Charley Ford

Charley F.

Dallas, TX

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About

Charley delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 1+ and special needs

Teaching since:
May 2013

I grew up Canada, and have since lived in Texas, Arkansas, Switzerland and DC. I've been playing the violin for 18 years. I was the Concert Master in my College Orchestra, and played Second Violin in a String Quartet.

In addition to violin, I write and perform my own music on both piano and guitar.

I work in Dallas now in a non-music industry, but continue to play violin in chamber groups and community orchestras.

I'm available to teach violin in 30 minute sessions or 1 hour sessions. My availability tends to change, so message me with specific times.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Aug 2011 - May 2015
Hendrix College
Political Science
Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
University of Bern

Languages

French
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Annual Aria & Concerto Competition
Apr 2015
Hendrix College Music Faculty
Songwriting Competition
Feb 2015
KHDX Radio

Photos & Videos

when I won the annual concerto competition in April 2015

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Orchestra is too loud, but this is my solo from April 2015.
2007, sorry about the words on the screen
me, circa 1999!

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Photo by Charley F.

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Photo by Charley F.
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5 Reviews

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Genevieve H. Oct 30, 2015
Violin · In home

Our first meeting. Charley did a great job.

Katie Aug 6, 2015
Violin · In home

Charley expanded my knowledge of composers and classical music. She has a lot of musical experience that she translates easily to those less talented than she is.
Her passion for music is contagious.

Kenna Jul 28, 2015
Violin · In studio

Charley is a passionate musician and person with so much knowledge to share! I highly recommend her for any of your violin or song-writing needs!

Geoff Jul 28, 2015
Violin · In studio

Charlotte Ford was my son's first violin teacher in Dallas. She made the lessons fun, and we were astonished how quickly our boy was able to play! It was a sad day in our home when Charlotte told us she was moving to Washington. My son suggested we move to Washington too! Charley is a lovely young woman and an excellent teacher.
Good luck Charley!

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Emily F. Jul 28, 2015
Violin · In home

She is such a great teacher! A great combo of fun and knowledge. I can't wait to return for my next lesson.

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