Joan Krzywicki earned a bachelor of Music Education degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, where she carried a second major in Piano Performance. She studied piano there with Abbey Simon. She also has a master's degree from Youngstown State University in Ohio. Joan became an official Teacher Trainer for the Suzuki Association of the Americas in 1993. She maintains a private studio in her home and offers teacher training at Temple University in Philadelphia. Joan is also nationally certified by the Music Teachers National Association. She has been a guest clinician and teacher trainer at workshops and Institutes in the US, Canada, England, Sweden, and Argentina. Joan has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. She is also a past President of the Philadelphia Music Teachers Association and the Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Association.