laughter to students throughout the United States and around the world. His dynamic teaching career includes over 1000 workshops and institutes! His performance and teaching career stretches across the United States and Canada into Bermuda, Germany, Italy, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore.


Dr. Durbin holds a DMA in orchestral conducting from Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles, California, a Masters in violin performance from the University of Illinois, and an undergraduate degree in violin performance from the University of Alabama. He has held university positions at Transylvania University, Morehead State University, Azusa Pacific University and the University of Louisville. He is a registered teacher trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.


Terry lives with his wife, Sandy, on 140 acres north of Lexington, Kentucky. They have three children, two grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

He believes in the magic of music’s power to enrich our lives.

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