Lisa G.

Lisa G.

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2 Reviews
Aurora, CO

About Lisa G.

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Male Ages Taught: 5 to 18
Female Ages Taught: 5 to 18

Overview

I am a Colorado Native with a Music Degree from the University of Denver. I started playing the violin in elementary school and never stopped! I picked up the Viola in college. I enjoy playing that as well.
I have been teaching group classes for the Cherry Creek School district for over 10 years and love that. I have been teaching private lessons for over 10 years as well. Both are challenging in very different ways.
I enjoy watching my students learn and grow through music.
I love playing with an orchestra and playing with a quartet. I've played with several different local groups over the years.

*** Lesson Details ***
I do not offer one size fits all lessons. I tailor my lessons to fit the needs and goals of each individual student. I use a variety of different method books based on the musical background of each student.
You can expect that I will ask a bunch of questions at the beginning of your lessons, and I will try a bunch of things at first. And then will make a decision based on what I think will be the best fit.
I like to utilize what technology has to offer, and I have a keyboard and a computer available at every lesson. I use them for ear training and listening activities.
I like to make sure that music is fun, however I will expect that students are doing the work at home, so at home practice is expected.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Living room w/ violin, piano, keyboard, music stands, and seating for parents.
Please note that I do have a dog in the home, please let me know if you have allergies.

*** Specialties ***
I teach beginning and intermediate violin. I teach a classic style.

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Experience

Teacher Sep 1997 - Present
Cherry Creek School District

Beginning Orchestra Teacher for before and after school instrumental program

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Music Sep 2001 - Nov 2003
University of Denver

Languages Spoken

English Fluent / Native Proficiency
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2 Reviews on Lisa G.

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Pam N. April 2, 2013
Violin
Patient

Lisa is so patient with my active 5 yr old. She keeps my daughter interested in coming back!
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JaymeM March 20, 2012
very patient teacher!

Lisa is very patient! My son is a typical 8 yr old boy with lots of energy and she is very good at keeping him focused. She is also very good at working on 1 thing at a time and not overwhelming students with no music experience. I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning violin.