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Dongbin S.

2 Reviews
West Hartford, CT
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from The Hartt School
  • Teaching since 2003
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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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Mary V.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks German, Italian, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from University of Southern Maine
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Mary V.

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Lesson Format

30m lesson:
Scales
Sight-Reading
Repertoire (Pieces)

45m lesson:
Scales
Sight-Reading
Etudes
Repertoire (Pieces)

60m lesson:
Scales
Finger Exercises
Etudes
Sight Reading
Repertoire (Smaller Pieces)
Concerto

Recommendations:
Beginners: One 30m session per week
Enthusiastic Beginner: Two 30m sessions per week
Intermediate Student: One 45m session per week
Advanced/Experienced Beginners: One 45m session per week
Intermediate-Advanced: One 60m session per week

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Beginner: No experience, interested in trying it out and seeing if it's for them
Enthusiastic Beginner: No experience, motivated to improve
Intermediate Student and/or Advanced Experienced Beginner Students: Students who have either already taken lessons, or perhaps are students enrolled in school programs in orchestra who have experience playing and want to add to their playing
Intermediate-Advanced: Experienced with ...

About Mary

Miss Vaillancourt is the rare combination of professional singer and certified Music Educator. She has worked in International Schools all over the world and is now a freelance soloist singing on concert and operatic stages in Europe. Recent engagements include Sofia National Opera, Stara Zagora Op

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Mae
I am a soon to be Music Education College major and Mary has helped me tremendously through that process. I have gotten into al the schools I’ve applied to and u don’t think I could have done that without her!💕
Paula Charlize E.
I am a second year college student majoring in Choral Music Education and Mary is the best voice coach I have ever had. I knew from the first lesson we had that I'd be able to learn so much from her! She has helped me discover what pieces work best for my voice type and we have done Italian pieces like V'adoro pupille, Vedrai carino, and Non disperar chi sa. We've also worked on English pieces like At Saint Patrick's Purgatory and French pieces like Apres un reve and L'heure exquise. She has helped me improve my breath support, intonation, and my overall technique in the time I've taken her lessons- almost a year. I highly recommend her as a voice teacher for anyone serious or wanting to be serious about singing.
Malkah W.
Mary is personable, thorough and excellent in her talent. Can't wait for the next lesson!
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Gabriel M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded First Prize from Marbury Violin Competition
  • Bachelor of Music from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabriel M.

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Hi, my name is Gabriel and I'm a violinist currently serving as Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, Principal Violin II of the York Symphony, and a section violinist in the Harrisburg Symphony. In addition to extensive orchestral experience, I am looking forward to performing as soloist in an upcoming concert with the York Symphony, and I have given numerous chamber music performances and other small recitals.

My musical education was completed at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, where I received three music performance degrees: BM, MM, and GPD. I was awarded top merit scholarships for all of my studies there, and I received the first prize in the undergraduate violin competition.

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I enjoy teaching violinists of all levels, from first time beginners to those with years of experience looking to audition for colleges/conservatories or orchestral opportunities.

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About Gabriel

Thank you for taking the time to consider joining my studio! As a teacher, I am very analytical, specific, and ordered in my approach. The study of the violin should be encouraging and exciting, and it should never feel overwhelming or too difficult. With steady student practice, thoughtful

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Lais E.
I was a little concerned about the online learning but Gabriel is an amazing teacher and my 7 year old loved her first lesson with him...
Jennifer
Our daughter has taken lessons both in-person and on-line with Gabriel. Being a performing violinist himself, he provides a high quality of teaching. He is positive and supportive, and pleasant to work with.

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Lorenzo M.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Russian, Italian
  • Awarded Violin Performer from Temple University (U.S.A.)
  • Master in Music String Pedagogy from Temple University (U.S.A.)
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Lorenzo M.

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I firmly believe each student is a unique individual and needs a personalized and unique teaching approach......
Music is one of the greatest gifts to the humankind and because of this everyone should have the possibility to familiarize with a musical instrument.

