Drew Forde

Drew F.

Los Angeles, CA
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Lesson Details

Viola

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I'm a graduate student at the Juilliard School and I specialize in helping beginner, intermediate, and advanced players develop great ears, good hand-eye coordination, and (if you need it) learning how to read music! I've taught over a dozen students ranging in age from 7 to 50, both in violin and viola!

I use the Karl Flesch and Galamian Scales systems to help you build better intonation, and I'm very flexible in teaching repertoire!
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About

Drew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+

Teaching since:
August 2009

Violist Drew has performed extensively and with great acclaim throughout the United States and abroad. His solo engagements include a performance of the Walton Viola Concerto with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he has performed the Mendelssohn Octet alongside the world-renowned St. Lawrence String Quartet, and with great success. Recently, he was asked to perform in the Rome Chamber Music Festival for two summers, culminating with an electric performance of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet alongside exhilarating violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. In addition to the Rome Chamber Music Festival, Drew has performed at the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Colorado College Music Festival, and the Sejong International Music Festival.

A graduate of the Juilliard School, Drew specializes in helping intermediate and advanced players improve their playing! He has taught over a 20 students ranging in age from 7 to 50, both in violin and viola!

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Education

Music Performance
Sep 2014 - Present
The Juilliard School
Music Performance
Aug 2010 - May 2014
Mercer University

Photos & Videos

Recent recital performance at Juilliard
Helpful video I made on how to practice more effectively
Another short solo performance
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1 Review

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Elizabeth F. Jan 30, 2016
Violin · In home

Very professional, and knowledgeable!!

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