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Pamela M.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education from The Evergreen State College
  • Teaching since 2010
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Pamela M.

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In my lessons I offer personalized instruction according to the needs and desires of the student. My teaching philosophy centers around the idea that traditional violin-based folk music ("fiddle") can be used as a tool to learn and refine the techniques required to play the violin. I believe lear

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Megan
I always looked forward to my lessons with Pamela. She brought kindness, patience, and a sense of fun to the session. I learned a lot about music as well, and she honored my intentions for learning an instrument, helping to set a pace that was comfortable for me yet exciting and challenging.
Jemuel
Pamela knows how to teach, not just play, the violin. Many people charging for lessons simply were taught how to play once upon a time, but don’t have a plan or an ear/eye for what to work on to improve a new or experienced player. But Pamela is a professional and very serious about her job for someone who laughs every thirty seconds. She’s very fun and vibrant too!
Hilarie Hauptman
For the past two years I have enjoyed private fiddle lessons with Pamela Margon. She is most encouraging and positive while always challenging me to go further. I appreciated her support in the music I wanted to play. As an older student (65), I have enjoyed learning to play by ear; it's like learning a new language, and I have grown in my playing confidence. I look forward to continuing with the fiddle for years to come thanks to Pamela's delightful teaching manner. Highly recommend!
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Laura B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $33
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 to 70
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Laura B.

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As a music instructor, I am eager to cater to the needs of each individual child and to provide them with engaging musical experiences in supportive environments. I have previously provided violin, viola, and piano lessons to students of all ages both through Thompson Tutoring in Portage, Michigan and Reverb Lessons in Chicago, Illinois. I have approximately six years of private teaching experience.

I recently graduated from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts with a Master of Music Degree in Viola Performance. In 2016, I graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Viola Performance and Spanish. My performance experience includes both local and international venues. I have performed locally throughout the Southwest Michigan area, in orchestras such as the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Whiting Park Symphony Orchestra, Holland Symphony Orchestra, and Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra. I have also performed internationally ...

About Laura

I provide engaging violin, viola, and piano lessons to students of all ages and am eager to help you learn!

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Ajay N.
Ryuga D.
Laura was great! On time. My son loves to continue learning from her.
Grace
Very good teacher, our daughter likes her and is motivated to get better.
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Danish
  • Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

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Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to violin or if you've played for years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 24 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 5+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn

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jenny D.
Very supportive, patient and kind, can’t wait to continue our lessons
Audrey
As an adult learner who has always been interested in the violin, I have really enjoyed my experience with Mary-Elizabeth. She is a positive, patient, and encouraging teacher. We have been doing virtual lessons together and I am very impressed with how well she is able to offer corrections to my sound, posture, bow placement, etc... through a computer screen. It just goes to show how knowledgeable she is at her craft. I highly recommend Mary-Elizabeth for violin lessons.
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Evelyn B.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • BA English from Thomas Edison State University
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Evelyn B.

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Teaching private and ensemble lessons for 10+ years has developed my knowledge of how to work with students to build excellent musicianship and fluid violin skills. Along with the technical aspects, students' enjoyment of the process is paramount. This is achieved through purposeful preparation for each new tier of achievement so that the learning unfolds naturally.

About Evelyn

My violin journey has included solo performances, orchestra, chamber ensemble, fiddle competitions, and even square dances. I love playing folk styles from near and far as well as music from the great composers. An active church musician, I share both formal service music and improvised accompanim

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Amanda
Excellent instructor. Clear and concise explanations. Very interested in helping students reach musical goals. Very understanding and compassionate. I would highly recommend Evelyn.
Amanda
I enjoy having Evelyn as a violin instructor. She is very knowledgeable and expresses instruction in a concise and easy to understand way. She is very kind. I am an adult learner, and Evelyn is very understanding that sometimes practice time gets minimized due to life responsibilities. She is encouraging and I would recommend her as an instructor for any age.
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Joe M.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA MUSIC EDUCATION (vocal emphasis) from Vanguard University of Southern California
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Joe M.

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Learn how to play beautifully with proper technique, scale exercises, and by sight-reading fun music!

About Joe

With a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Vanguard University, I've been teaching Voice, Violin, Piano, and Guitar in classroom and one-on-one settings since 2002. Currently I am the Music Director for Arts Aloud Theater Group. Other places where I have taught are: Kids Space Whittier, Oakwo

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Zeenat G.
Joe really has the gift of teaching and has a way of putting things into perspective in an understandable way. Can’t wait to continue learning and growing!
Erin
Im already seeing a difference. Joe is really helping me with my belt.
Stephen
Worth double what he charges
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Eugene H.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Master's Degree in Piano Performance from Tchaikovsky Conservatory Kiev, Ukraine
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eugene H.

