Kristen Hadley began playing violin at the age of four, and music has played a primary role in her life ever since. Kristen received her Master of Arts in Music Performance from the State University of New York in Geneseo, NY. She went on to complete her Master's degree in Music Therapy and Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University, in Cambridge, MA. Kristen has enjoyed teaching private lessons on and off for a number of years while pursuing her education. She believes that everybody, no matter your age, is able to learn something new and have fun doing so! Kristen has experience teaching with the Suzuki method as well as folk tunes and fiddling.