Strings Teachers - Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass
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Last Name  Davenport
First Name  Eric
Address you as   Mr.
Street Address   1574 Woodcrest Dr
City   Reston
State  VA
Zip Code   20194
Phone   703-282-8837
E mail
Instruments taught   violin/ baby-toddler classes
Education  Masters Music Ed UGA
Affiliations   SAA - VASTA
Activities/Services   Suzuki Violin Studio, Baby Toddler Suzuki Early Childhood Education
Additional Info/Specialties
Avail as performer   Yes
Available as Accompanist   No

Last Name  Dorosheff
First Name  Monika
Address you as   Mrs.
Street Address   11903 Paradise Ln
City   Herndon
State  VA
Zip Code   20171
Phone   (703)-725-3077
E mail
Instruments taught   Violin, Viola
Education  Masters Degree, Conservatory in Europe;
Monika Chamasyan is an active soloist and chamber musician. Her sound was described as "A brilliant and elegantly, lithesome tone" by the "Kultur" newspaper in Bavaria, Germany, and "irresistible" (Crozet Gazette). She is increasingly gaining recognition as a soloist and a frequent guest-performer at the music series such as Dumbarton House, The Strathmore, Schlesinger Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center and The CenterStage at Reston. Monika has appeared as a concertmaster of International Symphony Orchestra of Schloss Weissenstein Festival in Germany, Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra in Maryland and The New Dominion Choral in Virginia. In 2009, she debuted at Carnegie Hall, New York. She is a first prize winner of the "New Names" competition in Armenia and of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Young Artists competition in which she performed the Brahms Violin Concerto to critical acclaim. Monika's performances have been broadcast by the German Radio; Monika has been honored by several living composers such as Tigran Mansurian, Mikel Kuehn and Tom Beveridge to premier and record their works in Europe and United States. In Spring 2015, Monika was invited to perform with the Crozet Symphony to high critical acclaim.

A strong advocate of the Suzuki Method and certified Suzuki Method teacher, Monika has seen many of her students win top awards at competitions such as, The Asian American Music Society International Competition, The American Youth Philharmonic Young Artists Competition, and the Rockville Competition for Solo Strings.
Activities/Services   Educator, Performer, recording artist, public speaker
Additional Info/Specialties   Specializes in Solo Performance, Chamber Music, Orchestra Auditions
Available as Performer   Yes
Available as Accompanist   No


Last Name  Estes
First Name  Jennene
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  320 Catoctin Circle SW
City  Leesburg
State VA
Zip Code  20175
Phone 703-244-9933
E mail
Instruments taught cello, violin, viola, piano, voice, recorder, theory
Education  Undergrad in Music; MBA. Ed.S Higher Ed Admin.
Affiliations The National Association of Music Educators, American Choral Director's Association, Suzuki Association of the Americas, Music Teacher's National Association, and the Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship.
Activities/Services Advisory Board Salvation Army
Additional Info/Specialties Music Together Teacher
Available as Performer Yes
Available as Accompanist  No


Last Name  Segesvary
First Name  Beata
Address you as Mrs.
Street Address  721 Kentland Drive
City Great Falls
State  VA
Zip Code  22066
Phone  703-421-0695
E mail
Instruments taught  violin,viola
Education  Violin Teacher's Diploma from the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest, Hungary (under: Ilona Halasz and Gisella Bécsy-Nagy).  In continuing her graduate studies, she received a Certificate with Honors in Teaching Advanced Violin Methodology from the Hungarian Ministry of Culture and Education.  She was later elected as a supervising teacher of the violin section of the Music School of the Central District of Budapest.  She also trained in Renaissance and Baroque music as well as the musical dance technique of the eras.
Affiliations  Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Virginia Music Teachers Association (VMTA), and the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA).
Activities/Services   As a private teacher, she guides students of all ages in mastering the fundamentals of technique, proceeding to higher levels step by step.  She prepares students for school orchestra classes, tests, auditions, concerts, and recitals.  She also prepares students every April to participate in the Solo and Ensemble Music Festival in No. Va. (Grades 4-12).  In addition, she has prepared many students for successful auditions with orchestras organized by the Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association (VBODA), including the Junior District and Senior Orchestras, and the Senior Regional and Virginia All-State Orchestras.  Her advanced students have performed as soloists in the Washington metropolitan area. Others have successfully auditioned for the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (AYPO), the Youth Orchestra of Fairfax, the Youth Orchestra of Prince William, the Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra, DC Youth Orchestra, and the Washington Youth Foundation Orchestra.
Additional Info/Specialties   As a performer, she was Assistant and Acting Concertmaster in: King St. Stephen Symphony Orchestra, Budapest; Music Teachers Symphony Orchestra, Budapest; Nairobi Orchestra, Kenya; and the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic, Virginia. She also performed as first violinist with the Washington Symphony Orchestra, JCC Orchestra, Fairfax Symphony, Falls Church Chamber Orchestra, and Celebrated String Quartet.  She has played with various chamber groups and as a soloist at numerous social events in the D.C. Metropolitan area, and has performed at the White House with a chamber group from the Washington Symphony Orchestra. She continues to perform on request.
Available as Performer  Yes
Available as Accompanist  No


Last Name  Swindell
First Name  Moriah
Address you as   Ms.
Street Address   26243 Rachel Hill Dr.
City   South Riding
State  VA
Zip Code   20152
Phone   252-814-4192
E mail
Instruments taught   violin, beg./int. viola, beg./int. cello
Education  Bachelor of Arts in Music Education - Campbell University, 2014
Masters in Music Performance and Suzuki Strings Pedagogy - East Carolina University, 2017
Affiliations   SAA - Suzuki Association of the Americas; AFM - American Federation of Musicians
Additional Info/Specialties   I received long term Suzuki training in Books 1-10 with Joanne Bath as a part of my Masters
Available as Performer   Yes
Available as Accompanist   No


Last Name  Yampolsky
First Name  Natalia
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  1318 Pavilion Club Way
City  Reston
State  VA
Zip Code  20194
Phone  703-689-0503
E mail
Instruments taught  violin, chamber music
Education  Masters degree Cum Laude in Violin Performance and Pedagogy from Gnessin Music Academy in Russia
Affiliations   NVMTA, MSMTA
Activities/Services  Recitals, Festivals, Auditions, Competitions. Chamber music coach for string and piano students.
Additional Info/Specialties  Solo and chamber music performer.  Former member of the Russian State Symphony Orchestra and formerly on the faculty of Gnessin Music Academy (Moscow).
Available as Performer  Yes
Available as Accompanist  No

Great Falls     Beata Segesvary
Herndon   Monika Dorosheff
Leeesburg  Jennene Estes
Reston    Eric Davenport, Natalia Yampolsky
South Riding   Moriah Swindell