Posted on May 12, 2020
I'm offering violin lessons online. Keep up your progress. This is a good time to find joy in the creative process of learning and perfecting your musical skill.
- Maya RI was so lucky to have Emily Sommermann as my violin teacher throughout junior high and high school! Emily inspired me so much each week to push myself in my practice. I grew so much as a violinist, both technically and artistically, under Emily's teaching. Over the past four years I moved up through the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony from the very back of the second violins to assistant concertmaster, and I couldn't have done it without Emily. I think what makes Emily special as a violin teacher (and I had previously had 3 others, before finding Emily), is that she knows how to push you in your practice the perfect amount inspire maximal improvement, without making practice stop being fun. Emily has grown to feel like a member of my family to me, and if I hadn't moved to Boston, I'd certainly still be taking lessons!