Viola Lessons in Wheaton
The Jerry Evans School of Music seeks to be one of the top Strings Programs in all of Chicagoland, and provides excellent Viola instruction to all students of any skill level from Karene Lo Galbo. Whether playing in school orchestra, solo, in an audition orchestra, in a rock band, or just for fun at home, students will receive a thorough violin education in environment of excellence and fun.
Karene Lo Galbo grew up in France and learned under the international instructor/performer, Anne Jodry, in the French system of strings education, which is one of the top systems in the entire world. Karene brings her extensive Strings expertise to help students succeed while also bringing a kind spirit, friendliness, experience, and patience to work with all students, whether their pace of progress is quick or slow. Karene helps students foster a love for music that helps them work through any obstacle they might face. Students will believe they can do great things and will be taught in a safe environment where they feel free to take on exciting challenges.
The JESM strings program empowers musicians using proper fundamentals, a core curriculum designed to fit each student’s needs, and helping students connect to music where they can also play music that they choose. From J.S. Bach, to Antonio Vivaldi, to Ludwig Van Beethoven, to the Suzuki method, to Movie/Broadway themes, to Pop/Rock music, or even Bluegrass/Fiddle, a student can learn it at the JESM. Your student will excel in their school’s orchestra and school’s music programs as Karene will work hand in hand with the music of your student’s orchestra teacher. Karene can utilize multiple String method programs in her teaching, and can also utilize the Suzuki method if the parent/student desires.
Viola Lessons cover all or part of the following information based on the students’ level, needs, and goals:
Music Fundamentals: Reading music/sight reading, basic music theory, playing by ear, tone development.
Technique: Instrument placement, fingering, posture, bowing technique, etc.
Musicality: Understanding the dynamics and interpretation of music, etc.
Style: Developing Viola skills in classical and any contemporary style.
Throughout the year, students have the opportunity to show off their musical skills and play their favorite music in concerts, recitals, or live gigs!
The JESM has students that travel from the surrounding suburbs, including Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Lisle, West Chicago, and Naperville. For more information regarding viola lessons please get in touch.