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Violin online classes - via Zoom, Skype or Whatsapp

I'm a violin teacher and I'm expert teaching groups. I have a lot of experience teaching beginners but I'm also able to guide more advanced students so they can reach their full potential playing the violin.

My first goal is to motivate the student and to have fun playing the instrument. I also apply singing and score reading.

To more advanced students I apply my knowledge of Kato Havas' Approach so they learn to relax while playing.

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If you don't have a violin I'll help you to find one.

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At teacher's location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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The class is taught in:English, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch

About Me

I love to teach violin and to help students to reach their full potential. I'm quite dynamic and demanding but still keep focus on students' motivation. I'm an expert teaching groups.

Education

Violin Performance Degree - Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, Portugal
Master "Operatori musicali per cori ed orchestra infantili e giovanili" - Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, Italy
Laureate - Yoa Global Leaders Program - Young Orchestra of the Americas

Experience / Qualifications

My first teaching experience took place in 2009 in the context of the program "Orquestra Geração – El Sistema Portugal". My interest and experience for music education has grown since then. I developed my experience of teaching string ensembles and conducting.
In September 2013 I moved to Italy. There I have worked at the project "GOSP – Giovane Orchestra Spezzina" at La Spezia, Italy since April 2014 as a violin teacher.
During the last few years I also had the opportunity to work as a violin teacher in El Sistema Europe Summer camps, Istambul (2014) and Milan (2015). These summer camps allowed me the experience of working with students from different cultures and also of developing nonverbal communication skills.

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