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About Alisa C.

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Philadelphia, PA
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About Alisa
I began violin playing jazz/folk music with my dad and performing at different venues with him. I was always attracted to the variety of scales and sounds eastern music had to offer. I love the sound of a gypsy violin, how it can create such a strong sorrowful sound or how it can dance and sing.I am a violinist, singer and composer local to the greater Philadelphia area. I grew up improvising with my father in various settings; coffee shops, street corners and renaissance faires. As I grew up I began to appreciate classical music and the variety our history offers us. With the vast variety of repertoire and technical studies for violin, I became a dedicated classical violinist. I graduated with a degree in music and studied at conservatoire in Paris. After I left France I was inspired by the accessibility of a lot of music in Paris, and t
he acoustic relaxed sound I so often heard. I began to study jazz and return to my creative roots in music. Now I perform in jazz clubs, classical concert halls, recording studios as well as write and arrange for different productions and performances.

*** Lesson Details ***
I love to teach. I have taught students from ages 8-42 and am open to teach anyone above 7 and above. We will start with the Suzuki method to get the basics of violin and will progress to play pieces of music varying to your tastes and level. If you want to play Irish fiddle, we can have you playing jigs and reels in just a few months. If your interested in jazz we can have you playing standards or if you want to a play classical we can work towards you being able to sight read and perform pieces within 6 months.

Of course if you already play we can pick up where you left off. I strongly believe no matter what interest you have in violin, it is important to study classically to get the proper technique. All styles I teach will be supplemented with classical etudes and exercises.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect the student to own a violin and be willing to purchase necessary equipment. (music, metronome, tuner, shoulder rest, etc... varies on student)

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Classical
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Gypsy Folk
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Fleur R. May 14, 2014
· Violin ·
improve my method

I came to take violin lessons with Alisa in a specific purpose:
improve my technique of violin and have fun in a play.
Today, Alisa help me in this regard. She gave me techniques and excercies for a basic adequate posture and then exercises to improve my technique. I'm really glad to have meet Alisa and I recommend her for all levels.
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Alisa C.

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About Autumn D.

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Denver, CO

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I have worked with students ages two through adult and have also taught on a college level. I specialize in both Traditional and Suzuki Methods. I hold four degrees in violin performance, have been teaching for over thirteen years, and am a professional violinist with the Philharmonic.

About Autumn
Autumn is a native of Wisconsin and has played in orchestras across the United States that include the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, New World Symphony Orchestra, and Boca Raton Philharmonic Symphonia. In addition, Autumn is an avid solo musician and has placed in such violin competitions as the Virtu Foundation Instrument Scholarship Competition, where she received a one year loan of a 17th century violin, and Schubert Club String Competition.

Ever active, Autumn has also attended and performed in numerous summer festivals that include the Spoleto Festival USA, Kent Blossom Music Festival, Meadowmount Music Festival, and Chautauqua Institution. Autumn's diverse role as a violinist has often allowed her to perform outside of the realms of strictly classical music and perform and collaborate with such artists as Amy Grant, Smokey Robinson
, and most recently LeAnn Rimes.

Autumn's musical education includes a Bachelor of Music from the University of Minnesota with Sally O'Reilly, a Masters of Music from Southern Methodist University with Jan Mark Sloman, and two additional performance graduate degrees from Lynn University and the University of Denver with violinists Elmar Oliveira and Yumi Whang-Williams.

Autumn has been teaching for over thirteen years and has worked as instructor, coach and mentor. Autumn currently plays with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra and serves as Concertmaster of the Longmont Symphony Orchestra.

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I have worked with students ages two through adults. I teach a mixture of Traditional and Suzuki Methods. I also integrate training in sight reading, ear training, and music theory.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music stand, metronome.

*** Specialties ***
Over thirteen years in violin instruction. Students have placed in state competitions and won chairs as concertmaster in state youth orchestras.
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Shandra May 20, 2019
· Violin · In studio
I only have had the introductory lesson. So far I think it’s going to be great. I like that she structures the lessons and homework and I’m sure I will improve a lot.
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Vivian S. January 5, 2019
· Violin · In home
Autumn is very knowledgeable and great with kids!
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Loraine November 25, 2018
· Violin · In studio
I am so honored to have a great teacher with such excellent skills. I have been with Autumn now for 4 years and I love learning to play the violin with her on my side. I would recommend her to all potential students
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Autumn D.

Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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About Megan S.

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Colorado Springs, CO

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Students can expect to learn excellent fundamental technique, tone, musicality, and basic music theory skills to allow them to read perform beautiful music!

About Megan
I am an experienced and well-rounded musician of nearly 22 years. I have studied the piano, cello, and clarinet throughout my life and am currently a freelance performer in Colorado Springs. I have taught professionally since 2009.

I attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where I received my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music, Clarinet Performance in 2013. I received a GPA of 3.3 and studied and performed both clarinet and cello. In 2015, I graduated from California State University of Sacramento with a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Music with a 4.0 GPA. I mainly performed clarinet at the university, many local ensembles, chamber music, and I even had the opportunity to perform abroad in the United Kingdom in 2016.

I taught elementary band with the San Juan Unified School district from 2013-2015. While I was pursuing
my teaching credential, I student-taught in Davis Joint Unified School District from 2014-2015. Then, I was employed with Twin Rivers Unified School District from 2015-2017, where I had the privilege to teach elementary general music and choir to students learning English as a second language, students of special needs, and in addition, students from very low income homes. Most recently, I taught elementary general music, choir, and band with the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District from 2017-2018.

