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 Violin and Cello at the Spindrift School of Performing Arts!  Call 650 738-8648 or email us at sspa@earthlink.net to let us know your interest and availability.  Days of lessons TBA.

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BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2017. CALL THE OFFICE TO SCHEDULE INTO HER STUDIO SOON!.

Ami Nashimoto all levels of Cello. is a prominent member of the Bay Area music scene, playing with numerous ensembles and bands including The Holloway String Quartet, Mission Baroque, All My Pretty Ones, as well as playing in numerous orchestras and pit orchestras. She studied chamber music under coaches including the Alexander String Quartet, Martina Trumpp, and Yuval Yaron; cello under Carol Rice, Geoffrey Rutkowski, Mario De Secondi, and Sandy Wilson; and played in master classes taught by such artists as the Juilliard String Quartet, Toby Appel, and David Requiro. She studied cello at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, University of California Santa Barbara, San Francisco State University for a Masters in Music, and most recently at the Musikhochschule Trossingen in Germany.

Ami has been teaching the young and young-at-heart since 2008, working with students of all levels. Email Me

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Ishtar Hernandez,Violinist-all levels of Violin.
An award-winning violinist, Ishtar Hernandez, is currently in, high demand as a performer in the SF Bay area . A skilled and versatile musician, Ishtar plays everything from blues to hip-hop. He has been a featured performer with critically acclaimed bands Pomplamous se, and The Coup and has toured in the Michigan-base d bluegrass band Who Hit John?, their 2013 “Whistle on the Rail” having received a nomination from Grand Rapids WYCE’s “Americana Album of the Year”. Equally at home in the concert hall, Ishtar has performed with The Monterey Symphony, the Kalamazoo Symphony, and the New World Symphony. Ishtar has studied with professors from top music schools around the world including (but not limited to) the Royal Academy of Music, Juilliard, and Moscow Conservatory. He underwent his Master’s studies in Violin Performance at Western Michigan University where he was able to perform in concert with such venerated artists as Paquito D’ Rivera and Yo-Yo Ma, among others. His credentials include tours in Austria, Germany, Italy, and the U.K.
As a passionate and experienced teacher, Mr. Hernandez has studied pedagogy under Routa Kroumovitch, participating at Stetson’s Community School of the Arts as it’s main violin teacher. He currently remains in demand as a teacher in the Bay Area, maintaining studios at Reeder Music Academy in Danville and Vibo Music in San Bruno..” Email Me