||SYLVIA LA TROBE
Teaching Style: Sylvia has a classical background though teaches a variety of genres
Experience: Sylvia holds an LTCL music qualification and has many years of experience performing in bands and orchestras
Currently Sylvia is a member of the “Two Hearts” duo (Sylvia on violin and Mallory Gawn on guitar), playing Celtic and Americana music. Sometimes Sylvia will also sing). She also loves getting out her purple electric violin too. Sylvia has many years of experience playing in the folk bands, “Thursday”, “Westumbria” and more recently; “Ceidance”.
Coming from a classical background originally, Sylvia was the leader of the Auckland Concert Orchestra on several occasions and also a member of the string quartet “Vivae Chordae”. She has her LTCL and is also a viola player, and occasionally plays the guitar and sings.
“I have many years of experience teaching children and adults violin. So if you would like to begin a wonderful music journey, call me.”
As the Music Education Centre has different teachers over a range of locations, please contact our office on 0800 89 39 39 to find out where Sylvia is currently teaching, or which of our other great teachers may be available at your preferred location.