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Popular Viola Teachers Near Little Ferry

Erica Q.

Brooklyn, NY
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Rebekah S.

Caldwell, NJ
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Concetta A.

Brooklyn, NY
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Erica Q. Brooklyn, NY

I'm trained as a classical musician and write original compositions heard in film and television, most recently in Veronica Mars. I use the Suzuki Method and focus on playing by ear to allow you to develop great technique, intonation and enjoyment of playing music. We will later focus on music theory and sight reading after establishing a strong foundation.

About Erica

I produce and record my own and others' music which can be heard extensively in film and TV, has been toured internationally, and received international press recognition. I play and teach several instruments and genres of music and take your tastes and learning style into utmost consideration. I always begin with practical exercises to develop technique, then we can focus on playing the music you love.

To vocal students I will teach exercises that develop technique and allows you to explore your voice. I will help you learn to make sounds you love. Singing is created by breath and muscles which we have full access to. Anyone can learn with proper focus, care and practice. I can also help you with recording and microphone technique as this is my area of expertise!

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Renee M. November 5, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Erica rocks. My 8-year-old daughter looks forward to every lesson with her and we love her different approach on teaching geared to a person individually which is less rigorous and more appealing to my kid.
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Abby P. October 3, 2014
Singing · In studio
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Excellent, supportive and enthusiastic teacher! Already signed up for more lessons.
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Sarah H. September 26, 2014
Verified Student
So good! Yay Erica
Rebekah S. Caldwell, NJ

I teach from beginner to intermediate Viola, I am also very open to teaching other kinds of music the student wants to learn

About rebekah

Hello my name is Rebekah S., I am a violin and viola teacher.

Experience-
Member Lakeland Youth Symphony 1991-2000
Participated in 4 Strings Summer Camp for 2 years
Taught at Path 23 home school group for 3 years.
Played in Northern New Jersey Youth Orchestra. Todd VanBeveren, Director and Conductor.
Music Librarian for Northern New Jersey Youth Orchestra.
Played Lakeland Youth Symphonies 50th Anniversary concert.
Played with, assisted Todd VanBeveren, conductor of the New Jersey Inter-generational Orchestra.
Worked with Christopher Nam in the County College of Morris orchestra.
Coached a Northern New Jersey Youth Orchestra Quartet.
Coached in Northern New Jersey Youth Orchestra Music Camp.
Played with Peter Winograd of the American String Quartet as a part of the Northern ...

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Heather A. July 22, 2014
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Rebekah is a thorough and patient violin teacher. When my 7 year old, daughter asked to learn the violin, I was not sure if she had enough of a capacity to focus, which is necessary for playing the violin. Under Rebekah's instruction, she has flourished; she is playing scales, songs, and reading music. After each session, Rebekah reviews with me the homework she has assigned to my daughter. Thanks to Rebekah, my daughter is developing a real appreciation for music, while enjoying the learning process. I highly recommend Rebekah!
Concetta A. Brooklyn, NY

Learn to play folk music or classical. Explore this deep and beautiful instrument!

About Concetta

Private instruction, early childhood education, elementary and high school education

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Lindsey G. November 9, 2014
Fiddle · In home
Concetta was such a treat to have in our home! She came out all the way from NY to NJ for my mothers birthday, and though she is a beginner, emerged from the 1 hour lesson so inspired to keep practicing, able to fully complete her first song! She even did a little performance at the end on the lesson! She is a great people person, fun to talk to, and she really knows her stuff. Excellent choice!
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Kay C. October 11, 2014
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I have learned more in just three lessons with Concetta than I learned after three months of once a week lessons with an instructor from a music store.

Concetta has a natural gift to teach and an ability to allow even a musical novice, like me, understand basic music theory.

This talented young lady eat, sleeps and breathes music.
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Mark H. October 8, 2014
Mandolin · Online
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When I met Concetta online, I had never played the Mandolin before. Now after 4 going on 5 months I am in the beginning stages of learning Vivaldi's Concerto for Mandolin. This feat was accomplished by Concetta's knowledge, understanding and compassion for this student who was clumsy, awkward and with little self confidence. I now know where I want to go with the Mandolin and with Concetta's guidance and wisdom, I know I will be given a strong foundation to achieve it. This has been the best experience for me and I know it will also be for you as well....:)

Benjamin H.

New York, NY
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Nicholas P.

