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.



Links to Rick’s SFYS audition markings

Italian Girl in Algiers excerpt

Mendelssohn concerto excerpt

July 31st, 2015  |  Published in News



“Mi Amorita” video for youth philharmonic audition

This is the SF Youth Philharmonia violin excerpt for anyone taking the audition. Click the link.


Mi Amorita Violin excerpt



July 30th, 2015  |  Published in News



New event on fall calendar: SPOOKY!

We’ll be back at Kingston Residence for a special Halloween event on Sunday, October 25th, at 2:30 pm!  We just KNOW you’ll want to come in costume!  BOO! Look at our Schedule and Calendar page for a complete fall and winter schedule.

July 20th, 2015  |  Published in News