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Dongbin S.

2 Reviews
West Hartford, CT
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • 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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Paul W.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Paul W.

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About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Esra
Great teacher! Very encouraging and positive!
Justin
My name is Justin, and I've been tutored by Paul since October 2018. I came to him without any prior music experience and unsure if I could ever learn to play the guitar. I'm glad that I chose him as my tutor. He knows how to explain different concepts in a way that I can understand. That coupled with his eagerness for me to get better makes him an excellent teacher. Every time I attend his class I'm always motivated to improve. I would definitely recommend him to anyone trying to play an instrument.
Braylen W.
My son's first lesson with Paul went well. My son has ADHD and keeping his attention takes work. Even though my son had a meltdown during his lesson, Paul showed patience and continued to encourage him. After my son's first lesson, he was excited and told us how much he enjoyed drums.

Tania M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Romanian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Tania M.

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As a violin teacher, I love helping my students achieve their goals!
I believe not only the results matter, but also the journey. I focus my lessons on helping the student learn and have a deeper understanding of music theory, harmony, rhythm, technique, and how all those apply to the violin. I specialize in classical music and I use methods such as Suzuki, Essential Elements, and many others to help you become a better violinist. The lessons take place in a relaxed and fun setting :)

About Tania

I have been playing the violin for more than 20 years but my love for teaching started about 10 years ago! I became fascinated with teaching as not only I have learned so much about myself as a musician and person but most importantly I have learned how to help my students become better musicians.

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Erin
Tania has been so amazing. We have only had one in home session before the COVID-19 restrictions came about. She has basically had to teach both myself and my daughter how to tune and play the violin. Her patience and creativity have been so helpful. My daughter is 6, and her attention span is not the greatest. I really appreciate Tania's patience and ability to keep her focused and engaged.
Stefan
I am an adult learner, I started with a different instructor but I was frustrated with a number of things. I contacted Tania with my frustrations and then started lessons. She has been a joy to work with. Her first question to me was what my goals were. I really appreciated this, because I am an adult who has carved out 30-60 minutes each day to practice. So I definitely have goals. The overall goal of improving is nicely balanced with pieces and styles that I find interesting and enjoyable. My previous teacher was not very attentive to body mechanics and so I was hitting a wall both in terms of ability and comfort. I mentioned to him my back was hurting and he thought I was making conversation rather than asking for help. I didn't even need to tell Tania my back was hurting after practicing, because she starting suggesting tweaks to my mechanics after watching me play for just a few minutes. Playing immediately became more comfortable and enjoyable. Tania understands that playing violin is parts listening, mechanics, theory and playing. When I'm having trouble with one we will discuss parts of the others and a first it didn't seem related then suddenly I see a convection between the different parts and the connection makes my playing better. I would absolutely recommend Tania. She has a deep understanding of the topic and makes learning violin funner and easier. Scheduling has always been easy.
Andrew
Tania has been a great teacher for my son. He started learning violin with the Suzuki method and studied with a Suzuki teacher for about four years before stopping lessons. He became interested in violin again in middle school and decided he wanted to take private lessons while in 7th grade. Tania had no trouble getting him back on track, picking up with some Book 2 pieces and moving on to Book 3. She has helped him with his bowing, vibrato and shifting, and his sound has really improved. She also has helped him learn to read better and has introduced some basic music theory into lessons. My son really likes his lessons, and feels that he is learning what he needs. Overall, I like her approach, which I think works very well for this level. She is an excellent musician, and this comes through in her teaching.

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Mona M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks Korean, Uyghur, English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Oberlin Dean's Talent Award from Oberlin Conservatory
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Mona M.

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Rule No.1, don't practice mistakes!
Not only teaching play the violin, building confidence, teaching efficient solutions, and providing an enjoyable learning process is my first goal as a violin educator.

