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Hsuan's Music Studio
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Hsuan's Music Studio
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Offers remote services
  • Serves Ames, IA
A professionally trained violinist and experienced teacher will help you or your child learn violin and explore the music world! I've been teaching the violin for over 10+ years. I am an active performer; professional violinist and I hold a position in the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra. I graduated with a Doctor of Musical Arts from Michigan State University in violin performance. My teaching style depends on what goal the student wants to achieve. Many of my students won prizes in competitions or orchestra auditions. Furthermore, I have had the opportunity to lead a sectional violin in a junior high school’s string orchestra for years. Beyond that, I also gave coaching for the string quartet to my students regularly. Through these experiences, I have been fortunate enough to educate a diverse group of elementary and middle school students. I am passionate about teaching violin and really enjoy how students inspire me in life. I always focus on expanding children’s interests by improvising music, playing, or recomposing pop music, and incorporating music activities such as concerts, performances, and competitions to encourage and build children’s confidence. By utilizing these methods, I am able to reach out to each student and give them a fun learning environment, and help them to develop their talents while nurturing their passion for music. I have taught the violin, viola, and piano at all levels including beginners, intermediate and advanced. I also taught chamber music and orchestra sectional practice at the Interlochen Fine Art Festival. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!See more

$30

starting cost

$30

starting cost

Reviews for Ames piano instructors
Richard F.
After two lessons with Tim, several things are already clear: He quickly susses your skill level and desires and begins his work right there. His lessons thoughtfully and skillfully build on each other. He makes you think. He challenges you, but only, I believe, if you want to be challenged. If, like me, you've been trying for about a year to learn to play jazz, you could probably take a lesson a week for a decade, and he'd still be helping you improve. When he teaches remotely, he's good with the technology, and although your phone camera allows him to see your fingers, he really only needs to use his ear. He's at his piano while you're at yours, and he'll sometimes play to demonstrate a point and to develop your own ear. Between lessons, he texts or emails practice materials, and he includes helpful and instructive videos of himself playing effortlessly the homework you need to prepare for your next session. He's kind, helpful, good humored, patient, and whatever other adjectives could be used to describe a terrific teacher. I count myself lucky to have found him.
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