Vladimir Shapkin

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Vladimir Shapkin
Biography

Violin music lessons
Piano lessons
Viola lessons
Composition, Musicianship, Theory lessons

I am Russian, and one of the last Soviet Union musicians. I have a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Honours with First Class Honours, and a Masters of Music with First Class Honours from the University Auckland, (New Zealand). I have 18 years of teaching experience and 29 years of playing experience. I can teach all levels, multiple instruments, and all examination grades (including AMEB) thereof.

Lessons are offered in:

VIOLIN:

Level 1 – Preliminary to Grade 4

Level 2 – Grade 5 to Certificate of Performance

Level 3 – Associate Diploma (AMusA) and Licentiate Diploma (LMusA)

PIANO:

Level 1 – Preliminary to Grade 4

Level 2 – Grade 5 to Certificate of Performance

Level 3 – Associate Diploma (AMusA) and Licentiate Diploma (LMusA)

PIANO for Leisure:

Level 1 – Preliminary to Grade 4

Level 2 – Grade 5 to Certificate of Performance

MUSIC CRAFT:

Preliminary to Grade 6

THEORY OF MUSIC:

Grades 1―6

Diploma (Associate and Licentiate level: Musicology, Harmony & Counterpoint and Orchestration & Arrangement)

MUSICIANSHIP:

Grades 1―6

Diploma (Associate and Licentiate level)

Personal formal education:

1. Bachelor of Music

[with a grade point average of an A; no higher average grades exist for this degree]

2. Bachelor of Music (Honours) with First Class Honours in Performance

[and a grade point average of an A; no higher average grades or class exists for this degree]

3. Master of Music [First Division] with First Class Honours in Performance

[no higher class exists for this degree; was awarded the prestigious Anne Bellam Scholarship]

4. Certificate of Proficiency

[Creative Arts and Industries – Music and Philosophy]

Lessons are taught at the rate of $60 an hour.

Other Details
Languages Other Than English
Minimum age taught
5
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