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Maggie G.

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  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Best String Technique Award from Forte International Competition
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Maggie G.

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My most important attributes as a violin teacher are my knowledge of the violin's mechanics, general musical and repertoire knowledge, skill as a player, and strength as a communicator.

About Maggie

I have very extensive experience in teaching violin. I have taught private lessons as well as ensembles for over 10 years in the NYC and Long Island area; my students have included children of all ages as well as adults. I am very familiar with both the Suzuki method as well as more traditional ap

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Zeynep A.

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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Turkish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Zeynep A.

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Through my dedicated and passionate teaching, I instill in my students a solid technical foundation as well as guiding the development of my students' own unique musical voice and musicianship. I am accepting new students both in person and online. I teach all levels from beginner through advanced. If you have any questions, please send me a message. I look forward to teaching you violin and helping you reach your musical goals!

Zeynep has professional experience teaching at:
• Juilliard School (Morse Teaching Artist, and Music Advancement Program),
• New York Philharmonic (Teaching Artist),
• Lincoln Center and the New York City Department of Education (Violin Faculty for Audition Boot Camp at Lincoln Center)
•The Aspen Music Festival (P.A.L.S. Program),
• Stony Brook University (CCMP Chamber Program)
• Bilkent University (Guest Teacher and Master Classes)
• Point CounterPoint (Violin Faculty and Chamber Coach)
•The Nord Anglia International School NY (private violin teacher)
• ...

About Zeynep

Hello! My name is Zeynep Alpan and I am a Turkish-American violinist, educator, and a New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist living in New York City. I am open for new students both in person and online. I welcome all levels from beginner through advanced. Below is my experience. Please reach out

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Yingqi Z.
Zeynep is very professional and patient! She has given me lots of useful advice. She always explains complex concepts in a very simple way so that I can understand easily. Definitely recommend!
Ryu M.
A lot of great advice given to motivate my son!
Yech gold
she is great in all perspectives patience always calm and smiling very on time and professional great place and everything setup in a marvelous way great way of explaining thing so that one grasps it easy and quickly
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Donna W.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded 2nd Place, Oregon State Fiddle Contest from Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association
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Donna W.

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Come and play the violin! There is so much music out there, and if you can even sort of sing a melody, there is a way to get it into your fingers. If you are already playing and want to improve, or expand what you have, you can go for it!

About Donna

I love teaching and sharing my love for music. I have taught violin/fiddle to students as young as 3, and as old as 92, and had fun with all of my students. I love seeing the enthusiasm grow in absolute beginners, adults as well as children, and encouraging them to find their own joy in music. I h

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Joanne
Donna is very personable, encouraging and helpful.
Anastasia M.
Donna is a very caring attentive teacher. She is very inspiring and full of knowledge. We see progress right away. I highly recommend Donna for violin lessons. She provides a fun learning experience!
Meg
She knows how to identify what style of learning is appropriate. She knows how to listen, and how to determine what the goals are. She doesn't impose an agenda, but is committed to helping the learner acquire technical skills while making lessons fun and productive. Top marks!
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Lipeng C.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lipeng C.

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I have been teaching for over 22 years. I also performed solo recitals, chamber music concerts, and orchestras nationally and internationally for over 22 years. I have performed with Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Hong Kong Philharmonic, China National Symphony Orchestra and more. I approach each student as a unique and promising artist. I help them set individual goals, then plan and prepare lesson materials tailored for what he or she intends to achieve. I encourage them to work hard, dream big, and enjoy the rewards of learning and performing music.

About Lipeng

I am a professional musician and educator with over 22 years of teaching experience. I have played with the legendary Yo-Yo Ma, Riccardo Muti, Joshua Bell, Renee Flaming and other world famous musicians. I am currently a tenured violinist with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Steinway piano educator,

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Charlyn B.
The best instructor for my daughter.
Will recommend to friends and family.
Audrey
Lipeng is very patient and encouraging for my beginner 11-year-old, using the video format well to demonstrate the songs and watch the student. She has been a good fit for a player who is motivated to improve but can complain a little bit about practicing everyday.
Paul C.
Very first lesson with Lipeng and I enjoyed it so very much. Lipeng encourages to listen to the music and then accentuate the notes to make it music, not to simply play them.
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Koon W.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Koon W.

