Nurturing the Whole Child

Music. Wholeness. Loving Kindness.

The Heights Violin Studio uses the Suzuki Method to nurture and support the whole child.

Music is the language of the heart without words.
— Shinichi Suzuki

Meet Ms. Kaori, Founder of The Heights Violin Studio

A native of Japan, Kaori Matsui completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Shepherd School of Music under the tutelage of Paul Kantor. An avid orchestral musician, she has won the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen fellowship, toured Japan with the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra, and appeared at Carnegie Hall with the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra and New York String Orchestra Seminar Orchestra. An enthusiastic performer of contemporary music, she has participated in various world premiers, including the American stage premier of Philip Glass' Kepler at the Spoleto Festival USA. Read more...