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.



Starting New Beginners This Fall

We’re pleased to announce a collaboration

with two Santa Fe violin/viola teachers:

Monica Oechsner and Naomi Israel.

Both teachers, experienced Suzuki educators,

will be taking new beginners this fall.

Please inquire before September 10th to enroll your child.

Monica Oechsner
Naomi Israel

August 12th, 2015  |  Published in News



Youth orchestra violin audition excerpt videos!

Italian Girl in Algiers Overture SFYSA violin video

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto SFYSA violin excerpt video

August 10th, 2015  |  Published in News



Links to Rick’s SFYS audition markings

Italian Girl in Algiers excerpt

Mendelssohn concerto excerpt

July 31st, 2015  |  Published in News