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Village offers elementary students the opportunity to experience playing in an ensemble together as they learn to play the violin, viola, cello, or bass, and perform in concert settings with the other elementary ensembles and at school gatherings.

Beginning Strings

3rd-5th Grade
No previous experience necessary
Tuesday: 7:30-8:15am / Thursday: 7:30am-8:15am

Classes begin the week of September 5
Registration deadline is: September 2
COST: $125 (for the year - does not include instrument rentals)

Intermediate Strings

4th-5th Grade

One year Beginning Strings or placement test with Ms. Wright

Wednesday: 7:30-8:15am / Friday: 7:30-8:15am

Classes begin the week of September 5
Registration deadline is: September 2
COST: $125 (for the year - does not include instrument rentals)


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Instructor, Thomas Lovasz

Thomas Lovasz, is a cellist and teacher based in Los Angeles. He received his BM in Cello Performance from the University of Pecs in Hungary and his MM in Cello Performance from California State University, Northridge.

As an active soloist, orchestral and chamber musician, Thomas had the privilege to perform with artists such as John Williams, Zoltan Kocsis, Lynn Harrell, and Istvan Vardai in countries such as Hungary, Germany and the United States. Currently, he is a member of LA and Ventura based chamber ensembles such as the Santa Barbara String Quartet or the LA Chamber Music Company. Thomas performs with multiple orchestras such as Orchestra Santa Monica, and he has also performed as a soloist with the Vietnamese American Philharmonic Orchestra.

Besides performing, Thomas enjoys teaching students of all ages. He started teaching in 2011 at his Alma Mater, the Ferenc Liszt School of Music in Hungary. Since then he has taught in numerous music schools and privately as well. Currently, he is cello instructor at Dave Janssens School of Music, Richman Music School, and Anthem Music Lessons. In addition to teaching Elementary Strings at Village Christian School, he coaches strings at A. E. Wright and Lindero Canyon Middle Schools.

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