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Dustin W In HomeHome
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Instruments: Violin, Cello, Electric Violin, Fiddle
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Folk, Country, Musical Theater, Opera, Flamenco, Showtunes, Spirituals, Swing, New Age, Avant-Garde

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Dustin W In Home
Instruments: Violin, Cello, Electric Violin, Fiddle
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Folk, Country, Musical Theater, Opera, Flamenco, Showtunes, Spirituals, Swing, New Age, Avant-Garde

Where I Teach:
In Your Home My Studio Online
Ages Taught: 10-80
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Degrees / Training / Special Info:

BA, Montclair State University, Language Arts Instruction Cert., TEaching/Education K-12, New Jersey  

Awards:

2nd Prize for Violin/Fiddle: Sussex County Fair, NJ - August 2013

Senior Honors Award for Orchestra – June 2007

Maestro Award for violin: Boston, MA – Spring 2007

Maestro Award for violin: Washington, D.C. – Spring 2005

 

Overview:

I am a full-time teacher of language arts, but still a life-long violinist.  My musical background is classically based, but expands to all forms of music.  I received my degree from Montclair State University, where Icontinued to study and participate in small chamber ensembles and solo engagements for public and private occasions.  I continue to practice and study regularly, always looking to further my own abilities with the instrument(s), and greatly value those students who willingly wish to study.

EXPERIENCE

My musical expereince is mostly classical, beginning at around age 8.  Since then, I have studied with several teachers of the New Jersey Symphony as well as graduates of the Juliard School in New York.  In the summer of 2011, I traveled to Italy where I continued my study of Italian language, art and music before graduating in the Spring of 2012.  While my muscial expereince is largely classical, I still strive to cover as many styles and genres of music, and am alwas willing to learn the muscial preferences of my students in order to provide the most meaningful lesson possible

METHODS USED

While I do not subscribe to any particular school of study, such as Suzuki or Schrimer's, I am a firm beleiver in starting off with my students at their current level and pace.  Once I have assessed a students's personal ability, there is discussion of what goals/objectives the student wshes to achieve.  Once we have decided what direction the student wishes to take with their instrument, I typically use a variety of etudes, chamber, and solo music to offer both a strong technical base along with a freedom of choice.  Above all, it is important that the music/techniques provided are at the student's level, and work to move the student toward their ultimate goals in the instrument. 

LESSON STYLE

As I am a licensed teacher, I follow a democratic method of instruction that provides the student with the technique they need, while also addressing the student's personal wishes and goals.  I strive to choose music that captures the student's attention and interest, as a motivated student is a progressive student.  I can be stringent and highly structured for the more advanced player, but also remain flexible with student practice schedules.  In the end, it's all about making the student happy and providing a supportive and progressive learning environment.

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