Sofia Schutte

Sofia S.

Minneapolis, MN
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I’m an award winning violinist experienced with beginners to advanced players. My lessons are dynamic and full of information that will have you playing violin to the highest of your ability.
I will nurture your passion for music and develop a system catered to your needs.

About Sofia S.

Sofia Schutte is a dedicated teacher and performer. With experience of over 17 years of playing violin, she has performed in venues all across the United States, South, Central America and Europe.

Sofia is available to give online and at-home lessons. She has experience teaching at any level, from beginning to advanced students.
Sofia's teaching aims to provide efficient and interactive learning to students all ages so that they can develop to the best of their abilities.

Sofia studied Violin Performance and the University of Minnesota under the tutelage of Ms. Sally O'Reilly.

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María
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As a dynamic exchange, Sofia imparted a masterclass for my students at the Escuela Comunal de Música de Orosi in Cartago, Costa Rica.
It was a very musically enriching experience for each of my kids, who are litle by little growing as violinists.
Sofia provided a great variety of recommendations through her knowledge as interpreter and teacher as well as cautivated everyone in the room with her passion and energy for music.
Sofia is definitely an excellent guide to learn how to play violin and the musical skills it entails.

Posted Apr 24, 2020
Francisco
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Since we started to practice together via online I have a huge improvement in my performance. Strongly recommend, very technical, dedicated and responsable teacher with me as student.

Posted Apr 24, 2020
Alfonso
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I have interacted with Sofia in a number of capacities over the years. I have seen her flourish as a performer and it has been great to see her very effectively leverage her passion and technical skills with a natural talent in becoming a violin teacher. She’s able to build great rapport with her students and focuses on building a personalized growth program for each one.

Posted Apr 23, 2020
Alfonso
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I’ve had the opportunity to interact with Sofia in different capacities over a number of years. I have seen her flourish as a performer, having attended a number of her soloist and orchestral events. At the same time, it has been exciting to see how she very effectively leverages her passion and technical violin skills with her natural gift for teaching. She’s able to build a true rapport with her students by being involved and really caring about their self confidence and growth as players and performers.

Posted Apr 23, 2020
Karen S.
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My daughter Kelsy has recieved classes with Sofia, and we're very pleased with such outstandig results regarding her technique and her new repertoire. Sofia has shown patience and great communication skills on each class. We fully recommend taking classes with her.

Posted Apr 22, 2020
Ana
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My son started classes with Sofía and we are so lucky we found in her a wonderful teacher and a beautiful person, she is an excellent musician with a lot of experience whose not afraid to share it all !! Our son is motivated and looking forward to his violin classes with her. I highly recommend her classes.

Posted Apr 22, 2020
Ana Gabriela
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My son started classes with Sofia and we are so happy with his improvements!! We are so grateful we found in her an excellent musician, teacher and beautiful person. She is not afraid to share all her experiences. Her method in classes is personalized and that works. We are looking forward to keep with her classes

Posted Apr 22, 2020
Ines G.
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Sofia is adaptive, focused, and dedicated. She puts thought and research into her practice habits and really focuses on working both technique and musicality. She is also kind and patient, always making sure whoever she works with is comfortable and engaged. I've really enjoyed working with her for the past three years!

Posted Apr 21, 2020

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Education

Violin Performance
Sep 2016 - Present

University of Minnesota

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Grand Prize
Nov 2019

Mary West Scholarship Competition

1st Prize
Mar 2018

Thursday Musical

2nd Prize
Mar 2018

Schubert Club Scholarship Competition

2nd Prize
Dec 2014

American Protégé Concerto Competition

Laureate
Nov 2014

Young Soloists of Costa Rica

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