On-site program development

Our team is able to visit your sites as consultants or teachers. Having founded programs in many different settings, our staff can help you develop a program that fits your unique vision within your particular challenges.

  • One time in-person, half-day consultation

    • Meetings, site tour, review of all relevant documentation
    • Final written report within 1 week.
  • Formal Presentation of report for stake-holders

  • Long-term consultation

  • Other services are available. Please contact us directly with your inquiry and for pricing.

Workshops – locations vary across USA

Teacher Workshops

  • Learning to Teach Beginner Violin

    Feeling adventurous? This workshop is for people with some music background but no violin experience.

    • Basic techniques and pedagogy
    • Basic repairs
  • Learning Violin Repertoire Reading Session

    For violinist capable of sight-reading intermediate level repertoire, this workshop will involve reading through literature

  • Learning to “jam” with others

    • Chord progressions
    • Typical riffs
    • Free to be Me
  • Learning to simplify music for your student groups

    • Chords, chords and more chords
    • Violin technique
    • Adding sparkle with advanced violin techniques

Half-Day Student Workshops

  • Tune up the Kindness – team work in violin class

  • Stringing the Joy in performances – choreography

  • Harmony based on Joy – second violin, harmony in 3rds, chord tones

  • Free to be Me – improv

  • Electrical Violins – basics

  • Harnessing the energy to make a difference – every move is made with precision, intonation, bow technique, performance demeanor

Violin Lessons for children in Kinder – Grade 8

Exclusive Offer For Pinellas County Schools

Twice weekly group lessons (45 minutes each) at your site – for groups of 5-10 children of similar ability levels. Includes monthly performance opportunities, cost of accompanist for all group events. Does not include transportation – transportation is not provided to/from any event and is the responsibility of parents to arrange.

  • Cost: $350 per student, August – December, 2021
    Pre-paid, non-refundable.Registration is not complete without payment. Due May 30th. $50 discount for registrations completed by April 1st.

  • Cost: $350 per student, January – May, 2022
    Pre-paid, non-refundable. Registration is not complete without payment. Due November 30th. $50 discount for registrations completed by October 1st.

    Additional fees may be charged for monthly field trips.

Note: Make-up lessons are not provided, but students may join another group periodically as an alternative. Students are responsible for providing their own instruments and supplies. Sheet music is provided.

  • Sheet Music – additional music is available for purchase online
  • Shoulder Rest “Penny’s Pockets” – made to order – $10 each