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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Linda C.

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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!
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Luther W.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
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Luther W.

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both the violin and viola in a variety of professional ensembles including substitute viola work with the Borromeo String Quartet. I draw from this performing background to teach my students of all ages and abilities.

I currently act as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at Merrimack College, where I serve as a primary instrumental teacher to enrolled students. I have also acted as the primary violin teacher for Main Street Music, LLC, in Waltham. Additionally, I run a private studio of 5-10 students as young as 6 and as old as 60. Of these, some never touched an instrument before our first lesson, and some are serious conservatory-bound musicians intending to make a career as a performer.

About Luther

I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both th

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Carol
Luther loves to teach. At every lesson he is there for you, ready to help you. He has an extensive musical background, after studying violin at New England Conservatory with Meriam Fried and Donald Weilerstein, as well as performing and studying at many prestigious summer music festivals, including Ravinia’s Steans Institute, the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and the Taos School of Music. In addition, Luther is an excellent violist, studying with Martha Katz, also at New England Conservatory.

Luther loves to answer all of your questions. He will analyze and dissect your technical questions about how to play the violin: concerning tone, bowing, left hand issues, and how to use your arms, shoulders, back and your whole body while playing the instrument. He can help you with fingering and answer your questions about written music. He will demonstrate and help you play musically. He is able prepare you for your orchestral audition, help you learn concertos and other solo music and help you with chamber music. Thanks Luther for continuing to help me attain my dream to become an excellent violinist!
Tamara R.
I had my first lesson with Luther today. He is personable, informative, gave constructive feedback and encouraged me. I found his style of instruction helpful.
I’m looking forward to my next lesson with him.
Brabeeba
It's a blaze to work with Luther! He identified my problem very quickly and provided concrete advices on improving the sound. His understanding on how beautiful sound is made is very clear and systematic. There are so many dimensions in the sound making for violin but he always breaks it down and works on each individual part of my postures and bowing. My sound is now much fuller than before! He also not only teaches violin but also how to think about music in general. I feel like I am constantly critically thinking on how I can experiment with each phrase after I take lessons with Luther. I will highly recommend Luther if you want to find a violin teacher!
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Julie P.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master of Music - Multiple Woodwind Performance from New Jersey City University
  • Teaching since 2000
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Julie P.

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I am a Broadway musician with 20 years of teaching experience. I know that each student learns differently so I use many different teaching methods and musical genres in lessons. I can help you get started on an instrument, improve your current abilities, work on school band and orchestra music, prepare for festival and solo auditions, prepare for college auditions, or just find great enjoyment in playing.

I pack a lot into each lesson making sure we address things such as: posture, theory, accuracy of rhythm, note reading, warm-ups, scales, etudes, solos, musicality, composition, interpretation and technique.

About Julie

Julie P. is a NYC woodwind artist with over 20 years of teaching experience. She has performed in many Broadway shows and is currently a member of the West Side Story orchestra. Julie offers the best combination of teaching experience and professional performing experience to provide lessons that a

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Terry C.
She is nice and is very helpful.
Peter
My daughter is several lessons in with Julie and loves it! She's making progress, staying sharp for whenever school band can start back up again. We're going to keep coming back for more!
Darrin

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Tamsen B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Awarded Patent for Acoustifoam Shoulder Rest from U.S. Patent Office
  • Bachelor of Arts Teaching / Performance from Cal State Los Angeles
  • Teaching since 1974
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Tamsen B.

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My lessons are based on the individual that I'm teaching. I specialize in working with that student's needs, rather than a pre-formulated system. I use well-known method and scale books as well as standard repertoire. I love working with people to get them to their next level, no matter what that level is.

In over 40 years of teaching and performing professionally, I have taught students from ages 3 to 87. All of them were able to improve and perform. All of my students have gained a unique insight into the world of being a professional musician.

About Tamsen

*** Specialties *** I teach and perform Classical violin and viola (with some mandolin); all styles from the Renaissance to Contemporary. In addition to playing concerts, I have a deep knowledge of getting the best sound from your instrument and how to maintain it. I make a point of sharing this

Kendall D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Kendall D.

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When I teach violin, my lessons address students' performance goals while also emphasizing that the music-making experience should be about fun and enjoyment. I bring enthusiasm and curiosity to lessons as I facilitate students' musical growth.

About Kendall

I'm a musician, a music educator, and music researcher. I enjoy teaching and sharing my passion for music with students of all ages. I currently teach at the Urban College of Boston as an adjunct professor and I substitute teach for Newton Public Schools. I received my Bachelor of Music in Music Ed

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Anna
I feel very lucky to have my son take flute lessons from Kendall! She is a wonderful teacher. Her lessons are dynamic, engaging and fun. Thirty minutes fly by like three minutes. Next time will schedule a longer session.
Natnicha
Kendall engaged my daughter in her first flute lesson. She is a talented musician who seems keen to share her passion. We look forward to future lessons with Kendall.
Felipee H.
She is great very good with our 6 yr old.
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Farobag C.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
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Farobag C.

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About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor
Ellen
Learned a lot, very pleased with my first session.

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"Have been taking violin lessons with will for a few months now. As an older student doing this as a hobby, Will is super patient working with me at my slower pace ;) . I was hesitant at taking violin lessons virtually at first as I thought it was going to be impossible for me to learn without someone next to me in person, but Will has a great method of teaching and I was actually able to pick up basic technique's early on.

Will comes with a ton of knowledge of music and musical techniques in general which definitely shows.

I highly recommend Will for a teacher of all ages!"
Jillian
Took Violin lessons from Will R.
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"great instructor!!!!"
Rhiannon
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"It has been only 3 classes with Ali. My daughter is motivated to practice every day which itself is a wonderful thing."
Adrija
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Wonderful instructor...very patient."
JOYCE
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"LIsa is a wonderful violinist and teacher. She is very patient and supportive. She provides very clear instructions and is very helpful. I highly recommend Lisa to students of all ages."
Susanna
Took Violin lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"A great violinist and a true teacher. Every lesson is fun and useful. Topics such as interpretation, phrasing and technical problems are always solved thanks to his great experience through the right use of the bowing and fingering. He’s always supportive and helps all of his students to reach their goals and to keep moving forward."
Stefano
Took Violin lessons from Lorenzo M.
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"My daughter began lessons with Charlene last summer. When I first started searching for teachers, I was told that she was too old to learn the violin. Charlene has proved that is not the case and I am amazed at the progress my daughter has made for never having played an instrument before. Charlene's dedication to her students, along for her love of music, is evident in her teaching. We are both so happy we found her."
Nicole
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"I am a beginner. Her instructions are very clear and simple. She makes sure that I understand the basics concepts really well. I really enjoy going to her classes."
Anirudh
Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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"Thank you Chaul for a great lesson and also for being so patient with me when my computer didn't log into the session right away. I enjoyed my first lesson and am excited to have such a fabulous teacher that sent me material and information to prepare for my first session. I feel confident that I will be able to progress and I know that I will enjoy learning with you. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Indira
Took Violin lessons from Chaul Y.
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"I’ve been taking online lessons from Connie for 6 months now and couldn’t be happier. She helped me develop a good foundation and has been so encouraging along the way! I love that she pays attention to detail and goes out of her way to write weekly lesson notes, make recordings for me, adds in music theory and is helping me towards my first exam. Connie’s passion for music and teaching is evident and I’m thankful I found her online!"
Kelsey
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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