Music teaching

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Victoria Twigg

167 West Main St, PO Box 237, Silverdale, PA 18962

vickitwigg@gmail.com

(773) 663-5017

 

Education and Experience

Trinity College of Music, University of London 1979-82

Honors degree in Music GTCL; Thesis on composer Madeleine Dring

LTCL Performers Diploma in Cello

South East Derbyshire College of Further Ed 1976-79

Michael House School, Ilkeston

 

Teaching

Independent private teaching:

Elizabethtown, PA 2014-16

Chicago IL 2011-14

Goffstown NH 2008-11

Independent private teaching, Dillsburg, PA 1994-2008

Taught violin, viola and cello lessons to students all ages Maintained a schedule of 35-40 students weekly and biweekly

A number of my high school students reached the District level Orchestra, and several have continued to professional careers in music.

String Teacher at Dunbarton Elementary School, NH 2009-11

 

Ensemble Coaching

Festival Strings Program, Harrisburg, PA

Assisted students in preparing their music

Adjudicated for desk ranking

 

String quartet, Harrisburg, PA

Organized and acted as co-director of a string quartet

Arranged practices and developed repertoire

Performed at weddings, public functions, including a Republican Party vice-presidential fundraiser banquet

 

previously:

Cello instructor at Huntingdon Technical College, UK

Cello instructor at Kimbolton School, Huntingdon, UK


Performance experience includes:

Ensemble playing with George Lopez and others, NH

West Shore Evangelical Free Church, Mech. PA

(Orchestra for) El Shaddai Choir, Harrisburg,

Various events, Messiah College, Grantham PA

Hershey Symphony Orchestra, (dir: Dr. Sandra Dackow), Hershey, PA

St. Ives Symphony Orchestra, Cambridgeshire, UK

Pit band orchestras for stage shows and choral works(numerous events including the Royal Festival Hall complex, Wavendon, Ronnie Scotts, Wigmore Hall & other major venues)

 

About me

Besides music, I am interested in sewing and crafts of all kinds, particularly dressmaking, quilting, knitting and crochet. I also enjoy reading and various forms of art. I am active in my church, playing cello and singing, and enjoying life in the Silverdale community.