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Sophia Acheson

Sophia Acheson


Violin Lessons, Viola Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, NCEA Music Tutoring, Skype Lessons

  • Qualifications: Master of Music
  • Pricing: $60 p/h
  • Styles: Classical music
  • Suitability: All ages, beginner to university entrance.


Sophia enjoys teaching privately in Newtown, is the itinerant teacher at Wellington College and tutor at Hutt Valley Sistema – Arohanui Strings.

Sophia performs regularly in Wellington and around the country. In 2014 she won the position of principal viola at Orchestra Wellington and also freelances with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. She also loves playing chamber  music and has been awarded national tours by Chamber Music New Zealand with Kiwa String Quartet in 2017 and Toru (flute, viola, harp) in 2018.

Teaching Info

I have experience with ABRSM exams and am familiar with Trinity exams and the Suzuki method. I’m very happy to work with whatever goals or aspirations you have.

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