I recently moved to Colorado Springs because my husband is a newly commissioned officer with the United States Air Force Academy Band, stationed at Peterson Air Force Base here in Colorado Springs. We have loved our experience so far in Colorado and love to explore the outdoor activities and sight-seeing in our free time.
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Ross I. May 22, 2019
· Clarinet · Online
Megan is nice and encouraging! She has shared creative ideas to improve skills.
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Madison May 22, 2019
· Cello · Online
Megan is amazing , even when we had a string break , she found a way to work around it .
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Kaliana P. April 27, 2019
· Piano · In home
Megan was very friendly and inspirational! My daughter absolutely loved her first lesson. We are so lucky to have megan as her piano teacher.
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Megan S.

Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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About Tamra Y.

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Dundee, OH
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I like to think of teaching as an opportunity to invest in someone or something beyond myself. My goal is to keep the lessons fun, encouraging but also challenging students to greater levels!

So far my teaching experience has been with 8-12 olds with limited to no music knowledge and have enjoyed every minute of it!

My approach to teaching includes the ever popular Suzuki Method but I also love incorporating other resources such as fiddle tunes, folk songs and hymns. Let me know what you're interested in and I'll do my best to help you learn it!

I am by no means a professional compared to some but hope I can pass along what I already know (as well as my love of music) to my students.

About Tamra
Hi, there! My name is Tamra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2018 and have loved helping my students begin learning a new language, the violin, and basics of music.
I was homeschooled my whole life (and am very proud of it) and completed a High School equivalent GED course. I took violin lessons for 4 years, taught myself piano and voice.
I love languages, and music and am looking forward to sharing what I know with you!
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Tamra Y.

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About Elaina F.

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Bothell, WA
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Elaina Franklin began her own journey as a Suzuki method trained violinist when she was a young child. Fast forward 17 years, and Elaina has completed a Suzuki Violin Unit 1 teacher training course, graduated with an Associates of Arts in Music, and is finishing up her last year of college to receive a bachelor’s degree in Music and Sound Design. The Suzuki method is especially tailored to suit young children, so even preschoolers are welcome to take lessons. Older students who take lessons from Elaina can benefit from using a mixture of Suzuki and non-Suzuki curriculums in order to develop strong skills in sight reading, tone production, memorization, and more. Aside from the violin, Elaina enjoys spending time composing music, in the outdoors, and helping herself and others to become the best versions of themselves that they can be.

About Elaina
Elaina Franklin began her own journey as a Suzuki method trained violinist when she was a young child. Fast forward 17 years, and Elaina has completed a Suzuki Violin Unit 1 teacher training course, graduated with an Associates of Arts in Music, and is finishing up her last year of college to receive a bachelor’s degree in Music and Sound Design. The Suzuki method is especially tailored to suit young children, so even preschoolers are welcome to take lessons. Older students who take lessons from Elaina can benefit from using a mixture of Suzuki and non-Suzuki curriculums in order to develop strong skills in sight reading, tone production, memorization, and more. Aside from the violin, Elaina enjoys spending time composing music, in the outdoors, and helping herself and others to become the best versions of themselves that they can be
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Elaina F.

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About Erica Z.

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Los Angeles, CA
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Violin and Viola teacher with 15 years of experience, I believe being a musician is just like being an athlete. Health and wellness alongside your musical education provides you with exponential positive potential. I incorporate stretching, breathing, and planned practicing alongside top notch technical musical traning

I have 18 years of high quality viola performance training from Cleveland to California and hold a Masters in performance as well as founding 2 professional string quartets. I've recorded with most genres of music and have performed on classical stages as well as in rock venues. I've worked in the yoga industry alongside my studies.

I particularly enjoy teaching Viola, as well as audition prep to high school students, adults of all levels, and beginners ages 6 and up!
I currently teach grades 2, 3, & 4 beginner violin with Youth Orchestra Los Angeles.

About Erica
Violist Erica Zappia has premiered new music and performed classics around the globe. Originally a native of Cleveland, Erica currently calls Los Angeles, California home. She has earned an M.M. in viola performance at the San Francisco Conservatory and holds a B.M. from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.  Her teachers are Jodi Levitz, Alan de Veritch, and Jeffery Irvine.  

Performance venues and festivals include The Kronos Festival, Aspen Music Festival, The Fillmore, Boulder Bach Festival, Adriatic Chamber Music Festival, Schlern International Chamber Music Festival, The Red Poppy Art House, Kinhaven Music School, Pressidio Sessions, and more. She has performed in places such as Australia, Boulder, Dallas, Italy, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Vienna, and beyond.

Ms. Zappia regularly performs and most recently was the f
ounding violist with Amaranth Quartet and Thalia Strings. She was a member of Odysseus Chamber Orchestra and One Found Sound.

Alongside performing, Erica has been an active teacher since 2005. She currently teaches with Youth Orchestra Los Angeles as well as with her private studio.
In the past she held a studio of 50 students in Dallas and, in the Bay Area, worked with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra and the Young Musicians Choral Orchestra.
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Erica Z.

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About Lainey W.

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Canyon Country, CA

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Lainey is an accomplished music teacher and mentor. She believes in teaching the art and passion for violin playing above all else. Lessons are customized based on students' individual learning style and goals. She encourages creativity while establishing a strong technical ability.

Lainey teaches by the Suzuki method but also incorporates outside materials to build a solid foundation of technical skill, sight-reading ability, music theory, and versatility in musical styles including pop, jazz, ​and folk (fiddle).

Lainey and her students are based in and around Los Angeles. She teaches beginner, intermediate, and advanced students ranging from child to adult ages.

About Lainey
Lainey Elizabeth White is a renowned concert violinist, recording artist and music teacher in Los Angeles. With a career spanning more than 15 years and her expansive portfolio of musical ability, Lainey specializes in live performance and has collaborated with countless artists ranging in and out of the classical arena. She is a unique and dedicated artist who inspires excellence among her students and peers.
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Lainey W.

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$25 / 30-min

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