The Music Connection

Making the musician's
dream a reality!


Kim Scherba Bruder

About Kim Scherba Bruder

Levels Accepted: Beginner and Intermediate, age 5 -adult
Teaching Method: Suzuki and Traditional
Days/Times available: Monday through Thursday, by appointmen
Location: My Chico residence


  • Master of Arts, Music, California State University Chico, Chico, Ca
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music, California State University Chico, Chico, Ca


  • Cello Teacher: 1993-Present
  • Chico String Quartet, Trio, Duo: 1988-Present
  • Calcap Chamber Music Workshop, Sacramento, Ca: 2014
  • Music Teachers Association of California Chico Summer Music Acdemy: 2008-2012
  • Music Teacher's Association of California: Active Member
  • Suzuki Associate of Northern California: Active member
  • American String Teacher's Association: Active Member
  • Chico Symphony Orchestra, Chico, ca: Active Member for 7 years

Professional Development

  • American String Teacher's Association National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT: 2015
  • Music Teacher's Association of California National Conference, Oakland, CA: 2011
  • American String Teacher's Association National Conference, Santa Clara, CA: 2010
  • Suzuki Association of America, Carey Beth Hocket Workshop, San Jose, CA: 2009
  • Chico Chamber Music Workshop, Chico, Ca: Active Participanet for six years
  • Pease Conservatory of Music, Sacramento, Ca: Cello Student
  • Advanced Suzuki workshop, Standford University, Palo Alto, Ca
  • Margaret Rowell Cello Seminar, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Akira Nakajima Pedagogy Workshop, Domican College, San Rafael, Ca
  • Lynn Latham Saminar, California State University Sacramento, Ca

Partial listing of teachers include: Burke Schuchmann, Barbara Wampner-Suzuki Method teacher trainer, Ceasar Claudio, and John Gibbens

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