Heart-Strings: Newmarket Violin Studio

Nominated for a Toronto Readers' Choice Award, Best Music Instructor 2020: https://www.thestar.com/readerschoice-toronto/categories/people-professionals/subcategories/music-instructor


"Susan is a musical educator of the highest excellence. I progressed from an absolute beginner to a confident violinist during my study with Susan.Her encouragement and enthusiasm is an invaluable source of motivation for students of all ages. I would recommend Susan to string players of any skill level."   K. Windsor

"If you're looking for an instructor who is exceptionally qualified but even more important loves the students and makes lessons fun, you've found the right place!" K. Taylor

"Your students are fortunate to have you as their violin teacher." K. Lock

"Thank you for being a fantastic teacher. You've inspired many. Thank you for your hard work and dedication. You're a blessing to many." A. Peart

"You are the best violin teacher from the tail to the scroll." M. Mastrangelo

"Susan is the most incredible teacher! She has so much patience and consideration for each student as an individual.I highly recommend her for anyone looking to have lessons, no matter what ages they are, Thanks Susan, you're awesome!" J. Wilson

"Heart-Strings violin owner cares very much about her business and is working on new and creative ideas! She tailors the lessons to the student, does community service, and the performances are great reasons to have lessons with Susan! Definitely give it a try!" H. George

"Heart-Strings deserves 5 stars for the quality of teaching I received from Susan Barak. The violin is not easy to learn so it takes a master teacher to get proper technique across, and Susan excels at this." D. Reid

"Passionate, caring, and totally dedicated. Great music school. Great teacher!" P. Beckwith