“I am mentally preparing myself for the five-year-old mind. I want to come down to their physical limitations and up to their sense of wonder and awe.” - Shinichi Suzuki
Welcome to my Violin Studio website!
I offer lessons to students of almost all ages in my home studio in Missoula, Montana. Please contact me with questions, to schedule an observation, or to set up a trial lesson. Learn more.
I have always enjoyed connecting great music and good ideas with people who want to listen and learn. I find teaching the instrument and music I love to be a source of unceasing joy and my students to be some of the best teachers. It has been said “to teach is to learn twice,” and I am always learning how best to teach and enjoy my instrument. Learn more.
“It has been a joy to watch our young daughter grow musically under Sylvia’s tutelage the last couple of years. Sylvia connects well with our whole family, quickly perceiving barriers to our daughter’s advancement in violin or music generally. Sylvia is great!” -parents of a student.