Welcome to Ballance Talent Education


Recommended Violin Shops in the Seattle-Tacoma Area

Rafael Carrabba Violins

Applebaum Violin Shop

Hammond Ashley Violins

Bischofberger Violins Ltd.

Henry Bischofberger Violins


Suzuki Resources

Suzuki Association of the Americas

Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute

Suzuki Association of Washington State

Walla Walla Suzuki Institute

Northwest Suzuki Institute

Oregon Suzuki Institute


Dalcroze Resources

Dalcroze Society of America

Dalcroze Society of America Northwest Chapter


Area Youth Orchestras

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra

Tacoma Youth Symphony Association

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra

West Seattle Community Orchestras


Other Resources

Yes Publishing Edmund Sprunger Books and Resources

Cello Talks David Finckel Instructional Videos

Cello Bello Lessons, masterclasses, and other resources from Paul Katz

Violin Master Class Instructional videos by Kurt Sassmannshaus

Adjustable Cello Benches

Burke Family Furniture