Laura Speno holds a master of music from the University of Hawaii. She took long-term Suzuki teacher training from instructor Hiroko Primrose through Book Six. She also has Suzuki early childhood education training from instructor Dorothy Jones. Ms. Speno has extensive orchestral and solo experience, both in Hawaii and on the mainland. Her teaching experience includes Alyla Suzuki Music Center, Bethwood Suzuki School, where she was string director from 2002 - 2007, and Punahou Music School.