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Learning Languages

My first few weeks at World Vision are intense. I arrive to discover that the communications team I was coming to be a part of, no longer exists. 765 more words

Solomon Islands

My "Lost" Violin Society of America Lecture on Bows and the Violin Business

Please watch the video I made of my lecture on YouTube:                                       Note: this lecture was designed for members of the trade and is about an hour long! 8,658 more words

Violin Biz

Five Tips for Submitting a Good VSA International Young Soloists Competition Application

Each year, a select number of outstanding young musicians with disabilities, ages 14-25, are recognized by the VSA International Young Soloists Competition. These emerging musicians from around the world receive a $2,500 prize, professional development activities, and the opportunity to perform at the Kennedy Center. 198 more words

Arts And Disability

Providing Music Education Opportunities for all Members of their Community

The Music Conservatory of Westchester is a community music school in New York with a mission to provide high quality music education to students of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. 717 more words

Arts And Disability

Humans of VSA: Alex!

VSA UW is excited to announce the start of a new tradition in hopes of better connecting our VSA community. We will be featuring some of our awesome club members in our new Humans of VSA project. 94 more words

Featured Members

Life in the Village

Just four days into our new life, we travel to the home of Mai and Madeleine in a village about 20 minutes west of Honiara. The small village houses one large extended family of brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 763 more words

Solomon Islands

Culture Shock

Honiara is not a pretty city, the buildings are decrepit, rubbish litters the roads, rivers and fields and at this time of year a layer of dust covers the whole city; dust which I’m sure will quickly turn to mud when the rain comes. 509 more words

Solomon Islands