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Katelyn H.

Birmingham, AL
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Katelyn H.

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Katelyn is an equally experienced performer and teacher. Her experience ranges from teaching beginner private lessons to teaching middle and high school orchestra. She teaches violin and viola to all ages and any levels. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Her goal for each student is for them to become lifelong music learners. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Katelyn

Katelyn Hoag is a professional violist and violin/viola teacher based in Birmingham, AL. She is a member of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and is a regular substitute with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Previously, she was a viola fellow in The Orchestra Now in New York, where she performed in v

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Valeri S.

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Starting at $38
  • BFA in Violin Performance from Sam Houston State University
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Valeri S.

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Teaching Philosophy:

I believe that learning how to play the violin is about more than hammering away countless hours of practice. The well-rounded musician of today absolutely must have a foundational understanding of sustainable technique, music history, and music literacy as far as these can be applied to the player’s personal goals. As they practice and apply what they’ve learned in their lessons, each week my students are becoming stronger, more independent players.

In this way, their daily practice and weekly lesson help them blossom into musicians with a life-long love of playing the violin, and each new page of music presents a new adventure to take up.

No matter what, I seek to meet my students where they are and set them up for success. I do this through:

-strengthening awareness of the violin & bow
-educating about both shoulder rest and non-shoulder rest techniques
-cultivating better intonation
-helping students tap into the resonance of the instrument
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About Valeri

I’m a professional violinist who’s passionate about slow living, sustainable practice, and making beautiful music! As a chamber musician and orchestral performer, I've travelled and trained extensively in my journey of mastering the violin. I studied historically informed performance with Dr

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Valeri is a highly organized and responsive instructor who works well with both kids and adults. I highly recommend her as your next private violin or piano instructor. She is trained in both pedagogy and performance practice, and knows what it takes to succeed in music at the professional level. Whether a beginner or experienced adult, Valeri can meet you at your level and help you succeed.
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Rahmaan P.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaching since 2009
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Rahmaan P.

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Hello! I'm a professional violinist/violist with over 20 years of playing experience. I started on viola at the age of 10, and began studying violin as well when I got into college. I have since performed all over the U.S, and internationally, even having the opportunity to perform with stars such as Lady Gaga and Imagine Dragons, and performing for U.S. president Jimmy Carter! From making appearances with orchestras as a featured soloist, to holding residencies on some of the biggest properties on the Las Vegas strip as a cover artist, to performing for major events such as Latin Grammys and Tedx, to touring the country playing country, jazz, and rock music, my broad range of experience can help any student, beginning to advanced, accel in their craft.

I studied music education with an emphasis on viola/violin performance at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where I received a Bachelor's degree. Aside from a background in classical music, I have extensive knowledge in many genres

About Rahmaan

I first picked up the viola when I was 10 years old in sixth grade orchestra class, and I haven't put it down since. While most professional musicians were certain of their career paths from a young age, I had no plans to pursue music professionally, until an opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall

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Damien G.

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Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Winner-Concerto Competition from UNT
  • Teaching since 1990
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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Rhian P.
It has been an absolute pleasure working with and learning from Damien during the start of my clarinet playing experience. He has been an incredibly patient, kind, and helpful instructor as evident in his willingness to listen to and respond to my desired performance goals. From the beginning, he has been willing to help tailor his instructional method to meet me at my experience level as well as facilitate playing the pieces I wish. Damien is a laid-back and easy-going instructor that I would recommend to anyone looking to build on existing knowledge or start learning the clarinet.
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Creative ways of learning the keys. My kids picked it up immediately
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Josephine K.

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  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josephine K.

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I specialize in teaching intermediate/advanced violin students. Lessons with each student is different with curriculum and style based on the needs of the student. I believe that music should be a part of everyone’s lives and it has many benefits! I will help you grow as a musician and would love to work with you. I have been the concertmaster of several orchestras and have 4 years of coaching and teaching.

About Josephine

Music has been a huge part of my life since I was a little girl. I have been playing the violin for 13 years now and I would love to help others grow in their musical life. I am currently attending the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University working towards my Bachelor of Music. With the c

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Tatiana Z.

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  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tatiana Z.

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My belief is that teacher's goal is to help a student to reveal and develop his/her personality through the music, so the lessons are adjusted for each student's needs individually. At the same time, the basis is a professional approach with detailed instructions, from posture, technique skills, and proper practicing strategies to phrasing and music stylistic features.
I teach classical violin and work with students of all ages/ levels.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist and member of several orchestras in Michigan. I studied at St. Petersburg Conservatory and also have a Doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My diverse background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools.

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We have been with Tatiana for past 3 years and she teaches my both kids. She is very knowledgeable , flexible and very interested to teach kids. I would recommend her highly to any one interested in learning violin.
Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!

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Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Please, right from Day 1, I can see that she is a woman who knows what she is doing, and with humility, teaches it to others. I am so glad to have met her."
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Took Violin lessons from Edna B.
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"My first online lesson went really well, and I really like Josephine."
Judy
Took Violin lessons from Josephine Y.
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"Abigail is a very helpful and patient teacher! She explains new concepts in a way that I can understand and she gives many helpful tips for practicing the pieces. She makes me want to practice and does a great job at helping me sound the best I can."
Navya
Took Violin lessons from Abigail T.
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"My granddaughter takes lessons on Skype.

My granddaughter, now 7, has been taking violin lessons with Erin C. on Skype for about a year now. We couldn't be more pleased with the everything about the program. Erin is a wonderful teacher who really knows how to talk to kids and encourage them. Skype is no impediment."
Wren
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"Lesson 1 was everything we expected. Looking forward to Lesson #2!"
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Took Violin lessons from Rachel C.
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"My daughter Lauren has been taking violin lessons with Connie for the past 3 years. We are so impressed how Connie has helped Lauren develop such a love for the violin! Connie is very knowledgeable, encouraging and also pays attention to detail. We love having her as our violin teacher and so glad we found her on TakeLessons!"
Shelby
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"I was a bit skeptical in taking lessons online but Elizabeth is an extraordinary teacher that knows how to teach even online. I would highly recommend her."
Rafa
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Before Mr.Williams, I never enjoyed going to lessons. He genuinely cares for his students and definitely helps to improve skill. He is very talented in violin and just overall an amazing teacher!"
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Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"She's very good. Very patient and clear. She'll tailor the lessons to your level of understanding. I'm an older adult learner with no musical knowledge at all and am learning fast thanks to her. I look forward to continuing my lessons."
Jeanne
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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