Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis . . .

August 30, 2006 at 05:10 AM · My husband and I have been contemplating a move and this is still very premature . . . we probably won't, but just for curiosity sake, any recommendations for teachers in the Bentonville Arkansas area? I think St. Louis is 5 or 6 hours away . . . I'm worried--are there strings in the schools there? Is there anyone in Arkansas who plays the violin?

I need a teacher. I've studied with Nell Gotkovsky and Geoffrey Trabichoff (former member of the Amati trio and concertmaster of London Symphony and Royal Phil), if that gives you any hints.

My children also need good teachers. My daughter is an intermediate violinist, and my son is a beginning/intermediate cellist.

I won't even consider moving if I can't find a good situation where we're going . . . putting out feelers so I can be prepared just in case . . .

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August 30, 2006 at 06:16 AM · The Arkansas Symphony in Little Rock is a potential resource. Drew Irvin, concertmaster of that orchestra is an excellent player and I think a fine teacher; his precollege students are certainly impressive, and he holds a DMA, which is unusual for a full-time orchestra player.

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