Violin and viola lessons: for whom?

for whom?

Elementary level
The lessons are offered to children and adults. It's said, that it is easier for children to learnto play an instrument. This is true but only because they are still in the modus of permanent learning. The human brain is actually able to learn to old age.Meaning, with appropriate instructions adults too are able to develop joy in doing music and to reach satisfying results. Who likes
- to bow a violin or viola
- to grap a note and tune it
- to play little pieces in several voices with other musicians together
- to read music and to differenciate rhythm

is invited to take classes with me. Adults, seniors and disabled people are warmly welcome

Intermediate level

Did you already learn to play some violin or viola but then had to give up?
Would you like to set a good example for your learning child?
I will help you to reconstruct your technical and musical skills.

Are you a teenager and after taking lessons for 5 to 8 years you would just like to switch to a new teacher? I will show you the way to more advanced position and bow technics. We will discuss possible musical interpretations and I will analyse together with you, the pieces you are interested in.

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Advanced level
You took classes for many years and you are involved in the musical life of our city (orchestra, string quartett, duo with piano and others) as a lay musician. You would like somebody to control your playing technic and to make you think again about some motoric patterns? You like to have musical discussions and you are motivated to learn a new piece of music? Feel invitated to use my knowledge and expertise!

Lesson in violin and viola: why?

Which advantages derive from learning the violin or the viola?
Certainly this is a very individual experience. For many people it means
  • to enter the world of fine arts and to understand it better
  • to feel the joy of making music
  • to gain new hearing impressions
  • to experience artistic and rhythmic harmonization
  • to develop their personality
    - through more social contacts (student-teacher, orchestra, chamber music group)
    - through self reflection
    - through persistence and determination
  • to intensify the connection of both brain hemespheres and to do very different things with both hands simultaneously
  • to solve very complicated motor tasks
  • to improve hearing pitches
  • that bowing is the most beautiful way of making music