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Violin Lessons in Atlanta, GA

Music has always been one of Atlanta's claims to fame. Great talent has emerged from this city, and certainly makes it shine: Usher, Toni Braxton, OutKast, The Black Crowes, Collective Soul, John Mayer and Ludacris have all come from Atlanta's music scene.

For those who want to get started with music, popular instruments include the guitar, piano, drums and the violin. The violin in particular poses challenges that aren’t seen with other instruments; for example, it needs to be played at a precise angle that can be difficult for beginners to learn. In order to ensure proper playing habits, taking private violin lessons with a great teacher is necessary.

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Julian T.

Marietta, GA

Taught myself the violin.

About Julian

I am a very smart person, who is passionate about math and music. I graduated from Georgia Tech with a civil engineering degree and have taught as a math teacher. I would love to do lessons with you. Thank you.
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Kristine C. August 30, 2015
Math · In home
Verified Student
Julian is a good teacher. He has helped my daughter in math. She is doing well in class thanks to her tutor.
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Kathy Y. June 23, 2014
ACT Math · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher! Able to relate to teens!
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Julian T.

Julian T.

Marietta, GA 30062
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starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Nicholas H.

Smyrna, GA

I'm an experienced and dedicated musician, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for the past seven years for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level.

Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphonies, Chamber ensembles, Opera Symphonies, and his university’s symphony. His music consists of mostly a classical nature with some contemporary and popular music ensembles.

Nicholas trained for three years in college under the renowned cellist Martha Gerschefski, whose accomplishments are to
o many to list. He also trained under Christopher Rex, the principal cellist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Nicholas now holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance at Georgia State University.
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Ashley June 1, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
FANTASTIC!!!
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David May 3, 2016
Cello · In studio
Verified Student
He is a great instructor. He explains everything from the basic. I will continue my lessons.
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unni April 21, 2016
Cello · Online
I was initially skeptical about taking online music lesson for my son. But Nicholas is very methodical and very attentive so that being online does not deter the lesson quality. Highly recommend him.
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Nicholas H.

Smyrna, GA 30080
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starting at
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David P.

Atlanta, GA

Suzuki method
Have been teaching 17 years

About David

I grew up in Birmingham, AL, Boston, MA, and Cleveland, OH, and was classically trained on violin in all three cities by members of their respective orchestras. I began studying theory in 7th grade at The Alabama School of Fine Arts. I continued theory lessons while in Boston at the New England Conservatory of Music. I attended Summer music programs at Apple Hill (New Hampshire) and Sewanee (Tennessee) and have extensive experience in orchestra, quartet, and chamber group environments.

Upon graduating Emory university in 1992 I played professionally in Destin, FL as a bassist, guitarist,
violinist, and vocalist. I performed as bassist and backing vocalist with "Salty Dog" for nearly a decade. I am the co-founder of the Destin, FL band "Beach Mice." We perform for several weddings, corporate events, and benefits every year. Beach Mice is also popular on the festival circuit on the Emerald Coast.

I relocated to Atlanta in November of 2013, and currently perform weddings, and at various restaurants and events in the Atlanta area.

I have taught individuals and group lessons on violin, bass, and guitar since 1997 and for several consecutive years at Playground Music in Fort Walton Beach.

I have several videos available on YouTube, and a website which is easily located through a simple Google search.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you fulfill your musical goals and ambitions. Happy Playing - Cheers! dp
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ANDREW R. May 20, 2016
Mandolin · In home
Verified Student
The best.

Even to me (who is a beginner), it's clear that he understands music and its theory on a deeper level than most. He's been working to develop my basic technical skills (eg scales, chords, etc.) but also to learn songs that I love and listen to everyday. He's patient, friendly, not-rushed and just a generally all-around great teacher and great person. Highly recommend!!!
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Varun M. January 22, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
I had a great experience with David. He is really patient while also making you push your own limits. I learned a lot in the first class and I'm hooked.

