VIOLIN CLASSES IN MELBOURNE CBD
ELLA JONES, VIOLIN TEACHER
Violin Teacher in Melbourne CBD-Ella Jones has been teaching violin privately and in music schools for nine years and has been playing the violin for twenty-one years.She graduated from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 2016, where she completed a Bachelor of Music and majored in performance. Ella has experience teaching students of all ages and levels, including beginners, adult learners, and highly advanced students. As a violin student herself, Ella grew up learning the Suzuki Method, a method which focuses on developing a beautiful tone and a refined ear. Over the years she has successfully prepared students for a range of exams, scholarships, auditions and performances. Ella is a thorough but enthusiastic teacher and strives to build a strong technical foundation amongst all students while adjusting her teaching style to suit the individual students’ age and personal goals. She believes that a positive relationship between teacher and student is fundamental. As Ella strives to make her lessons fun and entertaining, one of her interests is to assist her students to be creative in their musical expression and ideas.
Ella is currently on maternity leave and will return in April 2021.
Our current substitute teacher is Nicole Wood.
Nicole E Wood is a passionate Melbourne violinist and music teacher, originally hailing from Hill Top, New South Wales. She completed her Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, the University of Melbourne in 2017, continuing on to study an Honours extension at the University of Tasmania in 2019.
Nicole is in-demand as a violinist for corporate events, opera and theatre work and orchestral performances in Melbourne and across Australia. Her flexible and energetic playing enable her to contribute to a large variety of performance styles. Most recently, she performed in the Mozart Requiem as part of The Tasmanian Conservatorium Camerata with members of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, as well as solo performances for The Damler Doty 2019 awards at The Forum. Additionally, Nicole was the violin soloist in the premier performances of Jack Frost the Musical.
Nicole’s love of the violin and dedication to the perpetuation of quality music making invigorates her to continue pursuing multiple artistic avenues and broaden her playing horizons.