Are you interested in learning the viola in the Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo area? Are you a student getting ready for competitions, college, auditions, etc? Are you an adult amateur looking to continue developing your love of music? I'm here to help you to meet your goals, professional or otherwise. I've been teaching for over ten years and have had students from 4 to 60 years old - there's no wrong time to develop your art.
Drop me a line and we'll talk schedule, rates and your goals.
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"Arturo is a wonderful teacher ... He is clearly very well versed in the instrument and able to impart his knowledge well, but what really sets him apart from other teachers is not only his enthusiasm and patience, but the well-rounded nature of his lessons. ...whenever possible, he incorporates other subjects such as geography and grammar! My daughter and I both feel that he is the very best teacher she has ever had." -WL. Alto, MI
"We have a heartfelt appreciation for his gentle soul, fun energy, laid-back teaching style and his inspiration. Because of all of this and the fact that he, himself, is a busy performing musician, we are thrilled that "K" has this opportunity to learn from him. He is beyond worldly, classy and talented....a brilliant gem" -TM. Grand Rapids, MI
"I have benefited considerably from his insight on music and styles of interpretation. I definitely recommend Arturo to anyone who is serious about developing from both a technical and a musical standpoint." - RH. Chicago, IL