Northshore Youth Symphony Orchestra

Let’s learn music together!

Instructor: Mr. Geoffrey Johnson, a veteran of many local orchestras, has been teaching strings for over 30 years. 25 of those years have been spent training students in the Bothell/Kenmore area including local elementary school orchestra clubs. Mr. Johnson received an ASTA award for the best private string teacher of the year for WA.

Beginner’s Session: Introduction to Violin / Viola as a group. Utilizing Suzuki methods, children learn tunes by ear as well as music theory, reading, and working together. Children in this session have learned “Happy Birthday”, “Jingle Bells” and “Mary Had a Little Lamb” among others.

Intermediate and Advanced Sessions: Children build on the skills above and learn pieces in harmony.

When: Saturday Mornings
Beginners at 9am, Intermediate at 10am, Advanced at 11am. Please visit our calendar for current session dates.

Where: Bothell Methodist Church Choir Room

Cost: Sessions are typically 8 weeks long. Please see the Tuition Page



Do you have a question for Mr. Johnson about the Strings Program?