Stirling Strings
Ramona Stirling has been the director of the Intermountain Suzuki String Institute (ISSI) in Salt Lake City, Utah, for twenty two years. ISSI is a two week string music camp involving over 800 students and teachers of the Suzuki method.  She has been teaching the Suzuki violin method for 31 years.  Mrs. Stirling maintains a violin studio of about 40 students. Ramona Stirling and Deborah Moench are co-directors of the Rocky Mountain Strings, an advanced violin performing group that has toured twice toured Europe, Argentina and will tour Belgium and Scandinavia in 2011.  The group performed at the SAA International Teacher Convention in 1998 and 2006. 

She has a degree in Humanities from Brigham Young University, where she studied the violin with Percy Kalt.  From 1980-83 she had three years of long term Suzuki training with Hiroko Primrose, and has taken many short term courses over the last 30 years.

Her other great loves besides the violin are downhill skiing, hiking, traveling, and knitting. In 2010 she successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.   She and her husband Craig have four grown children.
Ramona Stirling
Links to related pages

Rocky Mountain Strings

Intermountain Suzuki String Institute


studio phone 801-943-5327
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