Kathryn Taub

Kathryn T.

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Brighton, MA

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About Kathryn T.

Background check: Last verified 09/21/2014
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Kathryn teaches: Ages 8 and up
Teaching since: June 2007
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Overview

Kathryn is an enthusiastic and patient contemporary string player specializing in teaching violin and viola. Growing up she played violin and viola in school and community orchestras, as well as bass in jazz bands and small ensembles. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, where she studied violin and viola. At Berklee, Kathryn majored in Film Scoring (writing music for film and TV), so she is accomplished in composition as well as performance. She has performed onstage with musicians from all over the world including: Brazilian singer Rosa Passos, Cuban bassist Cachao, alternative rock singer Paul Cole, and Christopher Guest from "This is Spinal Tap."

As a teacher, Kathryn utilizes her training in and experience playing a diverse range of styles in her lessons. She has been teaching private lessons for 8 years and has also taught music as a camp counselor, college tutor, and workshop leader. Whether you are looking to pick up a brand new instrument, learn a new style, or work on improving on what you already know, Kathryn can help you reach your goals.

Photos and Videos

Playing viola at the Sing for Japan project recording session to raise awareness & relief funds for the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

Experience

Training Coordinator Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
Berklee College of Music

Responsible for developing and teaching music software and technology curriculum for the Learning Resources department.

Violin & Orchestra Instructor May 2008 - Aug 2008
Appel Farm Arts Camp

Taught private violin lessons, music theory, and conducted camp orchestra.

Education

Violin Making and Repair Sep 2014 - Present
North Bennet Street School
Bachelor of Music Sep 2006 - May 2009
Berklee College of Music

Languages Spoken

English Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish Professional Proficiency
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6 Reviews on Kathryn T.

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Evan V. Apr 21, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Kathryn was great and very patient with my 10 years old son. I highly recommend her!
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Steve C. Mar 28, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
The lessons are perfect! Just what I was looking for at this point in my study.
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Deborah S. Aug 16, 2014
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Patient and encouraging
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AlisonZ Jun 17, 2011
Thanks so much, Kat! Cole responds so well to your gentle guidance, and he's motivated via your choice of slowly more challenging pieces. No complaints at all!
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JesseH Jan 30, 2011
Helpful, Patient

Kathryn is extremely helpful with beginners. She is patient, which is very important. She also gives very appropriate, easy to understand lessons which makes practicing on your own easy. Taking lessons with Kathryn is a great experience!
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MariaS May 28, 2010
Learning the Violin

Kathryn T. is a great instructor! She is very friendly and most of all patient. Always giving good feedback. I love working with her.