Stephen Larsen is a well known New Zealand violin teacher.
Since his student days in Christchurch he has had a fascination with violin pedagogy, something which he has studied intensively ever since.
He maintains a busy teaching schedule, as well as teaching violin and viola at the University of Auckland he teaches students in both Christchurch and Auckland through the Pettman National Junior Academy of Music.
His students have enjoyed success in numerous competitions on a national and international level and have gone on to work and study all over the world.
He has regularly been invited to give lessons, masterclasses and talks on violin playing and teaching throughout New Zealand.