Oceana Cato

Oceana C.

Los Angeles, CA
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Oceana delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2009

I began my music studies at the age of 3, as soon as I could hold a tiny 1/8th size fiddle my mom put me in lessons. I have taken fiddle/violin lessons from Calvin Cairns, Daniel Lapp, Carlisle Wilson, Steven DeVries and Garth Wilson in Victoria, BC. Glenn Graham and Jennifer Roland in Cape Breton, and Jason Anick, and Darol Anger in Boston.
I have played in various groups including Daniel Lapp’s BC Fiddle Orchestra, Calvin Cairns Conservatory Fiddlers and a Celtic band called Jane’s Way. We played at music and performing arts festivals, pubs, and square dances around Vancouver Island for 10 years. I studied Irish and Scottish fiddle music in Cape Breton for 1 year and in Dublin, Ireland for 1 month.
I started my teaching career in 2009 at a music studio called Duncan Music. I fell in love with teaching and decided to further pursue my music career at Berklee College of Music in Boston. There I studied Performance and Music Business while also teaching music lessons on the side. Music has brought me here to LA where I continue to inspire people to love and learn the joy and power of music.

What’s the difference between a fiddle and a violin?!
The most commonly asked question with the simplest answer- fiddling is more fun! It's the exact same instrument, played with a more up beat casual feel. Classical violin is great for learning technique, but when you want to let loose and get your toes tapping while still learning fast precision and technique, come play with me!

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Carly Davidson Jul 18, 2019
Fiddle · In studio

Oceana is a great fiddle teacher! We have a lot of fun together and I’m learning a lot and quickly! Fiddle isn’t as hard as I thought it was going to be! I definitely recommend Oceana she’s the best music teacher in LA!

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