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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the viola. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.
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Kostadin D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian
  • Awarded Section Viola from Colorado Springs Philharmonic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kostadin D.

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Lessons are tailored to fit each individual student's ability and goals. I believe in challenging students while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment. Lessons will cover music theory, technique, and solo pieces. The goal is to develop in each student the specific skills needed to play a string instrument as well as to nurture an understanding and love for music.
Lessons take place at my apartment in Southeast Denver, near Hampden and I-25. Students are expected to prepare for and participate annual studio recitals. In addition to lessons, students are strongly encouraged to participate in a music ensemble program such as Suzuki group classes, school orchestra, or youth or community orchestras.

About Kostadin

I was raised in a musical family in my home country of Bulgaria, where I attended a highly competitive full-time performing arts school from age 6. I was trained in the Russian school of violin playing and have found this to be a very successful method for my younger students in the United States.

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Krystle W.
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!!
Courtney
I love his supportive and positive nature.

Maggie Z.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandrin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Maggie Z.

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My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master’s degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano les

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Emilia G.
Maggie was pleasant and patient with my 6 year old beginner violinist. Looking forward to more classes.
Catherine
Maggie is an excellent violist and instructor. She inspires you, helps you learn the correct techniques, and her lessons are fun. I'm a beginner and we were playing duets. If you have a difficulty, she is very helpful. My life is very rich taking viola lessons.
Catherine
Maggie is a fantastic teacher.

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Shawn L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Violin Performance from Oberlin Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2005
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Shawn L.

3 Reviews
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I make learning the violin/viola fun; first and foremost. In addition to the awesome experience of learning with me, you will gain deep and valuable insights, into the violinistic technique, music theory/aural skills, general musicianship, improvising and so much more!

I am a professional concert violinist and educator, with over 2 decades of experience. I attended a very highly regarded music conservatory and have toured all over the world playing, as a chamber musician, orchestral player, and soloist. I have even worked with Stevie Wonder.

If you are interested in the violin/viola, or are an established violinist/violist I can help you to take your progress and skills to the next level! Reach out to me and let me know!

About Shawn

Music is a demanding and challenging enterprise, but that does not mean it cannot be fun. With the appropriate guidance, the musical journey can be both exciting and a process- where we enjoy progress and that progress fuels greater skill, motivation, fun, and discipline. No two students are exac

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Yazmin Cisneros
He is great at what he does, and I couldn’t more highly recommend him!
Anna K.
My daughter was reluctant and shy; and had trouble fully engaging in the process. We met
Shawn, and she began to open up, gain confidence, and take charge of her learning herself, and we hardly recognize the person she has become. We are so lucky to have Shawn in our lives!
Louis
Shawn is a phenomenal musician and teacher. He made the process clear, fun, and worthwhile. I experienced growth that I never thought was possible with his kind and thoughtful guidance. Totally recommend!!!

Shadwa M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music, Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
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Shadwa M.

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I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over 10 years. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that my students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create an atmosphere that fosters not only growth in technique, but in character, personal discipline, and a long-term appreciation for music.

I am an active performer, and play violin and viola with the Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Pops Orchestras, among others. I hold a dual-Masters degree (MM/MA) in Violin Performance and String Pedagogy from Ohio State, a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Longy School of Music, and a Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Georgia.

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppo

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Shelby R.
Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!
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Kyle B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Kyle B.

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I strive to craft lessons which will give my students a wide base of skills on the violin, although we will be foremost concerned with having excellent technique and a great sound. Beyond that, I can teach you note reading, theory, composition/arranging, and improvisation. If you are interested in learning something other than classical violin, I also have extensive experience in bluegrass, old-time, and jazz fiddle, and can help you develop a unique voice on your instrument. Shoot me a message today to see if we'd be a good fit!

About Kyle

I am a professional violinist, violist, guitarist, pianist, composer, and educator. In addition to recording and touring with my own bands, I regularly arrange and record strings for artists and producers in a wide range of styles, from underground rappers to indie rock bands to grammy winning pop

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Vivian
We got right into it and he addressed all my questions and needs at the first lesson!
Justine L.
Kyle is a great teacher and has taught me some awesome songs to begin with. Looking forward to continue working with them!
Caen C.
Kyle was so kind and attentive to my 4 year old grandson My grandson’s attention span is not long but Kyle kept his attention for 30 minutes

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"Though our experience with Jiawei was brief (just three lessons as a summer fill-in for our regular teacher), our daughter very much enjoyed working with her. Jiawei is certainly someone we would pursue as a regular teacher if we had that need."
Jess
Took Viola lessons from Jiawei Y.
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"Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough."
Charlene
Took Viola lessons from Carolyn B.
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"I'm really enjoying learning to play the viola from Susanna. She is a fantastic teacher who knows what I need!"
Jenna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Elisa. I felt so good at the end of the lesson. As an adult learner, I am often uncomfortable with my beginner skill levels and end up feeling embarrassed and apologetic when working with a teacher (silly I know). But she did not make me feel this way at all.

She quickly assessed where I was with my playing and identified quick and easy technical practices to enhance my technique as well as took in my own personal goals. I feel super motivated to practice and look forward to my next lesson with her. I'm so glad I found her!"
Sherry
Took Viola lessons from Elisa B.
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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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"Great teacher, very nice and helpful."
Taylor
Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"Krisztina is terrific! Great teacher, super friendly, and is willing to help her students work toward their goals while focusing on the importance of developing good technique. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone!"
Steve
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"I absolutely loved my viola lessons with Will! He began by asking questions and asking me to play a few things to gauge what level I was at. I came into these lessons after not having played for 15 years. He was very encouraging and very positive. I asked him to help me with my form in order to gain a better foundation, and he did so well at focusing on that and giving me such helpful pointers. He plays the viola and it was good to hear some of his experience. I also loved learning more of the background and history of the type of music and the techniques we went over. I feel like that adds so much depth to the learning experience. He is very knowledgeable as well as personable. He also never wasted any time during our lessons. He was very good at pacing us so we could get through the different things I had practiced, and yet I didn't feel rushed at all. I would highly recommend Will to anyone (no matter your level)! I was very pleased with my experience and will definitely seek him out for future lessons."
Destinee
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Nikita immediately focused on the areas where my daughter needed improvement and helped her take her playing to the next level. The improvement in just a few lessons was very noticeable. He is patient and thorough and uses the time efficiently. I was surprised at how well an online lesson could work. We are going to continue with more lessons with Nikita."
Julia
Took Viola lessons from Nikita B.
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"My 13 year old granddaughter just finished her 1st year of viola at school in June 2014 and she wanted to take summer lessons to stay sharp. There were a lot of teachers available within a 10-15 minute drive, but after trying other teachers, we chose Mark (a 30 minute drive ) because, as others have commented, he is extremely patient and teaches by correcting, not criticizing. He simply has a gift for teaching. I have never regretted the extra drive. Once you've had a lesson with him, you won't want to go to anyone else."
Mike
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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