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Violin and Music Theory Lessons: Individuals of all levels and ages welcome!

VIOLIN AND/OR MUSIC THEORY LESSONS

When I begin teaching an individual, I make sure that I inspire them and teach them the value and beauty of music. I am very thorough about teaching technique properly so that it will last and be an asset in one's musical future, but I still like to keep my students on their toes and excited about actually making music and adding life to the notes they draw out of their instruments. Each individual is different and has different goals they wish to achieve with their playing, thus, for me it is very important to establish a connection with my students and cater each lesson to their specific needs and learning style.

I have had the pleasure of sharing my love of music with musicians of all ages ever since I began teaching the violin in 2014. I teach both young and mature students, focusing my energy on private lessons. I have also had the opportunity to work with groups of young children at summer programs in collaboration with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.

Extra information

If you do not have an instrument, do not worry, I can provide you with advice and point you in the right direction for either renting or purchasing an instrument!

It would be great if you have a small notebook that you can bring with you to lessons where we can keep track of what we worked on during your lesson and jot down important notes and progress!

For lessons at your home: Depending on the distance I must travel to get to your home, I may or may not charge a small travel fee in order to cover my travel costs.

Location

At teacher's location: Balcombe Street, London NW1 6NE, UK
At student's location: Around West End of London, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Infants (0-3 years old)
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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Romanian

About Me

My name is Lavinia and I am a classical violinist studying at the Royal Academy of Music in Marylebone, London. I am passionate about sharing music with others particularly through teaching and mentoring musicians of all ages. I have been teaching for over five years and work with musicians of all levels and ages. I am happy to teach students with a variety of goals for their musical development. Whether for a hobby or more serious involvement, I will put my utmost effort into providing unique lessons directed towards your individual learning style and objectives! You can find my biography below:

From Romania, to Canada and finally to London – Ana-Lavinia has migrated to many stages and teachers in order to feed her love of music. Lavinia completed her Bachelor of Music with Honours at the Royal Academy of Music under the tutelage of Professors Joshua Fisher and Remus Azoitei. She received the Clarence Myerscough Centenary Award for her performance in her undergraduate final recital and was welcomed back to continue her studies at the Academy in the Master of Arts programme.

She has had the pleasure playing alongside the Academy’s Symphony Orchestra in the Royal Albert Hall and has had various performances in London’s Cadogan Hall, St. Paul’s Covent Garden and multiple popular concert venues. She has also had the opportunity to work with amazing musicians and conductors including Sir Mark Elder, Robert Trevino, Thomas Gould, Jac van Steen and Marin Alsop.

In 2014, Lavinia had her solo debut with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, alongside American conductor John Morris Russell at the Centre in the Square, which is regarded as “one of the finest performance spaces in North America”. Following her debut, she was invited back to perform with the orchestra on multiple occasions, playing prominent repertoire such as Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole and the Sibelius Violin Concerto.

Lavinia has won numerous Canadian awards from the Kiwanis Music Festival, Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Youth Orchestra and competitions she has attended. She has also, for multiple years, been a top prize winner of the Canadian Music Competition. In London, she enjoys performing alongside the Ivor Trio and has participated in countless orchestral performances, many times leading orchestras such as the Horton Chamber Orchestra.

Education

Bachelor of Music (Hons.)
Royal Academy of Music (RAM) Class of 2020
Entrance Scholarship awarded for the duration of the study period

St. David Catholic Secondary School
Class of 2016
Academic Excellence Award and Principal’s Honour Roll

Experience / Qualifications

Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours)
7+ years of teaching experience
Valid DBS certificate
Familiar with ABRSM exams and standards

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Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
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8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00  Thursday at 8:00  Friday at 8:00  Saturday at 8:00  Sunday at 8:00
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