Matthew Charles Weiss
Violinist-Cellist-Composer-Conductor | Starship Captain | Internet Shirt Yogi
Lava Lamp Interactive Artist | Tabla | Cowboy-Gidder-Penguin-Rick enthusiast
Pranakasha Productions
chief creative officer
The Octava Chamber Orchestra
concertmaster/conductor/president
Seattle, WA USA
shalin3327@gmail.com





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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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