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About Christina Nelson

Christina Nelson
Christina Nelson
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Richmond, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Cello, Piano, Viola, Violin
Education: Music Education Degree Haughton College Masters in Education Fredonia College
Performance Experience: Performed in the Summer College Orchestra at Chautauqua Institution Numerous Recital Performances
Teaching Experience: Experience in Suzuki Education and Philosophy, while student teaching in Rochester NY Taught several years at Williamsville Public Central Schools as Elementary String Teacher Taught Orchestra at John Rolfe Middle School Teaching at Music & Arts from 2010- present
Teaching Philosophy: I have a very gentle approach to teaching using patience and kindness to encourage all students, regardless of age. I believe ALL CAN LEARN an instrument. I teach songs right away, especially on Piano. This makes learning fun and enjoyable. I simplify complex skills to make playing easier and quicker. Emphasize bite-size learning, repetition, review and encourage frequent little practices to increase growth. Lessons are a gift to others or yourself to start a lifetime skill of enjoyment!

Get to know Christina Nelson

Hello! My name is Christina, and I have been teaching Cello,Violin,Viola, as well as up to

intermediate Piano, since 2010.  I was adopted from Korea by Swedish parents, growing up

in New York. I attended Haughton College, where I received my Music Ed degree, with Cello 

concentration and minor in Violin.  Before I left NY, I received my Masters in Education from

Fredonia College while also student teaching using Suzuki Method. After teaching 

Elementary orchestra in Williamsville Public Central Schools, I settled in Virginia with

my husband and 3 children.  I have experience teaching ALL ages and levels - from 

complete beginner to advanced player! I hope to see you at the Regency Square store soon!


Christina Nelson teaches at:
8980 Quioccasin Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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