Robyn Westerlund
Austin, TX
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Robyn Westerlund

Robyn W.

Austin, TX
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Beginning students can expect to be given the tools and techniques to build a fantastic foundation for their violin study. This excellent foundation will not only prepare for the technique and skill acquired in an intermediate level, but be able to play their instrument with a beautiful tone. Intermediate students can expect to build upon their skills as well as learn new techniques and further develop their musicality.

About Robyn W.

Thank you for your interest in my violin studio and for your interest in the violin! (The best instrument ever!). I have been playing the violin for 20 years, and teaching for 5. I am a graduate of Texas State University where I taught violin lessons through a community outreach program called String Project for 2 years. I am also a registered and trained Suzuki Violin Teacher. Music is my passion and joy and it is my goal to help all of my students experience the joy of making music.

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Tamri
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My daughter started lessens with her when she was 8 years old. She LOVED Robyn. She still wishes she could take lessons from her but we have since moved. I felt like Robyn really connected with her and made it so that my daughter wanted to be there. She was so good at taking the things that interested my daughter and turning them into a teaching opportunity. Robyn is so great and talented. I would do lessons with her in a heartbeat!

Posted Oct 20, 2016
Surarupa B.
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She is amazing! Robyn is so patient and kind. She answered all my questions and is a very good teacher. She is really professional. She provided supplementary material as well.

Posted Oct 14, 2016
Blair
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I have had the pleasure of knowing and playing the violin with Robyn for many years. She is a talented violist and having played with her, she is incredibly patient when working with others. Her technical skills on the violin have always been well polished and she plays with her own style. As her friend, I can tell you that she is an increadibly kind person. I know that she brings her natural patience and kindness to her lessons.

Posted Oct 12, 2016
Adam
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My lessons with Robyn have been extremely helpful! Her style of teaching is very structured, so there's never a minute wasted. She teaches at a pace that's easy to follow and always makes it fun. At the conclusion of each lesson, Robyn assigns "homework" consisting of techniques and skills that should be worked on before the next lesson. I highly recommend Robyn for both child and adult learners.

-Adam V.

Posted Sep 29, 2016
Lynn
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Robyn is an excellent teacher and I would highly recommend her! My daughter loves coming to see Robyn because she makes it fun while being able to consistently further my daughter's skills. Robyn also manages the timing of the lessons as well, so they begin on time and end on time.

Posted Sep 29, 2016

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Experience

Private Violin Teacher
Apr 2014 - Present

Robyn's Violin Studio

I teach weekly private lessons and once a month group lessons to students within my studio. I also have a recital once a semester for these students.

Violin Teacher
Sep 2014 - May 2017

Texas State University - String Project

I teach a k-2 beginning violin class. Once weekly private lessons, and once weekly group lesson.

Assistant Violin Teacher
Sep 2011 - May 2012

Austin Korean School

Assisted the primary violin teacher in weekly classes, beginning - advanced.

Education

International Studies/Music Minor/Japanese Minor
Aug 2012 - May 2017

Texas State University

Languages

Japanese

Limited Proficiency

Affiliations

American String Teachers Association
Sep 2014
The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession.
Suzuki Association of the Americas
Jun 2013
The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.

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