Teacher Justine

Teacher Justine

How old were you when you began learning to play your instrument?
11 years old, on the violin

What do you Love about Teaching?
I love helping students discover musical styles, artists, and outlets. I get to rediscover my own love for music when I teach others how to find theirs!

Where did your receive your Degrees in Music / Dance Education
Masters of Music in Viola Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Bachelors of Music in Viola Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory

Your Unique Approach to Teaching
I value helping students learn and discovering how they learn best. Every student is driven by something different and discovering what drives them makes lessons more fun, interesting, motivating, and productive!

What do you enjoy about teaching at Myriad?
The community and how much I have learnt from every teacher here.

What are your hobbies & Interests?
Vegan cooking and baking for my friends, hiking and exploring the city, reading and watching sci-fi, and crafty projects.

Anything else to share?
I love birds and have a pet dove, and would love to know all about your pets.

Favorite Inspirational Quote
“The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.” ~ Frank Herbert, Dune