Dr. Starr: Violin-Viola-Cello-Piano-Composition

Dr. Starr: Violin-Viola-Cello-Piano-Composition

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About this pro

At Jared Starr Music Studio, Dr. Jared Starr provides the opportunity for children, teenagers, and adults to all discover music at a deep, meaningful level.  In violin, viola, cello, piano, and composition lessons, Dr. Starr focuses on guiding students to discover their fullest potential as musicians and people.  In order for students to achieve their potential as musicians, Dr. Starr believes that they should strive for complete, but positive honesty in their creative process, practicing and performing.  By doing so, they can constructively recognize what they are doing well and where they can improve.  With varying personalities, backgrounds, work ethics, and sets of goals, Dr. Starr teaches students vital skills in a way that is most relatable to them so that they can find their own voices in the music they create.

In addition to teaching private lessons, Dr. Starr also provides guest teaching services such as string clinics and masterclasses in the public schools, community music schools, El Sistema programs, and at universities and colleges.  He enjoys performing as a professional violinist for solo violin recitals at universities, churches, and other venues along with weddings, special events, and with orchestras and chamber groups.  He also enjoys composing music and arranging hymns for a variety of instruments.  If you are interested in any of Dr. Starr’s services, explore his website jaredstarrviolin.com!

I love the language of music and how it speaks to everyone.  I love helping people of all backgrounds discover the deep fulfillment music can bring to their lives!

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Sandy, UT 84070
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7 Reviews


  • Mal Prusinowska

    My 10 yo daughter loves lessons with Dr. Starr. Excellent teacher!

  • Megan Brusseau

    Dr. Starr is very patient with my son. He has helped him develop his love for music and pushes him to improve his technique.

  • Evelyn Muir

    Very clear to on what he expects on the students and parents. My girl loved his style of teaching. She learned to read her notes fast and they were always laughing. He is professional and he is fun!

  • Summer

    Dr. Starr is an excellent teacher. His knowledge, education and background helps my kids to learn more in depth.

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

Contact through email or phone number to set up lessons.

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

Doctorate and master's in violin performance from Florida State University; Bachelor's in violin performance from Brigham Young University

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What types of students have you worked with?

All levels ranging from ages 4-65.