Writings

This is probably not the real title of my next endeavor, but the research phase this next project is done. I am currently collecting anecdotal information that supports and clarifies the research...

Folk Melodies of New Mexico and the Southwest has been an on-going project for many years! I have had a love of folk music for as long as I can remember, and when I was exposed of the rich...

This much anticipated book is a candid and honest account of the life of John Kendall. It is written in simple language, almost understated, and photographs are informative and plentiful. From...

How Muscles Learn: Teaching the Violin with the Body in Mind is currently published by Alfred Publishers, Inc. When I began the String Pedagogy degree program at the University of New Mexico, it...

Musical Activities for Preschool Children is a self-published little pamphlet, with activities organized by the month. Again, these activities were compiled together because so many parents were...

Originally self-published in 1991, this book was later picked up by SHAR Publications. In 2003, I was able to update the text, which resulted in the revised edition, which continued to sell for...

Photographs of Susan Kempter's Bisiach courtesy of Robertson & Sons Violin Shop