Viola Lessons: Ages 9 – Adults
Schedule a trial viola lesson to learn more. Meet your viola teacher today!
For a quick response, fill in our Start Today form below, and tell us more about the Viola Lessons you are looking for. For personal assistance or to join our waitlist, please call our Arts Administrators at 650-574-2844. We are looking forward to learning more about you and matching you with a quality viola teacher in San Mateo, Burlingame, Belmont, San Carlos, Millbrae.
As a viola player, you are unique!
Most viola players come to the viola after being a violin player for several years. Your orchestra teacher may have chosen you to play the viola, because they know you have the skills to succeed. Refine your skills on the viola with viola lessons at the Myriad Music School. Whether you are a complete beginner or whether you already play the viola, come and meet Myriad’s special teachers ~ they will take you to the next level. Private lessons at Myriad help you excel in your Orchestra programs. Attain your musical best with expert coaching!
Our Teachers are Viola Specialists
We help these students transition from the violin to the slightly larger viola. Our viola Teachers are just like you. They have also made this journey and understand your challenges.We have created a curriculum that is fun for our students and provides a very well-rounded approach. We teach foundations, correct viola posture, tension-free technique, ear-training exercises, rhythm studies and fun modern songs that appeal to students of all ages. Students at our school earn medals as they progress through our well-designed curriculum. We continually refine and update our resources, making them better and more relevant to our students’ goals every year!
Our teachers help viola students solve these challenges:
- Fine motor skills
- Balancing your bow for just the right musical touch
- Delicate intonation and ear-training skills
- Reading your music well
- Bowing correctly with your rhythms
- Receive weekly feedback & encouragement to know that your are on the right track!
Private mentoring is the way to go! We provide our string students of all ages with a fun weekly viola lesson. We provide personalized tips and fun activities to take home. For parents, we have many tools to help you know if your child is excelling. Parents are provided with a “Smart Practicing Guide” and “Correct Violin Home Set-up” guidelines. Follow the curriculum your child is learning and celebrate their success!
Practice together with Myriad’s string teachers playing students’ songs on YouTube at a slow practice tempo that students can actually follow. We created a special YouTube channel just for you! Myriad’s Director and other skilled professional accompanists give your child further coaching to prepare for performances. This is the place to be!
Viola Lessons ~ creating a balance of fun, refined technique and a beautiful soaring sound!
Motivating systems are unique to the Myriad Music School. Our violin students are introduced to the best of all respected viola methods. Our Directors and String Department Team have researched and combined the best aspects of many books and methods.
Students at Myriad love playing alongside the beautiful tone of their mentors each week. Modeling a professional sound and playing duets together is a important part of taking private lessons on string instruments.
A Myriad, our curriculum is fun for our students and provides a very well-rounded approach. We continually refine and update our resources, making them better and more relevant to our students’ goals every year!
During your viola lessons you will learn to:
- Develop beautiful tone production ~ this takes time! You’ll love playing alongside your teacher
- Read music and understand how rhythms, melodies, and chords are organized
- Understand ear-training exercises, assisting the student with pitch-matching, pattern recognition, etc.
- Be creative and develop a unique sound
- Styles from many periods and traditions
- Correct physical approach and posture for pain-free practice
- Buy or rent the right violin for YOU!
Learn from the experts – don’t spend unnecessary money on an inferior instrument. Our teachers or front desk staff can give you the right information to help you make informed decisions about:
- The correct size and how to re-size as your child grows
- Reputable viola or music shops where you can rent / purchase a well-cared for instrument
- How to choose a quality instrument that is suitable for viola lessons.
- Choosing a shoulder rest to use with your viola
- And more…
Schedule a trial viola lesson near you to learn more. Meet your viola teacher today!
For a quick response, fill in our Start Today form below, and tell us more about what you are looking for. For personal assistance or to join our waitlist, please call our Arts Administrators at 650-574-2844. We are looking forward to learning more about you and matching you with a quality viola teacher in San Mateo, Burlingame, Belmont, San Carlos, Millbrae.