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Betsy F

Betsy F

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I have over 14 years of teaching experience, with students as young as 3, to retirees starting a musical instrument to keep their mind sharp.

Sarah K

Sarah K

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I usually begin with warm-ups, scales, music theory, then continue with reviewing past homework, focusing on posture, rhythm, technique, etc. Lastly, we will sightread and preview the next pieces to be assigned for homework. Pace is set mostly by the student and how much they practice, but I will always nudge the student to improve in musicianship and posture after every lesson, with patience and perseverance.

Annie H

Annie H

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I began teaching in college as a side job, but due to touring with orchestras I was unable to truly develop a studio. I also volunteer taught students from low-income families through the Azusa Pacific Conservatory for two years. In summer of 2010 and 2011 I took over a former teacher's studio of 20+ students while he toured in Europe.

George V

George V

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My students are all my best friends!

Kathryn R

Kathryn R

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I began playing violin, taking private lessons, at the age of four years and trained under the Suzuki method. At age five, I began participating in the National Federation of Music Clubs and received Superior ratings for thirteen consecutive years; in the year 2008, I received the President’s Festival Cup under the National Federation of Music. I also began performing with the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra (CKYO) at age seven and participated in three European tours with CKYO, serving as their concert master for the Spain and Portugal tour in 2008. Moreover I was CKYO’s concerto competition winner and soloist in the years of 2003 and 2008. I began college at the University of Kentucky, receiving a full scholarship for music. I had many great opportunities with the UK Symphonic Orchestra including performances at the Kennedy Center in DC, Carnegie Hall in New York City, and alongside world renowned violinists Gil Shaham, Sarah Chang, and Itzhak Perlman. I transferred to the University of San Diego to further my studies in music as well as psychology. As a student at USD, I had the fortune to perform as a soloist alongside the Greater San Diego Music Coterie. 

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