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Popular Viola Teachers Near Denver

Aaron A.

Denver, CO
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Terri D.

Denver, CO
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Kristopher E.

Denver, CO
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Aaron A. Denver, CO

About Aaron

It was in his youth that Aaron discovered his love of music. As a child Aaron spent a great deal of time simply listening to music and discovering the joys that each genre had to offer, but it was not until the age of 12 years that he would pick up his first instrument. In junior high school band Aaron first learned how to read music when he was put into the brass section and given a cornet. While he didn't stick with brass for much longer than a year, it did spark an interests in music that would grow as the years past. In the years that followed Aaron spent time playing drums and singing in local rock bands. It was at this time he decided to start taking vocal lessons to improve his singing. This, of course, lead to another spark, but this time lessons were not enough. It was ...

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Kristen C. September 15, 2013
Violin
Great Teacher!

Aaron has been a great teacher. My son was new to music and Aaron was able to help introduce the violin in a fun and engaging way. Aaron is both patient and able to keep on task. I would recommend Aaron to those new to music as well as anyone interested in learning.
Terri D. Denver, CO

About Terri

I have a BA in Philosophy and Music Performance , 1993, from the University of Northern Colorado and University of Colorado at Denver. I teach in the traditional method and I’m classically trained but I also play and teach in a variety of styles.

I began playing the violin when I was nine and I'm very glad I did as it has led to much fulfillment and accomplishment for me.

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You can expect to get a good foundation in playing the violin from me and have the experience of really enjoying playing. I use a few standard methods which help beginner and more advanced students learn to play and master technique, which is important, and so is enjoying playing music you love!

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Kolacny studios has semi-sound proof private rooms for ...

Kristopher E. Denver, CO

I have been teaching viola since my long-term orchestra position in 2013. I teach through the Suzuki method and enjoy the viola and it's nice dark range. I am thoroughly equipped and excited to guide any student through their first steps on this hidden gem of the orchestra world.

About Kristopher

I am a Music graduate from Hunter College and a native of New York City, where I was once the music director for the Holy Rosary Theater Group. I have performed in various college ensemble and city groups across New York, New Jersey, and Colorado. I also had wonderful opportunities to perform in professional pit orchestras for Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels while living in New York City. I previously performed as the principal horn for the city of Thornton's community band and am continuing my journey in music education with MSU-Denver!

As an undergraduate at Hunter College I studied horn with Richard Casparie, music composition with Shafer Mahoney, and piano with Gary Hammond as well as piano improvisation with Dr. Geoffrey Burleson. I have studied ...

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Tamara D. October 29, 2014
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
My son has been attending weekly saxophone lessons with Kristopher for about 2 months now, and we couldn't be more pleased. He has helped my son to love playing again, and has been very open to working with my sons learning disability to find the way he learns the best. Mr. Emmanuel re-writes music so it easier for my son to read, and helps him to find music that Nathan is excited to learn. Great music teacher!
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Oscar L. September 2, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher. Passionate in his teaching and eager for his students to learn. I have never touched a musical instrument in my life before and he's really helped make the learning process fun and easier than one might have imagined. I've enjoyed learning under Kris and highly recommend him to anyone wanting some musical lessons.

Andy R.

Lafayette, CO
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Mercedes V.

Denver, CO
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Philip F.

Littleton, CO
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Andy R. Lafayette, CO

Andy approaches each student as an individual; everyone has different goals and learning styles. Lessons with Andy focus on the music YOU want to learn while utilizing your strengths, accelerating your learning process, going beyond the notes, and making the most of your time. He emphasizes maintaining a healthy musical attitude, which fosters more fun, respect, and deeper learning. Whether you want to learn tunes, techniques across all genres, practical theory, or develop improvisational/compositional skills, Andy will provide a tailor-made path to accomplishing your short and long-term goals, achieving a higher level of musical understanding, and crystallizing your voice as a musician.

