Hemmeter Violin Club – Winter 2024

Grades 1-2

Hemmeter Violin Club Sign Up Form Gr. 1-2 (Winter 2024)

Dear Hemmeter Families,

We are so excited to be able to offer the Violin Club to 1-2 graders, starting from February 7th. 


Who: 1-2 grader beginners (Those with previous experience of a year or longer may join 3-5 graders)

What: Learn to play the violin and make fun music with friends!

When: Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30pm

Where: Music Room

Dates: February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (12 sessions)
Performance at school assembly during the week of May 6 with a possible dress rehearsal that week.

Tuition: $150 + $25 registration fee (waived if attended the previous session) + $10 material fee if paid upfront (due on February 5), or 3 payments of $65 each due on February 5, March 5, and April 5. 

Instructors: Dr. Yeagi Broadwell & Ms. Katie Seigfried


1. Go to mountainspringsmusic.org/hemmeter-violin-club to fill out the registration form and
pay online by January 31st. 

2. Get a violin (see below), a music stand, and a binder/folder to keep music/handouts.

3. Meet in the Music Room on February 7 at 2:30pm with the violin, music stand, and a binder/folder. 


Violin Rental Information

1. Determine the size of the instrument needed:

Violin Size








Arm Length








2. Determine where to rent/purchase (here are some options accessible to Saginaw):

1) Shar Music MI Rental Program: www.sharmusic.com/pages/about-rental
2465 S. Industrial, Ann Arbor, MI 48104  (free shipping)     (800) 248-7427

2) Mark Schwartz Violins: markschwartzviolins.com/rentals/
G4137 Fenton Rd, Burton, MI 48529                                     (810) 766-1450

3) Guarneri House: www.guarnerihouse.com/rental-services/#rentals
5623 Balsam Dr, Hudsonville, MI 49426  (free shipping)      (616) 451-4960

4) Mountain Springs Music Inc. (Limited number available, with preference given to need-based situations.) Please email ybroadwell@mountainspringsmusic.org ASAP with size. 


***Please avoid purchasing instruments from Amazon. Cheap instruments are usually poorly set-up, do not have a quality sound, can be difficult to tune, and may overall cause frustration. Purchasing a quality student violin usually costs at least $300-400, so renting may be more economic as students grow and change sizes, and usually a large portion of the rental fees build equity to purchase an instrument in the future.


We are looking forward to working with your children and helping them love music!

Registration Form

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