Javier Orman

Javier O.

Chicago, IL

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Javier delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2005

For over 10 years, I've taught violin to hundreds of students of all ages and levels, many from their very first notes on the instrument. Lessons are always engaging and inspiring! I'm here to help, so wherever you want to go in your musical journey, I want to help you get there.

Besides being passionate about teaching, I'm a professional touring and recording violinist. I'm proud to say that my students have won top awards (Topanga Fiddle Competition, Royal Conservatory Music Development Program) and placed in some of the top youth orchestras in the country. I maintained a studio of 20-30 students for many years in Los Angeles at the SOL-LA Music Academy, before recently moving to Chicago.

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Experience

Violin Teacher
Sep 2017 - Present
Niles North High School

Strings Coach
Sep 2017 - Present
Niles West High School

Violin Teacher & Teen Rock Ensemble Coach
Sep 2017 - Present
Old Town School of Folk Music

Violin Teacher & Chamber Music Coach
Jul 2017 - Jul 2017
Sphinx Organization

Sphinx Performance Academy
Full-scholarship intensive chamber music and solo performance program for aspiring Black and Latino string players, ages 12-17. Coached string quartets, maintained a private-lesson studio, conducted master-classes, performed in faculty concerts and composed a piece for the final concert.

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Violin Teacher
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
Crossroads Elementary

Group classes
Coordination
Curriculum development
Teacher training

Violin Teacher
Sep 2010 - Jun 2015
SOL-LA Music Academy

Studio of 20-30 (one-on-one)
Group classes
Chamber groups
Orchestra
Curriculum-developing
Satellite-programs coordination

Violin Teacher
Sep 2010 - Jun 2015
St Anne School

Group classes

Orchestra Coach
Sep 2014 - May 2015
Santa Monica High School

Coach
Sep 2010 - May 2011
Verdugo Young Musicians Association

Education

Masters in Music
Aug 2007 - May 2009
University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science
Aug 2003 - May 2006
College of Charleston
Bachelor of Arts
Jan 2002 - Dec 2005
College of Charleston

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Suzuki - Unit 1
Aug 2018
Suzuki Association of the Americas

Suzuki - Every Child Can
Jul 2018
Suzuki Association of the Americas

O'Connor Method
Jul 2014
O'Connor Method Camp

Affiliations

Suzuki Association of the Americas
Jul 2018

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.

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Photos & Videos

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I love making my own music and finding my voice on the violin. My goal is to share that inspiration with every student!
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Cate Dec 2, 2018
Violin · In studio

Javier is a great teacher who has helped our daughter go from a good violinist to a more crisp, vibrant, confident player in only a few short months. He is engaging, explains things well, expecting and encouraging growth in positive ways.

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