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Lessons offered by Mari
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Violin
  • Viola
Levels
  • All Levels

Concert violinist and violist offering private and group lessons to all ages

Methodology

I focus a lot on technique and note reading. I am not a Suzuki certified teacher. I insist that all my students read music. My methodology is focused on positive learning and growth. I have a Master's degree in violin performance and regularly perform around the country giving master classes.

Background

I am a professional violinist and violist active in the Los Angeles area. I am in the recording industry as well as in the professional orchestra scene. I have been teaching privately since 1991 and hold advanced degrees in music.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $50/h
Lessons offered by Mari
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Violin
  • Viola
Levels
  • All Levels

Mari's resume

Orchestral Experience
San Luis Obispo Symphony Orchestra, (section violin), San Luis Obispo, CA (1991-1996)
Santa Maria Symphony, (section violin), Santa Maria, CA - (1991-1996)
New Mexico Symphony, (section violin substitute), Albuquerque, NM - (1996-1999)
Opera Southwest, (section violin), Albuquerque, NM - (1996-1999)
Roswell Symphony, (section violin and section viola), Roswell, NM - (1996-1999)
Santa Fe Symphony, (section violin), Santa Fe, NM - (1996-1999)
Buffalo Philharmonic, (section violin substitute), Buffalo, NY (2000-2002)
Western New York Chamber Orchestra, (section violin), Fredonia, NY (2000-2002)
Coachella Valley Symphony Orchestra, (section violin and section viola), Indio, CA (2009-present)
Concertmaster of California Desert Chorale Orchestra, Palm Desert, CA (2003-present)
Redlands Symphony Orchestra, (section violin substitute), Redlands, CA
Other Professional Experience
Riverside City College (viola and violin faculty), Riverside, CA (2017-present)
Albuquerque Civic Light Opera (section violin and section viola), Albuquerque, NM (1996-1999)
Buffalo Opera (associate principal violin), Buffalo, NY (1999-2002)
Lexington String Quartet, (2nd Violin), Buffalo, NY (1999-2002)
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra (substitute violin), Hamilton, ON, Canada (2000)
Shea Theater (section violin and section viola), Buffalo, NY (1999-2002)
"3 Irish Tenors" New England Tour, (section violin), (2002)
ArtPark (section violin and section viola), Lewiston, NY (1999-2002)
Performance Riverside (section violin and section viola), Riverside, CA (2002-2013)
Concertmaster of "Beyond Celtic: An Evening With Michael Londra" PBS Special, San Bernardino, CA
(2011)
Riverside Repertoire Theater (section violin and section viola), Riverside, CA (2013-2015)
McCallum Theater Musical Productions, (section violin and section viola), Palm Desert, CA (2002-
present)
Redlands Bowl Musical Theater Productions, (section violin and section viola) , Redlands, CA
Other Appearances and Performances
Barry Manilow (section violin)
Clay Aiken (section violin)
Jon Anderson (section violin)
Palm Springs Film Festival (section viola)
Peabo Bryson (section violin)
Peter Cetera (section violin)
Smokey Robinson (section violin and section viola)
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Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts : Music, 1996
California Polytechnic University ? San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
Recipient of San Luis Obispo Symphony Scholarship
Scholarship of Excellence recipient
Master of Arts : Music, 1998
University of New Mexico ? Albuquerque, NM, USA
Recipient of Franck Graduate String Quartet Scholarship
Recipient of UNM Department of Strings Violin
Quartet in Residence for New Mexico Women's Correctional Facility
Graduate Assistant
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Michael Nowak
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