Kylie Svenson

Kylie S.

San Francisco, CA

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Kylie delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2003

I have been teaching music for over ten years, and my performing experience ranges from solo appearances with orchestras across the country to intimate chamber performances. I have studied under such renowned teachers as Anton Miller, Eugenia Choi, and Gregory Fulkerson, and my pedagogic education includes study under internationally renowned Suzuki educator Teri Einfeldt. I have held music directorships in ID and CT, and my students have won awards for their playing.

I am deeply interested in the ways in which experiencing and making art can act as a transformative power in an individual's life, and, by extension, in broader cultural contexts. I hold two degrees from the prestigious Hartt School of Music, and have experience teaching both children and adults.

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Experience

Assistant Principle Second
Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
Hartt Orchestra

Concertmaster
Sep 2005 - May 2006
Telford's Orchestra

Music Director
Aug 2002 - May 2004
Orchestra of St. Jude

Education

Graduate Professional Diploma in Violin Performance
Aug 2011 - May 2013
The Hartt School of Music
Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance
Aug 2006 - May 2011
The Hartt School of Music

Awards

Hartt Talent Scholarship
Aug 2011
The Hartt School of Music
Hartt Talent Scholarship
Aug 2006
The Hartt School of Music

Photos & Videos

Recital, 2013
Recent chamber music performance
Photo by Kylie S.

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5 Reviews

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Penelope G. Aug 30, 2016
Violin · In studio

I think Kylie is very sweet but I am giving a poor review due to (1) small space - which was one windowless non-soundproof room in a music store and (2) receiving two emails just now that she has canceled the next 2 weekends.

Prince Jun 4, 2016
Violin · In studio

I've had a great first lesson. Learned a lot from Kylie. She understands me, her student, and like gauges my level and where to start improving my ability to play the violin. Very fun to be with, great sense of humor !

Avi K. May 31, 2016
Violin · In studio

I'm very happy to be learning the violin with Kylie. She is highly skilled as a violinist, very engaging as a music instructor, and very compassionate as an educator/person.
She has helped me find a passion and skill for music i did not know i had. I come to every lesson excited to show what i've been practicing, and leave inspired to practice more.
She is also a very interesting person to talk to.
I'd whole-heartedly recommend Kylie as your music teacher! ^_^ Good luck!

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Casey T. Feb 10, 2016
Violin · In studio

Kylie is a great teacher, she is really patient and has been wonderful helping me as an adult beginner.

Casey T. Oct 27, 2015
Violin · In studio

Really patient and I'm surprised we did so much in my first lesson!

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