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The Last Six Months (or My Progression In The Healing Process)

On October 12th, 2014, I wrote a blog about my struggles with my recent severe bout of tendonitis, how I was coping , and how I felt. 1,277 more words

Cindy Loo Hoo

From Cindy’s first lesson in my studio, I was entranced watching her focus. She had brought her three babies with her and the oldest was only 2.5 years old. 562 more words

Adult Violin Students

Acquaintance with Different Types of Shoulder Rests For a Violin

Violinists of any order are seen having fantasies regarding their instruments. Hardly a few violinists are seen talking about shoulder rests or fantasizing it. The shoulder rest is of immense significance for a player. 271 more words

Violin Lessons

Let It Go Lesson Duet

Here is a video one of my parents took a couple months ago of us playing the Let It Go theme from Frozen. We had been having a bit of trouble getting her excited about practicing again and I was eager to find ways that would make it seem like less of a chore. 107 more words


The String Club

I just want to point out that this is in no way me suggesting a replacement for a proper teacher or for skipping out on learning notes and how to read music. 62 more words



The dreaded “VSO” or violin shaped object. 

I am going to give your some very valuable advice here. It sounds simple and as you read it you’ll probably say to yourself, “well..yeah duh.” Just hear me out first. 363 more words


Buying Your First Instrument

When you decide that you want to start playing the violin, or maybe your child has shown an interest, naturally the first thing you think of is, “I need an instrument.” This can be a very daunting and intimidating task for most who haven’t the slighted idea of what they’re looking for. 229 more words