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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the violin. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.
I have been teaching children and adults in bay area to play the violin for years. My violin lesson has helped not only young and adult students to develop a hobby but also school-age students to succeed in their school or county orchestra. I can teach in both English and Mandarin. For more information, please leave an online message. I am looking forward to working with you:) Background: I have passed the highest ABRSM exam and the violin performance assessment in China. I have got a lot of performance experiences as a first violin in the student orchestra of the city for years. I am experienced in helping students prepare for their orchestra audition as well as guiding them to improve their orchestra performance. In my class, students' "needs" and "wants" are prioritized. It helps students achieve their goals while combined with students' "lacks" in lesson planning. Whether you want to develop a hobby or to seek a more professional goal in violin performance, you will find something helpful here in my class. You will learn rhythms, melody, harmony, dynamics etc with me, and we will also have a chance to dig deep into the functions and principals of various performing techniques on a step-by-step learning progress. I will introduce a most-fit teaching material to you, with a lot of supplementary sheet music also provided in order to bring more fun and/or enhance your performance techniques. I will also make a customized teaching plan for each student according to your performance level.
My name is Maggie, I recently earned my Master’s degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. I have performed in the world’s most celebrated concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Wiener Musikverein, Boston Symphony Hall, and the Berlin Philharmonie. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 11 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them. Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.
I love teaching strings. Violin is my main instrument. I focus heavily on bow technique. I have gotten students into youth orchestras and passed college auditions. I like to use the Essential Elements and Suzuki books. I also offer online group lessons at a highly discounted price. I suggest that all my students join. This is a great option for kids while class is out.
Violin is a complex art, one that takes many years to develop, but can be one of the most rewarding experiences in your life. Despite its challenges, love for the violin and music should never take a back seat in a lesson, That is what I will focus on. Nevertheless, there are methods and techniques crucial to violin playing that I will also keep at the forefront. At the end of the day, students have their own unique voice that I will try to nurture while at the same time teach them the fundamental tools to achieve it. Whether just starting out or already playing for many years, I will strive to do what is best for the student. To all of you, I wish you best of luck with violin and hope you can join me in making music!
Each lesson will be taught in response to current needs of a student but the following are the parts that make up an entire lesson: - Technique - Theory - Music - Practice All together are basic fundamentals. My job as a teacher is to help you find a place for music in your daily life and to make a practice time more of an experimental discovery play, than boring work. Once you find a key, it opens up