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What students and parents have to say:
“Lauren has been teaching violin to my children and to me since 2010. I am always impressed by her patience, attention to detail, and her ability to seamlessly transition between teaching adults, school-aged children and less than cooperative preschoolers”
“Lauren took on the challenge of teaching our daughter who is on the autistic spectrum and suffers from all the sensory and learning challenges that go along with the disorder. At first no one was sure if she would be able to learn. Our daughter had trouble listening, focusing and following instructions. but Lauren persevered, adapting her teaching methods and studio environment to accommodate her learning style. The end result is that our daughter has turned into a great violin student thanks to Lauren‘s patience, cleverness and persistence.”
Lauren believes every person has the innate ability to make music and that it is the teacher’s job to guide students in discovering their potential. The best teacher is one who continues to grow and learn for herself, so Lauren works hard to challenge herself as a musician and model what she teaches for her students. Lauren’s teaching is guided by the philosophies of Shinichi Suzuki and the principles of healthy movement as taught in Body Mapping.
Becoming a student
Lauren is currently accepting new violin and Body Mapping students. If you are interested, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. For violin lessons, priority will be given to students in or joining the Suzuki Talent Education Program. Prospective students and their families are encouraged to review Lauren’s Studio Policies and Payment Policies.
Private lessons are the core building block of learning to play the violin. They are available to students aged 3 and up and take place in Lauren’s teaching studio in Downtown St. John’s.
For most children and teens, private lessons are most successful when students are also part of group classes that provide them with the motivation and enjoyment of playing together with their peers. The Suzuki Talent Education Program (STEP) organizes this kind of class, and Lauren encourages all her students to become STEP members and take part.
Watch this space for a list of available lesson times.