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Popular Viola Teachers in Scottsdale, AZ

Carolyn B.

8 Reviews
Scottsdale, AZ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Awarded Phoenix Artist Award from Phoenix Office of Cultural Arts
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Carolyn B.

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The viola is my main instrument. I have been teaching viola for over twenty five years. I teach both traditional western methods and Suzuki style. I have a Doctorate in the Viola. I am very experienced teaching all ages and levels. I teach out of my home studio in Scottsdale. If you have ever dreamed of learning to play music, I can help you make that dream come true.

About Carolyn

Carolyn has taught advanced, intermediate and beginning violin and viola lessons for over twenty five years. She has also taught beginning piano and cello for over twenty years. Carolyn earned her Doctorate in Music Performance from Arizona State University. She has taught in the Maricopa Commun

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Mennen P.
Dr Carolyn is very patient & made every step of my beginning lesson enjoyable. I’m looking forward to my next lessons on the web with her!
Clark W.
Carolyn brings years of experience and insight to every lesson. She offers positive encouragement. She regularly challenges me with goals to stretch my skills, and always looks to move me on to a higher level of playing.
Charlene R.
Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough.

Victor Q.

13 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Annual Conceto Competition from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaching since 2002
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Victor Q.

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I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
Laura
Victor has been an amazing teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable not only about violin, but about practically every other stringed instrument there is. He also has an amazing grasp of musical theory, and has really helped me learn about my instrument. He has also helped me grow as a student. He keeps me interested in the music, and still challenges me to keep improving. I have had other music teachers, but he is definitely the best I've had.

Lea D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Lea D.

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Lea Detlefs' teaching style follows the Suzuki philosophy with the belief that music is a language that, like the other languages of the world, is learned most easily and organically through immersion. Ms. Detlefs believes a solid technical foundation makes playing more enjoyable. After all, technique exists to help us create beauty, to play with ease, and to play with confidence. She expects and encourages students to develop their creativity, by expressing their musical ideas and their personalities through the violin.

Lessons with Ms. Detlefs emphasize how to practice, discovery of the students preferred learning style, and the development of tone and musicality. Ms. Detlefs' students develop a set of polished, memorized repertoire; play classical music ranging from Bach to Paganini; are members of their high schools' intermediate and advanced orchestras; learn songs both by ear and musical notation; range in age from 5 to 55 years old; have written their own ...

About Lea

Hi there! My name is Lea Detlefs, and here is my musical history. I was given a violin at the age of seven by my grandfather, and between him and a neighbor who happened to be a retired violist from the Detroit Symphony, my musical education began. I've been playing violin for 26 years now, and

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Allison
Miss Lea is a great teacher who undoubtedly has a love of music. She helps her students develop this same love of music and teaches them how to develop their skills. I have been her student for five years and I love talking lessons with her.
Alan
I have been with Ms. Lea for 6 years, and all those years have been amazing. Since then I have been improving and gaining more understanding of playing my instrument. She is a great teacher and has a great way to teach kids.

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving Scottsdale, AZ

Dustin N.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dustin N.

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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical pieces and studies.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach at Spring Woods Middle School teaching orchestra.

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Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
Joshua
I Actually understood an instructor for once, I did learn on the first day . Dustin explains to wear you can understand and I'm certain I'll learn from him.
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ESTEFANIA H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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ESTEFANIA H.

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I have been playing viola for eleven years and I learned how to read music, sight read, train my ear and more, I want to teach you my knowledge giving you specialized plans which will help you develop the skills you need and want to become the viola player you want to be! All ages are accepted. I will work with you together to grow as a musician and teach you all you are interested in.

About ESTEFANIA

I was taught music from an early age of seven years old, I was part of many orchestras nationally and internationally. I was the first viola of my orchestra where I had to teach the rest of the violas the parts. I used to teach lessons to children for about three years, therefore I am experienced i

Martina S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, French, Czech
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Martina S.

25 Reviews
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I love the viola; I'm primarily a violist and love nothing more. I would love to share my passion with you or your child!

I have a Master's degree in Viola Performance, and viola is my primary instrument. I have received extensive instruction on the minutiae of the viola, and can help you with any need that you many have!

I tailor my approach to each student. Some students require more technical work, some require interpretive. Both are fascinating and can be taught with structure and clarity.

About Martina

Hi! My name is Martina and I am a classically trained violist. For my background, I received a Master of Music from Roosevelt University, where I studied with Lawrence Neuman of the Chicago Symphony. I received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin with Sally Chisholm of the Pro

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Renee
She is the best teacher ever!!!!!! She taught me a lot and is super friendly!!!!
Bianca S.
My daughter really enjoyed the lesson!
Gaia
Wonderful, patient and engaging. Best teacher for a beginner 9-year-old.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Scottsdale, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Scottsdale is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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$54 average
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$68 average

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"Susanna is so patient and kind and most of all KNOWLEGEABLE. I know I am in extremely capable hands. My first lesson I left feeling excited, motivated and wanting more. (Even though I'm a beginner and I don't sound amazing, I know I will get there with the guidance of Susanna)"
Brittany
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"The best violin and viola teacher that I have ever had. She is flexible and encouraging and is great."
Paloma
Took Viola lessons from Karla N.
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"My 12 year-old daugher has been practicing viola with Jill for 7 months now. From day 1, I have been impressed by Jill's teaching style that is rigorous, but also flexible and supportive. In just a few lessons, my daughter's music playing deepened.The most important to me was to see and hear my daughter starts to breath, feel and enjoy her music. I believe that now my daughter is not playing for me but more for herself. I am extremely thankful to Jill and recommend her highly as a violin and viola instructor. I believe her instruction will have a lifelong impact on my daughter. On top of things, my daughter and I enjoy our time during her lessons very much."
Marina
Took Viola lessons from Jill G.
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"Shannon was engaging. She made me comfortable, she’s polite. Very patient as we were trying to tune my viola. She helped me in every way she could. I am very blessed to be her student."
Imani
Took Viola lessons from Shannon S.
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"Elizabeth was my first viola teacher. I got a great foundation with her and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the way!"
Emma
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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"very patient and supportive"
Laurie
Took Viola lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Very comprehensive. Very friendly. All around great instructor."
Israel
Took Viola lessons from Alicia B.
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"She made me feel comfortable and took me to the lesson plan step by step. As with the homework."
Yvette
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Elizabeth is a fantastic teacher. She taught 2 of my daughters. One of them played viola and one played violin. Both of the girls enjoyed Elizabeth's sweet demeanor, enthusiastic approach to teaching, and the encouragement to do their best. The girls advanced during the 2 years they took lessons from Elizabeth."
Deborah Walter-Wright
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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"I've been taking lessons since April and have noticed a huge improvement thanks to Koko. He's very positive and offers insightful corrections and alternatives where needed(but also pushes me when needed). Highly recommend!!"
Krystle
Took Viola lessons from Kostadin D.
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