Violin and Theory Lessons
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Modern, Folk
Skill Level: Diploma
Suitability: Ages 4 to 100 years
Violin: Jesse-Arjuna Jacobs, AMusA
Jesse is an engineering student at UWA. He plays violin, piano and guitar. Jesse received music scholarships both in his primary and secondary schooling through the School of Instrumental Music. He was the recipient of the Subiaco Primary School Most Outstanding Music Student and young citizen award in 2004. At Perth Modern School, Jesse was part of the Gifted and Talented program and a music scholarship student. He was co-leader of the Perth Modern Senior School Orchestra. He was awarded Honours in his TEE Music performing at Diploma skill level. He holds an AMusA diploma.
Jesse has won awards at several eisteddfods.
In 2009 Jesse received a UWA exhibition program scholarship for violin. He was also selected for the 2009 ACO interschools chamber music programme. He is member of the Tre Amici String Trio and the Jacobs’ String Trio. Jesse enjoys teaching violin and is a member of the Australian Strings Association (AUSTA). He holds a working with WWCC permit for working with children and presently teaches violin at a private school and from home.
I write to enthusiastically recommend the wonderful music instruction provided by Jesse Jacobs, of Jacobs Music Studio. Jesse has been tutoring our son Zac for four years on the violin. He began initial instruction the first time Zac picked up a violin at age 6. In early those days, Jesse showed the utmost patience and care with Zac, helping him to stay focused during the lesson, and to give learning a new instrument his best effort. Most importantly, Jesse made
lessons fun with his keen sense of humor and empathy.
We moved away from Perth for two years and during that time, Zac received instruction elsewhere. Upon returning to Perth when Zac was age 8, we were eager to resume instruction with Jesse. Zac still loved the violin, but he was
struggling from time to time with his commitment to practicing.
Jesse re-invigorated Zac’s enthusiasm, by challenging him with new pieces, playing along with him, and introducing him to recitals and competitions, which he now very much enjoys. Jesse’s instructional style is firm, but warm. He corrects Zac
and encourages excellence, but with a soft touch. As a result, we have seen Zac’s proficiency and musicianship sky rocket. He is first violin section leader in the orchestra at his school. His Music Director comments that Zac is able to produce a truly beautiful sound on his violin, and that his performances
continue to shine.
We could not be happier with Jesse’s instruction, and with Jacob’s Music Studio more generally. The relationship between tutor and student is very important and should be special, and in this instance it has made all the difference to Zac’s continued interest and development.
If you hope to encourage your child to love music and to show commitment to growth and improvement, we strongly encourage you to give Jesse at Jacob’s Music Studio a try!
Woodside Chair in Leadership and Professor of
Management, University of Western Australia
Jesse has been teaching my 7 year old daughter the violin. He shows a wonderful display of enthusiasm towards her playing, which she responds very well too. I have to admire his patience and teaching methods, my daughter feels at ease and very comfortable with him. I must also compliment Jesse on his violin playing, it is very accomplished. I would highly recommend Jesse for any student of any age.
Michelle L., Interior Designer Wembley Downs
I have been learning violin with Jesse since February 2011. It is obvious that Jesse is an accomplished violin player and as a violin teacher he is patient, enthusiastic and always very encouraging. Jesse makes violin lessons interesting and plans the lessons so that I learn something new in every lesson. Starting as a beginner I am very happy with my progress in a relatively short period of time. I highly recommend Jesse as a violin teacher. Shirley G.,
Manager-Tax Consulting Perth
These details were last updated on June 6, 2017