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Viola Lessons, Music Theory, and Tonal Composition

Hello! I am a Baltimore-based violist studying at the Peabody Institute of Music. My primary goal in teaching viola is to help people make progress as efficiently as possible, with whatever intensity feels right for them. I encourage scales and a small technical regimen for sound production and conditioning, to go alongside practicing repertoire using a method that makes it simple to play cleanly and expressively.
Understanding the logic great compositions are built with is essential for making that music truly come to life, so I am a big proponent of teaching music theory as a part of lessons. For beginning students, developing a good musical ear and enjoying exploring the possibilities of the viola always comes first.

Location

At teacher's location: North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Age:

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Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
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Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I am a Baltimore-based violist studying at the Peabody Institute of Music with Choong-jin Chang. I believe learning an instrument and collaborating with other people can be one of the most fulfilling and rewarding things a human can do, and I am grateful to have spent so much time playing chamber music and working to help myself and others get better at this art. It's very important to me to be open and honest with other musicians, while always showing care and respect towards them, and I take this attitude into my teaching.
Outside of music, I am into philosophy, ice hockey, and classic or experimental movies.

Education

Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance anticipated May 2021 from the Peabody Institute of Music, studying with Choong-jin Chang.
Previous studies with Jung Eun Shin and Philippe Chao,

Experience / Qualifications

-11 years playing experience
-Has served as principal violist of Peabody Symphony and Chamber orchestras
-Garth Newel Music Center Emerging Artist Fellowship, 2019
-Renova Music Festival participant, 2018, 2019
-Experience teaching and mentoring musicians as well as leading sectionals

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