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Dongbin S.

2 Reviews
West Hartford, CT
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winner of the 2011 Central Washington University Concerto Competition from Central Washington University
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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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Giana
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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Priscilla R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • B.S. in Secondary Education (English and Music) from Pensacola Christian College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Priscilla R.

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I love teaching violin! I have been playing violin since 5th grade and have been teaching it publicly since 2015. I teach from a traditional, classical style. For beginners/intermediates, I focus on finger positions, bow control, and note reading to provide students with a strong foundation to continue learning well. For intermediates/advanced, I start focusing more on the nuances of music and the violin so they can grasp the wonders and joys of music. I push my students to do the best they can to reach their potential. I love teaching, and I love my students.

About Priscilla

Hi! My name is Priscilla. I have been playing piano since first grade and the violin since fifth grade. Music has been an integral part of my life. I graduated from Pensacola Christian College in May 2015 with a B.S. in Secondary Education, with my emphasis in English and Music. I have a passion fo

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ANGELO
Priscilla is very patient and an excellent online instructor for my 6 year old grandson.
Susanna
Priscilla is so talented, and she makes violin lessons fun! She has taught me so much, and has been so patient with me through the years. :) I highly recommend her to anyone looking for an awesome teacher!
Phoebe
She's a great teacher and I like her a lot. She makes things easy to understand!!😀
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Kimberly S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kimberly S.

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I am an experienced violinist and violist and music educator, who loves working with adult beginners. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing professionally for over 30 years. Are you an adult who has always wanted to play the violin but was never able to? Were you told you were too old or that it was too late? Maybe you want to revisit the instrument you gave up as a youngster. I can help you get back on track. I can give you the skills and confidence you will need to accomplish your goals. It's never too late!

I am also gifted in strengthening the skills of those who have already had some experience playing violin and/or viola, but would like to improve, no matter your age. I can help young students prepare for all state and all county competitions. My lessons are laid back, personable, and enjoyable.

About Kimberly

I am active as a music educator, having taught violin, viola, and music both privately and in the classroom. I have been a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American String Teachers Association. I am known for my gentle and encouraging way of instructing my students, ye

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Heidi B.
Kimberly is patient!! Gives clear instruction which immediately improves my playing. I am so happy with my choice of instructor!
Kent Looney
Kimberly Simkins has been a wonderful instructor for my daughter, as she works to improve her Viola playing. She is very interactive with my daughter and provides good feedback for my daughter's Viola playing.

I have been happy with this instruction and I hope others have a chance to see how personable and skilled she is.
Elyssa
Mrs. Simpkins is a great teacher and instructor and knows exactly how to make great players. I have Dyslexia and signed up for lessons after playing for a few years. Mrs. Simpkins knows exactly how to teach me and has shaped me into a great player. If you are wanting to learn to play Violin or Viola, or want to improve she is the teacher to go to. She is through, and has a great ability to shape amazing players. She got me into senior clinic and in the last concert I was placed 3rd chair mainly because of her instruction. I hope to continue lessons with her for the next year until I graduate. Although she has not been my teacher for all 9 years I have been playing, she has been my teacher for the past 4 years and I have loved having her teach me during every lesson. Having Mrs. Simpkins as your teacher, will make your playing improve significantly. I highly recommend her to everyone!

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Jill Z.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance from Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jill Z.

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Students can start with me as a beginner or as an advanced student looking to learn new practice skills, new technique, skills, and bow strokes. Students work on reading music, music theory, solo music, scales, exercises for tone and coordination, vibrato, sight reading, rhythm, audition music, and orchestral music. I have zoom performances several times a year. I teach a variety of music styles such as jazz, classical, romantic period music, 20th Century music, contemporary music, bluegrass, Celtic, Irish Fiddle, Scottish Fiddle, movie music, and popular music. I recommend many youth orchestras in the area that I encourage my students to join. I help students work on audition music for All Southern Youth Orchestra and All State Youth Orchestras and other Youth Orchestras and university auditions. I go at the student's pace and have started out many beginners that have reached Suzuki Book 10 level.

