Laura Motchalov
Pittsburgh, PA
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Laura Motchalov

Laura M.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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About Laura M.

Laura is thrilled to join the TakeLessons community and share her love of music with students of all ages and levels!
She is certified to teach Suzuki Violin, books 1-4 and, as a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, has helped many adults prepare for College and Orchestral auditions around the country!! Everyone is welcome, whether in person or online!

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Experience

Certified Instructor for books 1-4
Sep 2020 - Present

Suzuki Violin Method

Tenured Violinist
Sep 2003 - Present

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Associate Concertmaster
Sep 2001 - Jul 2003

Canton Symphony Orchestra

B Contract Violinist
Oct 1999 - Jul 2001

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Education

Master of Music Performance
Sep 2001 - Jun 2003

Cleveland Institute of Music

Bachelors of Music Performance
Sep 1997 - Jun 2001

Eastman School of Music

Languages

Limited Proficiency

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Books 1-4
Jun 2021

Suzuki Violin Method

Awards

2nd prize winner
Feb 2000

Corpus Christi International Concerto Competition

2nd prize winner
Jun 1997

Canadian Music Competitions

Grand Award Winner
Apr 1997

Province of Alberta

Affiliations

American Federation of Musicians
Sep 2003
A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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