Cecilia García
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Cecilia García

Cecilia G.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
More than 15 years of experience teaching.
Suzuki or traditional method.
Solo, orchestra, chamber music and Tango style!

About Cecilia G.

I have a Master degree in violin performance from UND and I am finishing (ABD) a Doctoral’s program at the University of Minnesota. Also I taught violin to students of all ages, and performed as a soloist, a recitalist and a chamber musician. I had played in Japan, China, Brazil, Argentina, Italy and all over the United States. As a member of the World Orchestra I had toured in Europe, Mexico, and South Africa.
Nowadays in Argentina I specialized in tango style and I am currently playing in the National Orchestra and the Buenos Aires Tango Orchestra, among other groups and chamber projects.
I love teaching and I am very passionate about violin playing.


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18 Reviews
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Teacher Cecilia is one of the best teacher I have ever met. She really knows how to teach and what to teach as well as giving many helpful tips to help you improve. Will recommend her to anyone:)

Posted May 29, 2020
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Great instruction. Always comes prepared to teach and gives great feedback. I’ve improved very quickly thanks to her!

Posted May 14, 2020
Renee K.
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Posted May 14, 2020
Regina C.
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She's an excellent instructor. She helped me better understand the theory and techniques to improve my playing.

Posted May 2, 2020
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Posted May 2, 2020
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Very knowledgeable and kind.

Posted Apr 30, 2020
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Very patient and encouraging. Provided a roadmap for starting out on the violin.

Posted Apr 30, 2020
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We love Cecelia! She goes above and beyond to help our daughter understand and grow in her violin playing.

Posted Apr 30, 2020
Cindy B.
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She is very patient with my son as he is a 1st time learner. She explains thoroughly and never shows frustration nor judgment while doing so. She continually gives praise throughout the practice but will give pointers when needed, all in a friendly way. My son looks forward to his weekly lessons and loves learning from Cecilia.

Posted Apr 14, 2020
Sameer Kumar R.
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Posted Apr 14, 2020
Namrata L.
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Posted Apr 8, 2020
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My child is having so much fun already!

Posted Apr 5, 2020
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Posted Apr 2, 2020
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I've known Cecilia for a very long time, both as students together and as a professional, and I can vouch for her professionalism, her love for music, and her ability to pass on knowledge. She will be a wonderful teacher for all your needs regardless of your level.

Posted Mar 28, 2020
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I’ve been working with Cecilia for about two years, she is a kind and very patient teacher. My violin playing have improved so much since I started. I strongly recommend her as an instructor.

Posted Mar 26, 2020
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Despite the internet connection problem, Cecilia is a patient, caring and kind teacher. We recommend her. Thanks Cecilia!

Posted Mar 25, 2020
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Excellent instruction. Patient, kind, thorough, structured, Very detail oriented and she has Highest education in her field (Doctoral).
I learned that she also perform almost everyday with the orchestra, she can also teach a lot of things about live performances. Her fee is super low considering that she is highly qualified teacher. You won’t regret it!

Posted Mar 11, 2020
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Cecilia was the best!
Our daughter was in highschool in Minneapolis when she took lessons with Cecilia who was completing her PhD and she was so patient and kind in her teaching.
While taking lessons with Cecilia, our daughter moved up a number of levels in the orchestra and also had a lot of fun playing!
We highly recommend her for Violin lessons at any level.

Posted Feb 19, 2020

Photos & Videos

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1st Violin
Apr 2017 - Present

Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional Argentina

2nd Violin section
Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Orquesta Estable del Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires

Sub position

Violin instructor
Oct 2015 - May 2017

McPhail Center of Music

Violin instructor at a program for underserved areas of Minneapolis

Violin instructor
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016

NE Center of Music

Violin teacher

Violin Teacher
Sep 2011 - May 2013

Arioso Music Academy

Violin instructor at a private academy.


Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin Performance
Sep 2014 - Present

University of Minnesota

Master on Violin Performance
Aug 2010 - May 2012

University of North Dakota

Violin profesor
Mar 2001 - Dec 2007

Gilardo Gilardi Conservatory



Professional Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Orquesta Escuela de Tango Emilio Balcarce
Nov 2018

La Direccion General de Enseñanza Artística de Buenos Aires

It is a two year program of specialization in Tango style.
Festival Musica Nas Montanhas
Jan 2008

Prefeitura de Pocos de Caldas

Music festival, in Pocos de Caldas, Brazil. Total of 30 hours specialized in violin


Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda
May 2012

Iota Kappa Chapter

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