We could all use some musical friends! Join the Violin Viola Masterclass Patreon Community--an extension of the private studio! You'll receive weekly posts about things we are learning in lessons, receive weekly lesson videos every Monday, get a link to join the monthly Virtual Studio Circle via Zoom and bimonthly Thursday evening Violin Group Classes to have fun learning violin with other gentle souls from all over the world, AND a special invite to learn from guest artist teachers, performers, professors and specialists from all over the world each month.
There are 4 Patreon Tiers:
Stay in the Loop $1
Weekly Lesson Videos The Tea Cups Tier $5
Virtual Studio Circle & Violin Group Class The Tea Party Tier $15
Guest Artist Class The Take the Cake Tier $45
***WEEKLY STUDENTS Receive FREE access to Violin Group Classes & Monthly Virtual Studio Circle***
PRIVATE HOUR LESSON DETAILS
I teach 5-6 students a day of all ages and levels (although beginners are my specialty!) From the little one to the retiree, lessons are centered around YOU. Each lesson encompasses ear training, proper classical technique and form, along with some music theory, and of course plenty of repertoire you'll love from the classical, folk, fiddle and popular genres. Ms. Reed works with the acclaimed Leopold Auer’s Graded Course of Violin Playing methodology and The Royal Conservatory of Music violin and viola methodologies, along with the traditional violin and viola technique books.
Here is a typical lesson outline:
1. Rhythmic Exercises
2. Ear Training and Harmony Concepts
3. Instrument Alignment & Technical Warm Ups
4. Key Study in Various Positions
5. Sight reading/Exploring
6. Repertoire Study
Don't worry if you have absolutely no experience, that's best--no bad habits yet!!
It's always nice to have a few musical friends! You'll definitely make one at the studio nights, but for those who'd like to have some more musical adventures, come along on a studio trip. We've been to Italy to attend the Interharmony International Music Festival and Academy, The Isle of Man, UK to attend the 2019 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition and would love to visit the Bach Festival in Leipzig, Germany one day! Last summer we ventured to see Hilary Hahn perform the Bach Sonatas and Partitas at the prestigious Tanglewood Music Festival in Massachusetts. Wow that was an unforgettable experience! Around town, we've been to the Philadelphia Art Museum, concerts at Curtis and the Philadelphia Orchestra and lectures at Penn. We're always looking for interesting places to go!
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