Greenwood Violin Studio
I have 35 years of teaching experience. I teach students from 6 years old to adult -- beginning to advanced.
Masters in Violin Performance. 5 star Reviews on Yelp.
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Finding out their goals. Checking out their instrument. Asking potential students about intended practice time. Showing the student how to hold the left arm, then the violin, begin plucking the violin. Determing which music to use.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
35 years teaching experience. Masters in violin performance. Years of chamber and orchestral performance.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
$80 per hour.
$67.50 per 45 minute lesson.
$43 per 1/2 hr. lesson.
How did you get started teaching?
When I was in Jr. High School for extra income.
What types of students have you worked with?
All types -- those with and without prior music training. Beginning to Advanced, all ages from 2 and a half years of age to 81. One Alzheimer student (77) and 2 or 3 learning challenged children. Both talented and not so talented students.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Those of my students who want to are given the chance to play in my adult or young people's recitals 4-5 times per year.
Several parents mentioned to me at the last Young people's recital 2 weeks ago how much they appreciate that I have these recitals.
Some of my students have recently agreed to practice more.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Trial lesson is a good idea. I give a free 1st lesson.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
How much time they have for practicing.
Do they realize that playing the violin is generally difficult.
Are they interested in classical, fiddle, or other styles.