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Popular Violin Teachers Near Miami

Monique W.

Miami Beach, FL
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Ilona M.

Pompano Beach, FL
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Stephanie J.

Miami, FL
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Monique W. Miami Beach, FL

Subjects Taught

Music Theory, Violin

About Me

I began playing violin at age 4 over 20 years ago and have been teaching since age 17. I studied at the Newark Community School of the Arts for 12 years and in the Greater Newark Youth Orchestra where I played at the New Jersey PAC and Historic Symphony Hall. I've taken master classes from John Smith (teacher to Regina Carter), and taught by global performer Aiko Goto and several teachers from Juliard including Hiroshima Shimura, I have performed at festivals and weddings and taught across the country in orchestras, quartets and music camps. Most of my teaching has been with private students age range has been from 3-67

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I specialize in beginner and intermediate instruction and music theory (how to hold, how to read music, how to play by ear). I teach using the Suzuki method as well as a creative process to write, read, and execute your own music. Solo pieces, holiday music, chamber quartet or orchestral arrangements etc. I have years of experience teaching adults because I believe it's never too late to learn and all people should have access to learn the arts. I teach out of my studio in center city on south beach and there is free parking, and I can travel to your home on miami beach. I am the only south beach violin teacher.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Living room: music stand, chairs, additional seating for parents.

Bay breeze conference room: music stand, chairs, additional seating for parents.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide a music stand, I provide the instrument for the first two lessons, the student must have an instrument and metrinome after the second lesson.

*** Specialties ***
Suzuki, Creative Composition

Ilona M. Pompano Beach, FL

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Cello, Elementary Math, English, ESL, Fiddle, Flute, Geometry, GRE, History, Language, Math, Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano, Polish, Pre Algebra, Reading, SAT, Science, Test Prep, Trigonometry, Viola, Violin

About Me

For my tutoring sessions I use skills that include goal-directedness, I teach how to organize learning in small steps and how to set them up; I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make the learning interesting and fun; I also use self-control skills to teach how to avoid distractions and I use different focusing strategies. I use positive mind set skills to teach how to use failures as a learning opportunities.

I have a Master's Degree (2012) in teaching English to speakers of other languages, and Bachelors in Music Education (2010), both from Florida Atlantic University, as well as degree in violin performance from Poland.
I studied piano in Poland for 10 years & taught both piano & violin for over 20 years. I also teach flute & cello for the past 5 years, as I studied them during my Music Education program.

I teach music for over 24 years using the traditional and Suzuki methods. I am a fan of the Essential Elements 2000 for string instruments, and the Alfred's Piano Library for piano. Alfred's piano library can be used for any age as they also have books especially made for adult learners. I also like their music flash cards.
For teaching music theory I mostly used Master Theory.

I personalize every lesson, and always set goals for my students. Most of my violin students are members of the Florida Youth Orchestra as well as Gold Coast Youth Orchestra and my piano students participate in Pompano Beach competition and the annual Piano Guild auditions.
I teach any age and any level, and always stress that learning a new instrument is very similar to learning a new language, it needs a lot of patience, persistence and repetitions. My lessons are customized to my students needs, and are work in progress as they needs may change over time. I always remind my students that music can give them instant gratification when they learn to play favorite songs.
I always encourage my students to tell me about their music preferences, so I can incorporate them in their music lessons.

*** Lesson Details ***
All my tutoring sessions include reviews of previously learned material and if possible the use of technology. I use students books but often bring extra study materials if necessary.
All my lessons include: technique: I like to use the Finger Power for piano students and Essential Elements for my string students, and scales for both.
music theory: I use Master Theory or other books such as Hal Leonard's Piano Note spellers & Piano Music Theory books for younger ages, music flash cards to support learning notes and musical terminology, and of course the fun part performance.

Besides Essential Elements 2000 for strings I also use String Tunes and Fiddle Runners to add more fun to the lessons. For piano students I use Holiday Treats book, which comes in 2 different levels: Beginner & Intermediate, so my students have a new songs for a specific holiday.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I always bring violin with me to be able to show what I teach.

*** Travel Equipment ***
The students needs to have their books and assigned material ready for tutoring. Instrumental students needs to have their music books & instrument available as well as a pencil. I always stress with my students to be organized and prepared for their lesson, this way they will be able to focus better during the lesson. I bring my violin with me. I also ask that the room where the lesson takes place to be free of any distractions, such other siblings or any other noise. The quiet environment helps in faster learning.

*** Specialties ***
I tutor most K-12 subjects and prepare students to take ACT, SAT, GRE tests.
Music genres: Classical, traditional, Suzuki, Popular, Celtic, fiddle, Blues

Stephanie J. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Cello, Music Performance, Piano, Violin

About Me

I love to teach music as much as I love to perform.
Be sure to check out my photos and recordings!

I currently am a Graduate Teaching Assistant at FIU where I am completing my masters in music performance for cello.

As a young girl I began taking private piano lessons which eventually led me to participate in the string program at my Elementary School. Not knowing anything about string instruments I was handed a Cello by the Conductor, and I've been playing ever since!
I joined the local symphony GMYS (Greater Miami Youth Symphony) throughout my high school career which not only boosted my orchestral playing but was a great motivation to continue playing.
In the midst of my college career I became inspired to share my knowledge of music with young and adult students.
My goal as a teacher is to motivate and inspire students with music whether they're beginning or advanced players, and of any age.

Some well known performance I've done:
-The 2011 Zumba conference in Orlando, with Artist Wyclef.
-Univision performing with such names as Cristian Castro on Sabado Gigante, and on the Cristina show.
As well as on Nuestro Navidad 2012.
-In 2005 I performed with GMYS at Carnegie Hall in New York.

