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.



Fall Group Concert

Please invite your loved ones to our

fantastic Fall Group Concert!

Wednesday  December 14


Santa Fe Place Mall

Cerrillos Rd & Rodeo Rd


December 5th, 2016  |  Published in News



Starting new beginners in January

SFTE is now accepting new beginning students ages 3 to 6

Application deadline: December 16

Parents & children begin lessons in January 2017

Contact Margaret Carpenter 505-231-9241

November 15th, 2016  |  Published in News



Group Concert October 12

Please sign up to perform at our group concert:



October 12


Pacifica Senior Living (2961 Galisteo Road)


Wear nice recital clothes. Please no t shirts, jeans or Crocs.

Arrive at 5:45 to unpack & tune.

We’ll play from 6:00 to 6:40pm. Must be playing Lightly Row to participate. You’ll play the pieces you already know, and sit and listen to the pieces you haven’t learned yet.

October 3rd, 2016  |  Published in News