Brooklyn, NY
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New York, NY
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Benjamin H. New York, NY

Benjamin H. is a professional violinist and violist with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in performance from the Manhattan School of Music. Mr. H. is also New York State Certified to teach in New York Public Schools for Grades K - 12. He has been in the music industry for over 20 years. Whether you're an advanced student preparing for an audition, or a beginner interested in learning a new instrument as a hobby, Mr. H. would be happy to use his years of expertise to help you!

About Benjamin

An active teacher, as well as performer, Mr. H. has been teaching violin and viola since 2004. He has taught students of all ages and experience levels. He currently serves as an after-school violin and viola instructor at the Bronxville School in Bronxville, New York. Mr. H. also holds a position as a violin and viola instructor at the Hunterdon Academy of the Arts in Flemington, New Jersey, and also serves as a violin coach for the Stamford Young Artist's Philharmonic in Stamford, Connecticut.

Nicholas P. Brooklyn, NY

I suggest viola to young students that already have violin experience, as well as to adults looking for a deeper sound at the early stages. Viola is my primary performance instrument.

About Nicholas

Welcome! I am a violin and viola teacher from New York and a registered member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. I am an active performer of contemporary and classical music, and my commitment is to instill my students with both a passion for playing music and an outstanding technical foundation.

My teaching method is tailored to each student's individual learning style and motivation for playing. The first question I will ask at every first lesson is: what music do you love? This can be one song - a nursery rhyme, classical melody, or popular song - or a genre of music. Regardless of age, I believe that the most effective path for learning violin or viola is to start with the music!

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Kendra D. November 22, 2014
Violin · In home
Verified Student
A lovely teacher! Very patient, understanding, non-judgmental and thorough. Also very flexible with his timing. He's a keeper!
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carmela C. September 22, 2014
Violin · In home
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very reliable teacher. I'm so glad Nicholas took this job. He is an asset...Keep the good job. Thank you for everything.
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Nicole J. August 21, 2014
Viola · In home
I was really nervous about playing my viola again after 10 years off, and feeling awkward taking lessons as an adult. Nick immediately put me at ease. He made me feel really good about what I did remember, and gently pushed me to work on what I didn't. He was happy to work with the materials I still had from high school, brought along props to help with my form, and even helped me get a new bow. His flexibility and easy-going attitude truly made picking back up enjoyable. I never felt judged if I didn't have time to practice as much as I should have, and LOVED that he played along with me sometimes! Did I mention he's an incredibly talented and creative composer, too? I ended up hiring him to play at my wedding in July. At the last minute, my husband and I decided we wanted the Mario Brothers theme song for our recessional, and he composed a lovely version for viola and cello duet. Amazing!
J. J. New York, NY

My style of teaching draws from many influences. As players, we try to emulate the human voice, and I always suggest my students draw their inspiration from great jazz and soul artists: Ella Fitzgerald, Erykah Badu, Sarah Vaughn, etc.
I also teach ways of technique that work with the body, rather than against. My studies in the Tuttle coordination technique, in ballet and contemporary dance, and in pilates have helped me combine ease of playing with expressive performances.

About J.

Hello there! I'm J, and I'm a violist/violinist at the Manhattan School of Music. I'm originally from Long Island, and I graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy. I started teaching while I was in school, helping out younger kids in my studio, and now I teach students of all ages and ability levels. Prices are negotiable for low-income students.

My teaching style incorporates aspects of the Tuttle coordination system, helping students play without tension and unnecessary stress while helping them express music to the fullest. I teach the individual, not the system, and each student has a curriculum tailored to them. Teaching the joy that comes with the performance of music is my greatest goal.

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Essie D. October 6, 2014
Viola · In studio
Jay is understanding, teaches efficiently yet is super patient. There's clearly a background knowledge of different styles, bow strokes, etc. that helps with the learning process. Super easy to work with and is open to all levels of playing... Overall, outstanding teacher!!!
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Ariana C. October 4, 2014
Violin · In home
I, Ariana Campbell am currently in the 11th grade, and have been playing the violin for since the 3rd grade. I have always wanted to expand my knowledge on the art of music and the violin, and with Jeremy's lessons, I am doing that. We started this year and his ways of teaching are very diverse from anyone else who I've worked with. His lessons are structured and have a clear objective--to better your technique, which will inevitably better your playing. In addition, he is focused, but not strict, meaning that he wants you to improve, but doesn't get frustrated if you don't get it right away. Lastly, he is understanding and works with your schedule, and is always looking for an orchestra or musical group for you to learn from. He's the best!

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