Meet Daniel Broniatowski

I was honored to be featured in the Boston Voyager Magazine on May 1. You may access the article here or read below. MAY 1, 2017 Meet Daniel Broniatowski of Maestro Musicians Academy BOSTONVOYAGER STAFF SHARE TWEET PIN Today we’d like to introduce you to Daniel Broniatowski. Daniel, please share your story with us. How […]

How to Practice the Violin and the Creative Process

Are you a beginning violin enthusiast who needs guidance on how to practice the violin? This article and the accompanying video below is for you! In my approximately 13 years of teaching the violin, I have seen my students benefit from the many skills that transcend the lesson and the classroom. Arguably, the most important lesson taught that […]

Healing Impatience With Music

Dear readers, You might be curious why I would start a blog post with such a strange title. Did it get your attention? Are you a naturally impatient person? If so, join the club! We can celebrate together. Now that I have given my full disclosure, let’s talk about how we can (hopefully) reverse that trait […]

Classical Music for Children

Perhaps one of the most well thought-out and brilliantly put together classical music for children’s series on DVD is the “Classical Baby” collection marketed through HBO and directed/produced by Amy Schatz. The executive director is Sheila Nevins and other producers are Sabina Barach, Beth Levinson, and Dolores Morris. While it is not recommended by the American Academy of […]

How to Choose the Best Violin Shoulder Rest

Today, we delve dangerously close to a hot topic in the violin world – it involves the violin shoulder rest. Rather than commenting on the pros and cons of this unwinnable battle (see the 101 comments on violinist.com about this if you don’t believe me), I will use the space below to talk about what […]

When to Start Violin Lessons

Approximately two days ago, an old friend of mine reconnected with me, asking if I thought that her five year old girl might be ready for the violin. After giving her my advice, it occurred to me that there must be many parents out there who need help deciding when to start violin lessons! Please […]