Once a Student, Now a Teacher
“Time is sure fun when you're having flies.” This is just one example of the wit that violin and viola teacher Steve Kamradt uses to ease his student's tension in his studio. This collection of short stories takes you on a journey through Mr. Kamradt's adventures and misadventures first as a student of music, then as a teacher. Sometimes serious, sometimes humorous and at other times informative, the one emotion you certainly will not experience as you read through these stories is boredom. As a student, Steve Kamradt learned that studying a musical instrument does not have to be toil and drudgery; indeed, it can be a joyful and life-enriching experience. Attitude is key, and can be shaped and molded through the expert guidance of an excellent teacher. As a teacher, he learned that children say and do the most unexpected things—sometimes funny, whether intentional or not, and sometimes enlightening. Steve Kamradt uses expert storytelling in bringing you these true episodes of learning and teaching that will leave you begging for more. Enter the student and teaching world of Steve Kamradt (if you dare) and be prepared to walk through a plethora of emotions that will ultimately leave you feeling joy!