Speaks Chinese Mandarin, English
Teaches students 5 and up
Music from UCLA
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Private Erhu Teacher
Experienced music teacher for 6+ years, specializing in beginner to advanced Erhu playing. Lessons in other Chinese instruments are available as well.
All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight-reading, technique, and more.
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I am a professional musician specializing in Chinese musical instruments. I graduated from UCLA with a Bachelors of Music. Currently, I am the art director and lead instructor at Galaxy Arts Center. It's never too late to begin learning music, as music is one of the most unique and creative hobb
Teaching since 1980
Private Erhu Teacher
A Chinese two-stringed bowed musical instrument, more specifically a spike fiddle, which may also be called a Southern Fiddle, and sometimes known in the Western world as the Chinese violin or a Chinese two-stringed fiddle. It is used as a solo instrument as well as in small ensembles and large orchestras. It is the most popular of the huqin family of traditional bowed string instruments used by various ethnic groups of China. A very versatile instrument, the erhu is used in both traditional and contemporary music arrangements, such as in pop, rock, jazz, etc. and makes a calm sound. As with learning any instrument we would start with the basics of tuning, right and left hand technique, bow technique, placement, vibrato, notes, rhythms, songs and soloing.
Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.
She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.
I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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