*** Lesson Details ***
Every student works at a different pace, so I like to create a study plan unique to each student that will provide the best results. I like to challenge the students and emphasize critical thinking.
It's not enough to simply tell the students what's correct or not, but to help them understand why.
From beginning to advanced students, we will work on proper technique, musicality, and efficient practicing.
I want to show students and parents the joy behind music, but there are no shortcuts, motivation is a must!

*** Studio Equipment ***
All you need is the instrument and books!
I have a music stand

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a music stand, so make sure to bring the music!
A metronome and Tuner is essential.

*** Specialties ***
Classical Technique for a classical instruments. Once you learn the technique, you can play any style you enjoy, not limited to classical music.

Walter H.

Pompano Beach, FL
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Adrian B.

Miami, FL
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Anna T.

Boca Raton, FL
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Walter H. Pompano Beach, FL

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, French Horn, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory, Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin

About Me

Professional guitarist/vocalist since 1976. Performed in Rock bands, Show Bands, Calypso bands, Jazz bands, and, yes, Wedding Bands. I have performed as a solo guitarist for wedding ceremonies, art shows, and other private functions. I have also performed on the trumpet and saxophone in bands, and on the violin and cello for wedding ceremonies.
Private guitar and bass instructor since 1984; Orchestral strings instructor since 1988.
My students benefit from my professional experience in that they focus directly on what is necessary as a performer and don't waste time on strictly theoretical exercises.

*** Lesson Details ***
When students take lessons from me I take some time to get to know their reasons for wanting to play the instrument and who their favorite artists/bands are. That way I can gear the lessons towards their interests which keeps them motivated and helps them relate what they're learning to "real-world" music.
I try to make the learning of music and technique as much fun as possible using challenges and games.
I base my lessons on a research based curriculum called "Jump right In" where students will eventually learn to "hear" the music they are reading the same way one hears the words they are reading in a book. Then, based on their age and interests, I use whatever instrumental technique books I feel are best suited for that particular individual.
After 3-6 months guitar students should be able to read and play basic chord progressions and simple single note melodies both by ear and by using standard music notation. This will mostly be in first position.
Similarly, Bass students should be able to read and play bass lines that fit basic chord progressions, and be able to play simple single note melodies in first position.
String students should have basic control of the bow and be able to read and play simple melodies by ear and by using standard music notation on at least 3 strings in first position.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I provide an amplifier, sound system, chairs, music stands, Keyboard with rhythm section, and a computer with a vast selection of music for listening and performing.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide supplemental materials, my own guitar and music stand and an Mp3 recorder to record lessons.
I expect students to purchase a method book, their own instrument, a music stand and a tuner.

*** Specialties ***
I am familiar with most band and string methods as well as the Gordon/Grunow "Jump Right In" method.
I perform in all styles from Classical to Calypso and everything in between.

Adrian B. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Viola, Violin

About Me

dedicated music room; couch, music stand, violin, viola

Anna T. Boca Raton, FL

Subjects Taught

Violin

About Me

Violinist Anna was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 1987, and started her studies at the age of 4 at the Uspensky Specialist Music School. When she was 14, she took first prize in the 2005 Glazunov International Violin Competition which is held every 3 years in Paris. In spring 2006 she won the Grand-Prix at the International Violin Competition held in Alma-Ata (Kazakhstan). In 2009 she performed with the Gunma Youth Symphony Orchestra Festival in Tokyo, and in several concerts with the Symphony Orchestra of Hamburg (Germany), conducted by Claus Peter Modest, which were held in Bukhara. In 2013 she performed a concert in New York with the Lyric Chamber Music society. She has served as Concertmaster of the Lynn Philharmonia. She will be participating with the Glacier Symphony at the Kalispell, MT Amadeus Music festival in 2014.
Anna graduated from the Uspensky Specialized Music Academic Lyceum in 2007 and entered the State Conservatoire of Uzbekistan. Currently, Anna is studying with Elmar Oliveira for her Masters Degree in Music at the Lynn University Conservatory of Music in Boca Raton, Florida.

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The very first lesson is a process of establishing professional contact between a student and a teacher; couple of exercises will be given in order to figure out the current level of a student. Then recommended material will be chosen.

You may also require what repertoire you would like to work on (either for beginners or advanced students). I have all the books/scores for Suzuki Violin School, Maia Bang, etc. I also work with Russian Violin Books (for instance "Yuniy Skripach" ("Young Violinist")).

Lesson schedule may vary, depending on convenience of both the student and the teacher. I will always do my best to find the best time that would work for you. So please, do not look at my availability schedule, it is all very wobbly! Just allow me to contact you, and I am sure we will figure something out!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Online lessons available!

For beginners: I have all the materials (music, score, flash cards)
For advanced students: we can work on either material you have or I can provide you with recommended material (music, score, technical material)

*** Specialties ***
Music Education for Beginners and Advanced Students, Children Psychology, Educating Games

Violin Lessons in Miami, FL

Learning to play the violin is extremely popular as a first or second instrument for students of all ages. This is probably because of the instrument's versatility, as well as the beauty of its sound. And with the right teacher, it’s easy to get started learning to play!

It can be difficult to begin learning the violin alone, due to the importance of posture, technique and other aspects that can only be taught by a qualified instructor. Similarly, intermediate students often experience problems that are hard to rectify, or struggle to learn new skills such as the different hand positions, vibrato and harmonics. Taking private violin lessons can make a huge difference, and TakeLessons is here to help!

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