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177 Russell Hall


University of Northern Iowa


Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0246





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suzanne photo Suzanne Bullard; Director and Department Chair, Cello Faculty 

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  • B.M., Baldwin Wallace Conservatory; Performance Diploma, Longy School of Music; M.M., University of Northern Iowa 

Cellist Suzanne Bullard joined the UNI Suzuki School faculty in (January) 2002.  She teaches all of the private cello lessons and group classes and also coaches student chamber ensembles. 

Suzanne received a BM in cello performance from Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory (OH), a Graduate Performance Diploma in cello from the Longy School of Music (MA), and a MM in cello performance from the University of Northern Iowa.  Her teachers have included Jonathan Chenoweth, Ann Alton, Andrew Mark and Regina Mushabac.    

Suzanne received her Suzuki training at various summer institutes with teacher trainers Catherine Walker, Nancy Hair, and Carol Tarr.  Prior to joining the UNI Suzuki School, Suzanne taught privately in New York and Massachusetts, and for the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory Preparatory Division in Ohio.  Suzanne is a member of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony and loves playing chamber music, especially string quartets.  She lives in Cedar Falls with her husband, Tim Purdum,  their son, Elliot, and their cats Cleo and Sabrina.   

  Suzuki School Coordinator: Cathy Craig    

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    Cathy Craig has been involved in the administration of the UNI Suzuki School since 1987.  She currently is the Suzuki Coordinator.  She has an education degree from the University of Northern Iowa and has completed several administrative training modules for her responsibilities with the program. Cathy has two children, Saylar (and daughter-in-law Tracy, and grandchildren Kalia and Harrison) and Mia (and son-in-law Scott, and granddaughter Anya).  Children and children in-law are all musicians and teachers.  Cathy lives in Cedar Falls with her husband Bill, and enjoys singing, reading, needlework and old house decorating. 






Julia Bullard

(319) 273-3074

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Suzanne Bullard

(319) 273-2548

Russell Hall 170

John Chiles


Russell Hall 173

Cathy Craig

(319) 273-2508

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Robert Dunn

(319) 273-6373

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Mary Bellone (formerly Grey)


(319) 504-7662

Russell Hall 173

Holly Young

(641) 425-3567

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Todd Williams

(319) 273-3302

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