Chen Chu

Chen C.

Chino Hills, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have 15+ years of teaching experience and committed to building a lasting relationship between my students and their love of music.

My philosophy for violin lessons is to prepare students to play in a group by developing their technique, musicality, and ear-training skills. In my experience, students are more engaged and have more fun playing with others.

I will be your first duet partner! Contact me now to setup a lesson.

About Chen C.

Chen is a music teacher, violinist/violist, and conductor with over 15 years of experience. While attending New York University (NYU), he majored in music education and studied with Mark Steinberg of the Brentano String Quartet. As a firm believer that music changes lives, Chen thinks private lessons is the best way to establishing a solid foundation on which one can further pursue great music making, be it in a solo or group setting. Learning a musical instrument can definitely be a challenge, however, Chen has developed a knack for turns it into a fun experience that is rewarding for both teacher and student. As a teacher, he has conducted several youth orchestras in NYC and LA. A sought after chamber music coach, he also maintains a private studio of violin and viola students. As a performer, he has played at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and Alice Tully Hall on many occasions with world renowned artists including Lukas Foss, Leon Botstein, Quincy Jones, Michael Kamen, Clark Terry, David Sanborn, Shawn Stockman, and Richard Drefuss. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking and traveling with his wife.

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William
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Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music.

Posted Feb 23, 2019
YANNIE
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Mr. Chen is very patient and professional.

Posted Jul 11, 2018

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Experience

Violin/Viola/Cello Instructor
Aug 2019 - Present

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Violin/Viola/Cello Instructor
Jan 2018 - Present

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Conductor, Violin/Viola Instructor
Sep 2017 - Present

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Conductor
Jan 2018 - Jun 2019

Saturday Conservatory of Music

Faculty, Chamber Music Instructor, Orchestra Conductor
Sep 2002 - Jun 2017

Bloomingdale School of Music

Violin Instructor, Chamber Music Instructor, Orchestra Strings Coach
Sep 2000 - Jun 2008

InterSchool Orchestras of New York

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music Education
Sep 1996 - May 2001

New York University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Mandarin Chinese

Professional Proficiency

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