- Hourly rate $80
- Response Time 24h
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Christiane Eidsten - Finsbury Park - Norwegian
- Finsbury Park
- at her place
- at your home
About the lesson
Hi, I am a norwegian young professional violinist living and working in London. I am looking for an enthusiastic violin/viola or Norwegian-language student. Please be in touch if you want to learn to play the violin or improve your Norwegian.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach violin, viola and Norwegian language. I play both modern violin and baroque violin and have played viola since the age of 14.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
I finished my bachelor degree in performing violin in 2010 at Barratt Due Institute of Music. This is one of the best schools for playing the classical violin in Norway. I also taught Junior students at Barratt Due with great success after finishing a course in teaching children as part of my bachelor. At Guildhall School of Music and Drama I studied a postgraduate degree with prof. David Takeno.
I have taught Norwegian privately since 2011 and through Global Language Training since april 2012. I am also a qualified language teacher for Cactus Worldwide based in London.
- How much do you charge?
£40 per lesson (1hour) which also includes travel expenses.
- Where do you teach?
In North London, I teach around Islington area, Harlesden and in Victoria and Clapham. I also teach at home in SE London.
- When are you available?
I have a varied schedule so will try to find a time that works for both of us.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach any age and at any level from beginners to advanced.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I follow the Associated Board (ABRSM) syllabus for violin teaching.
- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Teaching Norwegian: It will have to be essential that the pupil as a stable internet connection and familiar to use skype. I will give the pupil tasks and questions and make the teaching fun and useful. I will be focusing on Norwegian culture and traditions. I use the book Beginners Norwegian with 2 audio CD by Laura Ziukaite-Hansen published by Hippocrene books.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am very ambitious with my students and expect them to practice every day. Playing the violin is demanding and it needs to be an every day activity for it to develop. Please contact me stating your age and experience in music/violin playing if you are interested and I will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
- High School
- NCEA Level 1
NCEA Level 2
NCEA Level 3
About Christiane Eidsten
- What kind of experience do you have?
I currently hold a position at Highbury Grove School as a peripatetic Music Teacher. I have previously worked as a violin teacher for Juniors at Barratt Due Institute of Music, Bestum Primary School and Vestre Aker Orchestra in Oslo.
I've been a member of Southbank Sinfonia (SbS 10) since January 2012 organizing workshops and classical concerts especially targeted for young children.
I have been teaching privately young beginners, adult beginners and advanced violinists since I started teaching violin in 2008.
My experience as a Norwegian Language teacher includes complete beginners and advanced adults.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I have a DBS check.
- Where and with whom did you train?
I studied 4 years in Oslo, Norway at Barratt Due Institute of Music which is one of the best schools for string instruments in Norway. I did my Postgraduate degree at Guildhall School of Music and Drama with professor David Takeno as teacher.
- 5h: $400
- 10h: $800