Teaching Philosophy

I believe every child can learn to play the violin. It is my job to find ways of

teaching to help every student learn and grow. I work with my students to

develop their confidence which helps them feel comfortable during their


I take very seriously Dr. Suzuki's idea that teachers are responsible for

helping the student develop their character through the study of violin.

Beautiful Heart, Beautiful Music Project

This is an ongoing project in the studio to help students recognize the power

of doing good for the community, family, and friends through acts of kindness.

All students use their violins to perform musical acts of kindness as well.