The Willamette Violin Academy provides a comprehensive violin education to students ages 3 and up in Eugene, Oregon. Education through individual and group lessons, and frequent performances, students experience the joy of musical excellence and develop a love of learning.


The Willamette Violin Academy is founded on the belief that the environment, not inborn talent, is responsible for the outcome of the child's education. The Willamette Academy takes a Progressive approach to music education. Children learn at their own pace, achieving mastery through small steps. Children are motivated to learn through social learning opportunities and developmentally appropriate curricula. Education is a family affair, and parent support is integral to each child's success and enjoyment in their artistic development.

The Willamette Violin Academy's philosophy is based in the education approach of Shin'ichi Suzuki, and his pedagogical approach of Talent Education.