- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
- September 1997
Rafael Ramirez,Artistic Director of Tampa Bach Society and founder of Music Educational Tools, was born in Caracas- Venezuela, where he began musical studies through El Sistema (famous Venezuelan music program) in 1992. After immigrating to the United States, he studied at the New World School for the Arts/University of Florida where he earned his Bachelor degree with Honors. Rafael Ramirez holds a Master Degree from Florida International University, an Artist Diploma and a Doctorate in Musical Arts from University of Miami.
As a music educator and active performer, Dr. Ramirez has created didactic tools to aid string performers to acquire the necessary skills to develop technique.
Dr. Ramirez had worked as a string teacher at El Systema in Venezuela,Miami Greater Youth Symphony,Miami Music Project,Florida Youth Orchestra and Miami Children Orchestra for peace.
Principal Viola player
Summer camp teacher,Viola teacher, Chamber music coach, sectional coach.
Viola, Violin teacher. String sectional coach, String conductor,private lesson teacher.
Mr. Ramirez performed with the South Beach Chamber Ensemble for many years in south Florida. He is an excellent viola player, a great colleague and good friend. I also worked with him at the Miami Music Project. He was an able and patient teacher.
He has lots of experience, students advance fast and with an excellent technique. They love him!
Excellent, knowledgable very professional; kind and fun is the way a describe Rafael.Ramire