Lauren Cauley

Lauren C.

New York, NY
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Lauren delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6+ and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2007

Lauren performs regularly at venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center, and maintains a career performing solo and chamber music across four continents. She received her BM and MM degrees from Eastman School of Music in Violin Performance and Literature with academic Distinction.

Lauren's teaching and performing has brought her as a guest artist to the following universities: Bard College; Berklee College of Music; Bucknell University; Chinese University of Hong Kong; Cornell University; Dartmouth College; Duke University; Eastman School of Music; Harvard University; Shanghai Conservatory; Soochow University; Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim; Universidade Federal do Paraná; University of Alaska, Anchorage; University of Buffalo; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Diego; University of Kentucky, Louisville; University of Nevada, Las Vegas; University of Notre Dame; University of Ohio, Columbus; University of Washington, Seattle and Wesleyan University.

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*** Travel Equipment ***
Music Stand, lesson materials, rhythm flashcards, stickers, colored pencils

*** Specialties ***
Lauren teaches students how to read music and rhythms with quick effectiveness! This enables students to be independent during their weekly practicing and advance weekly between lessons while developing a love for playing the violin.

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Experience

Chamber Music Faculty
Sep 2015 - Present
Chamber Music Center of New York

Artist-in-residence
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
The Walden School

Violin Faculty
Aug 2015 - Jul 2016
Bloomingdale School of Musioc

Teaching Artist
Dec 2014 - May 2016
Midori and Friends

Teaching Assistant
Sep 2012 - May 2014
Eastman School of Music

• Led course for undergraduate and graduate level violinists utilizing Otakar Ševčík’s School of Violin Techniques, Opus 1, Part IV

• Provided essential weekly feedback for studio-class student performances, creating an empowering, encouraging atmosphere

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Education

MM Violin Performance and Literature
Sep 2012 - May 2014
Eastman School of Music
Contemporary Performance
Feb 2014 - Feb 2014
Impuls Academy Graz, Austria
German
Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
Bauhaus Universität
BM Violin Performance
Sep 2008 - May 2012
Eastman School of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
German
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

Academic Distinction (Graduation Honors)
May 2012
Eastman School of Music

Awards

Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst
Apr 2012
German Government

Photos & Videos

Burr and Burton Academy's Hall of Fame induction ceremony!

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Lauren Cauley plays Kreisler's Liebesfreud Liebesleid
I learned this piece in two weeks during the summer while at a chamber music festival in New York.
This is a wonderfully exciting piece by Andy Akiho we recorded it  live in one take in Spring 2013 - it gets really crazy after the marimba comes it, give a listen and enjoy!
After our studio recital with a few of my students

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Mary N. Feb 20, 2014
Violin ·

Lauren is an excellent teacher for adult students!

At the age of 54 I decided to purchase a violin and learn to play. I found Lauren Cauley through Takelessons.com and could not be more pleased with her!! She has taught me so much in my first four weeks. She's patient with me and encourages me when I get discouraged with my play. She is quick to answer the numerous questions I have. She is an extremely talented musician with a talent for teaching. She pushes me in my weekly assignments and ensures I've mastered one level before we move to the next. Thanks Lauren!!

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