Significant teachers and mentors:
Student of Mark Jackobs and Jeffery Irvine. She received her Suzuki training from Enid Cleary, with whom she also studied from ages seven through eighteen. Additionally, she received Suzuki training from Doris Preucil and Katherine Wood.
Teaching philosophy and areas of expertise:
All children have an unlimited potential to learn to play an instrument. Playing an instrument should also be fun and nurture a child’s creative spirit.
Professional affiliations & activities:
Ms. Cano belongs to the Suzuki Association of the Americas and is a contributor to the music blog TheContrapuntist.com
Interests outside of music:
Her interests outside of the music world include reading, blogging, and tending to her vegetable garden on her balcony during the summer.
Favorite composer or piece to play:
Favorite composers - J. S. Bach, Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms. Favorite pieces - J. S. Bach solo violin sonatas & solo cello suites arranged for viola; Symphony No. 5 by Gustav Mahler; Symphony No. 4 by Johannes Brahms; Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky