Erica Quach

Erica Q.

Fresh Meadows, NY

About Erica Q.

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Erica teaches: Ages 5 and up
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Teaching since: July 2016
Last sign in: 5 days ago


I was introduced to the violin at the early age of 5. I quickly found a deep passion for the violin and would play all day and night, much to my neighbors' dismay. I joined the NY Young Musicians' Ensemble, where I was given the opportunity to travel to Greece to play at numerous concert halls. I attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School as an instrumental major and took music theory/ history and ear training courses along with daily orchestra classes. At Hamilton College, I joined the orchestra and quartet ensemble, appropriately named, “Hamstrings”. I was asked to join the saxophone ensemble in 2015 and also took upon a Teacher Assistant position for a Jazz MOOC. In addition to my vast musical opportunities, I have also had many experiences working with children in education. I currently teach violin at Real Brave Music School in Queens, which has allowed me to incorporate the Suzuki method into my own curriculum for beginner violinists. Contact me for more information!

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Violin Instructor

Jul 2016 - Present
Real Brave Music School

-Introduce violin techniques to beginner students by utilizing the Suzuki method
-Prepare students for scheduled recitals throughout the school year
-Organize and utilize music theory and ear training curricula for beginner violin group classes

Teacher Assistant

Jan 2016 - May 2016

-Facilitated discussions on various jazz topics
-Worked closely with music professor, Monk Rowe, to develop the online Jazz course and lesson plans
-Provided feedback to Monk Rowe about the progress of the course


Sep 2008 - Jan 2011
The New York Young Musician’s Ensemble

-Travelled to Mykonos, and Athens, Greece to play at numerous concert halls
-Performed at various concert halls including The Lincoln Center Library and Flushing Town Hall


Chinese Language and Government

Sep 2012 - May 2016
Hamilton College

Chinese Language

Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
Minzu University of China


Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Languages Spoken

Cantonese Chinese

Limited Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency

Mandarin Chinese

Professional Proficiency


The Nelson Clark Dale, Jr. Prize in Music

May 2016
Hamilton College
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1 Review on Erica Q.

John Y. Sep 25, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Very patient instructor. Can't wait to take another lesson.
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