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About Eugene

Greetings and Salutations! I want to let you know, whether you're a music student or a fellow lover of music, that you have great untapped potential for music! More so than most people would tell you, because music is a powerful, life giving, uplifting gift that comes to all those that love and enjo

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Sarah C.
Mr. Eugene is an excellent instructor. He is informative, positive, and able to accurately assess the needs of the student. We didn't miss a beat with the virtual lesson, I felt it was as good if not better than any face to face lesson. We would highly recommend Mr. Eugene for violin (or piano), his extensive music knowledge and experience added an invaluable foundation to the instruction. Thank you!
Kas R.
Excellent Teacher

I am an older student and I started to learn to play the piano more than a year ago under a different teacher. I started with Eugene about 4 months ago. I was struggling with the piano previously. But after just 2 lessons with Eugene, I found myself playing confidently. Eugene explains so clearly and everything makes sense to me now. I enjoy practicing everyday now. He is excellent teacher, patient, and very professional. He is always on time.
NkiruU
Eugene is the best piano teacher I have ever had! He doesn't just know how the teach piano but music as well! I'm so glad that I chose him!

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"Me and J worked together for three years before I went to college and I’m glad she asked me for this review. J is really patient and fun to work with. I mostly wanted to learn movie music and she was cool with that. Good lessons, chill teacher."
Adam
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Great teacher - very patient! First time touching a violin and I am 50 years old! I produced "sound" within 30 minutes with Cameron."
Valerie
Took Violin lessons from Cameron K.
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"Very thorough! Loved my first lesson. Can't wait to continue my lessons with Jonathan! Thank you for your awesomeness!! :-)"
Alice
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Hire Concetta, especially to support a beginning violin player! She is warm, professional and very adept at finding your child's musical strengths and then identifying material to help them access and enjoy the music and instrument. AKA GOOD TIMES for all and excited to continue...as it should be. Thank you Concetta for your expertise and flexibility with schedule. Keri-Ann"
Micaela
Took Violin lessons from Concetta A.
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"Keiko is a skilled and thorough teacher. She knows how to pinpoint what a student needs and break it down to approach in a practical way. She can talk inspirationally and knowledgeably about the musicality of a piece, but then will show the technique to achieve it. She has high standards yet puts one at ease with her care, attentiveness and warmth."
Elaine
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"Ms. Fang is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. I would highly recommend studying with her. Her enthusiasm is contagious!"
Tapan
Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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"Autumn is a wonderful, talented violinist and instructor. She teaches my 14 years old daughter and does a wonderful job of instilling good violin practice in her life. Autumn is also a great role model for my child. Autumn is always on time, never misses lessons, and uses the lesson time purposefully. Online lessons are no problem for her because she is skilled and pays close attention to my child during lessons. We love Autumn and hope to remain with her for many years to come."
Molly
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Kristen has taught my son since he was 5 years old, he is now 8 years old. We were nervous to be starting so young but he was constantly asking and Kristen immediately put use at ease. We have seen more progress and interest than we ever could have imagined when we initially said yes to violin lessons. Kristen is patient, friendly, flexible and so so so talented. It is definitely a huge added bonus that we get to hear her play!"
Allison
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Great great class, this teacher is patient and inspiring! Would love to take more lessons from her! Highly recommend!"
Jingyi
Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"There are a number of beginners and comeback kids attempting to learn the violin without teacher. Honestly, at one point, I really thought I would be one of them. I’m in my mid 50’s and I had violin lessons when I was a kid. I thought I can practice again through internet teachers like YouTube.

I bought a violin made in China in EBay. At the end of 3 months, I still couldn't play anything with any satisfaction, thinking the violin was not good. I was very disappointed with the violin and myself.

But I couldn't let the idea go. Several months later I started searching prospective teachers. Finally, I contacted Tigran and we decided to give an interview, and Tigran has been my teacher ever since.

At my first real lesson, while he was tuning my violin, I noticed the violin made totally different sound. I was so shocked. It was not the violin; it was me who could not pull the sound from the violin. He gave me something incredibly valuable. He taught me how to draw the bow across the strings without making that horrible scratchy sound that I could not get rid of. It was magical. Maybe that's not a big deal to anyone else, but it was huge for me.

Over the past month, he has given me so many valuable lessons - how to hold the bow, how to practice each challenging skill, tone, timing, what is the best order to learn a piece, how the arm, the wrist, and the elbow should move, and so much more.

I couldn't get those things from a book. Certainly there are books out there that cover it, but I needed timely and simple correction in terms that made sense to me. The speed at which things are absorbed increased exponentially with his guidance.

The best part is, when something isn't right, he knows exactly why. It's almost as if he sits in my practice room with me all week because he nails it every time. Moreover, he knows more than one approach to helping me understand how to fix it.

Everyone can learn, but not everyone can teach. Not only is Tigran a good violinist, he is a great instructor. I know I am often frustrated, but it is never because he doesn't give me what I need to succeed. It's because I don't have enough time to devote to applying the principals he taught.

So here's to all the fantastic violin teachers out there. Even if you don't hear us say thank you often enough, know that you are making a difference in someone's life. And to Tigran, if you ever read this - Thanks!"
Dunne
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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