Betty Haag - Kuhnke,
Master Teacher

Betty Hagg-Kuhnke

Magical Strings of Youth

Betty Haag-Kuhnke received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Indiana University, where she was the recipient of the Goodbody Fellowship and the coveted Performers Certificate.
Upon graduation, she concertized as a soloist under the auspices of the Federated Music Clubs while playing professionally with the Atlanta Symphony.
Mrs. Haag-Kuhnke first introduced her unique method to the Arlington Heights, Illinois, public schools before founding her own school of performing arts over thirty years ago. She has worked directly with Shinichi Suzuki in Matsumoto, Japan and has taught pedagogy at Stanford University, De Paul University, and Northwestern University. Her workshop demonstrations have been presented in Germany, China, Portugal, Australia, and throughout the United States.
Mrs. Haag-Kuhnke has presented her students in concerts from Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the White House, as well as Asia, Russia, Europe, Kazakhstan, and remote areas of the earth where few Americans have ventured.
She was the recipient of the John F. Kennedy Center Award for Programs for Children and Youth and has been honored by having her students appear at the 37th Annual Kennedy Center Achievement Awards presentation.
Her name was selected to appear in the 1974 International Biographical Sketch of Who's Who in Music, the 1988 Who's Who in Music, the 1989 Who's Who in American Executives, the 1993 International Woman of the Year, and the 1994 Illinois String Teachers Association Outstanding Studio Teacher of the Year Award.
Mrs. Haag-Kuhnke has been recognized for several consecutive years as Who's Who Among American Teachers by the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts.
She is currently Director of the Betty Haag Academy in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

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