AUSTA String Teacher Personal Details
Khalida De Ridder
Studio Phone: 0477009986
Qualifications: PhD (Candidate), MMus (Royal Danish Academy of Music), GradDipMus, BMus
Levels: 3+ to professional
Fees: $90/hour, $45 per half hour. Online lessons at $80/hour
Khalida is a teacher, professional violinist and music researcher based in Melbourne. Originally from remote FNQ she began playing at the age of four, performing recitals throughout Australia, The Netherlands, Denmark and Spain. Awarded performance degrees from the Royal Danish Academy of Music (Copenhagen), Australian Institute of Music (Sydney)
she has worked with professional orchestras such as the Arhus Symphony Orchestra (DK), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. As the violinist of
Trio Cavallaro in 2020 released her debut album with Italy’s leading classical music label ‘Stradivarius Milano Dischi’. Khalida has studied most notably with Michael Malmgreen (DK)
and mentored by violinist Guillaume Sutre (Quatuor Ysaye) in Paris.
She specialises European methods in combination with the Suzuki Method but can also prepare students for exams and competitions.