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Erica M.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
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As a classical musician who is primarily a cellist, I have taken the time to learn viola for students who have an interest. I customize lessons to the students' needs, though primarily focus on fundamentals such as technique, note-reading, theory, ear training, and listening.

About Erica

As a cellist with 20 years experience on my instrument, I take a less traditional approach having performed at renowned venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Archive, Hungry Brain, and Elastic Arts. I am active in the improvisation, jazz, "New" music

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Elizabeth B.

(41)
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1992
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Elizabeth B.

Evanston, IL

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Private Viola Teacher

All level of viola study from beginner through professional.

I am a professional violinist/violist with a Master of Music degree, extensive performance, and teaching ability/experience,

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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October 9, 2019
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September 19, 2019
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September 9, 2019
Cecilia B.
Elizabeth is a phenomenal instructor! Both kind and patient, she is incredibly knowledgeable and takes the time to help me understand the nuances of technique or the background of a particular piece of music. I'm nowhere near a natural player, but her approach to structuring my lessons and practice activities fits my needs as a learner, especially considering that I am an adult student juggling a myriad of other responsibilities. Elizabeth is adept at tailoring her lessons and long-term approach to my growth as a player to my skills and challenges, so that I not only immensely enjoy the experience, but also feel the growth I am making each and every week. She's the best I've ever had!!
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Rachel W.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Italian, French, German
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 60; Female: 7 to 60
  • Teaching since 2003
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Private Viola Teacher

Build technique through scales and etudes
Apply technique to the viola repertoire
A balance of passion and fundamentals

About Rachel

From about the age of 5, I can remember always running to my Grandmother's piano whenever we went to visit and being completely in awe of all it could do. At the age of 7, I began studying the viola. Always active in Chorus and Orchestra both in school and outside organizations, my love for music

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July 20, 2015
Tracey L
My 11 yr. old son takes piano lessons with Ms. Rachel. Her lessons are engaging and productive. He enjoys the learning process and I am so happy to see him progressing so well. One of Rachel's main strengths is her ability to convey a given subject matter in a way that is meaningful, constructive and easily understood. Rachel's unparalleled enthusiasm for life and music shines through in her singing and teaching style. She shows a strong proficiency in many different styles. She's reliable, experienced, professional, and a great person all around.

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Betsy F.

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Viola
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Lessons are fun. My philosophy is that students should have music in their lives and benefit from the lessons they take now for years to come. Learning to play a musical instrument will help students with math skills, study habits, and develop a skill that will last for a lifetime.

After 3 months students will understand the fundamentals of their string instrument, know how to care for their instrument, warm up properly, be able to read and play introductory passages. After 6 months the student will have learned basic music theory, how to read music, and have advanced through playing multiple songs.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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September 20, 2019
Misty B.
Betsy is a wonderful violin instructor, and we found her sense of play, imagination, balanced with the need to instruct a good fit for our three year old daughter. Thank you Betsy for your patience and flexibility!
August 15, 2019
Leah B.
Leah had a wonderful first lesson with Betsy! She provided great instruction and made her feel comfortable. Thanks so much!
September 16, 2017
michelle
Betsy was my daughter's viola teacher for almost 2 years. She was consistently fun, nice, supportive, knowledgeable, and professional. We recommend her highly.
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Concetta A.

(35)
Viola
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Awarded Composer in Residence from TAKT Artist Residency and Gallery
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Concetta A.

(35)

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Online Viola Teacher

Learn to play folk music or classical. Explore this deep and beautiful instrument!

About Concetta

Concetta is a NYC based violinist, strings specialist and composer. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry and everyday objects and sounds. She released her first solo album entitled Falling in Time in February 2015 on Waterbug Records. She was a visiting comp

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June 25, 2019
Jim
My first lesson with Concetta was great. I received a lot of good feedback and things to work on for this first week. Really looking forward to lesson 2 next week!
June 11, 2019
katherine
Concetta is a super knowledgable and supportive teacher! She adjusts her teaching to student interests and needs. She teaches in a lovely space and if you are super lucky you will meet her adorable dog, pepper <3. I highly recommend her!
March 1, 2019
Micaela
Hire Concetta, especially to support a beginning violin player! She is warm, professional and very adept at finding your child's musical strengths and then identifying material to help them access and enjoy the music and instrument. AKA GOOD TIMES for all and excited to continue...as it should be. Thank you Concetta for your expertise and flexibility with schedule. Keri-Ann
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Milena A.

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Viola
Starting at $62
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks english, Serbo-Croatian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Milena A.

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I am a professional violinist and violin instructor in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Currently teaching in Arlington, VA and Washington DC, I am now accepting new students to my home studio.
I have a great love for music and hope to be able to pass it on to anyone eager to learn. I teach beginner to advanced violin and viola students of any age, child to adult (adults, it’s never too late to learn if you have always wanted to!). Although there is no specified age limit, children younger than the age of 6 are admitted only at my discretion.
For beginners, I like using a combination of traditional and Suzuki methods. The materials used are Essential Elements and Suzuki Books. All my teaching is adapted to each student individually, catering to their specific level and interest.

Let's start playing together!

About Milena

My musical career started in my hometown of Belgrade, Serbia, and has lead me on a journey all around the world. After obtaining a Bachelor’s of Music degree from University of Belgrade in 2008, I received The Catherine Royce Alderson Memorial scholarship for an Artist Diploma program at the presti

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October 15, 2019
Vivian
Milena taught me everything with a firm but gentle hand, and really pushed me to be the best I could be. Her lessons were really personalized to what I was capable of, and although I hit some rough spots it was usually because of my own practice habits. All in all, I’m very glad I had her as my teacher.
July 4, 2019
Bryce
Milena really knows her stuff. She’s very consistent and really focused on teaching. If you follow her instructions you will improve. Thank you for the lessons Milena! I promise I will get better at practicing!
July 3, 2019
Rashmi
My daughter has blossomed under Milena and has developed a real love for playing the violin. Milena has very high standards for her students and is supportive and encouraging. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Chicago is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $160 per hour.
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$45 average
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$59 average
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$76 average

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"Great teacher, very nice and helpful."
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Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"We got a good basic lesson today. Thanks Trinity!"
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Took Viola lessons from Trinity H.
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"Wonderful music teacher

Martina has a great passion for music which shows through her performance. Her level of musical perfection, synergy with the instrument and the beauty of the music will make you emotional.
Martina's professionalism, reliability and empathy makes her an ideal teacher professional."
- Jana
Took Viola lessons from Martina S.
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"Great first lesson!"
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"Wonderful first viola lesson! I look forward to learning with you. Thank you Mimi!"
- Michelle
Took Viola lessons from Mimi D.
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"Elizabeth was very flexible and worked with us perfectly. There isn’t anything I wouldn’t change!"
- Ava
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Very good teaching style !"
- Michael
Took Viola lessons from Armen M.
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"Maggie is a fantastic teacher."
- Catherine
Took Viola lessons from Maggie Z.
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"Tigran was so patient and my little girl sounded much better after one lesson!"
- Selby
Took Viola lessons from Tigran N.
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"Susanna is a very experienced and professional strings teacher. She is an excellent violist. She has great rapport with her students and they enjoy learning with her. I highly recommend her."
- Sharyn
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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