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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University
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Melissa M.

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I have been teaching string instruments professionally for over 11 years, and I specialize in the violin. Students of all ages are welcome! Lessons are tailored to each student's interests and learning styles. You will be playing music that you love in no time!

About Melissa

I am a professional string teacher and violin performer. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University, I have taught for 10 years as an orchestra director in the New York public school system.

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Juliet
My daughter came home unable to contain her excitement. She wanted to show me everything she learned. I love seeing that passion for music in my children.
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Melissa is a wonderful music teacher! She teaches our three kids ages 5, 8 and 13 on three different instruments in our home. She is very patient and flexible. SO happy to have her!

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Lisa N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • B.A., Applied Mathematics and Music from University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lisa N.

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Foundational techniques for fingering, bowing, and shifting. Ear training and intonation techniques. Music reading skills. Audition preparation. Practice techniques.

About Lisa

If you don't see the time slot you are looking for, please reach out to me: I can often accommodate other times upon request. Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. Th

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William H.
First time doing online lessons. Lisa made it very easy. She is very upbeat and makes lessons enjoyable.
Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!
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Anastasia M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $54
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students Male: 11 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from UNC School of the Arts
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Anastasia M.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years, I have taught strings in the schools as well as in my private studio. I specialize in working with beginners and intermediate students grades 5-12, but adults are welcome too! We use a body-oriented approach to help students play the violin with ease and clarity. This approach includes a mix of Alexander Technique, body mapping, Suzuki pedagogy, Karen Tuttle Coordination, and my somatic movement education curriculum. However, we also equally rely on ear training. Whether you're reading notes for the first time or playing by ear, we do ear training. Through this method, you become more comfortable playing the violin, and with dedication, you learn how to become your own teacher. Ready to get started?

About Anastasia

I am a singer, violist, voice coach, music educator, somatic movement educator, and interdisciplinary artist. I hold two degrees: a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and a Bachelor of Music from the UNC School of the Arts. Born and raised in Memphis, TN, I grew up singing gospel

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Deanna
An Ya is an amazing musician. She doesn't only teach people like me how to sing. She's out there in the real world... playing her viola and singing in front of crowds throughout the region. In my experience with An Ya, she adapted my vocal lessons to work specifically on areas where I was struggling. She always seem to drill down to the real root of the vocal problem I was having and helped me improve. I wasn't able to stick with lessons as long as I had hoped, due to conflicts with my work schedule. However, I came away from my time with An Ya with better control over my diaphragm and a stronger "head" voice. Thanks to An Ya, I'm a better singer than I was before.
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Jocelyn Z.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from The Juilliard School
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Jocelyn Z.

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I love playing and teaching the violin, and I'm so excited to share my experience with you! I have over a decade of experience with students of all backgrounds and experience levels. My time at The Juilliard School has prepared me well for whatever challenge you would like to take on together. Whether that is growing your love of the instrument, learning a new piece, finding better practice skills, or audition preparation.

Congratulations on taking an amazing first step into learning the violin, and I look forward to meeting you in our first lesson.

About Jocelyn

I have been teaching privately for over a decade, utilizing a blend of methods designed to help students discover violin technique and music theory, as well as develop skills in hypothesis and deduction that will help them become independent musicians and artists. My students have gone on to The Jui

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Becky Anders
Love my lessons with Jocelyn! She is the best teacher I have ever had, and has really helped my confidence.
Steven Andrews
Jocelyn has been an absolute inspiration to me during our lessons. I was a bit nervous trying digital lessons with a new teacher, but she was an INCREDIBLE help to me as a violinist. Definitely book a few lessons with her.
Jeff
I'm really enjoying my lessons with Jocelyn. I can tell I'm getting better much faster than the last time I tried to pick up the violin. She is a great teacher
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Sylvia S.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from Longy School of Music of Bard College
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Longy School of Music of Bard College
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Sylvia S.

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Join me to achieve:

• a solid technical and musical foundation for beginners
• improved technique and increased musical expressiveness for intermediate & advanced players
• support developing strong rhythm and sight-reading skills
• a sense of community with other students and parents during this time of isolation
• confidence and joy in performing

I use a combination of Suzuki approaches, improvisation, Dalcroze-inspired eurythmics, and somatic movement awareness (inspired by Feldenkrais and Alexander Technique) to simultaneously develop fluent musicality, joy in making music, a solid instrumental technique, and musicianship (including reading and theory). A former sufferer of tendonitis, she has a particular interest in addressing and preventing performance injuries, in both beginning and experienced players.

