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Violin Lessons in Amsterdam for people of all ages and all levels

Would you like to learn to play the violin? I am a professional violinist based in Amsterdam and I love sharing my passion for music with people of all ages. You will learn the violin in a fun and relaxed way while developing a good technique and a great musicality. Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any question.

Location

At teacher's location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
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
The class is taught in:English, French, German

About Me

I am a professional violinist based in Amsterdam. As an educator, I find it extremely important to learn music while having fun. I think it is the best and fastest way of learning. I have a lot of experience teaching in English, French and German and I am open to approach different genres of music.

Education

Master of Music, Royal Northern College of Music (Prof. Yair Kless)
Performance Certificate, Scuola di Musica di Fiesole
Bachelor of Arts, University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz (Prof. Maighréad McCrann)

Experience / Qualifications

In the last years, I have taught at different music schools in Austria while also having my own private students. Since the pandemic started, I switch most of my teaching to Zoom and I now have students all over the world (Canada, China & France) while living in Amsterdam.

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from $35.66At teacher's location
from $35.66Online via webcam
from $41.77At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

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