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Meg H.

Norfolk, CT
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Meg H.

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With a violin performance degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Suzuki Training with Louise Behrend/School for Strings and a graduate degree in teaching from C.U.N.Y, Meg Hill has nurtured generations of musicians through her work in public schools, her private teaching studio, and her unwavering commitment to serving as Managing Director of Music at Port Milford for over 30 years. Meg’s work combines her talents as an educator and community builder with her artistic vision, vast knowledge of the chamber music literature, and her respect for the unique gift and learning style of each of her students.

About Meg

With over 30 years of teaching students ages pre- k through adults, I carefully evaluate and work with each student's individual learning style, interest level, and work habits. I encourage my students to make practicing a daily routine, and expect each student to regularly attend live classical p

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Dongbin S.

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West Hartford, CT
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dongbin S.

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I have been teaching children of all age groups to acquire a solid foundation in violin playing. Whether it be pre-K beginners, or high school students getting ready for college auditions, I will communicate with the students and parents to set a number of goals to achieve.
I also welcome adult students, beginners and amateur enthusiasts alike.

In addition to gaining expertise in the techniques in violin playing, students in my studio will be given opportunities to gain comprehensive music knowledge including theory, sight singing, ear training, and any relevant music history, as the above-mentioned knowledge are indispensable elements in violin playing. Singing and clapping are essential parts of the lesson. When students are equipped with the basics, they can play anything and make the music they want.

About Dongbin

I am a concert soloist, and have given concerts home and abroad. I have previously served as the concertmaster at the Hartt Symphony Orchestra and the Waterbury Chorale. I am also an avid chamber musician with chamber music experience from age of 15 as a member of the Shin Trio. I was appointed as

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My son has been taking violin lessons with Dongbin for almost 3 years since he started playing at age 5. Dongbin has been a great teacher, and my son enjoys learning from him. His lessons include not only violin playing, but also clapping rhythms, singing notes, and other exercises that have been effective ways of learning for my son, while keeping him engaged throughout the lesson. Dongbin recognizes my son’s strengths in playing violin, but also identifies the skills and techniques that he should focus on to become a better player and to build a strong foundation as he progresses. He also gives suggestions to help sharpen those skills while practicing at home. We have been very pleased with our experience with Dongbin as our son’s violin teacher.
Emiko
Wonderful teacher! I'm an adult student and his instructions are clear and easy to understand.
Highly recommended!
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Phoebe S.

3 Reviews
Manchester, CT
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Violin Performance from Hartt School of Music
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Hartt School of Music
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Phoebe S.

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I have been teaching violin for seven years. Though I am classically trained, my interest in music goes far beyond classical music. I am constantly listening to various genres of music and consider myself a forever learner, loving everything in music from Prokofiev to the Flaming Lips. It is my job to help guide my students through their musical journeys, whether that is helping them get into their regional orchestra or teaching them that one song they've always wanted to learn. I teach out of the Essential Elements and Suzuki Method books. Though my lessons are fun and relaxed I will always give my students that extra push when needed. My goal is to help each student reach their personal success and to instill a love for playing music.

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About Phoebe

Hello! I am a classically trained violinist and violist. I have been playing violin for 15 years and teaching for 7. I got my Bachelor's degree from the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut in 2017. Since then, I have performed at Woolsey Hall, Ivoryton Playhouse, Playhouse on Park, and the Bushnel

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Jersey
Great instruction, she had me working with the bow on the very first lesson. Very responsive to students needs, A+ will continue studying viola with phoebe.
Carol
Miss Phoebe is an excellent, patient instructor for my two young violinists! She is prompt, and has lots of tools in her tool kit to bring about proper posture, tone, sound. She exhibits a very warm kind discipline that makes clear her expectations without being mean about it at all. I think my kids have made significant progress under her tutelage and I would definitely recommend her for any skill level!
Mike
I'm an adult learner who went through Suzuki book 2 and a few other pieces with Phoebe as my instructor. I spent a month prior with a "bad experience" and hadn't taken lessons in probably 10 years before that.

Working with Phoebe was GREAT. She was very easy to work with and really saw to improving my skills. She was encouraging and very positive. When I had troubles with parts (which was often), she would always have multiple suggestions as to how to practice them to work through the difficulties. She also gave me nudges along when I didn't think I could do certain things too. All in all, I had a great experience working with Phoebe and would have loved to continue to work with her if she was still in my local area.

If you're wondering why not 5 stars, that's more from my lack of experience than any issue with her. The guide says 5 stars is the "best teacher ever". She probably was the best teacher ever for me, but I'm somewhere between beginner and intermediate. Is she a good fit for an advanced student, I'm going to guess that, yes, she is, but I don't know that info personally so I went with 4.

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Miguel G.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Miguel G.

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Learning an instrument is no easy feat, but having the right plan, structure, and support makes all the difference. My teaching philosophy is designed to meet each student where they are, with a custom approach tailored to their individual needs.