About Jill

Jill has been teaching music privately since 2002. Some of her students have won concerto competitions and music awards, music scholarships and participate in local youth orchestras. She teaches violin, viola, and piano. Jill graduated with her Bachelor's of Music Degree in Performance Violin an

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Chloe
I'm the gramma of Chloe (the student)who is 12 yrs old and taking Viola lessons from Jill over Zoom for home school. And I have to say as I was listening in the background I was thinking, Wow! It's as if they're old friends already! She has a very reassuring and friendly personality. And Chloe already learned something in that first lesson when Jill was trying to assess Chloe's abilities. I'm sure you'll immediately like her teaching abilities as much as we do.
Renee M.
Jill is just amazing! She breaks things down for me in session to help me develop my skills in a manner that helps the information just sick. She is always so patient and has such a great sense of humor.
Jason R.
My daughter has been learning from Jill to play violin for more than five years and she has improved dramatically over that time. She also takes piano lessons with Jill which has fed her musical curiosity. Jill is patient, positive, and an expert in her craft. Great teacher!!!
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Francesca C.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM in Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Francesca C.

29 Reviews
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I love working with a range of kids to adults. I teach music theory and a variety of styles of music entirely dependent on what the student is looking for.

About Francesca

I am a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. I have a Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College and am currently in Graduate school at Cal State Northridge, studying to become a music therapist. My goal is to work with patients with Alzheimer's. I love playing covers of music from the

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Dori D.
Made sure that I knew what I was doing before moving on to the next topic.
Eric K.
Madisyn
Just completed first lesson with Francesca my daughter really really liked her and enjoyed her first lesson can’t wait for the next one very friendly great with kids

Joanna K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Joanna K.

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I am classically trained in violin, I have 12 years of teaching experience, and I also have a degree and experience as a music therapist, so I am able to meet the student where they are and formulate a lesson plan around the specific needs of the student.

About Joanna

I create individualized plans for each of my students based on their experience, willingness to put work in, age, and goals for themselves. I make lessons fun and also educational. My background as both a music therapist and music teacher enables me to provide help for students of all ability level

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Marisa M.
Joanna is very patient and knowledgeable!
Janet
Joanna is a caring and patient teacher. She was able to meet my needs as an adult learner in a supportive and non patronizing way. She is extremely skilled, knowledgeable and empathetic.
Jonathan
Jodie has been my violin teacher for years now, and she is truly a technical reference point for me. She is a teacher of teachers and a caring mentor!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Haddam, CT

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Haddam is $73. 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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"It has been several months now since my ten year old son switched to Lily. Lily has been doing a wonderful job on motivating my son who used to dread of going to violin lessons a lot. In addition to being patient and encouraging, Lily's musical expertise is also incredible."
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Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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Took Violin lessons from Travis H.
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Took Violin lessons from Concetta A.
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"My daughter had violin lesson with Ms. Crisitna since 2017
my daughter start violin from school and seems has some difficulties that school teacher doesn't have much time help one to one.
So we start having private lesson outside,and Ms Crisitna has helps my daughter fix a lot foundation and build solid skill to apply on school songs. Which is good way for long term playing."
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Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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Took Violin lessons from Benita L.
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"First lesson and so far so good! Very patient, warm and incredibly knowledgeable. She reignited my excitement for learning :0)"
Heather
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Sylvia is very good at taking the time to explain the reasons behind the why of doing certain things. Being an adult with no musical background what so ever she has really taken the time to teach me some basic fundamentals that are helping me build the solid foundation that I so very much want and need. Beyond the time we spend with one-on-one instructions she challenges me with exercises to practice on between our meetings. I explained to Sylvia what I was looking for and she has centered the training and instructions around that to ensure that my goals are being met. She is a pleasure to work with and learn from."
Jonathan
Took Violin lessons from Sylvia W.
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"Great violin teacher, good at explaining, and has good rapport with my teen son."
Daniel
Took Violin lessons from Ryan C.
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"Marc is an excellent violin teacher with an easy-going yet effective style. My 8 year old daughter looks forward to her lessons and is rapidly improving with Marc's guidance. Marc makes the lessons fun by choosing music that my daughter enjoys and playing along with her. I highly recommend Marc as a teacher."
Kelly
Took Violin lessons from Marc D.
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