Mary Beth Pocock holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Virginia Teaching Certificate. She has completed the Suzuki teacher training courses ECC-3 and is an active member of the Suzuki Association of America.

Her Suzuki teacher trainers include Beth Titterington, Alice Joy Lewis, Marilyn O’Boyle, and Rhonda Role. She studied violin with Kory Katseanes, Donna Fairbanks and Vincent Frittelli and studied music education with Robert Duke and Laurie Scott.