I have an in-person teacher, but I also signed up for Michael’s lessons. My teacher knows I watch a lot of folks playing on YouTube, but not about Michael. Also, I told him I had joined the Adult Violin learning group on Facebook for encouragement. He likes that. I think it’s important not to just have you and your teacher be the only ones involved in your learning that actually know anything about violin. That is why I am excited about the group classes. It takes a community to raise a violinist.