Hello all..

Violin and Viola lessons for Individual or groups are available.
Learn from a teacher with 25+ years of experience.

About Me

The Teacher

Madukar Nair

My name is Madukar Nair. I was a student of the C.A.C. School of Music in India under the tutelage of Mr. Rex Issacs, the renowned violin instructor. I then continued studying in New York under Ray Dotoratos of the Julliard School of Music, who studied under the well known violin icon, Ivan Galmian. I have also studied with Julia Zaustinsky, a well known violin teacher, Julliard alumnus.

I have worked with the Kalabhavan Orchestra under Father Abel, as well as the Tharangini Recording Studio under Dr. KJ Yesudas, world renowned Indian vocalist.

Why Myself?

I am a violin teacher with 25+ years of experience, I provide students with Western Classical music training, Theory, Ear Training, Sight Reading, Folk Songs, and NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) and school orchestra preparation. I am also a member of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association).

Music Education starting from a young age has been found to be benificial to all aspects of life from school, such as higher grades and standardized test scores to a higher self-conficdences! Help change the lives of your children or yourself today!


How do I teach?

I do lessons at my studio in Tappan or I am willing to travel to your home. For those who wish to attend online classes I do lessons through skype.

For infants and toddlers up to 5 years of age! I provied lessons on the fundamentals of music theory and introduction to violin and classical music. This helps them to hone their interest to learn music.

Call me! For Details.



  • I provide beginner to advanced lessons for all individuals.
  • Individual or group lessons are available All Students Are Welcome!


  • I provide beginner lessons for viola.


  • I provide specific coaching for students to prepare for the NYSSMA Festival and help students with their music in their school orchestra.