Tim Mutschlecner became the first full
time Suzuki Cello Specialist at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point when
he joined the faculty in the Aber Suzuki Center in the fall of 2007. Most
recently Tim was at the University of Florida in Gainesville where he taught
cello for four years and graduated with a PhD. in Music Education in August
2007. While pursuing his studies at the University of Florida Tim was principal
of the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra and an active performer in the community.
Previously Dr. Mutschlecner established and directed a Suzuki cello program in
Johnson City, Tennessee as well as performing as principal and associate
principal cellist in two regional orchestras. Tim received a M.M. in
Violoncello and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music and his
B.M. in Violoncello from Indiana University in 1983. Tim moved to Stevens Point
with his wife Sarah, a Nurse Practitioner and their three daughters; Audrey,
Megan, and Eleanor.