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Private Violin or Viola Music Lessons In English/French by Conservatory Musician

Open to teaching all ages and levels of musicians: from complete beginners to preparing for exams/auditions.

Students will learn how to play the violin/viola with a healthy technique and in a structured manner. Each lesson is specifically designed for the needs of each student.

Students will also learn how to be efficient and disciplined with their practice so they can gain the most from their practice sessions and advance quickly

Lessons are offered at 30min, 60min, or 90min intervals

Extra information

Need instrument, bow, and music stand

Location

At teacher's location: Galante Casa, Rue de l'Hôtel de ville, Paris, France
At student's location: Around Paris, France
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
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
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French

About Me

I am an experienced performer and educator. I'm from the USA and now pursuing my masters at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.

Education Experience:
Corey is a recent graduate from Oberlin College and Conservatory where he holds a BM in Viola Performance and a BA in Psychology. Currently, he is pursuing a Masters in Viola Performance at Le Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMDP) in Paris, France in the class of Pierre-Henri Xuereb. Teaching all ages since high school, Corey has been a chamber music coach for Credo Chamber Music (Chicago), a sectional coach for Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra, and conducted research on the History or French Viola Pedagogy at France's national library. Corey has performed throughout North America and Europe including recent performances with the International Contemporary Ensemble, members of Ensemble Intercontemporain, and was a featured performer at the Kennedy Center with his ensemble "Trio Ligatura." With a background in performance psychology, he has studied with Dr. Noa Kageyama (Juilliard's "Bulletproof Musician") and Dr. Jeffrey Huber (former US Olympic diving coach and IU performance psychologist). Corey believes in combining string pedagogical traditions with his research in performance psychology to not only develop reliable, healthy technique, but also teach students scientifically proven methods that aid in skill acquisition and developing a positive relationship with performance anxiety.

Fellow with the Lucerne Music Festival Academy, Conservatoire Américain de Fontainebleau, National Centre for the Arts Young Artist Program

Performances at Bang on a Can 30th Anniversary Concert, Madison New Music Festival, Ojai Music Festival, and Kennedy Center

Winner of XARTs grant, Taymor Fund Grant, and 4 Grand Prizes awarded by Conservatoire Américain de Fontainebleau

Member of Collaborative Arts Ensemble, New York City

Student of Peter Slowik and Elias Goldstein with masterclasses led by Heidi Castleman (Juilliard), Jean Sulem (Paris Conservatoire), and Juilliard, Emerson, Ebène, quartets

Phi Beta Kappa Society Member

Reviews (1)

My son plays the viola and even though it seems very similar to the violin there are some technical differences. It was therefore important for him that he get instruction from a viola instructor proper. We've just had one lesson so far, but in that time Corey was able to identify the areas that my son needs to work on to improve his technique, as well as provide several very helpful exercises. My son is very excited for his next lesson and hopes to continue receiving instruction from Corey.
This is a conversation based class to supplement standard ESL courses. Through conversation, we will explore the nuances of the English language in formal and informal contexts in an effort to improve your accent, build vocabulary, and reinforce grammtical structure. This course is focused around the student's individual goals: preparing for an interview, orally practicing topics studied in ESL courses, or navigating the English vocabularly to fit comfortably in informal and formal contexts. This course can be taken via video chat or in person in Paris, France. It's recommended that the student use this course to supplement ESL classes or structured individual study. I am a native, American English speaker who holds a BA in Psychology and a BM in music performance. Currently, I'm a Master's student at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Paris. My studies in psychology focused on skill acquisition and performance psychology.

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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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