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Violin and Piano lessons in English, Classical/Gypsy Jazz/Klezmer/Celtic Styles

Hello, my name is Oscar and I am a Violin and Piano teacher from the UK, now living in Berlin.

I've been teaching and performing on both instruments for 5 years, during, and after my studies at the Royal Northern College of Music. I have taught children from the age of four, up to adults in their late sixties, and I find all spectrums of age and ability rewarding and engaging to work with. Regarding Violin tuition, I am happy to teach up to any level. On the piano I however, I currently prefer to teach up to an ABRSM grade 8 level, and not far above it.
My musical endeavours, whilst focused predominantly on the Classical style in my early childhood, have become quite varied and I am a great lover of many different styles. I play regularly in Klezmer bands, Celtic Folk groups and I run a Gypsy Jazz Collective, besides performing with Orchestra's, Small string ensembles, and as a Solo Violinist.
Whilst I wouldn't consider myself to be an expert, I thoroughly enjoy guiding people through the early stages of learning to improvise, and I am equally comfortable working with students in this way as I am teaching in a more tradition, classically orientated manner.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Oscar

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Köpenick, Germany
At student's location: Around Berlin, Germany

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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
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Hi there,
I am a professional violinist living in Leeds, having just completed my Bmus Honours at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
I have a wide plethora of both performance and teaching experience in many different fields. I started off playing the violin in orchestra's as a young child, both as a a member of the violins and as a soloist, and performed and won a number of competitions on both violin and piano.
In later life, I've developed an interest in a huge variety of music, I play with a Klezmer band, a gypsy jazz band, a tango duo and regularly get work with orchestra's and string ensembles. Along side this I spend much of my free time writing music across a wide range of genres, though unfortunately I feel inadequately trained to teach composition at this point in time!

Any ages and abilities are welcome.
Regrettably, at the current time I am only able to teach online, but on the plus side of that, it means I have been able to meet and teach people on the opposite side of the country.

Education

I studied Violin performance at the Royal Northern College of Music, graduating in 2019.
Prior to that I was taught by some of the countries most illustrious instrumental teachers, including Dr Robert Jacoby.

Experience / Qualifications

Bmus-honors- Violin
ABRSM- Violin
LRSM- Violin
Grade 8 theory
Grade 8 piano
4 years teaching experience.
14 years performance experience

Reviews (2)

I am impressed by Oscar's teaching. I get so many new informations although I learn to play the piano already for 5 years. simply great! just try a lesson. It's worth!
Oscar is a great teacher!
I have been teaching violin and piano for a number of years and have recently made the transition to teaching online! I was trained at the Royal Northern College of Music and I am very happy to teach all ages and skill sets on both Violin and Piano. While being classically trained, I have interests in many different genres of music, I run and play with a Gypsy Jazz band, a tango duo and a Ceilidh band and I have strong love of Eastern European folk and Klezmer. Even if I'm not familiar with a certain genre i'm very happy to learn new things, so don't be worried about bringing me unusual pieces of music, or even your own compositions. I have found that teaching is constant a learning curve and no two students are the same, and its always fun to experience something new!

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