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Kristin B.
Vista, California
Students can expect to practice a mix of scales and songs during bass lessons. I primarily use the Suzuki method books, but I am open to using other ones if preferred by the student.
About Kristin B.

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak School in San Marcos and the resident violist for Zene Strings quartet. I am also an active freelance musician that performs with various ensembles across San Diego.

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Teaches Beginner

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Teaching since 2013

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Single Subject Music Credential

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Teaches ages 5+

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Kristin B.
Vista, California
Students can expect to practice a mix of scales and songs during bass lessons. I primarily use the Suzuki method books, but I am open to using other ones if preferred by the student.
About Kristin B.

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak School in San Marcos and the resident violist for Zene Strings quartet. I am also an active freelance musician that performs with various ensembles across San Diego.

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner

Teaching since

Teaching since 2013

Education

Single Subject Music Credential

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks

Speaks English, German

Speaks

Has background check

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Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!

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Principal Violist
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West Michigan Opera Project
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Ensemble Member & Soloist
Jan 2011 - Apr 2015
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Viola Section Member
Sep 2010 - Apr 2015
Western Michigan University - University Symphony Orchestra
Ensemble Member
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Single Subject Music Credential
Jun 2020 - May 2021
California State University, East Bay
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Aug 2010 - May 2015
Western Michigan University
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Single Subject Music Credential
Jun 2021
California State University, East Bay
College of Fine Arts Faculty Fellowship Grant
Sep 2011
Western Michigan University
Provost Scholaship
Aug 2010
Western Michigan University

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