Violin and Viola lessons in your home from a working professional with over 135 gigs a year and a full studio of students of all ages. I have studied with the Boston Symphony and the LA Philharmonic.
Performing! I can bring joy to the audiences of the world and I feel a great sense of accomplishment by doing so.
I also love taking a student who knows nothing about music and hearing them play me a song. I feel great when they feel a sense of accomplishment, that practicing has paid off!
Do you own a violin?
Able to read music
Instrument interested in
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
proper bow hold and finger technique and learn key signatures and simple songs
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I am a professional! I study with and play with the best people on earth!
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
$70 an hour introductory rate
How did you get started teaching?
I started teaching viola when I attended the Boston conservatory in 1995.
I taught myself the violin in 2008 and have been teaching violin for over 10 ten years.
What types of students have you worked with?
All ages all skill levels
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Yo-Yo Ma called me and asked me to do the arrangements and perform a solo recital with him
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
You get what you pay for. Also don't forget the other expenses involved with this, i.e. learning materials, instrument, bow, maintenance, lessons price raise until graduation,etc. It's a commitment.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
Are you wiling to practice several hours a week?