Violin & Viola Lessons in Schaumburg, IL
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Our Approach to Violin & Viola Lessons
Schaumburg Music Academy takes a balanced approach to music instruction. We make learning fun and foster creativity, while maintaining a focus on the core principles of good musicianship. While we strive for excellence, we do it in a way that’s fun and free of the conservatory-type pressure found at some music schools.
Learn one-on-one with our fantastic violin, viola, and cello teachers. Our violin and viola teachers will help students at any level cultivate their talents. Learn from our passionate violin teachers in both beginner and advanced techniques.
Schaumburg Music Academy is proud to offer violin, viola, and cello lessons to people of all ages and skill levels in the Schaumburg area. Our instructors love to customize lessons for each student, providing well-rounded instruction for students of any age and skill level who are interested in bowed strings. Whether your goals include Romantic concerti, jess improvisation, or fiddle tunes, our teachers can help you get there!
At Schaumburg Music Academy, we are passionate about creating a fun and engaging experience, while providing new string players with a firm foundation to move forward. Our instructors are fantastic people and great musicians, and many of them perform professionally in a variety of musical contexts. Their top-notch credentials and experience allow our teachers to customize lessons for each student, covering areas including technique, fundamentals, and expression and exploring many different musical genres.
Violin Lessons Should Be Fun!
The only thing sweeter than the sound of a violin or viola is the experience students will have at Schaumburg Music Academy. We pair the sophistication of these classic string instruments with an unwavering commitment to fun. We want each of our students to LOVE their music lessons!
Our teaching staff expertly blends a high standard of music education with a creative, student-focused approach that gives students space to discover and nurture their passion for music and the violin. Whether you’re looking to pick up the instrument for the first time or want to earn the first chair in your orchestra, our teachers are ready to help you progress quickly toward your goals – while having fun along the way.
We Emphasize Healthy Technique
Strong fundamentals are key to efficient, effortless playing and optimal sound. We teach students essential instrument care and set-up, tuning, healthy playing posture, bowing, and hand positioning. Our skilled instructors also take students through regular ear training exercises to foster the development of good pitch.
Additionally, we strive to ensure our students become literate musicians through lessons in scales, music theory, rhythm, and sight-reading. More advanced students will build a broader repertoire of technique, including vibrato, double-stop and chord playing; more advanced bow strokes such as spiccato, sautillé, and up-bow staccato; and other higher-level musicianship concepts such as phrase analysis and score studying skills.
We Care About Your Musical Interests
At Schaumburg Music Academy, we are delighted to work with students of all abilities seeking to enrich their lives through music. Our teachers take an individualized approach to each student – underpinned by detailed individual assessments, a thorough and logical sequence of skill development and training, and one-on-one guidance throughout your musical journey.
Your experience at Schaumburg Music Academy will be uniquely yours. Come and learn from our talented instructors, many of whom can connect you with performance and competitive opportunities, should you wish to pursue your craft on a larger stage.
Our Violin & Viola Teachers:
Our violin, viola, and cello instructors enjoy tailoring lessons to their students’ interests and goals while incorporating the technical skills needed for them to achieve mastery of their instrument. We encourage individuality while making the learning experience fun for students of all ages. Below is an outline of our approach.
WEEKLY 30 MIN
Great for learning the basics and building strong foundations.
WEEKLY 60 MIN
Longer sessions, great for motivated musicians.
What you can expect
1. Tell us about your musical goals.
2. Match with one of our expert instructors.
3. Play music! Parents get progress reports.
Katie A. | Student
“I don’t think it gets any better than Schaumburg Music Academy. The excellent piano lessons by a well-qualified instructor and a schedule that fits my needs brought me in. However, it is the welcoming atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and friendly conversation that keep me here. I would definitely recommend anyone who loves music to come to check it out!”