Music

Private Violin or Viola Lessons

This is a private ongoing class for one student to receive personalized help with their instrument, either violin or viola.
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Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

7-12

year olds

1

learner per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Description

Class Experience

Students will improve their facility with their violin or viola.  Posture, intonation, and tone will be improved through assisting musicians to make better use of their bodies while playing.  Note reading, rhythm, and other theoretical elements will be improved through discussions of their musical pieces.  And musicality will be improved by tapping into learners' emotions and personal experiences.
I took 11 years of private lessons, 4 years of string pedagogy classes (learning how to teach stringed instruments), and 3 years of student teaching under the direction of my private lesson teachers.  I opened my own teaching studio in 2008, and have enjoyed helping hundreds of students with their musical goals.
Learners will be encouraged to practice regularly, to help them improve their playing.  Amount of practice will depend on learner's age, skill level, and goals.
Violin
Bow
Shoulder Rest
Bow Hold Buddy
Rosin
Music stand
Tuner/metronome
Sheet music - I will discuss exactly what each student needs with them individually
Theory book from Master Theory series (dependent on student needs)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I do not generally provide a formal assessment, but if requested, I can provide a letter grade.  As a musician progresses, they are better able to assess their own playing.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
No sensitive content.

Teacher

Ashley Wright
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Fiber Artist and Violin Teacher
1 completed class

About Me

I teach drop spindling, including making your own spindle, and how to play the violin.  I have one time classes, multi-day classes, and ongoing classes.

I began teaching violin lessons in 2008, after 15 years experience playing violin (11 of... 
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