Elias Schwartzman

Elias S.

Costa Mesa, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
The violin sings, but the fiddle dances. Or so the old saying goes! In teaching fiddle, I love to bring essential violin technique together with the various styles of diverse music. In the first few lessons we'll explore the style of fiddle you'd like to play and create a path towards that sound. As time goes on, you'll be ready to jump into a bluegrass jam circle, start a ceili or shred like Lindsey Stirling! The direction you take is up to you, and I'm excited to help you meet your goals!

About Elias S.

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a professional musician performing in Southern California I am well versed both in classical violin and various fiddle styles ranging from bluegrass, Celtic and old-time to rock, pop and blues. I also play viola and mandolin and write music.

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Gene
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A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.

Posted Oct 18, 2018
Jacqui
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Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!

Posted May 15, 2018

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Experience

Musician
Jan 2005 - Present

Self-Employed

I've been performing professionally in various capacities since the end of high school and music remains the center of my life today!

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Sep 2006 - Jun 2010

Oberlin College

Languages

Portugese

Limited Proficiency

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