I take time to get to know my students - how they practice, why they pursue their instrument, what their goals are, and who they really are as people. What is it that they truly need right now? Is it a practice schedule, or just some gentle encouragement? A new song to freshen things up, or a tough lesson about persistence? A conversation about homework, or a story to lighten the mood and bring some laughter into the music? As an experienced teacher, I know how big of a difference it makes to really understand the needs of a student.

I work with beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages. I have experience with all major string curricula, as well as my own conservatory-trained approach. I have taught over 100 students in ...

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I take time to get to know my students, and I meet them where they are.

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Julie C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors in Education from Bowling Green State University (Ohio)
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julie C.

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What's the difference between a violin and a fiddle? Some say it just depends on who is picking up the instrument . . . others might say a violin has strings while a fiddle has "strangs." But if you're looking to play a hoedown, a breakdown, a sweet and heartfelt waltz, or an old-timey reel, then you're looking for some FIDDLE lessons . . . and I am just the person to deliver! I've been a performing bluegrass fiddler since 2003 and have helped many students discover the joys and satisfaction of fiddling. See my profile under "fiddle" for more information.

About Julie

I've been performing as a fiddler in bluegrass bands since 2003, and have absolutely loved my own journey as a musician! A lifelong musician, I started on viola at age 9 and played in school orchestra through high school and on into college, even as I earned my degree in secondary English Education

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Duncan
Julie is absolutely wonderful! She’s extremely patient and very talented. I was only able to take fiddling lessons for a relatively short amount of time (less than a year) but I feel that I walked away with an excellent start. Can not recommend enough!
Jennifer
Julie is an amazing fiddle teacher! It is intimidating to take lessons as an adult and she made me feel very comfortable from day one. She is fun and has a laid-back, warm personality. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn fiddle!
Ally
Julie is an amazing teacher! She tells you what you need to improve in a gentle way and is always enthusiastic about any progress you make, no matter how small.

Amy P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
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Amy P.

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Want to play your favorite songs?
Experienced teacher specializing in the beginner/intermediate piano student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more.
I studied violin from the age of 9 (long time ago). I studied mainly privately but constantly in competitions with scholarships to brevard music center in N.C. and governors school for the arts held at Furman university.
Obtained a music scholarship and minor in fine arts with a major in education.
I have taught many subjects including private violin lessons.
Classical, hymns, Gospel, pop and romance are genres I am familiar.
I have over 25 years as in education.
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About Amy

I studied violin from the age of 9 (long time ago). I studied mainly privately but constantly in competitions with scholarships to brevard music center in N.C. and governors school for the arts held at Furman university. Obtained a music scholarship and minor in fine arts with a major in education.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Barkhamsted, CT

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Barkhamsted is $78. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $230 per hour.
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$46 average
45 min
$62 average
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$78 average

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"She knows how to help me fix my old problems, and aquire new skills

One of the best teachers I have ever known. She knows a student's need well enough to help them reach their goals in taking lessons."
- Josephine
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"My son enjoy the lesson! Have a lot of fun!"
- Jianlin
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"I have been taking lessons from Panagiota for over two years, and that has been the best decision I've made as an adult. I bought 6 weeks of lessons initially, but after spending a few of them with Panagiota, I knew I wanted to continue to be her student. Her patience, understanding, humor, and knowledge is unmatched in any other music teacher I've had. She listens to her students and adjusts her lessons accordingly.

She is a fantastic teacher, and I sincerely recommend her to any string student."
- Caitie
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Amy is an excellent, fun instructor. My 5 year old has really taken to her & I wish I knew how to engage him the way she does."
- saliha dobardzic
Took Violin lessons from Amy N.
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"Kelvin is a very good teacher always trying to meet students where they are."
- Holly Mills
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"This was the 1st violin lesson for my 5 year old daughter. And it went far better than expected. Mrs. Rui is a wonderful teacher. Patient, warm, and very talented with teaching young children. I was impressed to see how much my daughter learned in only 45 minutes. When it was over my daughter said, "That was so much fun!". My daughter is looking forward to her next lesson."
- Emma
Took Violin lessons from Rui M.
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"Hailey had a great first lesson. Very enthusiastic. Proud of learning proper stance and handling of violin."
- Hailey
Took Violin lessons from Emily V.
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"Great lessons! I am an adult beginning violin player. I have taken lessons for two years and have really enjoyed them. Instructor is very reliable, prepared, punctual, and encouraging. I really enjoy the lessons and learning a new skill. Highly recommended!"
- Kim
Took Violin lessons from Evan H.
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"Kira has been teaching my daughter for more than 5 years now. She tailors her lesson to my daughter’s needs, whatever they may be. Kira has been helping my daughter grow in so many ways – not just with violin skills. I highly recommend Kira!"
- Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Kira H.
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"Martina is flexible enough to adjust to a student's needs. She is knowledgeable, paces at the student's rate, and offers good pointers for better playing. I am an older student, and Martina is able to relate to my needs while teaching me helpful tips each lesson."
- Dr.
Took Violin lessons from Martina S.
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