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I’ve had the great pleasure of both studying with and watching Sylvia teach others for several years. She’s kind, patient, and always calm, even through my last-minute

About Sylvia

Fascinated and deeply inspired by the relationship between music, movement, and dance, violinist and Dalcrozian-in-training Sylvia is a passionate chamber musician in both modern and historical performance practices. A native of Boston, MA, Sylvia performs currently with Guts Baroque Duo, L’Esprit

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Mariam H.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, German, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree in Violin Performance from University of Texas
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Mariam H.

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I've been teaching violin and viola for almost 20 years and many of my students have won prestigious placements in the local orchestras. If you are a dedicated and curious student, you'll be able to improve your understanding of our craft and as time goes on you'll be able to take some interesting steps on this path. Since my background training happens to be in the best traditions of Russian violin school, my big emphasis is on the techniques and musicality. I use all kinds of books and methods, from Suzuki to Schradieck. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Mariam

Have you always dreamed about learning to play violin with a professional and passionate teacher? Then I would like to meet you! My name is Mariam and I am a professional musician/violin teacher with a Master's Degree from the University of Texas in Austin. I have lived, played violin and taught

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Susan M.
Mariam is energetic, clear and kind. She is very educated and experienced. I come from a Suzuki background and had not played for a few years. Mariam was able to work with me easily.
Teresa S.
Wonderful exciting teacher

I have had several lessons now and have not only learned a lot, but enjoyed my lesson time. Mariam is very fun and pushes me to try new things while keeping me reviewing the old.
I get a high quality teacher in my home every week that wants me to improve as much as I want to improve my violin skills. After just two lessons people I have played for have commented on just how much I have improved lately.

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"Teaching skills are superb and scheduling is flexible to what you need. Easy to work with and assists you with any errors and/or questions you may have."
Heriberto Naxi
Took Violin lessons from Antoinette A.
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"Kendra has been a wonderful instructor for our daughter, Kate. She has a great way of "scaffolding" the learning, so that Kate is almost always at the edge of her abilities.... not too easy and not too hard. Kate enjoys Kendra's approach and is very comfortable with her. We have been very happy with Kate's motivation to practice and with her progress in learning. She especially enjoys the variety of music that Kendra encourages her to play."
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Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Diane is amazing! Very kind-hearted and patient. I had a wonderful first lesson and am looking forward to learning more!"
Tatiana
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"My son has been taking violin lessons with Hallie for almost one year. He started just after he turned 4. My concern when he started was that he was too young but Hallie has obviously taught kids his age before and knows what she is doing. She is creative in order to keep a four year old interested and engaged. She is also warm and positive. Most importantly, he's really learning how to play and about music in general - it is a wonderful feeling when he makes strides and does something that seemed so out-of-reach before."
Oleg
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"My son loves his lessons, he gets really nervous prior because he always wants to get it right however, he likes the fact he’s at home and no one is watching him as he’s learning! As his parents we like that as a military family that will be moving again this is something that we can keep normal for him since it’s done online as well! Paul Neatherly is wonderful with him as well and very patient! I recommend this service and Paul to anyone looking for this type of learning!"
Jacob
Took Violin lessons from Paul N.
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Lucas was very helpful! He gave me great advice, and he is very kind. I would recommend to anyone!"
Nazly
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Daniel was friendly, approachable, and made me very comfortable. He was positive and encouraging and used every minute of the lesson to the max...I learned SO MUCH in just one lesson. You can tell he really wants to you to succeed. I can't wait to see where we will go!"
Beth
Took Violin lessons from Daniel U.
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"It has been an amazing opportunity and a lot of fun to learn from her. She is sweet and caring and has a lot of patience with people. She connects with you personally rather then just teach a lesson. She will be your teacher, friend, and rolemodel"
Rosemary
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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"We are very fortunate to have Kelvin as our daughter's violin teacher. He makes learning fun and interesting. She looks forward to her lessons. He's very energetic and is able to keep her focused. We appreciate that he's very patient and addresses any concerns she may be having with her music."
Heydi
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"My son came to Philip as an intermediate violin player, and I can already see progress in his playing in the two months since he started lessons. Philip really engages my son, and gets him excited about playing. He is patient, and seems to really enjoy interacting with my son. I would highly recommend Philip."
deirdre
Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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