Mark Roth received his initial Suzuki Teacher Training from Jane Kutscher Reed, a protege of Suzuki Piano pioneers Carole Bigler and Valery Lloyd Watts. He is a member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and has passed their performance audition and has taken their required teacher training, completing all seven Suzuki Piano Levels.


 He has received Suzuki teacher training from Jane Kutscher Reed, Joan Krzywicki, Karen Bartman, Nancy Modell and Fay Adams. Mark earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Ohio State University in 1992. He began piano study at age six. In 1987, he was awarded a full tuition scholarship to the OSU School of Music. He earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Ohio State University in 1992, where he studied piano with Rosemary Platt and Nelson Harper, voice with Mark Baker, piano pedagogy with Jerry Lowder, vocal pedagogy and choral conducting with James Gallagher and Maurice Casey, and string pedagogy with Robert Gillespie. He was accompanist for numerous vocalists, instrumentalists and ensembles and has experience as church organist and theatre music director. Mark has been a piano technician since 1995, and estimates that he has done over 4,500 tunings. He is the proprietor of Mark A. Roth Piano Services in the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area, providing high quality tuning, repair, regulation, rebuilding and restoration. 

Mark is also the staff piano technician for the Colorado Suzuki Institute and receives continuing certified Suzuki teacher training there as well. 


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