Dean Langby, Elk Mound, WI, is a private lessons teacher of violin and cello in Menomonie and Eau Claire and is a member of the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra. Previously he played in the Green Bay, Manitowoc and Rochester (MN) symphonies, and was principal cellist in the Green Bay Civic Symphony. As a violinist he has played in an Irish band in Sturgeon Bay, a family band here and plays for contra-dances and other folk events.
Dean has been teaching for 21 years using Suzuki methods and materials but not as a certified Suzuki teacher. He is married to Leah Langby, and has two grown daughters, one of whom he homeschooled for 12 years. In addition, Dean enjoys volunteering, biking to work and gardening.