Teaching day in studio: Mondays-Saturday
Combining the traditional Conservatory Method along with the Suzuki Method of instruction, Paul Ciolek provides a thorough grounding in all aspects of violin technique, musicianship and repertoire.
Paul is committed to the musical education of his students. In addition to regular lessons and practice, he encourages his students to participate in real-life musical venues by participating in school or community events and attending the live performances of professional and fellow musicians. His students are encouraged to participate in all recitals offered by his studio.
As a performing violinist, Paul is able to offer insights and experiences from his real-life musical work to further teach and inspire his students.
Paul’s students have achieved success in their musical endeavors. One of his students even won first place in Temecula Valley Symphony Solo Competition. Many of his students have gone on to major and minor in music and become professional musicians.
Paul is currently offering violin lessons. He welcomes all ages and levels of students. Please contact him for more information regarding lesson fees and availability
Education and Training: Paul Ciolek began his violin studies in the fourth grade. His early private violin teachers included Sharon Holland and Kay Pech-Anshutz, former (retired) Music Director of the Cal Poly-Pomona University Chamber Players. Later, he also studied with Jason Uyeyama of La Sierra University. Paul holds an A.S. degree from Saddleback College with studies in music and science, an A.A. degree in General Education from Palomar College, an A.A. degree in music from MiraCosta College where he studied music theory, and Paul earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (Visual and Performing Arts with an emphasis in music) from California State University San Marcos.
Paul has over 25 years of experience as a freelance violinists. His past accomplishments include playing professionally with three professional orchestras for years, performing in numerous chamber and string quartets, and other professional ensembles and settings.
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