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Virginia Academy of Suzuki Violin
9068 Andromeda Drive Burke,VA 22015
Convenient to Burke, Springfield, Fairfax & Annandale

Violin and Viola Lessons at the Virginia Academy of Suzuki Violin
'Teaching students - the way they learn'
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Looking for the right violin teacher for your child?

The Suzuki approach is the best way for young students to learn the violin as well as viola, cello, bass, piano, harp, recorder and guitar. Why is Suzuki's method of learning so successful? I like to put it this way:

'Teaching students the way they learn'   

'You clearly are able to work equally well with all age and skill levels, and are able to provide your students with just the right challenges each step of the way.'
"I have been taking violin lessons since I was five. I can't even imagine my life without violin lessons with Mr. Ling."
'You command the respect of your students, without being harsh, disciplinary, or negative. My son felt very comfortable and relaxed in violin class, while having great respect for your knowledge and advice.'
Top Six Reasons to choose the
Virginia Academy of Suzuki Violin:

1. Proven Results

Jim Ling's students consistently place highly in school orchestras, seating auditions, and regional & district orchestras and have also won Virginia All-State Orchestras auditions and university music scholarships.

2. Experience, Master's Degree

A highly qualified instructor can give beginners the proper foundation that avoids years of frustration and guide the more advanced student to polish and perfect the skills required for beautiful, virtuoso performances. Jim Ling has the the skills and experience to guide a student from beginner to virtuoso.

3. Performance Preparation

Lessons cover all the essential qualities and skills that will eventually develop a musician capable of confidant, polished performances, whether on the concert stage, auditions or playing exams. A partial list includes:

  • focus
  • technique
  • memorization
  • listening
  • sight reading
  • poise
  • stage manners
  • ensemble skills
  • rhythmic training
  • comfortable posture
  • and much more.

4. Focus on Learning I teach so you can learn and play.

The Virginia Academy of Suzuki Violin is not a violin shop or general music store: I do not rent or sell instruments or music which means I can specialize in providing the highest quality of musical instruction.

5. Older beginners are welcome!

Yes, I have young students who are very advanced. I am also very happy to teach the older beginner and intermediate students and have often seen them make extraordinary progress.

6. Regular Performances

Having a least three concerts or recitals each year keeps students focused and motivated to share their accomplishments and inspiration with their friends and family.

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"You clearly are able to work equally well with all age and skill levels, and are able to provide your students with just the right challenges each step of the way."