Taylor Sapanara

Taylor S.

Mesa, AZ
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Taylor delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6 to 45 and special needs

Teaching since:
August 2013

Teaching students basic viola and violin techniques. Proper bow hold/ Left hand facility/ Scales & arpeggios/ Rhythms/ Etudes/ Audition Requirements/ etc.

Hello! My name is Taylor.

I am currently getting my degree in Viola Performance at Mesa Community College. I have been playing the viola for five years and the violin for the past nine. I have performed with the Phoenix Youth Symphony, the Central Region Regional Orchestra (2015) and am currently performing with the Mesa Community College Orchestra, Scottsdale Philharmonic , and La Forza Chamber Orchestra. I have been teaching students for over two years.


Mar 2016 - Present
Scottsdale Philharmonic

Lesson Teacher/ Teacher's Assistant
Aug 2013 - May 2015
Desert Ridge High School

During my last two years of high school, I became interested in assisting the younger students and my orchestra teacher during sectionals. These classes became my regular students as I gave a few of them periodical lessons for months at a time.


Viola Performance
Aug 2015 - Present
Mesa Community College
General Education
Aug 2011 - May 2015
Desert Ridge High School


Fluent / Native Proficiency


American Viola Society
Jan 2017

The American Viola Society is a nonprofit organization of viola enthusiasts, including students, performers, teachers, scholars, composers, makers, and friends, who seek to encourage excellence in performance, pedagogy, research, composition, and lutherie. United in our commitment to promote the viola and its related activities, the AVS fosters communication and friendship among violists of all skill levels, ages, nationalities, and backgrounds.

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Photos & Videos

Photograph from La Forza Chamber Orchestra's performace 9/18/16

Small snippet of Volcanic Jig by Natalie Macmasters
Scottsdale Philharmonic Concert

Part of the Telemann Viola Concerto mov. 3
I've added this video as just an example of my playing.
An excerpt from the second movement of Beethoven's fifth symphony

3 Reviews

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Evelyn C. Jul 5, 2017
Viola · In home

Taylor was terrific! She related well with Evelyn and assessed her skills quickly. Evelyn is a victim of bullying. Music has been her stress reliever. Evelyn felt at ease with Taylor's methods of teaching. Thank you so very much.

Brooke Jun 15, 2017
Violin · In home

Taylor was very patient with my 6 year old daughter. She is looking forward to her next lesson.

Jack D May 26, 2017
Violin · In home

Excellent teacher. She helped my son learn violin well.

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