Mallory Mercier holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music with a concentration in String Pedagogy from the University of New Mexico.  Mallory completed long term Teacher Training, books 1-10, in the Suzuki violin method with Susan Kempter, a registered teacher trainer with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.  Mallory has taught Suzuki violin at the University of New Mexico lab school and the New Mexico Music School.  She has also taught violin and piano at various other music schools in the New Mexico area.  Mallory teaches violin and piano to the students at Ridgefield Suzuki School.