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Luther B.

46 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
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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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Peter B.

28 Reviews
Trumbull, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
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Peter B.

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Instructions are based on custom curriculum for every student. The curriculum is based on student's desires and abilities and compiled from multiple sources.

About Peter

I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my studen

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
Joe ..
Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive

Maria O.

Brewster, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 30; Female: 7 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The KIng's College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maria O.

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Experienced violin, viola and piano teacher of 30+ years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of reading, theory and performance skills. I specialize in classical music. I use a variety of methods and literature all dependent on personal need and style of each student.

About Maria

Maria O has been teaching piano lessons since she was in high school. There were enough children in the neighborhood who inspired her to teach piano. She took up BS degree in Music Education, and her main interest was teaching private violin and piano lessons. Her usual clients really varies a g

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Damien G.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet solois

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great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.
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Alani S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alani S.

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Have you ever wanted to play violin, but never knew where to start? Do you have trouble learning correct technique, practice strategies, or struggle finding good repertoire to learn? Well, you've come to the right place!

In our first lesson, I will likely ask you to demonstrate your level to me, either by telling me or showing me what you know. I will use this to better understand your strengths and weaknesses and go from there. You can expect to come away from our first lesson with some learning materials, a plan for going forward, and an encouraging start to our journey as musicians together!

Some examples of things students can learn from me include: expanding repertoire, ear training, music reading, improvising, jamming, music theory, and technique.

About Alani

I am a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for bluegrass and old time music. I have been studying music since the age of 9, and fell in love with traditional music when I was 13. I love to perform and have had the opportunity to share the stage with many of my hero's. My interest in teaching st

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Shachar Rose
Really fun, met me where I was at. A really great experience, looking forward to our next lesson
Sharon W.
I was pleasantly surprised by Alani's calm and patience. Very knowledgeable and make understanding music easy.
Missy Kremer
Knowledgeable and patient!
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Lucinda C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Cantonese, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor of Music from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
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Lucinda C.

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A first violinist of the Grammy-winning Los Angeles Opera, I am also a devoted teacher who curates productive and fun lessons for students of all ages and levels! Lessons plans are customized and designed to fit your goals, with a focus on building a solid and healthy foundation.

My goal in teaching is to help students develop not only better self-discipline and concentration, but also sensitivity, confidence, humility, as well as a deep appreciation for music.

I have trained in string pedagogy at the Peabody Conservatory, have over five years of teaching experience, and am fluent in English and Cantonese.

About Lucinda

Education background: - B.M., Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University - M.M. Rice University - Trained in String Pedagogy through Mimi Zweig's fundamental principle of violin teaching ------ When I am not teaching, you can find me: - performing in the LA Opera as a tenure

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Mani
In just this short amount of time that I have had lessons with Ms. Chiu, she has improved my awareness of mistakes and the wrong things to do greatly. She has already taught me me many extremely useful things that I had never even heard of before and they have all helped improved my playing! I know that after every lesson, I will have a lot of useful advice to implement into my practice.
Bonnie
If you are looking for a violin teacher, then look no further. We are so happy with Lucinda. On a professional level, she is a classically trained, well accomplished violinist who plays for the LA Opera. As a teacher, she is patient, methodical, responsible, humble and has a good sense of humor. She really makes it enjoyable and fun for her students every time. I really couldn't recommend her enough.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Shelton, CT

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Shelton 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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"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."
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Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Very nice and professional. My daughter loves her."
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Took Violin lessons from Emily S.
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"We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin."
Cynthia
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"We love Ms. Brown!

Ms. Brown is professional and kind, which is a wonderful way to learn a new skill like playing the violin. My daughters were taught by her years ago as young children and then we lost track of her. When we found her on TakeLessons, we signed up, willing to drive miles for her instruction. She is thorough, clear in instruction and so even tempered. What a great teacher!"
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Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Brittany is amazing! She brings so much talent to her lessons, is extremely flexible and willing to commute to my location, while she's also punctual. She is extremely patient and knowledgeable in all aspects of music. She has tremendously helped to build my confidence and is very supportive. I would highly recommend Brittany to anyone!"
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Took Violin lessons from Brittany N.
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"Excellent teacher!

I really enjoy my lessons with Jill! I played violin as a child, but it's been a long time. Jill is very patient and creative - if there's something I'm having trouble with, she'll come up with alternative ways for me to learn it. She expects her students to practice, which is helpful for me because otherwise I tend to procrastinate. I really like getting better and being able to learn new, more challenging pieces. I'm also interested in music theory and music history, and Jill has been great about answering all of my questions and giving me the history about the composers, musicians, and pieces I'm learning. Jill makes the lessons fun, and the time flies by!"
Julie
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Very patient and encouraging."
Georgiana
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Great first lesson. Excited for more."
Ruby
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Looking forward to more lessons!"
Rebecca
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Brilliant teacher! Enjoying each lesson with the teach. Learning a lot of stuff and improvement a lot !"
Yuwen
Took Violin lessons from B. Silvia Z.
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