Troy Stuart teaches private cello lessons at Silver Music. Here is a bit of insight into his early study:
Age you began studying:
I began studying the violin at age 5, and then switched to cello at age 11.
Why did you choose the cello?
I liked the size and the sound.
One memory from your lessons or early study:
I remember the day my instructor taught me to vibrate (how to use vibrato) after I had been begging him for almost a year.
Did you always like to practice? If not, how did you, or your parent motivate you to practice?
I always loved practicing! My parents had to make me go to bed!
Did you ever want to quit?
How did music education affect your life?
Music education made me a better teacher and person.
Do you have a musical role model?
Jacqueline du Pre
Current Favorite Suzuki Piece:
Rigadoon by Henry Purcell
Any advice for budding cellists?:
Have fun and learn to communicate with your teacher.
Things you enjoy other than cello:
Dance, singing, and going to the movies