Violin (Fall)

Students build and develop correct posture, bowing and fingering techniques. 

What will the students learn in this class??
Experienced students focus on advanced articulation through mentoring and practice. All levels of violin ability are welcome.

What are the benefits of class?
One-on-one musical sessions are customized to each student’s needs and personality. Learning the violin also helps students develop a deeper appreciation for music. Research reveals that learning a musical instrument can boost memory and the immune system, cultivate confidence, discipline and creativity and reduce stress.

Who will teach this class?
Motoko “Hana” Hatakenaka is a concert violinist and violist with experience playing in Japan and Europe. She graduated from Tokyo College of Music and earned her master’s degree at San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She was a member of the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra as well as the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra.


  • Sep 7–Dec 14 (13 classes; no class: Oct 5; optional class: Nov 23)
  • Thu | 3–7:30pm | Ages 4 & above | ¥5,500 (30 minutes)


Lesson Times

  • 3–3:30pm
  • 3:30–4pm
  • 4–4:30pm
  • 4:30–5pm
  • 5:30–6pm
  • 6–6:30pm
  • 6:30–7pm
  • 7–7:30pm