Music with Motivation

Music with Motivation is an approach to education that combines motivation and behavior research with the unique demands of learning the violin.

Music with Motivation seeks to ensure that the investment of time, resources and personal energy into learning the violin adds to the quality of a student's personal and social life over a lifetime.

FiddleQuest is designed to support the principles of Music with Motivation.

Learn more about these ideas in these 6 videos:

  • Chapter 1: The FUndamental Obstacles of Violin Students (shown below)

  • Chapter 2: The 2 Types of Motivation

  • Chapter 3: The 3 People Who Support Violin Students

  • Chapter 4: The 3 Internal Needs Of Violin Students

  • Chapter 5: 5 Stages of Development

  • Chapter 6: How Music Activities Influence Intrinsic Motivation