Kendra Rempel

Kendra R.

Hendersonville, NC
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Lesson Details

Violin

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I began privately instructing students while I was still in high school. Thirty years later, my studio teaching experience continues to instill a passion for music and students that are performing in their own venues in school and the community. Knowing that the time I have with each person is leading them to grow and share their own abilities with others is truly the heart of where I think musical instruction should lead.
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About

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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

Hello. My name is Kendra and I have been performing and teaching professionally for over 25 years. Utilizing the Suzuki curriculum and supplemental methods, I like to provide a solid technical foundation as well as tailor each lesson to my students' personal musical interests and goals including classical, Irish and Bluegrass fiddle styles, jazz, blues, and popular music.

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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Photo by Kendra R.

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15 Reviews

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Kay Sep 13, 2017
Viola · Online

It's amazing how remote sessions with Kendra would be this effective for my 12-year old daughter. Definitely planning on continuing the lessons!

Clayton Aug 3, 2017
Violin · Online

Very knowledgeable and patient.

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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