214 W 132 street, New York NY, 10027
Instruments:Composition, Ear Training, Suzuki Method, Theory, Viola, Violin

Levels:Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experience:3 years
Rate:$80 / hr

Personal Statement

If you are curious about music, come study with me! I will be happy to share with you the knowledge I gained through years of studying violin and composition. I believe that every child can learn music, enjoy it and have it as a lifelong companion.

Violin and viola lessons for beginners ages 3 and up in the Suzuki method (I am Suzuki certified).
I also give lessons for intermediate and advanced students preparing for conservatory entrance exams and orchestra auditions.

Composition, ear training lessons and theory lessons available for advanced students.

More about me:
-I played in the Israeli Philharmonic, the Missouri Symphony and Shleswig-Holstein Symphony Orchestra in Germany.
-I taught ear training and theory at Manhattan School of Music and Syracuse University
-I gave recitals in New York City and in Israel
-I wrote an opera, A Taste of Damnation, with librettist Edward Einhorn
-I also teach at The Amadeus Conservatory in Chappaqua, NY.

More on my website!

Education / Training

DMA in composition, Manhattan School of Music. Studied with Susan Botti

MM in composition, Mannes College. Studied with Robert Cuckson

BM and MM in violin, The Jerusalem Academy of Music. Studied with Hagai Shaham


Strauss, Don Juan


Mozart, violin concerto no. 5, first movement


Avner Finberg