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Marc D.

9 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marc D.

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Irish, folk and Bluegrass styles, tunes, scales, improvisation techniques

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I al

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Jana Harrington
I appreciate Marc’s knowledge, professionalism, and teaching methods. I also appreciate his practice of social distancing and mask wearing. He was thorough, good-humored, and patient during my lesson.
Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
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Emily E.

9 Reviews
Vacaville, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Emily E.

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I use a combination of Suzuki and essential elements to teach my older students. I use sass. books for my very young beginners. I can teach young children how to care for their violin as well as read music and skills to Develop a good ear as well as technique.

About Emily

Emily is a classically trained opera singer with a Bachelor and Masters degree in vocal performance. She recently relocated to the San Antonio area and performs with the Public Theater of San Antonio. In Dayton she sang with the Dayton Opera , the Dayton Philharmonic Chorus and La Comedia dinner th

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Tabytha B.
Excellent
Elsa G.
I have been having an incredible time and experience with Emily. She is an amazing teacher. I love taking lessons with her. For the first time in my life, I think I am going to be able to sing.... She's incredible.
thank you!!!!
Dee E.
Emily was immediately able to show me some tips that helped my breathing and pitch, and was a joy to work with.
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Joelle A.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM from Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University
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Joelle A.

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I am an optimistic and enthusiastic teacher, and I LOVE helping students get to the next level! I work best in partnership with my students so that I can tailor my teaching style for what works best for you and the goals you want to achieve.

I specialize in teaching beginning and intermediate violin, and intermediate and advanced level viola. I also teach music theory rudiments which I am happy to work into violin/viola lessons if the student is interested.

About Joelle

BM (summa cum laude), ​Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University; MM, Peabody Conservatory; DMA, Peabody Conservatory. Joelle Arnhold has appeared as a featured young artist at the Kennedy Center, Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, and the Rome Chamber Music Festival. She is th

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Cindle V.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Music Education from Malone University
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Cindle V.

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Learning the violin is hard but with hard work, you can do it. Ear training is a must and I work on that and music theory as well.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of l

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Scarlett
Very motivating personality to get a young teenager to practice! Expert at her craft.
Brett
A great start, exactly what I needed.
Larry B.
Cindle was easy going and made learning enjoyable. Highly recommend!
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Elisa B.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Violin teacher's certificate from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
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Elisa B.

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Quality teaching by professional violin teacher with long time teaching experience. Accepting all levels from beginners to advanced students. Classical, Suzuki and fiddling methods used. Bringing teaching expertise from Finland!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Glenn H.
Elisa is wonderful!!!! My son is very happy and is looking forward keep learning how to play the violin. Elisa is patient and professional.
Jeffery M.
I am excited to achieve my twinkle level. Miss Elisa is a great teacher! :-)
Jeffery M.
We always have a lot of fun with Elisa each lesson and its fun because each time theres more new activities
-Lia
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Adam S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $67
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam S.

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I have a ba in music and certificates in violin and Viola from the New England conservatory of Music. I majored in ethnomusicology at Hampshire college, and played principal viola in the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra. My method is adapted to the Suzuki program, focusing on the ear and learning to read. Students are encouraged to study the masters, including JS Bach sonatas and partitas.

About Adam

I am the president of Mandolin New England a 501c3 non-profit Mandolin Orchestra. I have a BA in music and certificates in violin from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, and the Conservatory at Rivers. I studied ethno music ecology at Hampshire College wi

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Nancy
I have learned more from Adam than I had from my two previous mandolin teachers. He is very knowledgeable and skilled in all of the instruments he teaches.
Bob
I play guitar in a local band and we decided we needed mandolin on this part, so I put an ad in Craigslist. Long story short the guy we hired to do the part turns out was a teacher. I always wanted to learn the fiddle so I thought a couple lessons would be enough, but this guy knows so much and so many styles that I'm hooked. I live in Greenfield, so most of my lessons are online
Wendy
I asked at Downtown Sounds in Northampton who is the best fiddle teacher in western MA. Joe said "Adam Sweet". I called and he responded promptly. I must say, he's very patient and knowledgeable. I've been taking lessons now from Mr. Sweet since 2009 when he was teaching in South Hadley

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Sonoma is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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"Mark, You are an amazing teacher. You encourage, inspire, identify variety of techniques to teach and help learn. You are flexible to work to the needs of the student.
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Sasirajaan
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Lucas is fantastic! My daughters thought he was very kind and they are motivated to practice and do their best for him!"
Kullen
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Susanna is such an incredible teacher! I learned violin in school (elementary through high school) and was always okay, but when picking it back up as an adult (24), I improved but struggled significantly with trying to rebuild the basics on my own and not so much learn tunes, but make them sound *good*. Susanna has taught me so many practical techniques to add to my practice to improve my overall sound quality and I'm a better sounding player and more content with the continued incremental improvement than I ever was before. Truly cannot say enough good things - a pleasure to work with!"
Mags
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"It was really good information and I had a lot of fun."
Avery
Took Violin lessons from Marc D.
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"the right teacher to choose"
Soha
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Margaret is a wonderful instructor who provides excellent teaching. I really appreciated that she made a point of not only explaining how to hold the bow, the violin, etc, but also explaining why it's important to use certain positions and posture and how it all comes together as one continues to practice. She's also super friendly and how's a very positive and welcoming demeanor."
Siavash
Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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"The students really benefited from the instruction today. They are so excited to receive these lessons and go away excited for the next one."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Susanna is a wonderful teacher that is great at making students feel comfortable. I really enjoyed my first lessons with her and she makes learning the violin a lot of fun. I feel I have learned a lot just from a few lessons and look forward to learning even more with Susanna's help."
Mel
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Jacqueline is the best! She is one of the most patient and encouraging teachers I have ever come across. She always makes sure her students feel comfortable and work at their own pace, and I very much appreciate her upbeat personality and constant reassurance of progress! She makes learning a new instrument easy and fun! Highly recommend her!!!"
Amy
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Mary-Elizabeth was great! My first lesson and she was very patient and took the time to help me tune my violin. She gave me great tips, encouragement and ideas for effective practice. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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