Beginning in January 2016 we will be offering a New Beginning Violin Program together with the City of Richmond.

Begin with this introduction to violin technique to develop musical skills that include note reading, intonation and rhythmic sense in an interactive environment. Student must provide own violin and music book. Presented with the Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra (RDYO). Instructor: Alvin Tran
5-7 yrs
Jan 11-Mar 7… M… 3:45-4:45pm… $111.20/8 sess… #1317108
Apr 4-Jun 13… M…3:45-4:45pm… $139/10 sess… #1317208
8-10 yrs
Jan 11-Mar 7…M… 5:00-6:00pm… $111.20/8 sess…#1317158
Apr 4-Jun 13… M…6:15-7:15pm…$139/10 sess…#1317209

Build on skills taught in the beginner level program to further develop violin technique and musical skills. This class is presented with the Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra (RDYO) and performs in a RDYO concert. Student must provide own violin and music book.
Pre-requisite: RDYO Group Violin – Beginner. Instructor: Alvin Tran
7-10 yrs
Apr 4-Jun 13… M… 5:00-6:00pm… $139/10 sess…#1317258



Online at starting December 1 at 10:00 pm

By phone at 604 276-4300 starting December 2 at 8:30 am

Alvin_Tran_HeadshotInstructor – Alvin Tran (violin)
Alvin is from Richmond BC and is a passionate violinist and  chamber musician. Alvin was a member of the former Ezra String Quartet, in residence at Boise State Unversity (BSU), and is a founding member of the Crimson String Quartet (CSQ). The CSQ recently released a music video following the success of their debut album Crimson Sunrise in 2012. The CSQ performs frequently and has just completed their fourth successive tour of Western Canada. A graduate of McGill University and BSU, Alvin has participated in the Marrowstone, Orford, le Domaine Forget, and Boston University Tanglewood Institute festivals. His main teachers include Nancy DiNovo, Thomas Williams, and Craig Purdy in addition to receiving coaching from Federico Agostini, James Buswell, Charles Castleman, and members of the Enso, Cecilia, and Ying quartets. Alvin is an in-demand teacher with a studio of highly motivated students. Alvin is also an alumni of the Richmond Delta Youth Orchestra where he did much of his early training.


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