Hi! I have been teaching private violin lessons for the past 5 years to beginners and adults! I am currently a student at DePaul University working towards my Master's Degree in Violin Performance. I graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor's Degree in Violin Performance. I specialize in classical training, although I also love to teach fiddle. I am a trained Suzuki teacher as well as a chamber musician and coach. If you are looking for a young, exciting teacher, I might be the perfect fit!
Violin, Music Theory, Spanish, Viola
I have been hooked on music since my first violin lesson at the age of 5. The years following have been filled with a number of incredible experiences, from participating in music festivals abroad to developing a passion for teaching violin and viola. I believe music offers a wonderfully unique way to grow and express ourselves at any age or level. It is an experience everyone deserves.
Having graduated from DePaul University's School of Music, I continue to play violin and viola as I teach and freelance throughout Chicago.
Guitar, Piano, Violin, Cello, Classical Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Banjo, Fiddle, Viola
I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis.
I am very comfortable with all aspects of the current music syllabus, including teaching musical concepts (such as duration, pitch, dynamics, tone color, texture and structure) as well as performance, composition. I am fully qualified, with a Bachelor of Education in Music, Double Masters in music performance and education from University of Nottingham.
I am proficient in classical, jazz and Celtic fiddle violin and possess solid skills in piano (grade 8-13) Royal conservatory system.
Throughout my teaching career, I have been driven to help students achieve their very best. I strongly believe that music has the power to change lives – to enhance the social, cultural and spiritual lives of people, and serve as a profound medium of personal expression.Professional perform experience: The Chicago, Natalie Cole , Smokey Robinson, Three tours with Moody Blues, YoYo Ma etc....
Kathleen has years of experience teaching students of many ages and levels, from 5 to 55. As a teaching assistant at Eastman and at Northwestern University, she gave individual, private lessons to undergraduate and graduate violin students, under the supervision of her mentors. Also, in her own private studio, she has taught beginners as young as age 5, to adult students and those who want to play for recreation.
Kathleen earned her Master's degree in violin performance from the Eastman School of Music. She also has the distinction of being one of the first to earn the Certificate in College and Community Music Teaching at Eastman. She earned her Bachelor's degree summa cum laude from the University of California, Irvine. Currently, she is working toward the doctoral degree at Northwestern University.
In addition to her teaching activities, Kathleen has also coached chamber music ensembles and given orchestral sectionals. She is an active orchestral musician herself, playing with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago for the past two years, as well as other regional orchestras. Kathleen has performed as a soloist and recitalist in various venues in the Los Angeles area, New York, Pennsylvania and Chicago.
Violin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Viola
Lindsey frequently performs with the South Bend Symphony and Northbrook Symphony Orchestras. She earned her Bachelors degree from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and has studied with well-known artists such as Lawrence Neuman and Roger Chase. Lindsey has participated in various music festivals around the US including the Interlochen Arts Festival, Palo Alto Chamber Music Festival, Colorado College Summer Music Festival, and the Southern Illinois Music Festival. As a teacher, Lindsey draws from personal experience and her training received to embed the passion of music in the hearts of each of her students.
Violin, Acting, English, Music Performance, Music Theory, Phonics, Reading, Speaking Voice, Fiddle, Viola
Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout the United States and abroad. Teaching is one of her greatest passions, and she welcomes the opportunity to work with all ages and levels of musical background.
In addition, Elizabeth is a writer and teacher of writing, reading, language arts, ESL, and more and is available for tutoring students 5-99. She earned a Master's in Writing and is a published writer, college professor of writing, and teacher of writing/English/language arts to children Pre K-grade 12.
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