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Edward Williams Elementary School student Eileen Cordero, 9, (Credit: Faye Murman)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Eileen Cordero, 9, of Mount Vernon, attends an inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Mount Vernon students learn to play the violin

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon attended Amazing Afternoons, an after-school violin lesson with the Scarsdale Strings Music School, on Tuesday. Scarsdale Strings, partnered with the Westchester Jewish Community Services, hopes to provide music education to schools whose programs have been cut or depleted. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Eileen Cordero, 9,
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Eileen Cordero, 9, of Mount Vernon, attends an inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon during an after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon during an after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

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Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon attend their inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Tamar Joseph, 9,
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Tamar Joseph, 9, of Mount Vernon, attends an inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon attend their inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon attend their inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon attend their inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

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Anna Stampfli, Founder and CEO of Scarsdale Strings
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Anna Stampfli, Founder and CEO of Scarsdale Strings Music School, observes students as they attend their first after-school lesson at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon. The students will receive lessons from Scarsdale Strings once a week. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon during an after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon attend their inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Anna Stampfli, founder and CEO of Scarsdale Strings
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Anna Stampfli, founder and CEO of Scarsdale Strings Music School, observes students as they attend their first after-school lesson at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon. The students will receive lessons from Scarsdale Strings once a week. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Nickya Beckford, 9,
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Nickya Beckford, 9, of Mount Vernon, attends an inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

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Edward Williams Elementary School student Tamar Joseph, 9,
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Tamar Joseph, 9, attends an inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon during an after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Maya Shanker, 23, of Brooklyn, teaches students at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mount Vernon during an after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Tamar Joseph, 9,
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Tamar Joseph, 9, attends an inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Indya Taylor, 9,
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Edward Williams Elementary School student Indya Taylor, 9, of Mount Vernon, attends an inaugural after-school violin lesson provided by Scarsdale Strings Music School and the Westchester Jewish Community Services. (Jan. 8, 2013)

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