I am currently a high school orchestra director and youth orchestra conductor and have been teaching private violin lessons since I was 14 years old. I have taught students of all ages--from 4 years old to 50 years old. I am easy-going and have a great sense of humor. I have a great ear (perfect pitch) and can pay great attention to detail. My strictness and demand levels for my private students are dependent upon how serious about music you are--whether you are doing it just for fun or to prepare for a career as a musician.

Background

~Northwestern University: Bachelor of Music in Music Education with Department Honors. Instrumental and General Music.
~Colorado State University, Fort Collins: Master of Music in Music Education, Conducting Specialization.
~California Teaching Credential for K-12 Music.
~Member: Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association, Music Educators National Conference, California Teachers Association

~Primary instrument: violin. Began learning from her father at age 6.
~Secondary instruments: viola, piano, percussion, trombone, guitar.

~Courses taught: High school--orchestra, band, AP Music Theory, chorus, musical theater, guitar. Middle school--band, composition, percussion ensemble, introductory music. Elementary--after school strings.

Lesson Information

Lessons available for violin (beginning through advanced), viola (beginning through intermediate), and conducting (beginning through intermediate).

Lessons are taught at my home or at student's home for a traveling fee depending on distance.

Availability: Weekdays after 4pm and weekends.

Lesson Rates

One-on-One
60 minutes
45 minutes
30 minutes
Violin, Viola
$50
$43
$35
Conducting
$40
$35
$30

Please call or email for small group lesson rates (2-5 students).


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