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Violin Intructors

Maho Danis- sLs Japan Violin Instructor - sLs Japan バイオリン講師

Maho Danis is a founding member of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, She has performed with the world's leading conductors and soloists and undertaken numerous international tours including Japan, Singapore, Australia, China and Vietnam.  She represented the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra on tours in Japan and throughout Malaysia.
Besides, she also played with Philharmonic of Nations, Germany - 1st violin, The Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and Ensemble Kanazawa , Japan - 1st violin. 

As a private violin teacher, she has been educating young violinists since 1998, Tutoring some of the most promising string players in the orchestral literature and develop their ensemble skills. some of whom have gone on to study at reputable international music institutions and universities such as Eastman School of Music, New York (USA) and Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Josefina 英語バイオリン slsjapan violin lessons in english 音楽と言語教師

Josefina is a multi-instrumentalist and multilingual teacher. Highly committed, focused and certified music instructor, She holds a master of Science degree and Musical Arts (Pontificia Universidad Católica). A Certified Violin Teacher. She can teach Violin, Guitar, Piano and Vocal. Working with children is one of her passions. She has 10 years’ experience teaching violin and music to kids and adults. She used to work in  Australia and Chile as a music teacher at an international school and a bilingual school.  She speaks 3 languages - English, Spanish and Japanese. A good music performer and music tutor with a wonderful personality.Her principle is " children should learn through emotions and not through repetition. " 

Andres  Violin instructor-  sLs Japan

Andrés Daniel Spléndido is a professional violin teacher/performer graduated from the Universidad de Lanús. Academic in Argentina (Bachelor's Degree in Music)
He has been awarded Professor in Instrument: Violin. from  Piazzolla Conservatory. In title on issue. Year 2021 and also a Violin and Viola Professor of the Berisso Orchestra-School. City of Berisso. From April 2014 to February 2018.
Regular violin lessons with Maestro José Bondar (Private), Violin Masterclasses with Professor Anastasia Storer (USA) Nicolás Favero (Argentina), Gilles Apap (France)  Dmitri Berlinsky (Russia) and Campos do Jordao, Brazil.

He has been an active performer as a soloist and as a collaborative violinist for other instruments and various orchestras.
He was a violinist for Camerata Académica del Teatro, Orquesta Estable del Teatro and The National Symphony Orchestra Argentina.
Besides, he was also a guest member ( Violin ) for the Suginami District Philharmonic Orchestra (杉並フィルはハーモニー管弦楽団) and the Nakano District Citizens' Symphony Orchestra (中野区民交響楽団)in Tokyo.
Currently he is studying in Yokohama National University. Andres received a Japanese MEXT scholarship for the Teacher training program.
A very dedicated violinist and educator. His warm, humble and approachable personality one that has surely helped him succeed.
He speaks 3 languages - English, Spanish and Japanese. 

Katie (ケイティ) sLs Japan のバイオリン講師

Katie has had a love and passion for music, especially playing violin, since childhood, and is very happy to be a part of sLs Japan. She has previously helped in teaching the Irvine Classical Players youth orchestra in her childhood home of Southern California, U.S.A. and loves to help others in their own musical journeys. She has been working in Japan as a preschool English teacher since 2019, and prior to that graduated with a Bachelor's Degree of Violin Performance from the Peabody Conservatory in Maryland, USA. She enjoys playing music of a variety of styles in addition to classical, including American traditional fiddle music, jazz, and popular music. She believes that understanding music from many different angles and being able to form a personal connection with it is an important part of learning.

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