Teodor Izmirev

Field(s) of study : Violin

Born : Bulgaria

Degrees : Masters of Arts, State Academy of Music, Pancho Vladigerov (Bulgaria)

Biography : Mr Teodor has been teaching violin since 1988, starting his career in Bulgaria and later moving to Singapore to teach in 2006. His Masters degree in Violin in the State Academy of Music (Bulgaria) and his 30 years of experience have equipped him with all the relevant skills of being an excellent teacher.

Mr Teodor takes on students of all ages from as young as 3 years old, as well as adults of an older age. His students’ levels range from Grade 1 till Diploma and many of them have participated in and won awards in various contests in Singapore. Some of his students have even decided to further their interest in the instrument and now have careers as professional musicians.

Mr Teodor understands and appreciates the uniqueness of every student and has adapted his teaching style to fit his students’ needs and preferences. His individualized style has been a great tool in maintaining his students’ long-term interest in the instrument and creating a genuine appreciation for music in general. He consistently encourages his students to take part in concerts and ensembles as he believes this develops their music abilities. He also has experience working with students with autism.

Faculty : Faculty since 2006