Suzuki violin and viola in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Margaret Carpenter and Rick Lohmann, teachers and co-directors. We bring a wealth of experience as performers and teachers to our work at Santa Fe Talent Education. We have taught at all levels, from Suzuki beginner through pre-professional. Teaching is our full-time occupation! SFTE INC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt educational institution, registered in the State of New Mexico. All charitable contributions are fully tax deductible by law.



Spring Break

Our spring vacation is March 30 – April 3.

There will be NO private lessons, group lessons, recitals or concerts

during this week.


If your spring break is a different week, please let us know as soon as possible and we will let you know if it’s convenient to reschedule your lesson time.


Have a beautiful and relaxing break!

March 9th, 2015  |  Published in News



Come Hear This Program!

SFTE Presents

Enchanted Strings

Saturday February 21
San Miguel Chapel

Enchanted Strings, the performing ensemble of Santa Fe Talent Education, presents a free concert of works by Mendelssohn, Delibes and Respighi, as well as ragtime, jazz and pop!

Please join us to celebrate the musicianship
of these terrific young violists and violinists!

February 5th, 2015  |  Published in News



Linus & Lucy Video

Our Suzuki friends in Austin, Kristi Manno and Tim Washecka, did this fabulous performance of Linus & Lucy with their two daughters.

November 19th, 2014  |  Published in News