Thanks for teaching her not just to play but also to enjoy music.

​I wanted to let you know that [she] had such a great time at the ensemble, that she wanted to cancel the trip to Disneyland and instead attend the ensemble practice....I’m so glad how much fun she’s having with music!

Thank you so much for asking [him] perform Saturday night. He had an amazing time!...I asked him if it was worth the worry he had felt leading up to it and he responded, without hesitation, “Absolutely!” I asked him if he would do it again, and he gave the same enthusiastic answer. So thank you for pushing him out of his comfort zone. I think it has done him a world of good.

Bravi on your incredible performances with TSFY [Toyota Symphonies for Youth]!!  You were one of the biggest highlights of the program . . . Thank you for sharing your talents with our audiences!

Thanks.  It was great working with you these past three years . . . the ensemble pieces that you assigned our percussion section each semester were really fun. . . .  Keep bringing in new, exciting and fun pieces for next year's percussion ensemble. 

 . . . [thank] you for presenting the master class to our students on Friday-it was phenomenal.  The clarity of concepts addressed and application to the repertoire was expertly presented.  What a great lesson for our students!

I've been the principal percussionist in my school's orchestra for the past semester, and I just got word that we will be performing "Scheherazade" in the spring .  I thought you would enjoy hearing that since I probably wouldn't be familiar with the piece at all if you hadn't introduced me. In fact, I may not have decided to play in orchestra at all. So thanks for the inspiration! Studying with you . . . has definitely given me an advantage over the other percussionists here

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