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    Suzuki & Traditional

    Violin lessons in Amherst, MA for students of all ages, beginner through advanced.

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Kaila's Violin Studio

Suzuki and Traditional Violin Lessons in Amherst, MA


About Kaila

Kaila Graef

Kaila Graef holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Peabody Institute of Music and a Master of Music from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Teaching Approach

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Kaila has been teaching at her private studio for over ten years. She welcomes students of all ages, beginner through advanced. Learn more about Kaila's teaching methods.

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Suzuki Method

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"Musical ability is not an inborn talent but an ability which can be developed. The potential of every child is unlimited."
— Shinichi Suzuki

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Kaila is a gifted and passionate violin teacher who genuinely appreciates the uniqueness of each student. At every lesson Kaila offers encouragement and is endlessly patient and quick to laugh. My daughter has been a student of Kaila's for ten years, and each lesson brings new approaches to continue growth and proficiency. It is a joy to be a part of Kaila's violin studio.

Elizabeth Antonellis

Kaila is a gifted and passionate violin teacher who genuinely appreciates the uniqueness of each student. At every lesson Kaila offers encouragement and is endlessly patient and quick to laugh. My daughter has been a student of Kaila's for ten years, and each lesson brings new approaches to continue growth and proficiency. It is a joy to be a part of Kaila's violin studio.

Elizabeth Antonellis

Kaila is a gifted and passionate violin teacher who genuinely appreciates the uniqueness of each student. At every lesson Kaila offers encouragement and is endlessly patient and quick to laugh. My daughter has been a student of Kaila's for ten years, and each lesson brings new approaches to continue growth and proficiency. It is a joy to be a part of Kaila's violin studio.

Elizabeth Antonellis

Wistaria String Quartet

Kaila performs regularly as a member of the Wistaria String Quartet. Please view our concert calendar for information on upcoming concerts in the area.

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Local Concerts of Interest

Verdi Requiem

7:30 PM at Springfield Symphony Hall. Springfield Symphony performs Verdi's Requiem.

Attacca Quartet

3:00 PM at Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall at Smith College. Performing string quartets by Mendelssohn, Caroline Shaw, and Beethoven.

Cappricio Espagnol

7:30 PM at Greenfield High School. Springfield Symphony performs Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, and Vaughn Williams with viola soloist Tanya Solomon.

Kaila's Violin Studio Recital

6:30 PM at Wesley United Methodist Church, Hadley. Violin students of Kaila Graef perform with pianist Nina Turkington.