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Jazz Violinist Duane Padilla Featured at the Hawaii Public Radio on Nov. 19th

On November 19th at 7:30 PM, Na Hoku Hano Hano winning lead violinist of the Hot Club of Hulaville Duane Padilla makes his debut concert as a solo artist at Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Performing Arts Studio. The concert will present romantically swinging improvisations inspired by the lyricism of Frank Sinatra and the eternally optimistic … Continue reading

Deborah’s Suzuki Book 4 Graduation Celebration

As a teacher I’m always looking for ways to motivate my students to review their old repertoire. Lately I have been offering to my students the “Suzuki Book Graduation Party Challenge”. It is well documented in the teaching community that I have serious skills in the kitchen.┬áTo my violin students I pose this challenge: If … Continue reading

Maui Spring Recital 2011

When I first started flying to Maui to teach in 2002, there were very few, violin students on the island. In fact, I was talking with some of the parents about this the other day, most had never even seen a violin in real life before, much less considered the idea that they might actually … Continue reading