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Author, Kids Aren’t Lazy: Developing Motivation and Talent Through Music

Masterclass & Book Signing

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kawai Piano Galleries Dallas invites all musical families to join us Saturday, April 13th from 1 – 3pm as we host bestselling author and violinist Lauren Haley for a masterclass and discussion of her book, Kids Aren’t Lazy: Developing Motivation and Talent Through Music.

With an emphasis on communication, Kids Aren’t Lazy empowers even the busiest parents with breakthrough strategies for advancing children’s musical proficiency and cultivating healthy behavioral patterns in all areas of study.

Join us on April 13th to meet Lauren and discover how to:

  • Address the root of musical struggles while developing new levels of focus, critical thinking, and self-direction in your child
  • Prepare young musicians for peak performance and fear-free creativity
  • Harness the power of routines to work for your entire family, and understand how parental actions, well beyond words, shape your child’s ultimate potential

For More Information Please Call: 214-810-2661

For FREE tickets, register HERE

Artist Biography

Lauren Alexandra Haley is a professional violinist, author, and pedagogy expert in Houston, Texas. She earned a degree in Violin Performance from the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Oleh Krysa. Accepted into both the violin and viola performance programs at Eastman, Lauren also studied violin with the late Zvi Zeitlin and viola with Phillip Ying (of the Ying Quartet). Lauren’s violin and viola teachers have additionally included Fredell Lack, Andrzej Grabiec, Levine Andrade, Irina Walters, Rodica Gonzalez, Lawrence Wheeler, William Pu, Marie Winget, and Nina Westbrook.

Lauren has performed and recorded professionally in the London Telefilmonic Orchestra. While living in the United Kingdom, Lauren performed in venues including the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Chichester Cathedral, St. John’s Smith Square, and Menuhin Hall. As a freelance artist, Lauren played both violin and viola in the Wally Fields Jazz Orchestra and the Thames Philharmonia. As a student, she was recognized as the Farnham Young Musician of the Year in 2008 and was chosen for a solo performance for the 2007 conference of the Association for Music in International Schools in Aberdeen, Scotland. She is a graduate of the International Baccalaureate.

For most of her life as a violinist, Lauren has taught younger musicians. She founded Fiddlers’ Club, a non-profit string ensemble for young musicians, in 2007 in Surrey, England. In Rochester, New York, she taught after-school violin lessons at School 17. In 2015, Lauren attended Juilliard’s 2015 Starling-Delay Symposium for Violin Studies in NYC.

Ms. Haley has extensive chamber music, orchestral, opera, and choral experience at both collegiate and pre-college levels. She a member of the Southeast Texas Suzuki Association (STXSA), the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA), the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) and the international music fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI). Lauren Haley Studios is affiliated with the Eastman School of Music.



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(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Kawai Piano Gallery

601 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 153, Plano, TX 75075


Kawai Piano Gallery