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About Meta Newlin

Meta Newlin
Meta Newlin
Music Teacher, Master
Location: McKinney, TX
Speaks: English
Instructs: Viola, Violin
Education: Seattle Pacific University - Bachelor of Science in Nursing/Minor in Music - 1985 - 2022 Member of Washington State Music Teachers Association and Kitsap Music Teachers Association – 2016 - 2021 Member of Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra in Bainbridge, WA. - 2008 - 2020 Featuring Pianist Yuka Sasaki in 2020 Concert “Women of Power” Member of Liberty Bay Community Orchestra - 2007-2010
Performance Experience: Performed violin professionally for church, weddings, theater and community events in Seattle, WA. and vicinity 1981 - 2022 and now in North Dallas. Member of Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra in Bainbridge, WA. - 2008 - 2020 Featuring Pianist Yuka Sasaki in 2020 Concert “Women of Power” Member of Liberty Bay Community Orchestra - 2007-2010 Performed for worship service at Gateway Fellowship, Poulsbo 10 years.
Teaching Experience: Taught violin and music theory for 25 years at home-based Whimsy Cottage Music Studio – 1995- 2020 Employed by Poulsbo Recreation & Arts Center to teach classes for beginner and intermediate violin and viola - 2017 2018 Proctored student testing at the Kitsap Music Teacher Association - 2016-2021 Member of Washington State Music Teachers Association and Kitsap Music Teachers Association – 2016 - 2021 Taught violin for beginning group classes at Gateway Schools Summer Camp - 2008
Teaching Philosophy: I offer complete music instruction, including music theory and ear training for all ages including beginning adults! Lessons are taught by a professional violinist/violist with over 25 years of teaching experience. I model my teaching after the classical method of Leopold Auer and emphasize bow arm technique, good posture and intonation, the basics of holding the violin, tuning, Theory, reading music, exercises in scales and bowing.

Get to know Meta Newlin

Hello all,

I am Meta Newlin.“Experienced orchestra member and teacher with a passion for seeing students succeed.”

 I offer complete music instruction, including music theory and ear training for all ages including beginning adults!  Lessons are taught by a professional violinist/violist with over 25 years of teaching experience.

I model my teaching after the classical method of Leopold Auer and emphasize bow arm technique, good posture and intonation, the basics of holding the violin, tuning, Theory, reading music, exercises in scales and bowing.


Meta Newlin teaches at:
919 I-30 Suite 125
Rockwall, TX 75087
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1925 North Central Expy Suite 410
Mckinney, TX 75070
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