I'm a junior in high school. I've played violin for five years (since I was 11). I'm switching teachers at the moment, and the price for lessons is going to increase. My mom wants me to start giving lessons to younger kids to help pay for my lessons.
Obviously, you can't here me and see where I stand, so I'll just tell you some of the pieces I have learned:
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante
Brahms Double Concerto (only the third movement)
Bach Violin Concertos 1 and 2
Lalo Symphonie Espangnole
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1
Bach Partita No. 2 (without Chaccone)
Bach Sonata No. 1
and I'm currently working on Bach's Sonata No. 2.
I have some kreisler showpieces under my belt, as well as a bunch of Vivaldi violin concertos that I learned when I first started out with my old teacher. I also work out of the Kruetzer book.
Would I be someone that you would let teach your kid violin? I know that repertoire isn't the only thing that matters. Obviously, you have to have a friendly personality and get along with other people.
These kids that I would potentially teach would be anywhere from playing for 1-3 years, and they would also have a middle school orchestra teacher. Another important question is how much should I charge?
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