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Hourly Fee
Beginner £60.00
Intermediate £60.00
Advanced £60.00
Expert £60.00
Casual £60.00

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Personal Description:

Yume **Removed By Admin**is a BBC Radio 3's Introducing Classical Artist and has performed in major international venues, such as the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Suntory Hall (Tokyo) and Forbidden City Hall (Beijing).

Yume has been a prize winner at numerous competitions, including
The EuroAsia International Competition (2015), Singapore National Teachers Association Competition (2010), and Trinity London Competition (2005). Yume performs regularly as soloist and has appeared with orchestras such as the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra, Hague Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore National Youth Orchestra, Essex Youth Orchestra, Kingston Chamber Orchestra, Royal College of Music Philharmonic and Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed at music festivals, including a concert in Saanen Church at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad.

After starting the violin at the age of three, Yume was invited to study at the Juilliard School of Music at ten with Masao Kawasaki. She later began studying at the Yehudi Menuhin School with Lutsia Ibragimova and at the Kunst Universität Graz with Boris Kuschnir. Yume is currently studying at the Royal College of Music, London (RCM) with Mark Messenger on a full scholarship. During her short time at the RCM, Yume has already won the 2014 Violin Competition and 2015 Concerto Competition playing Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto no.1.

Yume has participated in masterclasses with world-renowned artists including Ivry Gitlis, Pinchas Zukerman, Shlomo Mintz, Zakhar Bron, Takashi Shimizu, Philippe Graffin, Takaya Urakawa, Tatiana Gridenko and Steven Isserlis as well as receiving frequent lessons with Alina Ibragimova. She is grateful for the generous support of the Soiree d’Or Scholar Foundation, Hattori Foundation (Junior Award), Lee Abbey Award, Henry Wood Accommodation Award, Talent Unlimited and Mr. & Mrs. Rin Kei Mei.

Yume plays on a J.B Vuillaume, Paris c.1858 which has been generously loaned to her by Florian Leonhard Fine Violins.

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Tutoring Experience:

I have been teaching at the Virtuosi Music Centre in Singapore since 2009, the people I have taught range from 3 year olds to 35 year olds. I can teach ABRSM, Suzuki Method and also prepare the students for exams and concerts. I also am a Violin Tutor for the Benedetti Foundation, working in schools all across UK.

Tutoring Approach:

I like to teach positively, trying to motivate the students to not only love but enjoy the music they are playing!

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Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: Japanese
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Royal College of Music (2019) - Masters (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • University of Music and Arts Graz (2014) - Pre Bachelor (College) (✘ Not On File)
  • Royal College of Music London (2014) - Bachelor (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • Yehudi Menuhin School (2013) - High School (School) (✘ Not On File)

Tags: Surbiton Violin teacher, Surbiton Beginner Violin teacher, Surbiton Intermediate Violin teacher, Surbiton Advanced Violin teacher, Surbiton Expert Violin teacher, Surbiton Casual Violin teacher