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David C.

Irvine, CA

I have over 15 years experience teaching violin ranging from toddlers to college level music majors. I am a current MTAC member and have students regularly participating in performances and competitions. Lessons should be a productive and focused environment that is both fulfilling and, above all, an enjoyable experience. Of course it will be none of these if the student comes unprepared. We all learn in different ways and our personal goals are diverse. It is my job to assess students and customize a curriculum that will satisfy their needs. I take a strong focus on the fundamentals of violin playing. Technique is everything and opens doors to whatever path one might have an interest in. The violin is a complex and diverse instrument that teaches and requires self-discipline to succeed. Generally, i use the Suzuki Method for beginning students. Other books I use to develop technique include, Hrimally and Carl Flesch for scale studies, Kayser, Dont, Schradieck, Kruetzer, Fiorillo, ...

About David

Born into a musical family, I found a violin in my hands at age 4. Music is my true passion, and yet it is nothing unless I can share my craft with others. I am offering private violin lessons in the city of Orange. Whether you are seeking a music career or simply want to experience the benefits of what music can provide - which there are many - I am here to assist in your musical journey. All ages are welcome as well as all experience levels. With a commitment to learn, and discipline to practice, one can expect to develop a general fluency of the instrument within 3 to 6 months. The fund
amental elements required to succeed on the violin are transferable and beneficial to all endeavors and pursuits.

I have a formal education in violin performance and am actively participating in performance engagements locally and abroad. As a freelance performer I have experience playing in various ensembles, venues, and genres~ from classical music to rock bands. I recently toured China with the Camerata Philadelphia as assistant concertmaster. I currently hold the Principal Second chair for the Dana Point Symphony Orchestra. My experiences as a professional musician are an asset to guide students on there discovery of a wonderful instrument, the violin.

The violin is my specialty. I am classically trained but am not limited to classical music. I have experience in orchestral playing, chamber music, as well as rock bands. Solid fundamentals will insure success in any genre that may come.
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Charlie L. July 22, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
He is patient and experienced. He focuses on the technical details which can lead me to higher level.
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Audrey P. January 7, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Good explanation for the 1st lesson.
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Lisa B. December 5, 2013
Violin
David Chavez is a phenomenal violinist and it is a priviledge to study with him.

Experience, education and extraordinary talent combined with the ability to develop proper technique, extensive knowledge of repertoire, and strength as a communicator make David Chavez one of the best violin teachers in Southern California.
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David C.

David C.

Irvine, CA 92620
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$35 / 30-min
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Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

violin is one of the most tricky instrument ever. When you listen to it, it is amazing, when you start to learn it, you feel horrible. you cannot wait to ask your children or yourself to quit ASAP. trust me, once you pass the pivotal point, you will love it, never feel tired of holding it, never feel crazy of its creepy sound!

About Kan

“The concertmaster, Kan, handled her difficult solos with disarming ease.” -Mark Swed
Music Critic
October 23, 2008 LA Times

Acclaimed by the LA Times as a soloist Kan has been a concertmaster in various orchestras, as Shanghai Youth Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and MJD International Symphony Orchestra, she has collaborated with numerous renowned musicians, including Seiji Ozawa, Mstislav
L. Rostropovich, Lang Lang, Yundi Li, and Josep Carreras among others. Kan earned Bachelor’s Degree from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, China, where she studied with Professor Ding Zhi Nuo. Currently, she is the concertmaster of Azusa Pacific University Orchestra, and a student of Artist Certificate Programme under Professor Charles Stegeman on full scholarship.

She received her bachelor's degree from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where she studied under Professor Ding Zhi Nuo. To further pursue her music career, Kan came to study in the United States on full scholarship at Azusa Pacific University, where she received the Artist Certificate Program Diploma in 2010. Meanwhile, she served as concertmaster for the Azusa Pacific University Symphony Orchestra. Kan studied under professor Charles Stegeman, and recently obtained her Music Performance masters.

*** Lesson Details ***
First, I need to talk to my students about their goals. Not only for the adult, teacher also need to know what kids want to know about music. They are interested in it sometimes, they just don't know. Second, I will let them know, interests is just the first step. If you want to learn, you have to pay! Pay your patient, and your endeavor. I will teach in some specific ways to motive students to approach the goals. for example: listen, singing, playing, reading is the process to make the students catch the goal faster without lost their interests! So involve more activities in the lessons is very important! Also, serious technique practice is necessary. As I mentioned before, not only interests, if you want to learn , you have to pay. Once you catch your goal, you will feel happy that the teacher has been pushed you for some boring finger exercise.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I do have a grand piano at home.For violin students, they should have their own instrument.

*** Specialties ***
Suzuki style, classical, contemporary, modern music
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Georgia A. August 2, 2016
Violin · Online
Verified Student
I love class with Kan in violin. I can tell she is very passionate about it and that's exactly what I need. She's only made my love for the violin never ending; she has all the patience in the world and more. Wonderful Instructor!
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Elaine G. September 25, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
My daughter loves Kan as her teacher. She gets her really excited and motivates her to get through her books which makes learning super easy. She is fabulous and I would recommend her to anybody.
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Paul L. April 29, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Kan is very helpful and friendly. Whenever my daughter needed some extra help, she was always willing to stay longer to help.
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Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
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$40 / 30-min
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Rui M.

