JAVS Fall 2023

of the actions that add to the story of your life while enhancing the lives of your fellow violists.

We know there are a multitude of ways to give back, other organizations that you owe some allegiance to as well as your family to consider. We hope you keep the AVS in mind as you deal with the inevitable questions that will come up in your life. We are reminded of the prophetic words of Jane Goodall: “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” 3 We will discuss options and opportunities available when you begin to prepare for your retirement in the next issue of – The Development Corner .

This article is for educational and entertainment purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for tax advice. Please consult your tax advisor for guidance.

Footnotes: 1 Most often Homeowners Insurance does not include the full value of a fine musical instrument, especially if it is used professionally. Then there are often restrictions and limitations on coverage. For peace of mind, check with your insurance professional. If you do decide you need specialized instrument insurance check into the insurance offered by the AVS from Anderson Musical Instrument Insurance Solutions, LLC for members in good standing, You may request a quote today to get this valuable coverage started at: AVS Viola Insurance . 2 When a member upgrades their membership level it helps support our AVS office staff and JAVS, the cost of which is only partially offset by the advertisements. 3 Noted anthropologist and conservationist.

Journal of the American Viola Society / Vol. 39, No. 2, Fall 2023


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