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Conquer Suzuki book 1 in seven months...

Conquer Suzuki book 1 in seven months...

Proficiency in this Suzuki Book 1 course gives you the solid foundation you need to pursue ANY style of violin playing, from Bach to Rock!

Master Suzuki Book 2 in about 8 months...

I’ll walk you through book 2 as you learn to read music, master vibrato, and get enough tips and exercises to work on for many years!

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In 8 months, your playing will be transformed! Suzuki Book 3 provides the perfect opportunity to lose that “beginner” sound and become a proficient, expressive player

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

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+“Introducing the Positions” by Harvey Whistler
+Melodious Double Stops Vol. 1 by Josephine Trott
+Three Octave Scales

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+Vibrato Part 1, 2, 3
+Bow Distribution
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Learn to Read Music

This course is especially for violinists and fiddlers. In 90 days, you could be completely FLUENT at note reading!

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My all-inclusive kits give you everything you need to master a tune! Click here to explore the Tutorials Library, with new kits added every year! My all-inclusive kits give you everything you need to master a tune!

Bridge the Gap

Whether you need a little extra help getting ready for Suzuki Book 4 or just want to supplement your learning, click here for an intense 10-month transformation!

Simple Songs Technique Boost

NEW!!!

For ANY skill level. This course uses simple songs to teach you how to play by ear, train your ears, memorize better, and implement your vibrato without losing control….all while mastering 10 new songs to delight your friends and family!

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Just want to thank you sooooooo much for everything. What a difference you are making to my playing! Things that seemed so difficult are starting to be easy. Getting much harder to stop playing as it’s such fun… 🙂 OMG I’m more into playing the violin than I ever could have imagined….
Catherine T.

 

I’m one of the “Holy crap, will I ever get this right?” people. My bow kept slipping out of my fingers, my pinky didn’t want to curve, and I couldn’t bend my wrist. But I’m persevering, and I know it will be good in the end. That’s what I love about your course. You understand that we’re all different, and you’re always encouraging and positive, and you always teach with affection and humour. I can’t recommend your lessons highly enough.
Meg S.

 

I’m at the end of lesson eight of my violin lessons, and can’t believe how my playing is changing, for the better! Do you realize what a great violin teacher you are?! You do not leave out a thing. I have found other teachers on line, and they are good, too! But, you have a whole different approach. You address the basics so completely, step by step!
Dyan R.

 

The people that I’ve jammed with on guitar over the years, are now asking me to take a fiddle break on most every song…I’ll carry my gratitude for ‘crossin’ your path’ with me for the rest of my life. I’ve also told a few young beginning fiddlers and their parents about you and I’m glad to know their in your care. As I grow older it seems that the greatest thrill of all is showing something to a youngster and watching the fire of their excitement and aptitude burn as they pick it up so quickly. I’m real happy to know a little of this kind of joy that you must be overflowing with.
Charlie U.

 

I love the drilling practice homework and practice coach videos. I feel like I am moving forward with a plan, where before I was just learning a new tune and some ornaments, without much of a foundation. The coolest thing tho is that before I would work on the new piece or my drills scales with a little bit of dread, maybe it was fear that I wouldn’t do good enough in the next lesson. But here the pressure (whatever the cause) is gone, and I enjoy practicing all the time, look forward to playing when I get home from work, etc. That’s new and very cool.
Edward L.

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Suzuki Courses

+Suzuki Book 1, 2, 3, 4
+ Suzuki Book 2 Song Coach
+Suzuki Book 4 Song Coach

Fiddle Courses

+Intermediate Fiddle course
+Fiddle Song Coach
+Fiddle Secrets
+Fiddle Tune Collections

Scales and Etudes Courses

+Wohlfahrt Op. 45 (1-30)
+“Introducing the Positions” by Harvey Whistler
+Melodious Double Stops Vol. 1 by Josephine Trott
+Three Octave Scales

Special Techniques

+Vibrato Part 1, 2, 3
+Bow Distribution

Learn to Read Music

This course is especially for violinists and fiddlers. In 90 days, you could be completely FLUENT at note reading!

Tunes Tutorials

My all-inclusive kits give you everything you need to master a tune! Click here to explore the Tutorials Library, with new kits added every year! My all-inclusive kits give you everything you need to master a tune!

Bridge the Gap

Whether you need a little extra help getting ready for Suzuki Book 4 or just want to supplement your learning, click here for an intense 10-month transformation!

Simple Songs Technique Boost

NEW!!!

For ANY skill level. This course uses simple songs to teach you how to play by ear, train your ears, memorize better, and implement your vibrato without losing control….all while mastering 10 new songs to delight your friends and family!

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You’ve got this! What kind of music will you make six months from now? Whatever it is, I would love to be part of it.