This is what gets my energy started



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: