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Lessons offered by Mandy
  • Individual
Lessons can be held..
  • at your place
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • Music Reading
  • Violin
  • Viola
Levels
  • All Levels

Violin/Viola Tutor with Bachelor in Music Education in Perth CBD, WA searching for Students

Methodology

My philosophy of education is education through guidance. Through lessons, I adapt the learning to each specific student, and allow them to show me how they learn best. Every student learns differently, and it's important to teach them in the way they are going to be the most receptive. While progress should be the goal, I try to encourage my students when they make mistakes instead of chastise, and firmly believe that lessons are a tool for them to use to grow as a performer. My role is to mold them into a well rounded and versatile performer by supplying them not only with performance knowledge, but also good practicing techniques and music theory knowledge that can be applied in the future.

If you are interested in lessons for you or your child, feel free to email me at (concealed information) I look forward to learning with you!

Background

I hold a Bachelor's of Music degree from Elizabethtown College, USA. I have studied violin privately for 10 years, as well as taught private and public lessons through school programs for 7 years. I began viola in college, and am well versed on the techniques of viola performance. I am able to teach a student starting at any level, from beginner through advanced, and will work with the student at their pace to help them as much as possible. If you or your student already has books or pieces they are working on, I would be happy to work with them on those. If they would like suggestions or to expand their horizons in the musical world, I would also be capable of helping them with that.

While I am a violin/viola primary teacher, I am also qualified to instruct in other instruments up to the intermediate levels. If you or yor student would like to receive music theory lessons, my degree also covered that up to Music Theory 4, as well as arrangement instruction.

I will be teaching 1 hour long minimum lessons at $70 an hour. I reside in Lathlain at the moment, and rely on public transportation. The suburbs accessible to me are:
Lathlain
Carlisle
Victoria Park
Bentley
Queen's Park
Cannington
Beckenham
Belmont
East Perth

If you live outside these suburbs, and would still like me to provide lessons to you or your student, please feel free to contact me and we can see if we can negotiate an appropriate rate.

During this time with the COVID-19 Pandemic, I will also be offerring virtual violin lessons through ZOOM at a discounted rate of $60/hour.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $60/h
Lessons offered by Mandy
Individual
Lessons can be held..
at your place
webcam
Subjects taught
  • Music Reading
  • Violin
  • Viola
Levels
  • All Levels

Mandy's CV

EDUCATION
Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA August 2014-May 2018
Bachelor of Music and Education
GPA: 3.6/4.0

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE
Exeter Senior High School Chamber Orchestra 2010-2014
Exeter Senior High School Quartet/Quintet 2010-2014
Berks Junior County Orchestra Participant 2009-2011
Berks Senior County Orchestra Participant 2012-2014
Reading Symphony Junior String Orchestra
Seasons 8-11 2007-2011
Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra
Seasons 23-25 2013-2014
Lebanon Valley Honors Orchestra 2012, 2013
Elizabethtown Community Orchestra
1st Stand, 2nd chair 2nd Violin (one semester)/Principle Viola (7 semesters) 2014-2018
Elizabethtown Quartet/Quintet
Violin/Viola (3 semesters) 2016, 2017

Sophomore Level Middle Level: Adolescent Development
Elizabethtown Middle School- Mrs. Fetzer’s general music class February-March 2015
(10 weeks, once a week. 2 hours)
• Worked on learning rhythms
• Assisted with note identification
• Assisted in assessing keyboard progress through excerpts
Sophomore Level: Music Teaching and Learning
Church of the Brethren Child Care Center- Group taught Kindergarten general music class
(10 weeks, once a week, 20-30 minutes) February-March 2015
• Planned and began instruction on beat
• Worked on understanding of beat vs. rhythm, and how to keep a steady beat
• Established a working understanding of tempo (fast vs. slow)
• Conducted a pre-test and a post test on the class (results later presented by advisor to NAfME)
Junior Level General Music Methods
Masonic Daycare Center- Miss Diller’s Kindergarten Class
(10 weeks, once a week, 30 minutes) February-April 2017
• Expanded upon techniques and ideas already instilled by previous teachers
• Gained experience on instruction on dynamic context
• Introduced the concept of composition and variety
• Continued to establish the idea of steady beats and rhythms
• Implemented classroom management skills via working with a teaching partner
Senior Level Student Teaching
Central Dauphin East Middle School- Mrs. Amanda Wilson’s General Music/Choir
(8 weeks each, every day) January-March 2018
• Expanded upon techniques and ideas already instilled by previous teachers
• Gained experience on instruction on dynamic context
• Planned and began instruction on beat
• Introduced the concept of composition and variety
• Continued to establish the idea of steady beats and rhythms
• Implemented classroom management skilled learned by cooperating teacher
• Worked in large group ensembles with a variety of experience and skill levels
Senior Level Student Teaching
Central Dauphin East High School- Mrs. Dalinda Bohr’s Orchestra/Guitar I and II
(8 weeks each, every day) March-May 2018
• Expanded upon techniques and ideas students had already been working on
• Gained a better idea of the ASTA curriculum
• Implemented classroom management skilled learned by cooperating teacher
• Worked in large group ensembles with a variety of experience and skill levels
• Introduced and conducted a piece played on the spring concert
• Worked on skills on all string instruments required for each class

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