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      About Chris

      Chris Faulkenberry
      Music Teacher, Expert
      Location: Durham, NC
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Viola, Violin
      Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Music Minor East Carolina University – M.S. in Counselor Education
      Performance Experience: String Quartet, Jazz Combo, Raleigh Civic Symphony
      Teaching Experience: Teaching private lessons since 2019
      Teaching Philosophy: I believe in developing a strong foundation in fundamental technique and an understanding of the “why” of music, as much as the “how.” Once a student has a firm grasp of the basics, we shift focus to finding music that they are excited and motivated to learn.

      Get to know Chris

      Chris is a violinist from New Bern, NC. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2007 with a minor in music, and from East Carolina University in 2012 with a Master’s degree in Counselor Education. Trained under the Suzuki Method, he has been playing violin for over 30 years. He enjoys playing a variety of genres including classical, pop/rock, jazz, bluegrass, and traditional folk music. 

      Chris teaches at:
      3603 Witherspoon Blvd Suite 112
      Durham, NC 27707
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