Violin & Viola


Master Level: Interpretation & Musicality

  • Discovering individual alignments for each student for comfortable and efficient use of the instrument.
  • Communicating individual and personal ideas in music playing.
  • Learning to get a mature tone on your instrument.
  • Deepen an understanding of the historic and artistic context to form a solid interpretation of the music performed.
  • Apply music in real life and life experiences to enhance the music language.

Established Artist Teacher: Inspiration & Knowledge

  • Inspiring lessons that promote not only learning an instrument, but grow a passion for music.
  • Music Language – Having an understanding of how music is formed and written is vital to becoming a well rounded musician.
  • Understand to listen to others playing.
  • Learning and acknowledging universal music and repertoire for the instrument.
  • Playing by ear – Developing a good ear for music is vital.

Marcello Napoli

Music Teachers: Technique & Self-Discipline

  • Correct hand position and technique,allowing the student to develop speed and flow between notes.
  • Thorough understanding of how to read music-notes on the staff, rhythm and timing, dynamics of music, articulation of notes.
  • Sight-reading– The ability to pick up a piece of music you have never seen before and play it competently.
  • Scales, chords and arpeggios– Playing scales is helpful on many levels. It develops good fingering technique and helps you understand chords/arpeggios and their relationship within a particular key.
  • Exams– The opportunity to sit level exams allows students to gauge their progress and to set personal goals for their playing.

Daly Li – Martin Qi