School For Strings

 Paul Huppert — Director

The Noteworthy Music - School For Strings was established in 2007 with the goal of providing a superior foundation in music education. This studio provides an holistic approach to music education which encompasses reading, rhythmic understanding, pitch recognition, and introduction to keyboard technique.
Utilizing various teaching approaches including- Essential Elements, Mark O'Connor, Suzuki and The Royal Conservatory of Music, Paul Huppert tailors his approach to the needs of each individual student.
The Royal Conservatory of Music ( was established in 1886 and is based in Toronto Canada. This system of teaching incorporates a spectrum of music theory (reading) ear training, rhythm and introductory keyboard and blends this foundational experience with the student's chosen instrument.
With a wide array of styles to explore, most any string student can achieve a satisfying musical experience.

Private Lessons

Paul is available for private violin and viola lessons in three different locations:

(Click a location to view it on the map)


Lesson fees are as follows: 30 minutes $25, 45 minute $35, 60 minute $45. Lessons are taught 4 times monthly, and lesson payment is due at the beginning of each month.

Skype Lessons

For students unable to attend one of the three private studios in person, we also offer lessons via Skype. Provided you have a reasonably fast Internet connection, this can be a useful and time/cost effective way to receive instruction, where ever you may be.

Payment is usually processed via PayPal, and scheduling is extremely flexible.

Twin City String Collective

The purpose of the Twin City String Collective is to create opportunity and advancement of string playing techniques throughout the Bloomington/Normal IL region. Focus is on primarily the 10-15 age bracket, and utilizes repertoire and styles of playing that are varied and challenging to the player. The improvement of music reading ability, and special emphasis on proper playing skills helps to create a positive and stimulating music making experience.