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Young multilingual (English, Cantonese, and Mandarin) piano and violin teacher who combines the formal traditional Eastern style of teaching, and the fun approach of Western style of teaching into his music lessons.

Fun lessons but also challenging
- I believes that fun lessons are easy to gain young student interest, but it often lack to give them motivation. In the lessons, I often challenge my students, let them be self-motivated and become a better musician.

Techniques
- I focus lessons on teaching proper techniques with their instruments. With my experiences in taking lessons from American, Chinese, and Russian teachers, I learnt a great spectrum of techniques and I would like to teach my students what I had learn.

Learning pieces and other related topics
- Playing pieces and songs is only a small part of learning to play an instrument. In our lessons, we would also cover proper music theory, and ear-training.

I have been teaching students from pre-k to retirement age. Early ...

About Koon

I was born in Hong Kong, China. I have been studying music with a dual focus on piano, and violin since the age of 8. I Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music with a primary focus on piano performance from Arizona State University. I also hold a violin performance diploma from Trinity College L

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Della O.
Koon is patient, correct many mistakes I made and gave me good techniques advices. Very good impressions for my first lesson. Thanks
Anya
My 5yo who are hyper and easy distraction able to play "o madonna had a farm" at home after 2 months of basic class. highly recommended!
Jeanette Y.
Koon is a gentle teacher for my 6-year-old daughter and within a few months, she learned so much about the piano and music. We enjoyed having him as her teacher.
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Crystal G.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music from Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Crystal G.

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I've played alone and in ensembles for over 25 years. My lessons will start at your level. What do you want to accomplish? What music do you want to play? You'll learn the basics- bow control, intonation, vibrato, shifting positions. What you play with those skills is up to you- that's what makes music enjoyable!
*Note: at this time I am only taking on intermediate students, as I can only teach lessons online at this time due to the pandemic. I would consider anyone who has been playing for at least 1 year to be intermediate level.

About Crystal

My name is Crystal and I've played viola for over 25 years. I can teach both violin and viola. I play professionally and just for fun. I have a bachelor's in music from Vanderbilt University where I studied with Kathryn Plummer. l love teaching people of all ages how to make music! *please note: in

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Janet Yaugo
Great first class!!
Michael M.
My nine year old grandson had his first lesson with Mrs. Graves today and she was wonderful with him! We were both very happy with his lesson.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Riverside, IA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Riverside 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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"Jill is a wonderful and patient teacher. She taught both of my children (ages 12 & 9) beginner violin. If we weren't moving away, we'd continue taking lessons from her for as long as we could!"
Julie
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Alethia was very nice and patient with our 4 year old son. Our son liked her very much from the first lesson."
Daigo
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Maya S.
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"Nicole is a GREAT instructor. She is very patient and kind. My 5 year old daughter always looks forward to her violin lessons with Nicole because she makes it fun and exciting for her. My daughter is also now doing piano lessons with her and I am VERY pleased with how she's coming along. I highly recommend Nicole especially if you have children who are very shy and nervous."
Erica
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"I have an extremely busy life and Elizabeth is very understanding and patient with me. I appreciate this very much and it helps me not feel intimidated, pressured, or give up on myself. She encourages me to find at least a few minutes everyday to practice and that the muscle memory will get better as I progress. I highly recommend Elizabeth for any age student."
Kim
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Charlene is knowledgable and VERY patient. She started instructing my daughter when she was four years old and has always been encouraging and respectful."
Nicole
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Before Mr.Williams, I never enjoyed going to lessons. He genuinely cares for his students and definitely helps to improve skill. He is very talented in violin and just overall an amazing teacher!"
Jeanie
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"I didn't deal with so may Violin teachers to compare, but I can't imagine a better teacher than Brandon. Thank you Brandon!!!"
James
Took Violin lessons from Brandon E.
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"Lauren was incredibly kind and has a great understanding of music. She helped me practice my music to maintain my position as concertmaster in my school’s orchestra and also helped me prepare my audition piece for chamber orchestra which I got into. Thanks for everything!"
Carissa
Took Violin lessons from Lauren S.
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"Rich was happy after the first class and he started to wonder, would Kelvin be available to teach him a guitar lessons as well (we thought it is a great beginning) :)

Also, Kelvin immediately pointed out that the violin we have picked is too small for Rich, where other teacher didn't say anything about it. We changed the size and it helped a lot with holding violin and feeling more comfortable. Thank you !"
Rich
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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