He is very knowledgable about music and at times, I had to ask him to slow down and explain some of the terminology but at the same time it gave me the impetus to go and learn more. Loved the experience :)
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Turquoise January 12, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
I had a great first lesson... looking forward to many more.
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David P.

Atlanta, GA 30308
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$25 / 30-min
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Sara T.

Buford, GA

I teach using ideas from the Suzuki method but I'm flexible to fit the needs of my students. Music should be fun and rewarding yet teach life lessons such as diligence and confidence. My specialty is classical music but I am able to teach different genres of music. I feel that classical music is very important and I require my students to learn a few classical pieces. However, I love when a student gets excited over a piece of music and I encourage them to learn different genres.

About Sara

I have been playing piano and violin for 14 years. During that time I have had the opportunity to play first violin with the Erie Junior Phil Harmonic and also in their various string ensembles. I preformed and studied with them for seven years, four of those spent in the main orchestra. I performed violin alongside with the Erie Phil Harmonic three separate times and also the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony. I have also performed violin in the district and regional orchestra for two years and played in the pit orchestra for community theater. I have accompanied on the piano for several choirs, in
cluding a local high school and two churches where I was employed as Director of Music. I have always loved music and teaching just came naturally.
I have been teaching Piano and Violin for three years now and am currently teaching privately in my home studio and at a very respected music studio near Atlanta.
In my opinion, music is a part of everyone and needs to be expressed. It should be fun and rewarding yet teaching life lessons such as diligence, time-management, and confidence. My specialty is classical music but I am able to teach different genres of music.
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Julian F. November 15, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Sara is an excellent teacher, patient but strict. Julian and I really enjoy her style and passion for piano.

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Faith July 22, 2015
Piano · In home
As a former mentor of Sara's, I know she is a great teacher! She has been involved with music since she was 5, when she began playing piano. She added violin when she turned 7 and continued with both throughout her childhood and into her adult life.. She has wonderful orchestral experience as well as sacred/religious music. Because of her love for music, she is thrilled to be able to open young children’s eyes and minds to the joys found in music.
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Sara T.

Norcross, GA 30093
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$40 / 30-min
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Ryan G.

Woodstock, GA

I've been teaching violin for 7 years. From the start, I emphasize the development of a beautiful sound, ear training, and notation. Lessons for beginners always begin with simple call-and-response games. Students who have experience playing in orchestra but are looking for a first private teacher or are looking for extra coaching to prepare for an audition are strongly encouraged to contact me.

About Ryan

Ryan Gregory is an alumnus of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra. In 2014, Ryan received a scholarship to attend the Miami Summer Music Festival in its inaugural year where he played under the baton of Grzegorz Nowak, Principal Associate Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic. In 2015, Gregory received a fellowship to attend the Round Top Festival Institute, giving a public performance as a finalist in the chamber music competition. He holds a Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance from Kennesaw State University where he studied with Helen Kim and was a three-time finalist in the Concerto Co
mpetition. He received chamber coachings from Atlanta Symphony members Justin Bruns, Kenn Wagner, and Cathy Lynn. He has performed in masterclasses by Roberto Spano, David Coucheron, the Vega Quartet, Midori Goto, and Regis Pasquier. He has played in the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, the South Florida Symphony, the Carrol Symphony, and was Concertmaster for the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Michael May 18, 2016
Violin · In home
I started taking weekly lessons with Ryan at the beginning of 2015 and it has been nothing but a pleasure to learn from him. His knowledge of the violin is vast, but more importantly, his passion for teaching is even deeper. It has not phased him that I am someone learning my first musical instrument later in life than when most musicians begin. His ability to think of exercises and immediately recognize technical mistakes simply by ear is amazing and helpful. I give Ryan my highest recommendation and cannot wait to continue to learn from him.
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Ryan G.

Woodstock, GA 30188
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$35 / 30-min

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