Moira Levant

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Moira Levant, Master Teacher

Moira Levant, Master Teacher
Moira Levant, Master TeacherViolin, Fiddle, & Viola Instructor
Moira Levant holds a Master’s degree in Ethnomusicology from University of Limerick, Ireland; a Master’s degree in Music Composition from Carnegie Melon; and a Bachelor’s degree from Write State University.
  • Violin, all skill levels
  • Viola, all skill levels
  • Irish Fiddle & Appalachian Fiddle
Moira Levant is a classically trained Irish fiddler who is currently a member of the Dayton Celtic band Blackthorn and Laurel.  She spent 9 months in Ireland studying Irish traditional music at the University of Limerick where she obtained a Masters in Ehtnomusicology.  She also has training in both Suzuki and the Montessori method of early childhood education and has 24 years experience as a teacher.  Moira is also a composer with a Masters degree in Music Compostion from Carnegie Mellon.  She is co-founder of COCOA, Composers of Ohio Cooperative Organization for Acoustic (music).  The organization’s aim is to give composers a non competitive platform to showcase their music and bring it to a larger audience.  Her undergraduate degree is in Music history and was obtained from Wright State University.  She is an alumni of the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and has played in the past with the Miami Valley Symphony and the Middletown Symphony.  She is a long time participant as a fiddler of the Fair at New Boston held every Labor Day weekend in Springfield, Ohio.

Moira is available Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays at the studio.

She is also available for lessons in the student’s home.  Please call for availability.

Performances

May
13
Sat
More Music with Moira @ Bella Musica
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

More Music with Moira is a 45-minute Irish session style of sharing music for string players of all ages and ability.  Come prepared to share a new song and to listen to others play.  Group playing will be encouraged and some singing may happen!

photo-at-new-boston-337-x-226Music should be fun!  Playing music with others is fun and magical things happen when different people from different generations get together and just make music.”

(Moira Levant, String Instructor & Irish Fiddler)

A minimum of 3 participants is needed to hold these session.  Please sign up and let us know you’re coming!

 

 

May
20
Sat
More Music with Moira Jr. @ Bella Musica
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

More Music with Moira is a 45-minute Irish session style of sharing music for string players of all ages and ability.  Come prepared to share a new song and to listen to others play.  Group playing will be encouraged and some singing may happen!

photo-at-new-boston-337-x-226Music should be fun!  Playing music with others is fun and magical things happen when different people from different generations get together and just make music.”

(Moira Levant, String Instructor & Irish Fiddler)

A minimum of 3 participants is needed to hold these session.  Please sign up and let us know you’re coming!

 

 

Jun
10
Sat
More Music with Moira @ Bella Musica
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

More Music with Moira is a 45-minute Irish session style of sharing music for string players of all ages and ability.  Come prepared to share a new song and to listen to others play.  Group playing will be encouraged and some singing may happen!

photo-at-new-boston-337-x-226Music should be fun!  Playing music with others is fun and magical things happen when different people from different generations get together and just make music.”

(Moira Levant, String Instructor & Irish Fiddler)

A minimum of 3 participants is needed to hold these session.  Please sign up and let us know you’re coming!

 

 

Jun
17
Sat
More Music with Moira Jr. @ Bella Musica
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

More Music with Moira is a 45-minute Irish session style of sharing music for string players of all ages and ability.  Come prepared to share a new song and to listen to others play.  Group playing will be encouraged and some singing may happen!

photo-at-new-boston-337-x-226Music should be fun!  Playing music with others is fun and magical things happen when different people from different generations get together and just make music.”

(Moira Levant, String Instructor & Irish Fiddler)

A minimum of 3 participants is needed to hold these session.  Please sign up and let us know you’re coming!

 

 

Jun
19
Mon
Jazz, Celtic, & Beyond @ Bella Musica
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

For string students looking to add to their classical training. This camp will include classes in jazz improvisation and Irish fiddle techniques, along with some tips for dealing with nerves and performance anxiety. This is offered for both beginning and intermediate students.

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Testimonials

Moira was a great hit – we all enjoyed both her music and her stories. She was able to respond to requests as well as the music she had planned for the program. She was exactly the kind of entertainment our group enjoys.

Carolyn, K., Miamisburg, OH