About Lorenzo

Italian violinist Lorenzo M. Born in Catania, Lorenzo graduated Summa cum laude from the Vincenzo Bellini Musical Institute of Catania, and made his solo debut with orchestra at age 11 performing a Vivaldi Concerto. in 2013 he graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory “P. I. Tchaikovsky” with th

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Behnam
Mr. Mazzamuto is an excellent violin instructor. He is patient, engaging, and very creative. He is giving my young child lessons, and while the little guy loves the violin he is also has the attention span of a 4 year old. Mr.Mazzamuto keeps the lesson fun and is constantly teaching him new techniques and songs which keeps him interested in continued learning. We all have been very happy.
Sarah
Maestro Mazzamuto has been giving my 4 year old son lessons for 2 months now. It has been a wonderful experience for both of us from the beginning. Not all violinist as talented as Maestro have the patience for true beginners and little kids. He has been so kind, patient, and creative when teaching my son. In two months he has taught my 4 year old several songs as well as how to read music. I’ve been amazed at what my little guy has been able to learn and how much enthusiasm he continues to have. He asks every day if Maestro is coming. He looks forward to seeing him and playing duets with him. Maestro Mazzamuto is helping to foster his love of music by making sure to teach at his pace and never getting frustrated with him. I hope that they will be making music together for a long time. I can’t imagine a better teacher for my son.
David
Very clear and passionate about the instruction he teaches! Lorenzo has won many musical competitions and is not only an exceptional violinist but also a great teacher. Taking lessons from Lorenzo has helped me be able to get in Brevards music festival program in 2019 and also make it to the semifinals in their solo competition. I would also like to add that with Lorenzo’s help I also was able make it to the finals at my universities solo competition later that year. Lorenzo is great at teaching bow technique and left hand finger technique but he is also amazing at teaching the heart and soul of the music!
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Allison S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Allison S.

2 Reviews
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Students can expect to learn music they like to play at whatever level. I focus on a combination of technique, theory, and performance playing.

About Allison

I love teaching and helping students learn. I have over 10 years of professional teaching and tutoring experience. I majored in Math Education with a minor in Spanish and have a current teaching certificate Math 4-12. I relate well to students and not only have expert knowledge of all high school a

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Amber D.
Allison was prepared, took charge of the lesson as a teacher aught, and was easily understood. She encouraged self discipline in practice and obviously knows her craft well. Amber is eagerly awaiting her next lesson.
Geetha P.
Alison is the wonderful teacher! My daughter loved her so much!!
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Stephanie Q.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie Q.

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Online Violin Teacher

Whether you're a tiny tot where I use the Suzuki method, or high level amateur violinist, I can help you improve, expand your repertoire, and gain much pleasure from your hard work on this amazing instrument! My teaching experience covers over 3 decades. I am of a direct teaching lineage to the legendary Clara Schumann. Your tuition includes participation in my monthlyu master class Saturday mornings. If you are online, you may Skype in and perform or observe. My students have won competitions. Have a teaching channel on-line, that shows the proof of the work I do with my students. If you follow my micro-management and practice directions, you will succeed in your goals!!

About Stephanie

I am a career musician, and conservatory trained violin, piano and vocal instructor with over 40 years teaching experience, and a resume spanning many pages. I also am a well endorsed composer and public speaker. Furthermore, I LOVE teaching! I am a competition judge, member of National Music T

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Shannon
I am an adult beginner violinist. When I first met Stephanie, I had barely touched a violin, but I was determined to learn how to play it. With her help and patience, I am progressing through the Suzuki method as well as doing ear training and music theory. Stephanie is an excellent musician as well as instructor! Her method of teaching keeps the students engaged, encouraged and excited about learning music from all sides of it.
Naomi G.
I strongly recommend Ms. Quinn. She is amazing. I love a teacher who is passionate about what she does and Ms. Quinn has motivated me to love the violin and work harder to improve. She is slightly strict but very patience and kind, always pushing you to work hard and do your best. I learned to play violin a few years ago as a beginner and stopped playing for a few years. I was nervous to begin online violin lessons considering that I learn better face to face. However, Ms. Quinn has done an amazing job at teaching me, I have been taking lessons with her for a year now and have learned so much I didn’t know before which has also grown my love for violin.
Hui F.
Stephanie helped my younger one prepare for competition. She was highly skillful, supportive yet strict. Initially, my girl was a bit nervous to work with Stephanie because of her high reputation. Stephanie was very kind and fun, using metaphors to help my 10-year old understand the music. She not only helped my child overcome barriers to master the music piece but also shared much practical advice for competition. We did not expect this but my 10-year old won the first prize and was invited to perform in Carnegie Hall New York. Highly recommend Stephanie!!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Manchester, CT

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Manchester is $72. 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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"Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her."
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"This was my first lesson after ten years of not playing. I was initially nervous, but Theresa made me feel comfortable and was very patient. Already feeling more confident and excited about playing again! Highly recommend."
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