Maria Mykolenko

Maria M.

Warren, MI

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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I'm a composer as well as a violinist. I believe learning to play and instrument or learning to write music should be fun and liberating! I started a chamber music program at a school where I teach. So I offer a very eclectic, broad approach. I have taught both children and adults at the beginner level. I have also had many students who have one competitions and have placed at the highest level in State Exams.
I love to teach and I love the violin. I can also teach composition.
Please get in touch with me.
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
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Maria delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

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Violinist-Composer Maria Mykolenko has been teaching violin, coaching chamber music and coaching orchestras since 2001.
As a violin performance major at the Juilliard School she studied violin with Dorothy Delay and chamber music with Lillian Fuchs and Samuel Rhodes. Chamber music and orchestral studies were further pursued at festivals such as Tanglewood’s Berkshire Music Center, the Blossom Festival of the Cleveland Orchestra and the Quartet Program.

Maria holds an Artist Diploma in Composition from the Hartt School of Music, an MFA in Music/Sound from Bard College and an M.A. in Composition from Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY). Maria is active as a composer, improviser and violinist. Her electroacoustic sound pieces have been performed at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival since 2014. Her electroacoustic soundscape “sounds and voices” will be performed at the VU Symposium, a symposium of experimental, electronic and improvised music, in July, 2019 in Park City, Utah.

Her liberal arts education includes studies in economics in the MBA program at the University of Chicago and economics and philosophy at the University of Michigan. She holds a B.A. in economics and philosophy.
Her eclectic educational background influences her teaching and coaching. She brings to her lessons a diverse mix of violin technique, music theory and music history. Her chamber music work involves arranging and composing pieces to fit the levels and interests of the students participating in the groups.

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