Giving music: Alum shares violin and life lessons

Alum teaches violin to Detroit youth

Clara Hardie, U-M grad and Detroit resident, co-founded Detroit Youth Volume in 2010, a mixed-income Suzuki violin program that offers scholarships and extra support for lower income students seeking classical music training.

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