Lucy Lu

Lucy L.

El Monte, CA
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

About Lucy L.

Violinist Lucy Lu is an active teacher, soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Ms. Lu's performances take her to several cities around the United States, China, and Europe to play in some of the greatest concert halls.  She served as Concertmaster of the Bellflower Symphony, Orchestra Collective of Orange Country and is currently the 1st violinist of Plaża String Quartet. Ms. Lu has performed with the Nie’Er Symphony Orchestra in China, Four Seasons Youth Orchestra, LA Chamber Choir, and Celestial Opera Company as a violin soloist and has performed at places such as the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Cerritos Performing Art Center, Irvine Barclay Theatre, Musco Center of the Arts, Carpenter Performing Arts Center in the Los Angeles area.

Ms. Lu founded Violinbaby Music Studio where she trains young violinists, many of whom are accepted into renowned music organizations such as The Colburn School, Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra and Claremont Youth Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Lu also coaches youth orchestras such as Orange County Youth Symphony, Four Seasons Youth Orchestra and South Coast Youth Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Lu received her Masters degree from the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University, Long Beach where she studied with Professor Moni Simeonov.


*** Lesson Details ***
Learning violin will be fun and rewarding for my students.

My teaching method is from The Juilliard School of Music, lessons are specifically designed to fit individual students age, background, strength and personality. In my classes, not only students are taught how to play the violin, they are also taught ear training, sight-reading, music theory, and performance skills; Most important, students are also taught self-confidence, discipline, appreciation of the arts, and the pride that comes from a job well done.

Every year, my students have the opportunity to perform in different concert settings, participate in our annual summer concerts, take national music exams, and audition with many orchestras and music schools.


*** Studio Equipment ***
The studio lessons are taught in a quiet and comfy home music studio. The room includes a piano, violins, music stands, flat screen TV. Seating for parent/family member is also available.

*** Specialties ***
My teaching method is mainly following The Juilliard School of Music, and I also combine it with the Suzuki method, especially for younger students.

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Charlotte P.
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My daughter feels very comfortable with Lucy and like her lessons.

Posted Aug 18, 2017
Nalani G.
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She is very nice and patient and wonderful to my granddaughter.

Posted May 6, 2017
Keith L.
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I improved my violin playing a lot since I took lessons with Lucy last month. I know learning to play violin is hard but with a good teacher you will improve a lot more faster than you expected.

Posted Dec 24, 2015
Santana H.
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I think we found a really good violin teacher after all ^^ .

Posted Dec 7, 2015
Romy D.
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I really appreciate Lucy Lu, my violin teacher. she is what one would expect for a violin teacher specially if you're like me 68 years and no experience whatsoever with the instrument. Had I stayed in Los Angeles, I see no problem in continuing taking lessons from her because I know that sooner or later, I would learn despite my busy schedule as a tax accountant. Thank you Lucy. I will miss you.

Posted Jul 23, 2015
Edwin S.

Lucy is a great teacher

I have been taking lessons with Lucy for about 6 months now and she has been an amazing teacher. She is very patient and professional. She has taught me quite a bit in regards to playing the violin. If I hadn't moved I would still be taking lessons with Lucy.

Posted Feb 13, 2014

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Experience

Concertmaster
Jan 2016 - Present

Bellflower Symphony Orchestra

Violin Coach
Jul 2015 - Present

Wildwood Summer Music Festival

1st Violin Section Member
Sep 2014 - Present

La Mirada Symphony

Teaching Artist
Jan 2014 - Present

Crescendo Young Musician's Guild

1st Violin
Jan 2013 - Present

Plaża String Quartet

Violinist
Jan 2012 - Present

Calure Piano Trio

Violin Teacher
Jan 2002 - Present

Violinbaby Music Studio

I have been teaching at Violinbaby Music Studio for over ten years. Have taught over hundreds of students age from 3 to adults

Education

Masters of violin performance
Aug 2017 - Jun 2019

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, California State University, Long Beach

BM, violin performance major
Aug 2010 - Dec 2013

California State University, Long Beach

Languages

English, Chinese

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Scholarship
Aug 2014

Capo International Chamber Music Festival

Scholarship
Aug 2000

CSULB

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