Violin, Fiddle, Viola Lessons

Learn the classics, toe-tappin’ Fiddle or both! Violin lessons can begin for students as young as five years old, Cello or Viola at seven years old. We also have Double Bass lessons available. Lessons for Adults available. Music Collection offers qualified and experienced string teachers that will instruct you in the style you prefer at a pace that works for you. Rental Violins are available.

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Strings Overview:
Ages: Violin: 5+, beginners & up
Cello: 7+, beginners & up
Start Date: Any time throughout the year
Length: 30 minutes, hours available
Locations: St. John’s, Mount Pearl
Styles: Fiddle (on Violin), Classical, Modern

Violin, Fiddle and Viola Teachers

Caitlin BrownCaitlin Brown – Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Piano
Caitlin Brown has been an active music educator and performer in Florida. She holds a Bachelor in Music Performance and a Bachelor in Music Education degree from Stetson University, FL. Since 2013, she has performed as a soloist at the Orfeo Music Festival in Italy, as well as Belgium, England, Wales, and throughout the United States. In 2016, she was honored to place 2nd in the Orfeo International Music Competition. Over the years, Caitlin has been highly invested in expanding music education in her community. In college, she helped found the American String Teachers Association chapter at Stetson University and built a classical concert series within the West Volusia public libraries. In 2017, she took over as director for the Stetson Youth String Orchestra- becoming the youngest director of the youth orchestra in its 20+ year history. She has recently been the music teacher at Deltona Middle School and has maintained a private violin studio at the Cuchetti School of Music. Caitlin will be starting her graduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Fall 2019.

Rowan SherlockRowan Sherlock – Piano, Violin/Fiddle, Viola, Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele
Rowan Sherlock is a trained Classical violinist and pianist; having studied his craft in Waterford Institute of Technology Music School in Ireland for over 20 years, he then went on to undertake a BA in Music Composition and Classical violin performance, then followed by completing his MA in Music Composition under the tuition of the acclaimed Irish composer Dr Marian Ingoldsby. Rowan has in the past lead such orchestras as the South Eastern Region Youth Orchestra, the W.I.T Youth Orchestra, and has also toured internationally with the National Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ireland. He is also the violinist with acclaimed Irish groups ‘In The Willows’, ‘Gypsi Swing’ as well as well-known Irish traditional band ‘Newfoundland’ with whom he has toured with extensively. Rowan has worked as a violin, piano and music theory teacher in schools across the South-East of Ireland as well as performing nationally with various groups, as well as having performed at countless wedding ceremonies and functions as an ‘event musician’ over the past number of years. Rowan has performed on stage with many well-known musicians such as Duke Special, Nicola Benedetti and Dame Evelyn Glennie. Rowan currently performs in many locations around St John’s as well as all across the island with local bands “Rugged Shores” and “Burgeo Speedwagon”. Rowan now resides in CBS, Newfoundland and has purchased his first house here!

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How to reach us:
St. John's, Torbay Road 738-2982 hello@musiccollection.ca
Mount Pearl 368-0789 mountpearl@musiccollection.ca


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