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John Kendall

John Kendall, was instrumental in bringing the Suzuki Music Method to the United States. In 1959, Mr. Kendall travelled to Japan where he met and worked with Shinichi Suzuki . Professor Kendall developed and directed the Suzuki program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville for more than thirty years, until his retirement in 1994.

For additional information on John Kendall please visit:

Related Links in Music Special Collections

  • John Kendall Papers (February 1994)
  • John Kendall Papers 2 (November 1995)
  • Talent Education - United States of America, Inc. Records (January 1992)

Other Related Links

  • SIUE Suzuki Program, John Kendall
  • Suzuki Association of the Americas

If you have questions or comments, about this collection, please contact Therese Dickman, Fine Arts Librarian / Associate Professor, Lovejoy Library, at or call 618-650-2695

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