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Faculty: Violin and Viola
Depaul University, MM, Violin
Depaul University, Artist’s Diploma (Viola)
Northeastern Illinois University, Teaching Certificate
Mr. Rustandi has been teaching violin and viola at the Merit School of Music for over 15 years, both privately and in group classes.
My favorite pop band is Maroon 5 and my favorite classical composer is Beethoven. They are quintessential composers or artists, representing the best of their time period.