my brain is filled with inspiration

As my students know I’m at the Chicago Suzuki Institute this week and there are so many passionate students and off-the-wall (but in the best way) that my mind is generating new ideas each second. Dinner isn’t time to eat – it is time to exchange ideas with other teachers and hope that I was able to at least grab a banana to eat at the next concert.

So far my favorite teaching moment was watching a teacher drag a student across the carpet – and the student’s playing immediately improved! Tons more later, bit here is just a glimmer of the new goodies I bought for my studio this week: