Victoria Ivelisse

Victoria has been teaching for over ten years and has twenty-five years music performance experience. Trained in both Classical and Suzuki violin, she completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from Kennesaw State University.

As a violinist, she was a frequent performer with the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra. Her performances include Handel’s “Messiah” and “Hansel & Gretel”. She was a Concert Recitalist at the Georgia Music Teachers Association Conference as a result of having won both the Award of Excellence and the Outstanding Performer Award.

She also received a Certificate of Achievement with Honors, Teaching Elementary Piano Teacher Course, from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada; which is a pedagogical approach to musical development through musical education. Victoria is currently pursuing the certificate for the Teaching Intermediate Piano Teacher Course.

Through continued musical development, Victoria has attended the Benedetti Foundation Sessions; ‘A Guide to Wellbeing’ which connects music, movement, and mindfulness for an overall connectivity approach to playing an instrument. She has also recently attended the ‘Building Foundations: Exploring the Physicality and Psychology of Playing’ which is an all-encompassing approach to musical development that includes posture, physicality, strings techniques, creativity, intonation, instrument set-up, and more.

In music education, Victoria enjoys teaching a variety of genres such as Classical, Suzuki, Contemporary, Orchestral, Chamber, Pop, and Art Song. Students of all ages with varying levels from beginner to advanced are welcome; including piano students as young as four years of age.

She believes learning music aids in the learning process of different subject areas. Music enhances listening skills, memory, increased vocabulary, body coordination, creativity, emotional responses, and perception of sound which is all essential throughout our lives. During each lesson, she helps each student to keep track of their progress. Victoria believes learning music for all ages can be fun, exciting, and enjoyable. Music and instructing are her passions and she strives for the very best for each student.

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