"Dear Mrs. Holmes, We wanted you to know how much we enjoyed our lessons with you. Thank you for the many hours you spent teaching us as we first started out. You were a wonderful teacher and we'll miss you !"
12 and 14 year old sisters
"To Carol: Great violin teacher-I mean it-You are the best"
6 year old student
"Thank you so much for your instruction and patience."
"I've had a fun time with you. I think I'm improving. You are not just a plane (sic) old violin teacher, you're a special one."
9 year old student
"Thank you for helping me understand music. I'm going to continue the violin. Thank you again."
7 year old student
"Thank you for teaching me how to play the violin and the viola ! You are a great teacher !"
10 year old student
"Dear Mrs. Holmes, I'm so glad that I am having you as a teacher. I think I have learned alot and (am) anxious to learn more."
10 year old student
"Dear Mrs. Holmes, I just wanted to thank you for all the hard work and time you've dedicated to teaching me. You've gotten me through a lot of auditions and solo pieces ! I appreciate everything you've done for me these past couple years and really enjoyed our time together. Thank you for all you've done, it's been a pleasure."
High School Senior
"We appreciate what you are giving to our children."
"Thank you for including E.... in your program at the mall. She had a really good time. You have been an excellent teacher for her. We are really glad we found you !"
"We wanted to take a moment to thank you once again for teaching M.... violin. Our experience with you as his teacher has been quite positive. We count it a blessing to have met you and had the privelege of your instructing our son."
"After the first lesson, A.... talked about you all the way home. She was so happy with her performance. She talked about how she wish her teacher would talk to them like you talked to her. You were so encouraging and patient. I saw a spark in her that I've never seen before towards her violin...Thank you so very much for working with her. Your tutoring her will take her a long ways as she plans to continue to play in college....I am looking for A.... to be your student for a very long time."