Virtual Music Hour for Kids: Saturday, January 16, 2:30pm

This special music program is being presented by the Maud Powell String Institute. Join us on Saturday, January 16, at 2:30pm for an hour of fun and educational activities, learn about the Violin Family instruments, and listen to some cool examples. Violinist Dorisiya Yosifova, a member of the Institute’s string faculty, cannot wait to play violin for you! Recommended for ages 5-10.

This event will take place virtually via Google Meet. Interested participants should email the Children’s Librarian rsmith(at) to receive the Google Meet invitation and to request a cardboard instrument which can be picked up in advance.

“The Maud Powell String Institute is a nonprofit string preparatory program for ages 4-18 which provides affordable, high-quality music education to immigrant and underserved children in Medford, Somerville, Malden and the surrounding areas. Our mission is to promote diversity by fostering a safe and collaborative environment for students to express themselves fully though music while at the same time give the highest quality training at a low cost. MPSI is committed to all our students’ success, regardless of their circumstances, and our focus is on providing each and every student with opportunities to learn and grow. We are here to make a difference!”
The Maud Powell String Institute is currently offering FREE remote lessons for a limited time and is also building a scholarship fund for students in need.