Bohdanna’s Sound's of Music Studio teaches violin lessons in Winnipeg, Manitoba and has been in business since 1983. Bohdanna Patrie is an active professional violinist-vocalist dedicated not only to excellence in performance, but also, to passing on the years of experience and knowledge to others, through her teaching of the violin to many students.

"It is like magic. When their child has the proper hand positions and movements, the music flows beautifully, in tune and the student actually expresses their inner self. The practice effort is mainly to learn and develop this technique, like a good set of tools. The music is something the student builds with their own learned set of tool skills. When I teach, I teach form, (proper placement of hand and fingers especially thumb which makes playing in tune just happen because if you have the form the notes fall right under your fingers); scales and other technique ie.(running up and down the finger board, skipping and sliding). I give my students the tools."

Contact Information:

Bohdanna A. Patrie
Ba. Mus.\ M.R.M.T.A.
Member, Local 130 A.F.of M.

Phone:   204-290-6789
Email:    bohdannaviolinist@mymts.net

Bohdanna's Education:

Private study at:

  • Conservatory of Regina
  • Conservatory of Saskatoon
  • Conservatoire de Musique in Montreal
  • Conservatoire de Musique in Bruxelles
  • Bachelor of Music University of Manitoba
Bohdanna's Teachers:

Bohdanna's Experience:
  • Orchestra Conservatoire de Musique - Montreal (1st & 2nd Violin.)
  • Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra - ( 1st Violin.)
  • University of Manitoba Orchestra - ( 2nd Violin.)
  • Mennonite Community Orchestra - ( 1st & 2nd Violin., & Principal 2nd )
  • Winnipeg Pops - ( 1st Violin., and 2nd Violin. )
  • Winnipeg Fringe Festival orchestra (pit & soloist for Orpheus in the Underworld)
  • On call to MCO and WSO (Leahy’ Christmas concert, Vienna New Year Concert, Tom Mc Cohrane).
  • Concert Mistress for Winnipeg Mosaic Orchestra
  • Soloist for banquets, receptions, funerals, and weddings
  • Owner/Operator: Bohdanna's Sounds Of Music Studio since 1983

Bohdanna’s Sound's of Music Studio Instruction Levels:

  1. Tiny Tots: age 4 and 5. The 1st Tiny Tot class will be on Saturday, Sept 7. There is a fun program of prizes (rewards) for all the Tiny Tots who complete there assigned practices on a weekly basis.
  2. Beginner violin age 6 - 100 levels i, ii, and iii
  3. Intermediate studies levels iv, v, and vi
  4. Advanced studies levels vii, viii, and ix
  5. Solfege, a sight singing approach to reading violin music, as well as theory and piano are taught along side violin lessons in so far as they give a visual understanding of the written page and the formation of scales, chords and musical form.
NOTES: The Fall/Winter Lessons commence the weekend of September 3, 2013. Festival Participation, R.C.M. Royal Conservatory Exams, Christmas Show, and the Year End Show are all also part of the year's Program.

For more information including lesson availability and instruction fees, please contact  Bohdanna's Sounds Of Music Studio at 204-290-6789 or by email.

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