Miss Leyden


"Teaching music is not my main purpose.

I want to make good citizens; noble human beings.

If children hear good music from the time of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline, and endurance.

They get a beautiful heart."

~Shinichi Suzuki

How to tune it!

For parents or students -- if you find yourself desperately trying to tune your violin, viola, cello, or bass here is a guide to try to help!


Make sure that you use a tuner or a tuning app. when you're tuning your instrument. It will give you a visual reference for how close your string is to being in tune!

String Ensemble Performance Rating Link

GFMS Ensemble Competition