AUSTA String Teacher Profile

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Janet Fernandes

Suburb: Nunawading

Postcode: 3131

Studio Phone: 03 9877 1442

Mobile Phone: 0431 841 556

Email: janetf@optusnet.com.au

Instrument: Viola

Qualifications: Dip Arts (Music) VCA

Levels: Beginner to Diploma

State: VIC

I have performed on viola with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. While living in The Netherlands I performed with a variety of Baroque ensembles. Currently I am teaching at two of Melbourne’s leading independent schools. I studied Violin pedagogy at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Netherlands with Qui van Woerdekom and his approach has informed my teaching for more than 25 years. A few former students are now string teachers and I have prepared viola students for successful university entrance auditions.

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