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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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"Experienced fiddle performer and teacher of 25 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 fiddle perform skills. I specialize in blue grass, Celtic music typically use Celtic selection album and all level blue grass music books.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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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.
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Marta B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Russian, Polish, English, Czech, Slovakian
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marta B.

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-- In light of recent COVID-19 developments, I'm opening my studio to online lessons only until further notice. Current online lessons discounted pricing is available through end of May 2020 only --
I'm an easy going, very experienced, highly qualified teacher with a Doctoral degree in Music Performance. I help my students with their individual goals, whether learning for fun or for career. I teach any level violin students, starting age 8 and on (Parents presence may be required for online lessons). I teach both classical and non-classical genres on both traditional and electric violin. Variety of Methods and Styles: Royal Conservatory, Traditional, Suzuki, classical, jazz, pop, rock, bluegrass, fiddle, improvisation. I performed with Rihanna, Steve Wonder, Trish Yearwood and more. I've played in Carnegie Hall and many renowned stadiums all over the US and venues abroad.

About Marta

In light of recent COVID-19 developments, I'm opening my studio to online lessons only until further notice. Current online lessons discounted pricing is available through end of May 2020 only. I'm an easy going, very experienced, highly qualified teacher with a Doctoral degree in Music Performan

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Jose Manuel
From the beginning I was astonished with Marta' s overall prior experienced, which in all encourage me to take classes with her. She is highly patient and explains all her lessons in a way that I can understand perfectly. Marta is highly dedicated and devoted to her students, overall I am more than satisfied with her lessons and effort.
Cassidy
Marta is a talented musician who translates her skills into a managable learning program. As an adult beginner, I appreciate her flexibility, patience, kindness, and easy-to-understand instruction. I have a great time in her lessons!
Laura L.
I've been taking lessons with Marta for a few months now, as an adult, and am really enjoying it. Marta is clearly an incredibly talented and engaging musician who is able to translate her experience for folks, like me, who might be new to an instrument or music in general. She is skilled in music theory and technique and really focuses on ensuring her students have the foundational skills necessary to build on as they progress. I'd highly recommend her - she makes the hard work of learning a new instrument (or expanding your existing practice) incredibly fun and rewarding.

Laurel T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Laurel T.

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About Laurel

Classically trained violinist and violist Laurel enjoys performing, composing, improvising, and recording across a variety of genres and with ensembles ranging from orchestras and chamber ensembles, to bands and singer-songwriters. Laurel is frequently sought for her particular ability to add depth

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Julie C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors in Education from Bowling Green State University (Ohio)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1986
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Julie C.

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As a teacher, I am extremely upbeat and encouraging! I meet students where they are and seek to make lessons enjoyable as well as challenging. I am absolutely passionate about bluegrass and old-time music! I began playing viola in 1972 at age 9, switched to fiddle (violin) in 2003, and have been performing in bands as a bluegrass fiddler ever since! Teaching is in my blood, as I was a full-time high school English teacher for 32 years prior to my recent retirement. I've been teaching fiddle students for the past five years, and have helped many beginning and intermediate students learn how to play songs and continue building their skills. I work primarily with training by ear, but can also help students learn to read music. If you're ready to "pull out the fiddle and rosin up the bow," then give me a call!

About Julie

I've been performing as a fiddler in bluegrass bands since 2003, and have absolutely loved my own journey as a musician! A lifelong musician, I started on viola at age 9 and played in school orchestra through high school and on into college, even as I earned my degree in secondary English Education

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Duncan
Julie is absolutely wonderful! She’s extremely patient and very talented. I was only able to take fiddling lessons for a relatively short amount of time (less than a year) but I feel that I walked away with an excellent start. Can not recommend enough!
Jennifer
Julie is an amazing fiddle teacher! It is intimidating to take lessons as an adult and she made me feel very comfortable from day one. She is fun and has a laid-back, warm personality. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn fiddle!
Ally
Julie is an amazing teacher! She tells you what you need to improve in a gentle way and is always enthusiastic about any progress you make, no matter how small.
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sam K.

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Sam K.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through
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Kathleen L.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded US Fulbright, NEA Grant, Aspen Music Scholarships from United States Fulbright Commission, NEA, Aspen Music School
  • PhD Ethnomusicology from Indiana University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathleen L.

30 Reviews
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I teach Irish, Scottish, Bluegrass and Old-time fiddle. I am a Scottish Fiddle Champion and have performed at the Celtic Colours International Music Festival, as well as playing Bluegrass fiddle at the Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival.

About Kathleen

With a PhD in Ethnomusicology and a Masters in Violin Performance, Kathleen teaches everything from Celtic fiddle tunes to classical concertos. Kathleen has performed with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Indiana's Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Reno Chamber Orchestr

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always terrific
Laurie Z.
wonderful exciting! what a great teacher

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Aurora, IL

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Aurora is $60. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $100 per hour.
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$48 average
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$60 average

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"My children take fiddle, bango and guitar lessons from Bryan. He makes the lessons fun and engaging. He does an amazing job teaching them on their level, and my children excitedly look forward to their weekly lessons. He is very professional and detailed, taking the time to send videos each week for them to use to practice. We are very thankful for him, and since beginning music lessons, all 3 of my children have progressed quickly in their knowledge and love of their instruments."
Angie
Took Fiddle lessons from Bryan M.
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"He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better."
Roger
Took Fiddle lessons from Marc D.
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"Not only is this instructor an excellent musician she is a gifted teacher who is a wonderful role model. We would recommend her highly without any reservation."
Mary
Took Fiddle lessons from Julianna Z.
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"A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one."
Gene
Took Fiddle lessons from Elias S.
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"Excellent first lesson with Kelvin with my 12 year old son beginner."
Anonymous
Took Fiddle lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Kimberly was so good with my daughter. We are looking forward to more lessons with her!"
Allison
Took Fiddle lessons from Kimberly B.
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"Very patient and beyond knowledgeable! I haven't done anything with TakeLessons before and my online class was hosted via skype so it was easy to get connected and learn at my own pace. I like that my lessons will be tailored to my style and my level of musical understanding. She has excellent follow-up for after the lessons as well. I'm excited to be a student again :)"
Blyth
Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth."
Tom
Took Fiddle lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"She was really kind an patent. She is willing to help me practice my own picks for music!"
Malcolm
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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"Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through"
Marc
Took Fiddle lessons from Sam K.
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