Beth Weber began studying violin at the age of eight, and has taught Suzuki Violin in Sandpoint area in both private and group setting for 35 years. She is listed as instructor in the Suzuki Association of the Americas in Boulder, Colorado. She directed the Festival at Sandpoint’s Youth Orchestras for 9 years and the Sandpoint New horizons adult orchestra for 7 years. She has taught string programs in several private schools. She organizes the Festival at Sandpoint’s Summer Youth Music Camp and has been manager of the Festival Family Night orchestra for four years. She has a BA in Education from the University of Washington. She has compiled and published eight books of music for violin. She has performed in the Southwest Washington Symphony and currently plays violin in the Coeur d’Alene Symphony. Beth also enjoys fiddling, especially jamming out on bluegrass and swing music. She has been a member of numerous dance bands and two bluegrass bands, Bunchgrass and Cafe Gas. She placed second in her division in the National Old Time Fiddle Contest in Weiser ,ID and first in her division in the Western Open Fiddle Contest in Red Bluff , CA. Her instructors have been William Watson, Carolyn Hatch and Tony Ludiker.