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Crash Course: Violin (ages 6-12)

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Try the violin for the first time!

Learn basic technique, music-reading, and enjoy lots of other musical activities. Violins provided by UNB Music Camps. This is part of our new Crash Course Camps. If you're interested in trying out other instruments, check out our other Crash Course Camps!

Course details

Date: July 12-16, 2021
Register before May 8 and get $20 off!
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Drop-off at 7:45 a.m. & pick-up by 5 p.m.)
Location: UNB Fredericton, 10 Mackay Drive, Memorial Hall, Room 23 (campus map)
Price: $219
Instructor: Natalia Lubimiva

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PortraitNatalia Lubimova has had an international career as a performer and pedagogue. Natalia was educated at the Central Music School for Talented Children and at the Moscow State Conservatory of Tchaikovsky in a Viola class. There, she received an honors degree in teaching, orchestral music, solo and chamber music.

She began teaching viola at the Moscow State Conservatory at the age of 19 as an assistant of Professor Galina Odinets. She also taught as a violin teacher at a music school in Moscow. In addition to teaching, she performed concerts as a soloist and chamber musician. She also secured a job as Artist of the State Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Evgeny Svetlanov.

After graduating from the conservatory, Natalia moved to Germany where she continued teaching and performing. Natalia Lubimova is the organizer and director of the children's cultural festival "Ostern & Classic" in Hamburg (Germany). Furthermore, she is the director of the organization "Classical Music and Culture for Children".

She has also been a guest at numerous music festivals as a performer, teacher and jury member. Her students are recipients of numerous prizes and actively participate in concerts and festivals in Germany and Europe.

Natalia’s first book on playing the violin for young children "My Magic Violin" was published in 2019. In 2020, Natalia Lubimova moved to Fredericton with her family and is happy to start working at the UNB.

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