Step 1: INTRO TO VIOLIN
Intro to Violin is a 4-week instrumental instructions for young beginners. Through games and activities, students will learn basics of playing the violin such as how to hold their instruments, how to play with the bow and etc. This is the first part of a four-course series.
Step 2: BEGINNER 1
This is the second part of a four-course series. In this class, through games and activities, students will learn more notes on violin and start playing simple melodies. Students also brush up previously acquired techniques. Students also will build a foundation for understanding music concepts, such as dynamics, rhythm, and melody.
Step 3: BEGINNER 2
This is the third part of a four-course series. In addition to brush up the basics on how to play violin and the foundation for understanding music concepts learned in introduction and beginner 1, this class will learn how to play a song and get ready for a group performance.
Step 4: BEGINNER 3
This is the last part of a four-course series. Students will learn D-major scale and several pieces of music in the key of D major. In addition, students polish techniques that they previously learned.
Any young violin players who has an experience are welcome to join at anytime (Subject to availability).
Classes are held at 520 8th Avenue New York, NY 10018
|Introduction||5-8||Saturdays||10:00am - 10:45am||4 (Sept. 21 - Oct.19, 2019)||$128||Kristin|
|Introduction||5-8||Saturdays||10:00am - 10:45am||4 (Nov. 9 - Dec. 7, 2019)||$128||Michi|
|Beginner 1||5-8||Saturdays||10:00am - 10:45am||6 (October 26 - Dec. 7, 2019||$192||Kristin|
|Beginner 1||5-8||Saturdays||10:00am - 10:45am||6 (Dec.14, 2019 - January 25, 2020)||$192||Michi|
|Beginner 2||5-8||Saturdays||10:00am - 10:45am||6 (Dec.14, 2019 - January 25, 2020)||$192||Kristin|
|Beginner 3||5-8||Saturdays||09:00am - 09:45am||16 (Sept. 21, 2019 - January 25, 2020)||$512||Kristin|
Violin, Bow and case (Rental is available)
Group class policy:
Students are required to bring their own instrument
Instrument rental is available for $30 for introduction class, $35 for beginner 1 & 2 and $100 for beginner 3.
Pick up is available at the first session. Must return at the last session.
Contact us for a list of retailers for instrument purchases.
We highly recommended that a parent or guardian be present in the class.
No refunds will be issued after the first class.
All refunds are subject to a $25 administration fee.
No make up lessons is available for this class.
Minimum: 3 students
Maximum: 6 students
She was born in Toyota City, Aichi Japan. Started playing the violin at the age of 3. After graduating from Sugiyamajogakuen Senior High School, she attended Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts and Instrumental Music. After graduation, Michi completed one additional year of Post Undergraduate Studies at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music majoring in Violin Research.
During this period of time, Michi became a member of the Aichi Chamber Orchestra. In 2008, Michi moved to New York to continue her musical studies at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music where she studied with Junior Mance. Upon graduating from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, Michi became a permanent member of the Junior Mance Trio and has toured with him extensively throughout the world.