Dalcroze-inspired classes at Vienna Music Institute!

I’m very excited to announce that I will be teaching both private lessons and Dalcroze-inspired Music and Movement classes for young children at Vienna Music Institute in Irvine, California. Take a look at the video we made, showing a little taste of an open-house class for beginners I taught at the beginning of August: Please … Read moreDalcroze-inspired classes at Vienna Music Institute!

Video: On Suzuki Teaching

An exploration of Suzuki teaching philosophy and specifically the Suzuki violin and piano programs at Winchester Community Music School, where I teach:

Thank you to all involved in making this video!

Guest presentation at Uni High: Intro to Baroque Performance

I had a great time visiting University High School‘s most advanced orchestra this week to teach a workshop on Baroque music and performance practice. Thank you to director Grace Lee for inviting me! John Ott has been working with the students this year, introducing them to fundamental ideas of Baroque playing and historical context in … Read moreGuest presentation at Uni High: Intro to Baroque Performance

Sylvia: new routine and technique basics

I’ve been adjusting to my new teaching schedule since mid-September and have been struggling to create a functional practice routine. Today I came in early to my main school to take advantage of the empty teaching studios before the rush of the afternoon—dedicated space for music-making, a door I can close, furniture to do my … Read moreSylvia: new routine and technique basics