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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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starting at
$35 / 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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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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Tala O. September 20, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Rui is a lovely teacher. We were lucky to find her. I was only looking to take lessons for my own entertainment but now I feel as though I can go all the way and become something more with these lessons.
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Ashley Q. June 20, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Rui is truly an awesome teacher. She loves the violin and translates that love into her teaching. I learn something new every lesson we have. She makes it fun and easy to learn and is always so encouraging. You really can't go wrong with Rui as your teacher.
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Rui M.

Rui M.

Redlands, CA 92374
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Tasha M.

Irvine, CA

The violin showcases a player's talent more than any other instrument, some say. It's the hardest instrument of them all, others say. Whatever your goals, I am happy to play a role in your musical journey with this instrument. Follow a classical, traditional method of my own development that incorporates the most common repertoire sought after in festivals, auditions for orchestras, and auditions for colleges.

About Tasha

Brief Resume

-Multiple Division 1 ratings at Solo & Ensemble Festivals throughout grade school.

-Featured soloist with the Waterford Kettering High School Symphony and Chamber Orchestras.

-Attended Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in middle school.

-Concertmaster at Interlochen Music Camp (2004).

-Concertmaster of the Eastern Michigan University Symphony Orchestra.

-Have studied Violin with Myra Drean, Martha Windscheif, Prof. Daniel Foster, and Gabriel Bolkosky; Viola with Prof. Eva Stern; and Music Theory with Dr. Marilyn Saker and Dr. Anthony Iannaccone.

-Group and private teac
hing experience in K-12 and at the collegiate level.

-Regular performances for weddings, events, and local symphonies, especially the Orchestra of St. Margaret's.

Lessons with me...

I'm passionate about music and its many benefits, both academically, emotionally, and physically. I love to share my joy with my students in a fun, collaborative way that is professional and enjoyable. The pace is determined by the goals of the student, and materials are tailor-made to suit your preferences. Classical instruction is essential for proper technique, but branching out to Celtic fiddle or movie soundtracks is a definite option!

I recommend weekly lessons, and daily practice should be equivalent to the length of the lesson. Younger students should do 30-minute lessons, but around 8-years old, I generally start to recommend 45-60 minute lessons. Serious students preferred.

*** Lesson Details ***
Typical 30-minute lesson:
10 minutes - Scales & Arpeggios
20 minutes - Solo Repertoire

Typical 45-minute lesson:
10 minutes - Scales & Arpeggios
15 minutes - Etude, Music Theory, or Orchestra Music
20 minutes - Solo Repertoire

Typical 60-minute lesson:
10 minutes - Scales & Arpeggios
20 minutes - Etude, Music Theory, or Orchestra Music
30 minutes - Solo Repertoire

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music stand, tuner, metronome, pencil

*** Travel Equipment ***
I will bring my own instrument and accessories, as well as some extra music.

Students are expected to have their own music stand, tuner/metronome, instrument and accessories, all lesson materials/music, and an assignment notebook.

*** Specialties ***
Orchestra auditions
Chamber music coaching
Recital performances
Note reading tutoring
Music theory tutoring
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pinkey D. February 4, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Ms. Tasha's exceptional enthusiasm for music shines through in her playing and her unique teaching style. She teaches violin to my daughters and she is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable about the music world. Her lessons are engaging and helpful to move further; she communicates in a way that anyone can understand and does all she can to help them be successful. She teaches at a level that is appropriate for both my daughters and goes out of her way to help each one of them play and comprehend music better.
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Tram V. May 27, 2014
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Very impressed. It's a wonderful experience to have online lesson with Ms. Tasha.
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Tasha M.

Tasha M.

Irvine, CA 92618
(2)
starting at
$20 / 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 second 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
as 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 the string chair as well as the 2nd 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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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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Jason T. April 6, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Ive been playing the violin for about 10+ years but never had a proper instructor before. Anna showed me proper technique and reinforced the basics to help me produce better tone and quality in my playing. After just one week I can confidently see and show major improvements in my playing!
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Anna K.

Anna K.

Irvine, CA 92602
(7)
starting at
$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
(1)
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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