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Josie Quick is a highly qualified violin teacher with over 25 years of teaching experience. During that time she has taught students ranging from four to eighty-four, begining to advanced. Josie is certified in Suzuki Violin Pedagogy, and has a strong foundation in traditional (non Suzuki) training.

In addition to classical repertoire, Josie teaches contemporary styles such as rock, jazz, blues, and fiddle. She teaches adult classes in Fiddle, Blues Fiddle, and Improvisation at the Swallow Hill Music Association.

Josie’s approach emphasizes ease, relaxation, and technique. She believes that these lead to a beautiful sound, which in turn leads to enjoying music making to its fullest.  She pushes her students without being heavy handed, preferring to encourage them to strive for their full potential. She believes it’s important to have the ability to play by ear as well as read music, and works for a balance between the two. She loves to share her knowledge of the violin, and this is evident in her enthusiasm and dedication to teaching.