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“The true mission of the violin is to imitate the accents of the human voice, a noble mission that has earned for the violin the glory of being called the king of instruments”

~ Charles-Auguste de Beriot

“You don’t have to be a professional to play music. Close your eyes, take a deep breath.. And let it out. Let the violin dance, the guitar fascinate, the flute sing, the piano composes. Just. Let. It. Go.”

~ TheBakaViolinist

“Music is what feelings sound like.”

~ Author Unknown

“Of course the most difficult thing on the violin is always intonation. The second one is rhythm. If you play in tune, in time with a good sound that’s already high level. Those three are the main things.”

~ Ruggiero Ricci

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”

~ Victor Hugo

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Suzuki Book One
Just starting out? Start here. My systematic videos take a beginner all the way through Suzuki Book 1 in about 7 months (take longer if you need to). It’s unique on the web.

Suzuki Book Two
When you’re ready for a bigger challenge, Suzuki Book 2 could be for you! I’ll give you detailed instructions on every song and help you finish book 2 in about 8 months.

Fiddle Lessons
Learn 24 great American and Irish fiddle tunes in about 8 months, PLUS the techniques you need to make any tune a foot-tappin’ show stopper!

Vibrato Lessons
From the very first prep exercises to a fully developed vibrato. Part 1 is included in Suzuki Book 1, Part 2 is included in Suzuki Book 2.

Tune Tutorials
Grow your repertoire for Do-It-Yourselfers. My all-inclusive kits give you everything you need to master a tune!

Fiddle Secrets
No time to waste? This extremely condensed course gives you the low-down on the hoedown– bowings, ornaments, and chords.

Learn to Read Music
After completing this course, you will be totally proficient and fluent in reading music. (this course is included with Suzuki Book 2)