About Mona

EDUCATION • Pursuing Master of Music degree at Indiana University, Jacob School of Music in fall 2020 • Graduating from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in May • Graduated Central Conservatory of Music of Middle School from 2010 to 2016 majoring violin performance. EXPERIENCES • The you

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Amelia
First lesson was wonderful. Looking forward to more.
Civa H.
Great violinist and good teacher.
Ani
Taking lessons with Mona has completely changed my playing and technique for the better, much to the notice of my professors and conductor. Despite lessons taking place online, she notices even small details and takes care and kindness in correcting them. Mona’s professionalism and outstanding technique makes lessons with her a must for any violinist.

Erica T.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Awarded Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition from Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Erica T.

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I have a lot of experience with the Suzuki method as a teacher and also a player having started with that myself. However unless the player or parent specifies that they want strict Suzuki, I go with my method which involves Suzuki but also other methods. I was not strict Suzuki and it definitely worked for me as well as students of mine!

About Erica

My name is Erica and I have been playing violin for 19 years and teaching for 8. I have a violin performance bachelor degree and Suzuki Teacher Certification for books 1-10 from The Cleveland Institute of Music. During my time teaching in the Suzuki program I worked with 15 students at different

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Kristen C.
Erica is a wonderful violin instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and great with my 12 year old daughter. Erica is also very flexible with the schedule. I highly recommend her!
Kelly
very helpful in setting up posture and technique, which is what i was looking for.
Angela
Ms. Erica has more experiences with young kid. she is make the Violin lesson so much fanny & Interesting with the kid. I am happy than my daughter said : Mom , I have interested the Violin and I will learning more lesson with Ms. Erica. So, I want to said, Thank very much Ms. Erica.
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Luther B.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Danni B.
Mr. Blackwell is very patient, especially when it comes to finding the right notes in songs! Every tip I have gotten from him has improved my music time and time again! He always knows how and where I can improve in our music. Thank you very much, Mr. Blackwell!
Kawanda W.
I was intimated to to even try to learn the cello Luther made me feel at ease and confident! I'm looking forward to the next lesson!
Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in New Hartford 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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"Definitely keeps the kids engaged and is quick to suggest a different activity to help adjust something else, for instance my daughter s having trouble keeping the bow straight in her movements and Glenda was quick to think of a few different ways to help"
Jasalyn
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"Hallie is absolutely awesome! I feel like I'm learning so quickly and getting the hang of things easily. She's a very patient, talented, and nurturing teacher who is quick to point out strengths in your playing and in turn help weaknesses also become strengths."
Kandice Van Dyke
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"It went greater than I expected. Very very impressed - explanations very clear, easy to understand - some tricks to improve a few things - couldn’t wait until I could practice those tips. Practiced another 25-30 minutes after my lesson. I’m already looking forward to my next lesson in a week - she made me feel at ease very quickly."
Sue
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"She was really nice."
LeeAnn
Took Violin lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"Miss Benita as we call her :) is so good with my 8-year-old daughter. In just 3 lessons they have built a great rapport. Benita is relaxed, reassuring, with a great sense of humor while at the same time imparting great knowledge of the violin to my daughter. I appreciate her welcoming us into her family home even during the pandemic. We felt that in-person instruction would be more desirable than online, and I think that my daughter is learning so much more with our arrangement."
Chloe
Took Violin lessons from Benita L.
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"Stephanie was an INSTANT "hit" with our Granddaughter. She had a great time for her 1st lesson, and can't wait to practice this week, and grow in skills."
Stefnie
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"It was a great first day. My child felt motivated by her teacher"
Alex
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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"I’ve been taking online lessons from Connie for 6 months now and couldn’t be happier. She helped me develop a good foundation and has been so encouraging along the way! I love that she pays attention to detail and goes out of her way to write weekly lesson notes, make recordings for me, adds in music theory and is helping me towards my first exam. Connie’s passion for music and teaching is evident and I’m thankful I found her online!"
Kelsey
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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Jonathan was very focused an he immediately began showing me.tje basics of how to hold the violin and bow, and began the elementary
Lesson of the violin without wasting any time. I feel I will learn much from his teaching style"
Von
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Love her fun and understanding spirit! Can't wait for more lessons with her !! :D"
Thuy
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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