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Vera S.

Vera S.

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Being able to create music is an integral part of the human condition as it helps us express and understand an exceedingly wide range of human emotion. Teaching how to do it has therefore always been my greatest passion and having been privileged with the guidance of great pedagogues in the past, it is my ambition to pass that invaluable knowledge and skill on to aspiring musicians. I am certain that every person (no matter what age) has vast potential and it is my duty as a teacher to extract those talents and nurture creativity. Guiding students to find a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationship to music will encourage them to not only be exceptional artists, but also human beings. It is essential to cater to each student individually helping each one find the right practice strategies, technical studies, repertoire, and most importantly, their own musical identity. My goal is not simply to develop skill, but to teach students how to teach themselves, find their voice, and awaken their own desire for growth and exploration. Everyone learns and absorbs information in a different way which is why I use different methods of teaching with different students and cater to their needs. Some of these methods include the Suzuki Method, the traditional Russian school, and the Viennese style. I want to share my knowledge with you on the violin, viola, chamber music, and orchestral playing. I will prepare you for concerts, festivals, competitions, entrance exams,
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