Music Mind Games Teacher Trainers



 Michiko Yurko, Maryland 

Creator, Author, Master Trainer, and Conference Presenter

Each Teacher Trainer is an accomplished musician, holds a university college degree, and is an expert in his or her field of music education. They have taken multiple Unit 1 & 2 workshops with Michiko and personally assisted her at Unit 1 & 2 workshops and successfully completed a week-long Teacher Trainer retreat. They have spent years teaching Music Mind Games with their own students, assisted each other, been observed, and grown in their knowledge of current pedagogical trends. Each one maintains regular contact with Michiko and stays up to date with game innovations and pedagogical developments in Music Mind Games. Plus, they are really fun people!

Unit 1 Teacher Trainers

Available for short workshops and week-long Teacher Training workshops



     Silvia Crusellas Maña, U.K. and Spain - Unit 1 & 2 TT


   Kana Nakamura, Japan - Unit 1 & 2 TT



   Kristen Tourville, Missouri - Unit 1 TT

    Magdalena Prahl Broström, Sweden - Unit 1 & 2 TT


   Maiko Horise, Japan - Unit 1 & 2 TT


     Kari Lapins, Tennessee - Unit 1 & 2 TT


Semi-Retired Teacher Trainers


   Joyce Bennett, Utah


Music Mind Games Teacher Presenters

Teacher Presenters offer short workshops.  Workshops can be designed according to your needs, from one hour to six hours (one day).  Workshops give teachers the opportunity to participate in a variety of games and learn together.







Northern Arizona University School of Music 

Music Mind Games Teacher Training is offered as part of the NAU School of Music by Dr. Karin Hallberg, Principal Lecturer Violin Pedagogy and Coordinator of the Suzuki Strings Program.  Music Mind Games student classes are offered as part of the Suzuki Strings Curriculum at the NAU Music and Dance Academy.

   Dr. Karin Hallberg, Arizona