Group classes and individual lessons available. After-school Strings is run by Vivace Violin Studio, a private violin school located in Springfield, Ore.

About the Studio
Vivace Violin Studio works to develop the next generation of violinists and music enthusiasts by teaching and encouraging students of all abilities to achieve their highest level of violin performance while gaining a deep love of music.

About Erin

Erin E. Carey has taught private violin lessons in Eugene, Oregon since 2005. At age 4, Erin began violin study with the Suzuki method in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. She performed in youth symphonies  and participated in the California Music Educators solo completion – placing in top categories throughout High School. Other passions in music and the arts included voice, theatre and ballet.   Erin moved to Eugene in 2001 to study music at the University of Oregon.   She earned her B.A. in Music in 2005 and a Masters in Arts Administration in 2009.  Current projects include building after-school strings programs at local schools which have been affected by budget cuts to the arts, and creating a youth chamber music ensemble in Eugene/Springfield.

Erin performs with the Newport Symphony in Newport, Oregon; the Lane Community College Chamber Orchestra,  and has participated in the Sunriver Music Festival in Sunriver, Oregon.

Erin brings passion, innovation, and a clear musical concept to her students and loves to see each student bloom and grow musically and beyond.

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