Matthew Charles Weiss
Star Trek Cello Guy | Violinist-Cellist-Composer-Conductor |
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Pranakasha Productions
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The Octava Chamber Orchestra
Seattle, WA USA

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My Mom Celia Ellen Nicks (1938-2023)

Mom and my step Dad Walt Nicks

Mom and my mother in law Phyllis Esclito

Mom, the kids, and my sister Martha

Mom and Martha back in the 70s

Suzuki Group Lessons back in the 70s

My Mom grew up in Saginaw, Michigan and really found her stride when she studied music at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. During her studies she discovered the Suzuki Method and became a pioneer in bringing Dr. Suzuki's revolutionary approach to the United States in the early 1970s. Mom and I talk about these things in this series of videos "Story Time with Mom" during the final year of her life:

Mom's Memorial on YouTube

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