About our staff

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Nina Karbacka - Teacher

Nina Karbacka taught for Jamestown Public Schools for 40 years and began the successful Suzuki program in the school system. She has her bachelors and Masters degrees in music education from SUNY at Fredonia, and has studied in the Suzuki teacher training programs at Ithaca College, Queens College, Ontario, Stevens Point WI, and was Dr. Suzuki's guest at the National Concert in Tokyo, Japan.

Nina has always been an active volunteer in the arts community of Jamestown serving on the board of the Arts Council, Western NY Chamber Orchestra, and as president of the Jamestown Concert Association, and Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet. She resides in Jamestown with her husband Robert, and their daughter Marie who is currently studying at SUNY Fredonia for a masters in music education.

Nina Karbacka 2014