Willey, Denise
Denise Willey, founder of the Lyceum Orchestra Program in 1987, was named Utah Studio Teacher of the Year in 1997 by the American String Teachers Association. An expert on teaching children to read music, she is the author of Sight Reading for Strings Music Literacy Program, and Suzuki Steps to Music Reading. Mrs. Willey has directed young musicians from across the country at Intermountain Suzuki String Institute, in public school music programs and after-school orchestras. She is a Suzuki Registered Teacher Trainer and a proud mother of six, all of whom have received national recognition for their playing and who now teach music.