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Six-Week Intercession Private Violin & Viola Lessons

Sign up now for private lessons during our special six-week intercession and receive weekly individualized instruction via video sessions with our Executive Director Dr. Quinton Morris. Plus, participate in a special guest artist master class online! Lessons are available for middle and high school students living in South King County.

The first 10 students to sign up will receive a free additional 30-minute lesson!

March 30 – May 8, 2020 
Tuition: $450
Payment plans are available.
Please call 425-243-2597 for more details.

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Recent accomplishments of our students:

  • Performing solo concerti as the recital opener for the Seattle Symphony’s Community Concert in Renton
  • Alumnus served as former concertmaster of the Tacoma Youth Symphony
  • Alumnus majoring in violin performance at the Peabody Conservatory of Music
  • All-State participants and All-District Superior ratings at Solo & Ensemble Contests
  • Numerous Student of the Month awards
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Key to Change with the Seattle Symphony

In February three of our students shared the stage with the Seattle Symphony at a special outreach performance at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center. Amariah Strand, Alia Uffenorde, and Jasmine Wang all represented Key to Change and the broader musical community of South King County with their exceptional performances in a pre-concert recital. Key to Change collaborative pianist Joseph Williams was the accompanist.

Watch their performances and a post-concert interview in the videos below!

Amariah Strand performs the Kuchler Violin Concertino in G Major, Op. 11:

Alia Uffenorde performs the Kuchler Violin Concertino in D Major, Op. 15:

Jasmine Wang performs the Seitz Violin Concerto in G Minor and Polish Dance:

Post-Concert Interview with the Students:

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COVID-19 Updates at Key to Change

Key to Change is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment for our students. Due to community health concerns relating to COVID-19, some Key to Change programs may be modified in the coming weeks. Please check back on this page for the most recent updates.

In accordance with recommendations from the Washington State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, weekly violin lessons at Key to Change are being conducted remotely via Zoom or Google Hangouts until further notice. Students’ weekly lesson times will remain the same, and they will receive a link via email to join in these online classes.

Our Solo String Festival will now take place on Saturday, June 27 at Riverton Park United Methodist Church. Students may sign up by June 1 to participate in the festival.

Our Spring Salon will now be held as an interactive online fundraiser.

Thank you for your flexibility and understanding. Key to Change is doing everything we can to ensure the health and safety of students and community members at our events.

This is an evolving situation, and updates on COVID-19 are available from the Washington State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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