Joshua Akira Nakazawa
teaching + performing
Has performed on, and worked with outreach on NPR's radio show:
esson Assignment Notebook
-Students are encouraged to take notes that will guide them during home practice times.
cales, Rhythmic exercise, Etude, Solo piece
Music for each of these categories is assigned to improve
proficiency in all areas.
Range of techniques taught for all levels of playing.
Hands (positions, shifting, finger substitutions, vibratos etc.)
Bow technique (holds, strokes, placements)
Sound production (core sound vs surface sound)
Phrasing/ music theory analysis
I help with guiding students through the application and audition process for all youth orchestra programs in the New England area.
-Participating in a Youth Orchestra provides a wonderful social and learning environment and adds an impressive edge on college and private school applications.
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Youth Orchestra programs!
30 min. lessons- $40.00
45 min. lessons-$55.00
60 min. lessons- $70.00
"Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each."