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Cindy H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cindy H.

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I work with students exclusively by ear, concentrating on development of rhythm and the syncopation of melody against rhythm.

About Cindy

Cindy has been making music for as long as she can remember. She was the assistant director of a synagogue children's choir by age 14 and has directed and sung with many community choirs and pickup groups since then. But it wasn't until 1996 that she discovered the autoharp and began teaching and

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Loriann Clayton-Bethard
A wealth of knowledge and the patience to match.
Chad S.
Love Cindy's lessons, super patient.
Naida R.
Patient, every word she says means something important! Learned a lot today!

Gio A.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
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Gio A.

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I've played guitar since I was only eight years old (over 20 years!) in many different bands, styles, and genres. I played in a traditional Irish ensemble when I was in college and have since picked up banjo, mandolin, fiddle, harmonica, and bodhran (Irish hand drum). I've also helped teach group violin classes in music programs in Orlando, FL and NYC. I love playing and teaching bluegrass music, it's a special challenge both for me and the students!

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Tara Hodnett
Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
ramon
I am learning consistently and step by step.
Tom E.
He came up with just the right exercises to help with my current problems. Answered questions lucidly. Very patient.
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Kimberly B.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kimberly B.

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Have you been playing for a long time, or have you never picked up the instrument before? Whether you are a child or an adult, I have a style of teaching for you. I've been playing since I was a child and have a special place in my heart for the is instrument. I actually began learning from a fiddle player and trained classically later. If you want to learn how to succeed in playing this exciting and thrilling style, this is the place for you.

About Kimberly

I grew up in a household of 9 where music was always center stage. We would sing as a family in different venues and were often called the VonTrapp family. I have enjoyed singing and performing from a young age. I began studying flute at age 8, after scoring highest in the harmony listening exam an

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Stuart W.
I have been working with Kim for a few weeks and I have learned a tremendous amount and can hear the difference every week as I progress. I enjoy the process she applies to keep it positive and fun yet learn the proper fundamentals required to perform well. I actually tried a few vocal teachers and Kim with her wisdom and experience made it simple who to go with!!
Diana O.
Ensures one has a strong foundation of violin knowledge. Patient and kind. Love this instructor!
Kathryn R.
Kim can teach you or your child, no matter where you are!

I was 30 when I decided to rekindle my love for the violin. I hadn’t played since before YouTube was invented, and I was skeptical about learning violin online. By the first lesson, Kim had already corrected poor habits I didn’t know I had, just after hearing me play a few scales. She adjusted her teaching style to my personality so seamlessly that I felt I was just getting pointers from a dear violinist friend whose advice is always spot-on. Weekly practice never felt like work, because Kim tailored my assignments to my goals. Before I knew it, I was playing complex concertos I could never do in high school. I started out being able to play just one major scale. Within 10 months, I was in Suzuki Book 4!
I can’t say enough about Kim’s expert teaching skills. During a sight-reading of a very difficult piece, I became so frustrated that I wanted to stop the lesson and try again later. Kim encouraged me until I had gotten all the way through, and pointed out what I could learn from my performance. When I had time to calm down, I realized that Kim can do this for any student; adults, children, and adults whose inner child throws a tantrum when they’re frustrated by a musical challenge. :-)

Teachers like Kim are rare, and worth their weight in gold. I learned so much more than violin fundamentals through my lessons with her. I’m convinced Kim can teach anyone, of any age—even through an online platform.

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Amy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Viola Performance and Teaching from Trinity College of Music, London
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amy B.

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I have studied so many styles of playing, played in bands professionally throughout the country, and can teach you to play with amazing technique so you don’t injure yourself!

I will guide you through the process of practice, learning by ear, or learning sheet music. I have a classical background so can work with classical players who want to learn fiddling.

My linguistics background really helps me with understanding how we learn fiddle tunes, how to get a fiddle “accent”, looking at the elements that makes one style different from another, etc.

I’ve taught 40+ students a week for the past 20 years, won numerous competitions, and performed on the BBC Alba and other venues.

About Amy

I am the great-granddaughter of a musician who used to play with Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman in NYC in the 1930s and 40s! I believe every person has the right to be musically fluent, and to have music available to them as a tool for self expression, emotional expression, stress relief, and

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Catherine W.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Catherine W.

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I teach any style.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Ameri

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Merlene
I had a great experience because Catherine is an amazing instructor.
She taught lessons with a high degree of professionalism and care. As a novice, I was able to learn a lot because Catherine was patient and attentive to my learning style.
Teba
My two oldest children (one more advanced in piano than the other) began taking lessons with Catherine just this year. They have both shown significant improvement and love her as an instructor. They also look forward to practicing in between lessons. We could not be happier.

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Carrier Mills, IL

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Carrier Mills is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $130 per hour.
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$56 average
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"Never having touched a violin before, Antoinette is a great, and patient, teacher!"
- Patty
Took Fiddle lessons from Antoinette A.
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"I have been taking fiddle/violin lessons from Marc for a few months now, and it has been a great experience. He is very patient and keeps things fun by helping me learn pieces that I am interested in learning to play. I would highly recommend him for any instrument you are wanting to learn."
- Annie
Took Fiddle lessons from Marc D.
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"Very helpful and very straightforward toward of what was presented"
- Dave
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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"Absolutely love Kathleen. She is a wonderful teacher, Patience
and always encouraging. I highly recommend her."
- Jennifer
Took Fiddle lessons from Kathleen L.
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"This was my first lesson but she helped me correct the mistakes I was making holding the fiddle and the bow, and she is very encouraging while I am learning to play and still making not so pretty sounds. She made me feel comfortable making mistakes and I was not nervous at all. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
- Natasha
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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"Bryan is a wonderful player, teacher, and person. He is patient and methodical.

I highly recommend Bryan!"
- Neel
Took Fiddle lessons from Bryan M.
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"Josie has been an amazing to my teenage son. He is 13 and loves fiddle, but we don't have any teachers in our rural farming community. Josephine has helped him strengthen his playing using songs that he knows as well as introducing him to new Celtic tunes that he is really excited about. She's also teaching him to personalize his playing with the use of ornaments. We are all really happy with his online lessons. Thanks, Josie!"
- Brooke
Took Fiddle lessons from Josephine L.
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Is that a fiddle... or a violin? It's a common question, and one that baffles many beginner musicians. So what's the answer? When it comes to the actual instrument, there actually aren't any differences. What distinguishes a violin from a fiddle is what kind of music you're playing with it. A musician playing folk, bluegrass or country, for example, would most likely refer to their instrument as a fiddle; those who play other genres (jazz, classical, etc.) typically call theirs a violin. …

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