Kendra Rempel

Kendra R.

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

Teaching since:
1989

My love of music and sharing that through one on one instruction has only increased over the course of my career. I began studying violin and viola during my primary education. With the tutelage of my wonderful private instructor, I was able to successfully audition and perform with various youth orchestras in Denver. This experience inspired me to continue my musical studies and performance at the university and professional level. Later in my career I expanded my studies and performance to other musical genres including blues, jazz, rock, folk, latin, as well as traditional and contemporary worship. With an appreciation and new found ability to improvise and play alternative musical styles I have been able to truly tailor my instructional approach. Whether online or in person, each of my students has been able to pursue their particular musical interests while learning a solid technical foundation.

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Experience

violist/violinist
Jun 2017 - Present
Hendersonville Symphony

member/musician
Mar 2017 - Present
Parlour Players

violinist/violist
Mar 2016 - Present
Brevard Philharmonic

violinist
Jan 2016 - Present
Blue Ridge Orchestra

Viola/violin teacher/freelance/studio recording
Jan 1985 - Present
self employed

violist
Sep 1996 - May 1998
Symphony Orchestra of Albuquerque

violist
Jun 1989 - Aug 1989
Boulder Opera Company

violist
Jun 1989 - Jul 1989
Boulder Baroque

Education

string performance
Aug 1990 - May 1991
University of Brandon, Canada
string performance
Aug 1988 - May 1990
University of Colorado

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Quartet Performance Scholarship
Jul 1998
University of Colorado
string performance scholarship
Jul 1990
University of Brandon, Canada

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13 Reviews

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Chad D. May 3, 2017
Violin · Online

All I can say is that Kendra has been the perfect teacher for my daughter. Very patient and with clear direction. Many times she goes over the time limit too which indicates she is more about helping the student.
A+ teacher

Sofia N. Mar 3, 2017
Violin · In home

Our 9 year old daughter loved her first violin lesson with Ms. Kendra!

Alex H. Nov 6, 2016
Viola · Online

We tried the first skype session - it's amazing what can be accomplished in 30 minutes with a right teacher! My daughter is excited for the next session!

anna Oct 17, 2016
Viola · Online

pretty awesome

Linda E. Sep 23, 2016
Violin · In studio

Mrs. Kendra was very sweet and patient with my 4 year old daughter. I can see that Mrs. Kendra has a lot of teaching experience and a very welcoming personality. We are looking forward to more lessons :)

Emma M. Aug 8, 2016
Violin · In studio

Kendra is very patient and kind; my daughter loves her!

Vanessa B. Jul 27, 2016
Violin · Online

Kendra is the best.

Samuel L. Jul 13, 2016
Viola · Online

Kendra is an amazing viola teacher. Since this was my first online lesson ever, I was skeptical at first. However, Kendra's kindness and positive attitude assured me that I had made the right decision. She covers many aspects of both the technical parts of handling the viola, as well as perfecting intonation and handling a wide variety of styles of music. She also is attentive to specific needs, and accomodates for different paths depending on individual goals. Thanks for all you do for me Kendra!

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Chad D. May 16, 2016
Violin · Online

Very personable and teaches the violin very clearly, she is excellent !

Jacquelyn H. Mar 9, 2016
Violin · Online

We are so excited about how much we learned in thirty minutes. We are on our way!

Alisa Feb 4, 2016
Violin · Online

Not only is Kendra a gifted musician, she has the ability to teach, which is a rare talent. I'd highly recommend Kendra for beginning to advanced students!

Charity Aug 25, 2015
Violin · Online

My daughter loved it!

Heidi S. Jul 3, 2015
Violin · Online

Kendra has been tutoring one of my daughters for about 2-1/2 years, and tutored my other daughter for about 6 months. We have been extremely pleased with the progress they both have made working with Kendra. She is very good at identifying where a student needs to make corrections and does it in a way that is positive and easy to understand. She is excellent at helping students find their own voice - interpreting the music and infusing creativity and meaning into each piece. We really appreciate how she has individualized her teaching approach to each of my girls' needs and goals, and how she is always positive and enthusiastic about their progress. When Kendra moved out of state, we opted to continue lessons with her online rather than find a new local teacher because she has been (and continues to be) such a great instructor. I highly recommend Kendra as a violin/viola teacher.

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