About Andy

Andy approaches each student as an individual; everyone has different goals and learning styles. Lessons with Andy focus on the music YOU want to learn while utilizing your strengths, accelerating your learning process, going beyond the notes, and making the most of your time. He emphasizes maintaining a healthy musical attitude, which fosters more fun, respect, and deeper learning. Whether you want to learn tunes, techniques across all genres, practical theory, or develop improvisational/compositional skills, Andy will provide a tailor-made path to accomplishing your short and long-term goals, achieving a higher level of musical understanding, and crystallizing your voice as a musician.

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Mercedes V. Denver, CO

I use various teaching methods including: Suzuki and Fingerboard Geography,

About Mercedes

Hello! My name is Mercedes and I love teaching music! I have been a musician for over 20 years and a music teacher for almost a decade! I currently have seven private students in my studio but am looking for more! I teach violin, viola, and piano out of my home studio which includes: an upright and two digital pianos and Garage Band and Sibelius music software.
A little more about me...I hold a bachelors degree in music education from MSUDenver. My teaching experience includes one year in Denver Public Schools and three years teaching band and orchestra for Springboard After School in Highlands Ranch. I am currently a guest teacher in Adams 12 Five-Star Public Schools. When I am not busy teaching music, I am playing violin in a local gothic-rock band called Wither Without and Wither ...

Philip F. Littleton, CO

I've been teaching the violin/viola for over 20 years on the elementary, highschool and college levels. My students have been accepted on scholarships at various colleges around the country. As a violist, I find the most challenging elements to be sound production and, if you're a recent violinist, clef reading. I can help you master those areas.

About Philip

PHILIP, violinist, earned his BM from The University of Michigan, studying with Stephen Shipps, an MM Degree from Yale University, studying with Erick Friedman, and a DMA Degree from Boston University, studying with Lynn Chang. He is a member of the violin-piano duo American Double, with pianist Constantine Finehouse, and they have toured across the U.S. and Europe. The recording, released on Albany Records, has been highly acclaimed. He has released two recordings featuring the works of Emma Lou Diemer, Summer Day and more recently Going Away, with the composer at the keyboard. In the Fall of 2012 he collaborated with the Westmont College Orchestra to premiere Emma Lou Diemer’s Violin Concerto, composed for him. From 2006-2013 Dr. Philip was a Professor of Music at Westmont ...

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Katherine L. November 1, 2014
Violin · In studio
I studied with Dr. Philip F. during my 4 years in college and grew so much as a musician! He's great at pinpointing passages to focus on but encourages the student's strengths and accomplishments as well. I studied a wide variety of repertoire, was supplemented with professional recordings, and had several performance opportunities. I would love to study with Dr. Philip F. again if he lived closer!
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Rohini S. October 30, 2014
Violin · In home
Phil is a great teacher with an excellent grasp on technique and a very unique way of engaging students at every level. He has had a very positive influence on our child and has infused an interest for the violin which will last a lifetime.He is always willing to adjust with your schedule.
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Tammy H. October 30, 2014
Violin · In studio
My 16-year-old daughter has been playing the violin for almost 10 years and has had two teachers prior to Dr. Philip. In the ten months that she has had instruction under Dr. Philip, her ability level, confidence, and technique have greatly improved. I have had the fortune of sitting in on several of her lessons, and am increasingly impressed with the amount of information and teaching that is poured into each lesson. Dr. Philip also takes the time to get to know each of his students....and he designs his curriculum and lessons around each students' individual needs. He has become more than a music teacher to my daughter....he has become a highly valued mentor in her life. In addition to the high level of professionalism and knowledge that he brings to his teaching, he also offers the student encouragement and goes above and beyond in helping the student with performance and audition preparation, anxiety, etc. He is an exceptional teacher, and I HIGHLY recommend him to anyone who is interested in furthering their music education!

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TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Viola in Denver and nearby areas. Learn how to play viola by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Denver Viola teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Viola lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Viola student, intermediate Viola student, or advanced Viola student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Viola skills. Your choices for a Denver Viola instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Viola instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student feedback, and ...

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