Violin Starters (ages 6 & 7)
This popular class gives beginners a great start playing violin - a beautiful, sociable instrument at home everywhere from the Royal Albert Hall to the pop charts!
137 Vanbrugh Hill, Greenwich SE10 9HP
Sundays 10.35am - 11.20am
Autumn term + Spring term - 24 sessions
£300 • 15th September 2019 - 5th April 2020
Saturdays 12.35 - 1.20pm
Spring term + Autumn term - 24 sessions
£300 • 12th January 2020 - 19th July 2020
£160 deposit payable when booking; remainder due one calendar month after course begins.
No lessons during half terms and holidays.
For children aged 6 or 7.
For beginners - no experience necessary.
A violin will be required - please see below.
Tutor - Andrea Montalbano
Learn to play in this friendly group class, which covers technique, music-reading and performance skills.
In Violin Starters, children will develop confident and secure violin technique, learn how to read and interpret music notation, perform a variety of music as a soloist and as part of the group, and also compose and improvise their own music.
Short weekly practice tasks are set, so children start to build a regular practice routine from the outset, helping them to make enjoyable progress and preparing them for the regular practice needed to master an instrument.
As a two-term course with six children in a class, this course offers time and space for real progression. At the end of the course children will have a solid grounding in the instrument and will be ready to move on to small group lessons, paired or individual tuition.
A violin will be required for this course - but please don't order one until we have advised what size to get! A beginner violin costs around £60-£100.
If you wish, you can order one from us when booking and we will supply the correct size after the first lesson.