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      About Vivian Torres

      Vivian Torres
      Vivian Torres
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Asheville, NC
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Cello, Viola, Violin
      Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Florida International University Master's Degree in Music Performance from Florida International University Artist Diploma in Music Performance from the University of Miami. Alexander Technique Certification from The Philadelphia School for the Alexander Technique
      Performance Experience: Vivian plays both violin and viola and enjoys performing. She has performed with the Miami Symphony, South Florida Symphony, Dominican Republic Sinfonia and has performed alongside well known artists such as Bjork, Usher and Pitbull. She is a founding member of the ensemble Musical Fairytales that is a mashup of popular classical repertoire performed alongside a narration of Grimm’s Fairy Tales. She is currently performing with the Blue Ridge Orchestra.
      Teaching Experience: Vivian has been teaching for over 15 years. She has experience in private lessons, orchestra and chamber ensembles and music summer camps.
      Teaching Philosophy: Vivian strives to help her students feel supported and heard throughout their musical journey. As an Alexander Technique teacher, Vivian prioritizes teaching her students how to play music without excessive tension. She enjoys incorporating popular songs that the student enjoys, alongside classical repertoire and technique.

      Get to know Vivian Torres

      Originally from Miami, FL, Vivian started playing music in the 5th grade and fell in love with the viola and viola. She comes from a family of educators, which led to her passion for teaching and helping others. A classically trained musician, experienced educator and Alexander Technique teacher, Vivian has a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Artist Diploma in Music Performance from Florida International University and the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. She is also a certified Alexander Technique teacher from the Philadelphia School for the Alexander Technique where she learned how to help performers relieve chronic pain and performance anxiety. Vivian has a youtube channel, Share the Music Inc, that provides practice videos for students.

      Vivian Torres teaches at:
      800 Fairview Rd
      Asheville, NC 28803
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