Grabbing Life By The Bow

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Four days a week, the Freihofer household fills with sound. Caroline Freihofer has spent 34 years of her life giving back to young violinists by teaching lessons out of her home to 18 students.

From ages three all the way to 50, she works with a wide variety of experience levels. Usually, there is steady student traffic all the way up until the late evening. But after Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order to shelter in place for the state, she is grabbing life by the bow and taking on a whole new challenge.

“I hope this summer I’m playing in the symphony and seeing my colleagues and students are walking in the door,” Freihofer said, “but we’ll just take it as it comes, who knows…”

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