Faculty & Staff Profiles

Mark Mutter

Lecturer of Music Education

Mark Mutter is a registered teacher trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. He received his bachelor and master of violin performance studying with Walter Schwede, Angel Reyes, and Camilla Wicks. His orchestral career began in Hong Kong as the assistant principal second violin of the Hong Kong Philharmonic. He also taught at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts. Mutter studied Suzuki pedagogy with John Kendall, Ronda Cole, Jacquie Maurer, and Geri Arnold. He is the executive director of Suzuki Royal Oak Institute of Music and oversees 11 teachers that teach more than 150 students. He has been a clinician at workshops and institutes throughout the U.S. and Asia. Mutter has led the SRO Tour Group “Camerata” on concert tours throughout Europe and Canada. He is presently on the conducting staff of the Wu Family Academy and the Detroit Symphony’s youth orchestra program. He conducts the Concert Orchestra and Pizzicato String Ensemble. He is also a lecturer in Suzuki Pedagogy at the University of Michigan.

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