Sensei Armando is a violin instructor and an Owner of the Suzuki Academy. He teaches from 1 year-olds to adult. He graduated from the French National Conservatory (specializing in solfege, violin, & choir) and the Vivaldi school of music. During his education, Sensei Armando played in the Chamber Orchestra of the French Vivaldi School for many years, he mastered the art of Solfege, and played in symphonies throughout France as a soloist. He also earned a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Business Finance.
Over the past twelve years, Sensei Armando has performed in numerous concerts and took over five hundred hours of teacher trainings around the world. He is also a member of SAA (Suzuki Association of America). His students are active orchestral performers and contest winners. Sensei Armando also holds several certificates for Suzuki violin training. The Suzuki Academy has more than six hundred students, and has earned one of the highest reputations due to a number of his students winning competitions every year.
Armando's program is highly intensive as his students are required to learn and play an advanced, professional repertoire before the age of 12. His teaching strategy and methodology is to mix the Suzuki Method and the French conservatory style.