Silvia Crusellas Maña

Silvia began her violin studies at the age of 7 at the Professional Conservatoire of Music of Sabadell in Barcelona, Spain under the guidance of Professor Josep Lluis Puig Bartolome & Solange Dessane from Toulon, France the follower of the Dominique Hoppenot (Le Violon Interieur) method of violin playing, extending them at the Superior Conservatoire of Music of Barcelona with Professor Joan Pamies & Evgeny Grach, member of the London Symphony Orchestra.

In 1996, she moved to London to study with violinist Rodney Friend, Professor at the Royal College of Music. Obtaining the CT ABRSM at The City Lit, under the guidance of Lesley Shrigley Jones, she started teaching privately in London. Enthusiastic about early education, in 2001 she started her training on the Suzuki method, gaining the Suzuki Method Diploma, recognised by the British Suzuki Institute and the European Suzuki Association, under the Guidance of Felicity Lipman, Barbara Parham & Alison Apley. She was then voted as President of the Suzuki Spanish Federation in 2017, and re-voted again in year 2019. In 2011, she was accepted at the University of Sheffield where she completed a Master’s Degree in Music Psychology in Education.


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Silvia has performed with the Chamber orchestra “Eduard Toldrá”, where she played as a soloist and with Altissimo Ensemble, recording in 2008 a CD “San Gejtanu” and with whom she performed at the Royal Festival Hall in London in 2009, presenting the compositions of Ian Steward. At present, she collaborates with Tactum Ensemble (Barcelona) and with the Orchestra Collegium Musicum La Rioja (Logroño).

Silvia has been invited to many Suzuki workshops in England, Holland, Ireland and Spain and to many Teacher Training Courses for Music Mind Games in England, Holland, Ireland, Spain, Poland & Scotland. At present, she lives in La Rioja, Spain, where she teaches violin, viola, Dalcroze, SECE, Gordon and Music Mind Games to children and where she trains other teachers to become Music Mind Games teachers. Silvia wants to give the opportunity to every child to learn through music and be highly educated as human beings. She also wants to help many teachers to become better teachers.

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