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Anna K.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $54
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna K.

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Expert, holistic violin and viola lessons that will challenge you, beautify your playing and make you feel good!

About Anna

Anna K. is an lifelong improvising violinist/violist with an eclectic array of influences. She has been an active collaborator in studio and on stage with a broad range of artists and bands in the alternative music field — as a violinist she’s known for her strong melodic and rhythmic improvisat

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Daniel
Truely a great teacher. I learned a great deal. Terrific personality and excellent teacher. Very good at teaching the basics to me
Daniel
It was a great learning experience. Looking forward to next lesson.
Emma
Anna is a wonderful, positive teacher. She's clearly had a lot of experience working with children and is a mother herself. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week, and thanks to this she's eager to practice regularly and is seeing a ton of progress! Thanks, Ms. Anna!

Salvador B.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Salvador B.

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I teach violin from ages 3 and up in North Texas.

About Salvador

I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encouragi

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.
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Shadwa M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Shadwa M.

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I love teaching violin and have been doing it for over 10 years. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that my students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create an atmosphere that fosters not only growth in technique, but in character, personal discipline, and a long-term appreciation for music. Every lesson is tailored to fit my student's needs and interests.

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppor

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Shelby R.
Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!

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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $22
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance from University of North Texas
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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 sol

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Andrew
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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Alethia E.

29 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
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  • Teaching since 2011
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Emmerson (Emme) N.
Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week.
Lynne R.
Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching.
Mark N.
Alethia is a very talented teacher and violinist. She is extremely professional, attentive and accommodating to her students needs/goals. As an older student with no musical background, she has made the violin less intimidating and more accessible by breaking it down and making it less complex and easier to understand. While, I've only been with her a few years, I'm very proud of the progress I've made with her. If you are interested in taking up the violin, I highly recommend her.
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Sylvia S.

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  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Longy School of Music of Bard College
  • Teaching since 2004
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Sylvia S.

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Join me to achieve:

• a solid technical and musical foundation for beginners
• improved technique and increased musical expressiveness for intermediate & advanced players
• support developing strong rhythm and sight-reading skills
• a sense of community with other students and parents during this time of isolation
• confidence and joy in performing

I use a combination of Suzuki approaches, improvisation, Dalcroze-inspired eurythmics, and somatic movement awareness (inspired by Feldenkrais and Alexander Technique) to simultaneously develop fluent musicality, joy in making music, a solid instrumental technique, and musicianship (including reading and theory). A former sufferer of tendonitis, she has a particular interest in addressing and preventing performance injuries, in both beginning and experienced players.

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I’ve had the great pleasure of both studying with and watching Sylvia teach others for several years. She’s kind, patient, and always calm, even through my last-minute

About Sylvia

Fascinated and deeply inspired by the relationship between music, movement, and dance, violinist and Dalcrozian-in-training Sylvia Schwartz is a passionate chamber musician in both modern and historical performance practices. A native of Boston, MA, Sylvia performs currently with Guts Baroque Duo, L

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Saint Petersburg, FL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Saint Petersburg is $74. 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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"Kelvin did it again! He supported and prepared my son for his orchestra audition. Nicholas was accepted into the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra for the third year in a row. Kelvin has helped him to achieve this goal each time. Thanks Kelvin for being such a great instructor and truly investing in my son."
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"My son enjoyed violin lessons with Dr Kalantzi. She is very kind and encouraging. My son always left his lesson with great confidence."
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"I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. She is so patient and her excitement matches my own. Unfortunately, I won't be able to continue after my last lesson.
I would recommend her to anyone!"
Sandra
Took Violin lessons from Rosemarie R.
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"Zachary is working with our daughter who is nine years old. He is prepared and starts lessons on time, he has a terrific teaching style and is patient. My daughter is excited that she is learning so much from each lesson. Her confidence level has increased and she looks forward to her lessons."
Stacy
Took Violin lessons from Zachary H.
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"Hailey had a great first lesson. Very enthusiastic. Proud of learning proper stance and handling of violin."
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Took Violin lessons from Emily W.
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"Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week."
Emmerson (Emme)
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Great teacher, lessons are a lot of fun. Thanks Jill!"
Bernice
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Artem is extremely professional, positive and great MAESTRO!! In the short time I have been with Artem he has taught me valuable foundation techniques. I highly recommend Artem for students who are serious about fine musician techniques and being world class artists!"
Elizabeth
Took Violin lessons from Artem K.
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"Very helpful, and useful, with a sizable dose of fun."
Kiryn
Took Violin lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"Jessica was helpful, patient, and knowledgeable. She was ready to differentiate instruction based on my needs and gave helpful suggestions. I am excited to continue to grow in my musical abilities with Jessica as my instructor!"
Claire
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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So, You Want to Be a Violinist?

By Dan M. - Saint Petersburg Violin Teacher

If you live in the City of Sunshine and have a “sweet tooth” for violin music, you can consider yourself lucky! Saint Petersburg, FL is home to music of all types. While taking violin lessons in Saint Petersburg, there are many opportunities open to you to practice, perform and see live violin music in the city. Read on for some tips on a few local places where you can watch great live performances to inspire you while taking violin lessons in Saint Petersburg!

The Florida Orchestra If you are a student of the violin, the “Queen of the Instruments,” you probably know by now that knowledge of this instrument really cannot be taught, but instead can be “stolen” from those who play it very well. If you want to “steal” some tricks fr

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om the professionals, it’s important to choose a good seat when you attend a live performance. The Florida Orchestra is one of the best orchestras in the state of Florida, and it performs on a regular basis at the Mahaffey Theater, a cozy 2,031-seat concert hall with European-style seating and magnificent views of the Bay. Visit the orchestra to hear true world-class music. - https://www.floridaorchestra.org/

The Saint Petersburg Opera The genre of opera is very well represented by a real musical gem, the Saint Petersburg Opera, which usually performs at the Palladium Theater, a beautiful historical former church built in 1925. For more information about the venue and to see their upcoming performance schedule, check out their website here: http://www.stpeteopera.org/home/index.php

Ruth Eckerd Hall St. Petersburgs’ sister city, Clearwater, is home to Ruth Eckerd Hall, a venue rich with music and performances of all genres (http://www.rutheckerdhall.com/). And, just across the bridge in downtown Tampa, there is another impressive venue, the Straz Center, home of the Opera Tampa (http://www.strazcenter.org/).

I invite you to go to an orchestra concert and an opera performance with the goal in mind to discover the violin and the other instruments. Notice how the three basic ingredients of music - the melody, harmony and rhythm - intertwine in a most interesting canvas of sounds and emotions. Music has the ability to touch something inside the human soul that no other form of art can. By visiting these local venues while taking violin lessons in Saint Petersburg, you can enrich your playing by broadening your perspective on music and performance.

In this beautiful and musically-rich environment of Saint Petersburg, I practice my violin, perform and record music, and teach lessons. If you are looking for a violin teacher with experience in performing music for over 30 years, I’ll be happy to guide you through the very first steps of making sounds, or help you in winning auditions, preparing for competitions, recitals and concerts. Other musical subjects we can talk about are music performance, stage presence, conducting, composition, arrangement, ear training and music theory.

Until next time!

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