Suzuki Talent Education
of Waterloo

Violin | Viola | Cello
Liz Biswas | Anita Buttemer | Geneviève Schirm-Joyce | Catherine Hewson

Anita Buttemer

Artistic Director of STEW, Violin and Viola Teacher, Conductor of STEW Sr. Orchestra
Anita Buttemer Anita Buttemer holds a Master of Music in Suzuki Pedagogy from Ithaca College and a Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto. She has taught Suzuki Method violin and viola for over twenty years, and has been a Suzuki parent for over ten years.

Previously, Anita has taught at the North York Suzuki School of Music in Toronto, the Waldorf School of the Finger Lakes in Ithaca, New York, and the Suzuki String School of Guelph. Currently, Anita performs with the Waterloo Chamber Players, and as a freelance musician in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.

Anita also appears regularly as a guest clinician for various Suzuki events in Canada and the USA including Ontario's Viola Day and as an adjudicator at Kiwanis Music Festivals. Anita serves as a board member of both the Suzuki Association of Ontario and the Southern Ontario Suzuki Institute.

Anita teaches out of her home in Waterloo, Ontario, where she lives with her husband and three children.