Redlands, CA

The violin is just a carrier.
By the carrier we achieve happiness and inspiration.
To love music ,then you benefited lifelong.

About Rui

Do you know a beautiful coast city named Qingdao in China? It is my hometown.
My major in Shandong Normal University was violin teaching and music education, With a masters from Osaka Education University in Japan, and more than 10 years of professional teaching experience .
Not only I am able to offer my students a diverse range of educational resources, but also I would like to introduce Chinese and Japanese culture and teach Chinese and Japanese language.
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Belicia August 1, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Rui is a very good teacher! Nothing but positive feedback to my daughter. Rui was very patient.
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Belicia August 1, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Rui is a very good teacher! Nothing but positive feedback to my daughter. Rui was very patient.
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Eric X. December 27, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
This was good because she taught me many things i never knew before.
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Rui M.

Rui M.

Redlands, CA 92374
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Anna K.

Irvine, CA

I want to provide students with the opportunity to do and achieve anything they desire with music and become well-rounded musicians. My goal is to enable students to make music independently and become self-sufficient learners. As a result, students can enjoy music for their own playing and/or choose to become professional musicians.

About Anna

I have over 20 years of experience in teaching viola and violin students of all ages and levels. And I have knowledge of Piano and Music Theory as well. I have been a member of MTAC (Music Teachers’ Association of California) since 2005, and I currently serve as string chair as well as first vice president of South Coast Branch - MTAC. I am also a member of SYMF (Southwestern Youth Music Festival), so I enter many talented students pursuing music into the CM (Certificate of Merit) test, violin or viola competitions and auditions every year.

Anna's Bio:

Anna K. performs extensively a
s soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Ms K. has served as a director of the Orange County Chamber Ensemble from 2003 to 2012, and has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras in Korea, Europe, Japan, and more recently in US. She has performed as a principal violist with Seoul National Symphony Orchestra, Orange County Chamber Ensemble, and Southern California Chamber Orchestra. She has also appeared as guest principal violist with Los Angeles Korean Philharmonic Orchestra and California Central Philharmonic Orchestra. In September of 2002, Anna performed for the Concert called “Synergy” with Los Angeles Philharmonic directed by Esa-Pekka Salonen. In addition to being an active performer, Ms K. has established herself as an educator. Since 1992, she has been teaching students, and has served for 7 years as the string instructor of Amateur Orchestra at Seoul Women’s University in Korea. Besides her teaching career, she has served as chair of “Contemporary Flare Festival” from 2010 to 2012 and the SWV (Strings/Winds/Voice) Competition from 2012 to 2015 in South Coast Branch, MTAC (Music Teachers’ Association of California). Currently, she serves as string chair as well as vice president of South Coast Branch, MTAC (Music Teachers’ Association of California). Anna K. received her Master’s degree in music from University of Southern California (USC) . She has studied with Haeyoung Baik, Seongryong Choi, Chan-Ju Wee, Pamela Goldsmith, and Donald McInnes.
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Joshua August 19, 2016
Viola · In studio
Verified Student
Anna is a great teacher! My son really enjoys the lessons, and after just a few weeks said that he has already learned many useful things to improve his viola playing.
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Shinyoung ju April 11, 2016
Viola · Online
Teacher Anna is very enthusiastic and always makes an effort to help out my son to achieve his goals. My 17 year old son has made a significant improvement in his viola playing since he started taking viola lessons with Anna. I am so glad to see such a big progress in a short period of time. We are very grateful to Anna for her help and efforts.
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Maribel April 9, 2016
Viola · In studio
Anna is a teacher who always motivates student throughout her classes to get interested in music and to practice violin more. She has been a wonderful and attentive teacher to my daughter. I highly recommend her!
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Anna K.

Irvine, CA 92602
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$40 / 30-min
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Kristapor N.

Anaheim, CA

As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the privilege of an active and successful career in Music, performing across the country with world-class artists, as well as writing music for some of the most sought after international performers.

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, I strive to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path.

About Kristapor

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, my goal is to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path.

As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the privilege of an active and successful career in Music, performing across the country as well as internationally with world-class artists, and writing music for some of the most sought after performers in the country.
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Anne April 6, 2016
Violin · In studio
I took violin lessons from Kris for nearly two years, until moving out of LA. He is an extremely talented musician and teacher. During these lessons, my violin technique and musical expression both considerably improved. Kris is very patient, and able to teach multiple methods to successfully master various violin techniques (such as vibrato). Through implementing improvisation into the lessons, Kris can also bring out the student's musical creativity and confidence, which not only helps aspiring composers, but guides violin students in adding expression to the music they're currently learning. He encourages students to challenge themselves, but effectively teaches all of the techniques necessary to accomplish their musical goals.

He is also a brilliant composer, and is an excellent composition teacher as well! Although my lessons were mostly focused on violin, he provided much useful advice for improving my compositions for orchestra and symphonic band as well.

I highly recommend Kris as an instructor for music students of any proficiency level!
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Kristapor N.

Kristapor N.

Anaheim, CA 92807
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$35 / 30-min

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