Egle Jarkova

Egle Jarkova

Egle Jarkova

Teaches
  • Violin
  • Chamber Ensembles

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Teaching Philosophy

I love teaching music and inspiring my students to enjoy the beauty of the violin sound, which I find so close the human voice. I aim to create a healthy study environment, establish a connection with each student, and construct goals individually. I enjoy working with students of all ages and levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced. Teaching music can be hard and in order to do so, you need to be patient. I make my lessons fun but enforce accuracy persistently.

Teaching Biography

Ms. Jarkova has taught violin, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire class privately and in music schools in Italy, Lithuania, and Boston. She is a founder and the artistic director of the International Summer Music Festival “Vivace Vilnius”. The festival attracts more than 180 international students from 16 countries and offers intensive master classes and free performances. The festival faculty from the U.S. brings the American music culture and esthetics to the Lithuanian audience. Ms. Jarkova was on the string faculty of the IP Piano School in Boston, violin teaching assistant at Boston University, violin instructor at Boston Symphony Orchestra Playground Project, and Assistant to the Chamber Music Director at the Boston Conservatory. In addition to Brookline Music School, Ms. Jarkova teaches violin and chamber music in Boston, at Brookline Public Schools, at the Concord Conservatory of Music and privately at her studio. She serves as the coordinator for Brookline Music School string department.

Performance Biography

Lithuanian-born violinist Eglė Jarkova is a top prize winner of several national and international competitions in Europe and the United States. Among other awards, she holds the Queen Morta Premium Laureate in Lithuania, and also is the winner of the Boston Conservatory Chamber Music and String Department Competitions. She has performed widely in such countries as Austria, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Slovenia, and in concert venues including Carnegie Hall, Beethoven Hall, Mechanics Hall, Wiener Saal, Sala Tripkovich, and Teatro Arrivi, and others. Ms. Jarkova debuted with the Albanian National TV and Radio Orchestra and Nashua Chamber Orchestra, Boston Conservatory String Orchestra, and Quincy Orchestra. As an active chamber musician, she performed with Yo Yo Ma, Lynn Chang, Petras Geniusas, Jemur Piano Trio, and Trigon Trio, and also performs solo and with the Indian Hill Orchestra, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and other various orchestras and ensembles around New England.

Education

M.M. Violin Performance, Boston University; B.M. and G.P.D Violin Performance, Boston Conservatory; Chamber Music Performance Diploma, Scuola Superiore Internazionale di Musica da Camera, Italy.