Violin & Viola

At the Mayo School of Music we offer expert tuition in violin and viola at our Castlebar school. Whether you aspire to play classical music or explore various other genres, we have the resources and expertise to guide you on your musical journey.

Our violin and viola lessons are available in both one-on-one and group settings, catering to students of all ages and levels of experience. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced player, our dedicated instructor will provide personalized instruction to help you develop expert technique, superb bowing skills, and a distinct musical flair.

For those interested in classical music, we offer guidance and preparation for the Royal Irish Academy of Music exams. Our teachers will assist you in mastering the required repertoire, honing your technical proficiency, and refining your musical interpretation. The option to pursue these prestigious exams provides a structured path for advancement and recognition in your violin or viola playing.

In addition to classical music, we encourage our students to explore various genres and styles on the violin and viola. Whether it's folk, jazz, pop, or traditional Irish music, our lessons provide a versatile foundation that allows you to express your individuality and musical preferences. We believe that exploring different genres helps broaden your musical horizons and enhances your overall musicianship.

Playing the violin or viola offers numerous benefits beyond the joy of creating music. It develops discipline, focus, and patience as you work on mastering intricate techniques and refining your skills. Learning to play these instruments also enhances your cognitive abilities, including memory, concentration, and problem-solving. It requires physical coordination and fosters a deep connection between mind, body, and music.

Furthermore, playing the violin or viola provides opportunities for self-expression and personal growth. It allows you to communicate and convey emotions through your playing, creating a unique and intimate connection with your audience. Participating in orchestras, chamber groups, or other musical ensembles also fosters collaboration, teamwork, and a sense of community.

At the Mayo School of Music, our experienced instructors create a supportive and engaging learning environment. We strive to instill a love for the violin and viola, helping you develop your skills while enjoying the process of making music. Our goal is to nurture your passion and guide you towards becoming a confident, expressive, and accomplished violinist or violist.

Embark on your violin or viola journey with us at the Mayo School of Music. Contact us today to schedule your expert tuition and experience the joy of playing these beautiful instruments. Whether you aspire to pursue classical music, explore different genres, or simply enjoy the process of learning, we are here to support and inspire you every step of the way.

Teacher: Victoria Burcovschi