Donna Imrisek

Donna Imrisek

5.0 (1)
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24 years in business

About this pro

After studying violin, cello (beginning), and piano in Boston, at New England Conservatory with Eric Rosenblith, chamber music with Leslie Parnas and Burton Fine, I have been fortunate to enjoy over eighteen years of teaching violin and piano students.  I teach all ages, and my lessons are designed to enhance a student's life through the study of music. Music is initially provided and I strive to have the student learning enjoyable music from the first few lessons.  With an emphasis on reading music and ear training, through games, songs and instruments, students are encouraged to develop not only their own musical talent, but to discover the joy of music. I have earned BS and MS degrees.


I enjoy helping students achieve their goals and learn more about music.

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Dover, PA 17315
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  • Gail Remaburg

    DONNA is a pro... I believe I will learn a lot from her... she is also very encouraging... which I feel I need at this point!!


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I typically talk to the student to find out what they enjoy and if there is specific music they are interested in playing.  I focus each of my lessons on the individual student to help that student achieve their goals and to enjoy playing violin.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have studied at New England Conservatory of Music, studied in France, have over 18 years of teaching and have played professionally with many orchestras, chamber groups and artists.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My lessons are priced as follows:

30 minutes $30

45 minutes $40

60 minutes $50

Music is provided.

How did you get started teaching?

I started teaching in Boston, MA when I was at New England Conservatory of Music.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with all ages 3 years to 60years.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I had a new student start violin and within just a few lessons she was playing Ode to Joy, and she had never played violin before.  The student was thrilled and so was I.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

I would look for a teacher that has experience, wants to teach, desires to make the lessons enjoyable and is flexible.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

The student should think about what level of interest they have in studying violin and if there is anything specific they want to accomplish.