At Home Violin Classes with Jelena

At your premise
Flexible Time Slot
Ages 5+
AED 250

Selected Booking Option: 1 * 30 min Session = 250 AED

Description

Once you choose your booking option and complete your booking, the company will call you within 1 business day to schedule your class based on your availability.

Background Information
Jelena Aleksijadis Bralovic is a founder of MJ Strings Music Studio.

She is a violinist based in Dubai. Jelena has been playing violin and piano since she was seven years old. Jelena graduated from the Music Academy in East Sarajevo and holds a Teaching Certificate in Education from the University of East London.

She was part of more than 30 national and international competitions as a violin soloist, chamber, choir and orchestra member in Italy, France, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece, Spain, Germany, and many others European countries.

In 2015, she moved to Dubai where she started actively to teach, and perform as a soloist, and NSO orchestra member. Jelena is an active member of Dubai String Quartet too. Jelena endeavours to create effective and creative lessons that helps all students to reach their maximum potential when playing violin and piano. She also has an outstanding communication with the learners in the absence of physical presence and interaction.

Jelena enjoys the most when her students perform on the stage. She has rich experience in organizing concerts, music events and working with children’s chamber ensembles, choirs, and string orchestras. She aims to create a happy, lively, and dynamic learning environment in which all students feel appreciated, can grow, and are proud of their achievements. These teaching experiences in last eight years in three international schools in Dubai have been incredibly rewarding, and they have provided her with a lot of teaching skills and knowledge. Jelena is still very active with her violin performances in the UAE.

The most important few performances in the last years are: Performance with Alicia Keys at EXPO 2020, Performance with Balqees Fathi 2022, Concert with Andrea Bocelli in Saudi Arabia; closing ceremony performance for Special Olympics World Games with Keala Settle in Abu Dhabi; Concert with National Symphonic Orchestra in Emirates Palace, many concerts in Dubai Opera, as well as concert with Iyad Rimawi at EXPO 2020.

 

On our violin classes, you can learn a variety of skills and techniques related to playing the violin. Some of the things you can expect to learn include:

  • Proper posture and holding of the instrument
  • How to hold the bow and produce a good sound
  • Basic music theory, including reading sheet music
  • How to play scales and exercises to improve technique
  • Different bowing techniques, such as staccato, legato, and martele
  • Vibrato and other techniques to add expression to your playing
  • How to play classical pieces and other genres of music
  • Performance skills, including stage presence and how to handle performance anxiety.

Ultimately, violin classes can provide you with a well-rounded education in the art of playing the violin, helping you to develop your skills and reach your full potential as a musician.

Levels (based on ABRSM and Trinity)

  • Beginners (Level 1) – Grade Initial – Grade 2
  • Intermediate (Level 2) – Grade 3- Grade 5
  • Advanced (Level 3) – Grade 6- Grade 8
  • Professional (Level ) – Diploma, Bachelors & Masters

Our recommendation:

  • 1 or more lessons (30 min) per week for students under 5 years old, recommendation – beginners level
  • Intermediate: 1-2 lessons per week for 45 minutes each
  • Advanced: 2 or more classes per week lasting 60 minutes

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