is a Suzuki violin instructor in Northwest Austin. Kay began studying violin in 4th grade at her grade school in Kirkwood,
Missouri. She was first introduced to the Suzuki method when she attended Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. There
she received a Master’s Degree in Music Performance with an emphasis on Suzuki pedagogy, studying with American Suzuki
pioneer John Kendall. Kay has since taught at summer Suzuki institutes in Steven’s Point, WI; Greenville, NC;
Georgetown, TX; and San Marcos, TX.