Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano
Mengwei Shen has played various instruments for many years and enjoys leading children and their parents in creating memorable experiences through Suzuki and music education. Beyond teaching "violin skills", her hope is to guide families in providing a nurturing environment where children can thrive under consistent expectations and encouragement, as well as to inspire a pursuit of sensitivity and excellence that will extend beyond music lessons. The effects of music education remain with the student for a lifetime.
In addition to training as a Suzuki teacher (Every Child Can!, Suzuki Principles in Action, Violin Units 1-5, Cello Unit 1), Mengwei has studied Kodály methodology at New York University, is a member of the New Jersey Music Educators Association, and also arranges ensemble music for youth musicians.