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Ready, Set, Violin!

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A music immersive, play based, commitment free introduction to violin for kids 3-9 and their grownup

Has your child ever asked for a violin?

Are you wondering if violin lessons are right for your family?

Do you want to test out the instrument before making any commitment?

If any of those scenarios sound like you, then join us June 24-29th for a week long mini camp.

You won't want to miss this music immersive, play based, commitment free mini camp.

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  • 5 hours of instruction led by world renowned pedagogues

  • Beautiful handcrafted box violin (3-6 yo) OR real violin (6-9 yo) to use in class

  • Organic learning of violin technique through singing, movement and play 

  • Community 

    play down at the beautiful New Mexico Veteran's Memorial
  • Camp swag including t shirt and tote

"This class was amazing! The quality of teachers exceeded my expectations and it definitely gave me insight to the music world and

taught my son skills that he'll be able to apply entering pre K and he now picks up on the techniques he learned. I would give this class

and teachers a 10/10"

Class sizes are limited, reserve your spot in this play based,

music immersive, family empowering camp TODAY

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NEW this year!

  • 6-9 year old class with REAL violins (to borrow)

  • Wee Violin class for returning students

  • Scholarships available (inquire here)


What time is it at?

Families can choose between 9:00, 10:30, 4:00 or 5:30.  Each class lasts 1 hour.  On Saturday there will be a group performance at 9 AM. 

What do adults do during class?

A grown up is required to be with their student during class and are invited to sing and move with their student.  

Can grandma, uncle, etc. bring the student to class?

We welcome any grownup who loves your child to join with them in this experience.  

What additional materials do I have to bring?

Nada, Zilch, Zip.  We have you covered with everything you'll need. 

What about siblings?  Can I bring them?

We love siblings.  If they would like to participate in the class please register them as well.  Younger siblings are welcome to sing or snuggle along. 

Where are classes held?

Classes are held in midtown at the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Building 4407 Menaul Blvd NE.  The play down on Saturday will be held at the New Mexico Veteran's Memorial - 1100 Louisiana Blvd SE.  

Who will my teacher be? 

Ms. Crystal will be teaching all the 3-6 year old classes.  Ms. Alissa will be teaching all the 6-9 year old classes.  Ms. Tori will be teaching the Wee class for returning student or those who have played for 6-18 months.  All teachers are highly trained in both violin pedagogy and child development. 

Are you a professional violin teacher looking to gain more skill to nurutre young beginners, engage parents and build flawless technique?  Join our in person teacher training program in conjunction with Ready, Set, Violin.

Thanks to our 2023 sponsors 

Crystal Boyack Music Studio

ABQ Strings

Robertson and Sons Violin Shop

I9 Sports

Our Montessori School

KHFM Classical Public Radio

Simligent Violin

Albuquerque Youth Symphony

University of New Mexico String Lab School

Neely Music Studio

Tori Hartley Violin Studio

Erika Lovato Violin Studio

Alex Robnett Violin Studio

Elyse Torres Violin Studio

Devenport Violin Studio

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