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marcus R.

Sarasota, FL

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marcus teaches: Ages 5 to 85
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Teaching since: 1997
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Marcus is a world class Violinist who holds a Master's Degree in Violin performance from Indiana University(Bloomington). Marcus was Adjunct Professor of Violin at the University of Louisville(Kentucky) before recently moving to Sarasota, Florida. He has been a successful performing and recording artist for decades and offers the highest level of teaching, recording, and performing skills. Marcus also offers experience in electric violin lessons.

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Adjunct Professor of Violin
Aug 2000 - May 2008
University of Louisville , KY

Applied music teacher and chamber music coach

Adjunct Professor of Violin
Jan 2000 - May 2008
University of Louisville, Louisville,KY

Actively recruited and maintained major violin studio.


Master of Music
Aug 1996 - May 1999
Indiana University
Bachelor of Music
Aug 1992 - May 1996
Florida State University


Suzuki Violin Method
Jun 1999
Suzuki Violin Institute

May 1999
Indiana University String Academy

Studied Pedagogy with Mimi Zweig


National Honor Society
May 1996
National Honor Society


Florida Music Educators Association
Nov 2013

The mission of the Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA) is to promote quality, comprehensive music education for all Florida Students as a part of their complete education.

American Federation of Musicians
Jan 2000

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.

2 Reviews on marcus R.

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Adrienne Jan 30, 2016
· Violin · In studio
I feel very lucky to have Marcus as a violin teacher! He is a great violinist and has a very thorough way of teaching. He's also a really cool person. I look forward to my lessons and can't wait to see how I progress on violin in the future!
Kenzie M. Nov 9, 2015
· Violin · In studio
Marcus has incredible technique and wants to be sure Kenzie learns everything right from day 1. We are very pleased.
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