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Violin Lessons with experienced teacher (10 years experience)

Violin Lessons Online (via Zoom) or In-Person (Ashford & Kent)

I am a professional violin teacher (Masters degree in violin) with more than 10 years experience.
While always having had a passion for teaching, this has grown in the last few years with me giving private violin/theory lessons and working in a several music schools.

Whether the lesson is for you or for your children my teaching approach will absolutely depend on your needs:
My lessons with children are fun helping them to develop a sense of music, concentration, and coordination. Adults' lessons are adapted according to their music preferences.
One of my goals is to teach my students maximise use of their sometimes limited practice time with a focus on building habits and teaching student to teach themselves.

LOCATION / FEE STRUCTURE:

I am very flexible with time for online lessons or in person at my home in Ashford:


If you would like a lesson to be at your place please double check additional travel expenses.


TEACHING APPROACH:

From my teaching experience in different countries I believe that combination of different approaches are the best for building a strong technique and develop student's musicality. Along with traditional Russian violin methods, I use ABRSM, Essential Elements, Suzuki, L. Auer (Maia Bang) along with Mazas, Kreutzer, Schradieck etude books depending on student's needs.
Together we will go through some basic holding violin and bow exercises, working with musical ear training and improving your rhythm/timing.


Combining different technical skills, I can teach you all styles of music - from Classical to Jazz, Irish, Russian, Latin , Gypsy or even Pop music.

Willing to work with ABRSM exams program and music theory as well.


Please ask me any questions you had.

* For all ages and levels.
* Music development for children from age 5.
* Learn to play by ear and improvise.
* ABRSM exams
* Music theory (up to grade 7)
* Over 25 years playing and 10 years of teaching experience (Including more than 2 years of online teaching).

Extra information

If you don't have a violin yet, I can recommend to you how to choose the right instrument for you!

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Oak Lane, Headcorn, Ashford, UK

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Russian

About Me

My name is Anastasia, I am a Russian born British violinist and teacher based in Kent, UK.

I was born into a musical family in Moscow, Russia, and began to study the violin at the age of five. I obtained a first honors from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in 2014 where I continued to teach for two years and received my Master’s Degree in the USF University of Music (USA). Over the last few years I have been teaching in London and performing all over the world.

I can describe my teaching style as a rare combination of the Russian violin method, which has been adapted to suit the modern British pedagogy and programs.
My students have gone on to attend the best world known conservatories, including The Royal College of Music and Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Education

USF University of Music (USA) - masters degree in Music;
Bachelors in Music (Violin) from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory( Russia) - Violin and Theory;
Kamchatka music and art college;

Experience / Qualifications

Private and online lessons in UK, Russia and USA since 2011 (Including more than 2 years online teaching);
Globalis Symphony Orchestra(Moscow);
Music school #69, Moscow;
London Chamber Orchestra;
Lead violin in "Sotto Voce" string quartet;
Lead violin in "Sia & Seb" string duo (London);
Part of the string section in a rock band ''The 286" (London)

Reviews (2)

Very clear instruction, understood what I wanted/needed to learn, gave me clear guidance on what to do and how to practice it, made a visible difference in the lesson. Very pleased.
Excellent teacher, understands what steps you need to improve your playing and adapts your lessons to your current ability and motivations.

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  • Instructor since January 2021
  • 1 repeat student
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