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Nakayama Violin Studio

Offers individual lessons for:




Studio: Parkmerced, San Francisco


*free parking

*virtual lesson available (if desired)


$45 / 30 min

$65 / 45 min

$85 / 60 min

Instructor: Midori Nakayama

15+ years of experience teaching violin, viola and piano, in both private and group class settings.  She received Master of Music and Professional Studies Diploma from San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  Midori was also a chamber music coach at Summer Music West, and a guest instructor at Santa Ana College string ensemble.  The Schools she had appeared as an instructor include; Yamaha Music School (Irvine), ABI Instruments (Anaheim), Serramonte Music Center (Daly City), Melody Academy of Music (Palo Alto), Amabile School of Music (San Francisco), and Grace Notes Music School (Burlingame).  

Midori focuses on teaching a proper posture and set-up of violin especially to the beginning students, and she has developed her own, confident methods to introduce this beautiful instrument to young pupils.  


Violin Instruction Materials (not exclusive):

*The Sassmannshaus Tradition, Early Start on the Violin vol.1 & 2

*Suzuki Violin School vol.1 ~10

*I Can Read Music, a note reading book for violin students

*Hrimaly Scale Studies for the violin

*Wohlfahrt Op.45, Sixty Studies for the Violin, book 1 

*Kayser Op.20, Elementary and Progressive Studies for the Violin

*Sevcik, Violin Studies Op.3 (bow techniques)

*Introducing the Positions for Violin by H.S. Whistler, vol. 1 & 2

*Kreutzer 42 Studies for Violin

*J.S. Bach 6 Sonotas and Partitas, S.1001-1006



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