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Make Your Students' First Exposure to Instruments Magical Through Instrument Fittings

In the book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, young Harry, upon learning he is a wizard, is taken to Ollivander's Shop to purchase his magic wand. After trying several without luck, one wand suddenly responds to his touch. "Curious indeed how these things happen," Mr. Ollivander tells Harry. "The wand chooses the wizard, remember...I think we must expect great things from you, Mr. Potter." I believe the same to be true when it comes to choosing an instrument. When a child is paired with the instrument that responds best to her, it jumpstarts her learning and puts her on a personal path toward success. This is why all my prospective students are given an instrument fitting, so that

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