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    Violin Lessons Tailored to Meet Your Needs: From Beginner to Advanced

    I specialize in teaching the violin for every age, both children and adults. I am a professional violin player, with over 40 years of experience and I have been actively performing on Japan's elite music arena. The very unique element of my violin lessons is that unlike other music schools, you will learn how to play violin from a professional musician who is active in Tokyo’s music scene. I also offer students special insight into performance, such as how to interact with the public or how to convey emotion to your audience. I have 10 years of experience in teaching music both in Japan and my native country, Romania.

    I offer four types of courses:
    1) Introduction Program: My first notes for complete beginners (children or adults) where I teach violin fundamentals.

    2) Basic Program for violin beginners and for intermediate violin players who wish to refresh their technical skills. Some of the techniques taught in this program are bow fundamentals, advanced bowing, vibrato, color, and tones, posture, etc.

    3) Custom Program: for any type of student, especially when preparing for a music competition, a concert or whether you wish to improve a specific part of your violin technique.

    4) Special Program: Gypsy Violin Sound for learning all the valuable insights of the Gypsy style that I acquired throughout his long career as a Django jazz musician. Both amateurs and professional violinists are more than welcomed to take this course. The repertoire will be adapted to your level.

    Feel free to contact me with any questions about my classes.

    Extra information

    All you need for my lessons is a violin, a phone/laptop, good internet connection, motivation and a smile!

    Location

    At student's location: Around Shinagawa, Japan
    Online via webcam

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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:

    30 minutes
    60 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, Romanian, Japanese

    About Me

    I am a professional freelance Gypsy violinist in Tokyo. I have been performing in Japan for over 20 years, making a name for myself while performing for elite hotels and restaurants in Tokyo, such as Andaz, Hyatt Centric, Tableaux and high-end events. I come from a renowned Gypsy musician family from Romania. Thanks to my heritage, I have mastered the Gypsy technique and I am known in Tokyo for playing django and gypsy jazz style.

    I have been teaching violin for over 10 years, in both Romania and Japan. I especially enjoy teaching children (as I used to have my own music school based in Shirokane Takanawa during my first years in Tokyo) and also helping adults brush up their skills or learn how to play gypsy jazz.

    I speak fluent English and native Romanian. I can also speak a bit of Japanese and understand some Japanese.

    Education

    I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the National University of Music in Bucharest, Romania, from where I also received my recognition as a music teacher for all the ages. Before that, I have graduated the George Enescu high school in Bucharest where I was taught violin by a renowned Romanian violin professor, Mircea Constantinescu

    Experience / Qualifications

    Teaching violin in Romania and Japan, 10+ years of experience
    Performing at high-end restaurants, jazz bar, hotels and private events in Japan, 20+ years of experience
    Performing at weddings in Japan, 10+ years of experience
    Playing violin as a professional, 40+ years of experience
    Worked for the Romanian National Orchestra for a few years before coming to Japan

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