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Violin Teaching

ALEJANDRO MENDOZA has consistently produced a distinguished roster of students in New York and New Jersey. Many of his advanced students win competitions and frequently appear in recital and as soloists with orchestra. His gifted young pupils have been featured in many music centers around the world, including Steinway Hall and Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York City, Grand Hall in the Seoul Art and Music Centre in Korea, John Harms Center in New Jersey, Cloudcroft Music Festival in New Mexico and the Aspen Music Festival to name a few. They have also been featured in broadcasts in WQXR (New York), National Public Radio and WCLV (Cleveland).


Alejandro Mendoza has been able to blend the teachings and the traditions of such masters and educators as Dorothy DeLay, Aaron Rosand, and David Cerone, all of whom he studied with personally. He was also exposed to the principles of teaching and playing of the late Ivan Galamian while attending the Meadowmount School of Music. In addition, Alejandro Mendoza is a certified Suzuki violin teacher in all the levels of the method from beginning to advanced level.


Alejandro Mendoza’s teaching career started while still a student at The Juilliard School when he was asked by Dorothy DeLay to be her teacher associate and teach violin technique to her students both at the Aspen Music Festival and at the JuilliardSchool. Since then, Alejandro Mendoza has held teaching positions at The Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, The School for Strings, Southwestern University of Texas, The Aspen Music Festival and Purchase College of the State University of New York. Mr. Mendoza currently teaches at The Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division and the Amati Conservatory. Mr. Mendoza also conducts master classes at Conservatories and Universities frequently while touring as a soloist. His master classes have been enthusiastically received in China, Japan, Chile, Venezuela, Korea, and many cities in the United States of America.

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