Violinist Gregory Lewis holds multiple teaching positions at Yale University, where he is an Assistant Coach for the Yale College Chamber Music Seminar and a music history Teaching Assistant at the Yale School of Music. He has also taught for the Yale Secondary Lessons program, Yale Music in Schools Initiative, and Yale School of Music aural skills class. While living in Los Angeles, Lewis held a teaching position at the Colburn School in the Jumpstart Young Musicians Program and performed community engagement concerts for thousands of elementary school students through the Musical Encounters Interactive.
Lewis is a passionate educator and firmly believes that music education should be accessible to everyone. Lewis serves as Assistant Director and Teaching Artist for the Heartbeat Music Project, a non-profit organization which offers tuition-free music education to K-12 students on the Navajo Reservation. Heartbeat offers a yearly Summer Academy and Winter Workshop, in addition to year-round programming through local teacher partnerships and the Virtual Lessons Program. To learn more about the Heartbeat Music Project, please visit www.heartbeatmusicproject.org.
Lewis is in demand both as a masterclass instructor and adjudicator. He has taught masterclasses at the University of Manitoba, Lakehead University, and the Aspen Music Festival P.A.L.S. Program, and will be visiting the University of Michigan and Miami University of Ohio in 2022. He adjudicated for the 2021 Toronto Kiwanis Music Festival and the 2021 Canadian International Children’s Arts Festival, and will be adjudicating the National Capital Region Kiwanis Music Festival in 2022.
Lewis maintains a studio of private students in New Haven, Connecticut and a studio of online students. If you would like to study with Lewis, please reach out via the CONTACT page.
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