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Violin 101: A Group Violin Class for Beginners!

Marlena Nova
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An Introductory Class for Beginner Violinists in a Fun Group Setting!

Class experience

This class is taught in English.
  • At the end of the class, students will be able to: ♫ Hold the instrument and bow with proper position and posture ♫ Identify and perform 5 standard rhythms with open strings ♫ Write each of the open strings on the music staff in treble clef ♫ Write and perform an original song using the 5 standard rhythms and their open strings ♫ Play the "Hot Cross Buns" song Students will come out of the class having gained an appreciation for music making and the violin. They will have a basic understanding of how a violin is held and played, and what it means to read music on a staff. They will have been exposed to several ways a violin can be performed in pop and classical contexts. This class will adequately prepare them for Violin Party: A Group Violin Class with Friends and/or the Private 1:1 Violin Lessons With a Professional Symphony Musician!
♫ Masters of Music from the University of Ottawa
♫ Over 20 Years Playing Experience
♫ Over 10 Years Teaching Experience
♫ Played Professionally with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, National Academy Orchestra and Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra
Homework Offered
Homework will consist of 15 minutes of daily practice, preferably under the supervision and direction of a parent or caregiver.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Students will be assessed on their focused attention, participation and weekly practice and improvement. Parents will be informed how their child is responding to the class and any pertinent details that must be communicated.
Grades Offered
Required Materials:

♫ violin, bow, rosin and tuner
♫ Notebook and pencil
Joined October, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Master's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Hello new friends!
A bit about me...

♫ I LOVE introducing violin and viola to kids and teens alike! 
♫ I have over 20 years playing experience 
♫ I have over 10 years of teaching experience
♫ I hold a Masters of Music degree from the University... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
30 min

Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages: 7-12
2-4 learners per class

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