Diane Byington Violin Studio

violin for everyone

Violin Programs for All Ages

Pre-Twinkle Violin

For preschool and early elementary school beginners beginning to learn the language of music.

K-12 Students

Programs for students to develop musical literacy, technique and musicality.


You're never too old find the joy in music. Custom lessons tailored to your level.


In-person lessons are available in Reedsport, Oregon (midway between Coos Bay and Florence on the Oregon Coast).
Online lessons via FaceTime are available from anywhere.
Beginning students in the Solvang, CA area may have a combination of FaceTime experience with Diane with an advanced and helpful student present during the lesson.

About Miss Diane

Miss Diane

Miss Diane grew up in the pre-Suzuki era of violin instruction and well before the Kodaly approach to music literacy made its way into this country. ¬†Amazingly she learned how to play the violin anyway, and along the way developed a passion for teaching others…


Recital in Pomona with Carol Hendrixson, 1st part, Feb. 1997

Beethoven – Sonata in A major, Op. 12, No. 2 Schumann – Marchenbilder (viola)

Recital with Carol Hendrixson, 2nd part, Feb. 1997

Continuation of Marchenbilder from Part 1, Marais – Five Old French Dances, Saint-Saens – Sonata No. 1 in D minor

Recital with Carol Hendrixson, 3rd part, Feb. 1997

Continuation of Saint-Seans from Part 2

Scale for Variation A

Twinkle Variation A

Scale for Variation B

Twinkle Variation B

Scale for Variation C

Twinkle Variation C