Founder of the MusiCOOL Method and MusiCOOL, LLC

Suzanne is a very energetic grandmother who has been teaching music to children since she was a child, herself. She has a B.S. degree in music education with a major in violin from the renown Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam.  She began her career teaching general music in Putnam County, New York also having a private studio teaching violin, viola and cello lessons to students ranging in age from pre-school to college.  She then taught both general music and orchestra in Vero Beach, Florida for more than thirty years.  She is the founder of the Indian River Youth Symphony which grew under her baton to over one-hundred students under four conductors.  She also worked while in Vero as a volunteer for many cultural organizations including the Vero Beach Theater Guild, the Atlantic Classical Orchestra and the Vero Beach Concert Association.

She has performed professionally with many orchestras in the northeast including the Vermont Philharmonic and the Mid-Hudson Valley Symphony.  In Florida she performed with the Treasure Coast Symphony, the Atlantic Classical Orchestra and the Beaux Arts Quartet as well as performing as a soloist. In 2006, she moved to the Ocala area where she now resides on a small farm.  She enjoys landscaping, spending time with her family, making music, cooking and reading as well as teaching her classes in drama and orchestra. She brings joy to her vast experience spanning more than half a century and is the founder of the MusiCOOL Method of teaching strings and MusiCOOL, LLC.

Sharon Wright

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Business Manager, MusiCOOL, LLC

Patrick manages the operations and finance functions for MUSICOOL. His experience in business spans international corporations such as UPS, consulting for businesses of all sizes and management and consulting for hundreds of hospitals across the United States and Canada. Patrick has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri with a background in engineering studies. He has been involved in numerous professional organizations and co-founded the Florida chapter of a society for improving hospital operations and reducing costs.  He served on an advisory board of a community college in Massachusetts and provided guidance and technical input to educational courses at the Harvard School of Public Health.

He has served in a consulting role and now full time manager with MUSICOOL for the past five years. He enjoys music, watching sports and has coached many youth soccer teams stemming from his early years as an Olympic soccer team candidate. He travels and explores rural America while visiting his two daughters and five grandchildren.

 

Jason Parker

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Master Luthier; Award-Winning Maker and Restorer of Stringed Instruments; Head of Instrument Maintenance

Scott is true luthier with a vast experience in making and repairing all string instruments.  His specialty is restoring old instruments.  His instruments are played by students at the Julliard School of Music in New York, the Interlochen School of the Performing arts as well as on concert stages across the globe. Scott has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Florida, with an emphasis in Painting and Sculpture. His experience in creating award winning model cars and airplanes provided him with the background needed to restore an old violin for his son. While Kenny practiced, Scott researched violins, learning everything he could. He is classically trained by Master Violin Maker Hans Nebel at the Violin Institute of America in New Hampshire, which provided him with the expertise he has practiced since 1987.

The late Dr. Robert Cade, inventor of Gatorade, named Scott Jackson as one of the most influential people in his lifetime. He will be featured in a documentary being produced about Dr. Cade's life as a physician, scientist, musician, and inventor. Scott has been named the "Conservator for the Dr. Robert Cade Violin Collection for The University of Florida". 

 

Carol Adams

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