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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winner-Concerto Competition from UNT
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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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Diane Heyman
I had a great first lesson with Damien. He is patient and extremely considerate. Damien took the time to determine a baseline of my general knowledge. He answered my questions and fully explained the concepts that we discussed. At all times I felt that I was having a positive experience and I have set goals for my next lesson. I am energized and motivated to continue and look forward to my next lesson with Damien.
Andrew
great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
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Alethia E.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • N/A from N/A
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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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Katie S.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from The Hartt School / University of Hartford
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Katie S.

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I offer Beginner and Intermediate violin lessons for all ages.

About Katie

Master of Music Education The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Bachelor of Music The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Current Public School Teacher Over 18 years experience teaching private violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano lessons!

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Tommy
Not just by the book. Is very musical in approach, ear training, theory etc... highly recommended
Franklyn
The first lesson was exactly as expected. Very professional. My son will continue with Katie. He is very excited to work with her.
Cheryl
Katie is the best! A talented musician and a very patient teacher -- she makes learning to play a real joy.

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Jessica D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $77
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
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Jessica D.

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My teaching is a combination of Suzuki Method, ABRSM pieces, and Traditional Method. I used fingering, bowing exercises or etudes for the pieces to make it easier to play.

I am very sincere and sensitive to my students because every student is unique and it is very important that you have to connect with them. I teach by heart and provide what they wanted to achieve in violin playing and so its worth and satisfying.

All of my students will learn how to play well with good intonation and proper posture. Students can choose to play their favorite pieces for fun, either Classical or Pop music . We can also enjoy some duet pieces.

Violin playing is fun but it involves patience, discipline, PRACTICE and determination. Lesson can be held in West Valley Music depending on the studio's room availability. Give me your availability and i will try to fit you in.

About Jessica

I am a graduate of Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance at the University of the Philippines. My training started with the Suzuki Method when I was 14 yrs old. As I have progressed, I became a member of different orchestras in the Philippines. I started teaching in 2001 and have attended some Suz

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Hari -.
My daughter likes her violin lessons with Jessica. Jessica discussed the goals upfront and is focused on helping my daughter achieve those with right level of feedback on how to improve.
Samantha E.
Jessica is very attentive and cares about proper techique and building foundational skills. So far so good!
DeAnna H.
Jessica is a suburb musician. She can teach any level, from beginning through professional level. I was impressed with Jessica's playing immediately. Her playing is top-notch, from subtle intricacies through powerful passages. I would recommend Jessica for any student from beginner through professional level.

Chenyu Z.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 3 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chenyu Z.

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Online Violin Teacher

I teach from the Suzuki and Essential Elements violin books.
I have experience playing in high school, university, and community orchestras.

About Chenyu

I️ teach from books that give students a strong foundation in music theory. I️ also use computer software to create/edit sheet music so my students can play their favorite songs at their level. I relocated to Aventura in June 2019 and lived for 4 years in Michigan prior. I taught over 50 stud

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Gianna L.
Our daughter has only has one lesson so far, but she came home with a big smile! She was excited about what she had learned, and is looking forward to her next lesson! She was very comfortable with Chenyu, and said she definitely wants her to teach her piano in the future.
Sydney
We got our daughter a violin for Christmas and she was kind of nervous for her first lesson. Chenyu immediately put her at ease. Sh is very patient and explains things very well. Looking forward to the next lesson
Alix
Chenyu is an absolutely fantastic teacher! She instantly puts my daughter at ease, while keeping her on track with lessons. I couldn't be happier with her teaching style!

Amy R.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Associates Degree Paraeducator from Western Technical College
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Amy R.

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I have been teaching violin/fiddle for 9 years. My students will learn how to solo, as well as play along with other instruments. I use a variety of materials to suit the student's needs and teach a variety of music skills such as accompaniment, improvisation, and theory at my lessons. I teach to any age and experience level. I look forward to meeting and working with you!

About Amy

Hello, my name is Amy and I am very excited to be teaching out of my studio, Double A music. I took 12 years of private music lessons on various instruments. I have taught for over 10 years, and have an associates degree in teaching from Western Technical College in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I enjoy

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Sarah P.
She's a great teacher. I have learned a lot from her
Fronia
Amy is an amazing fiddle instructor who teaches at a high level of professionalism. As a senior citizen without any prior musical background, I truly appreciate that Amy is extremely patient and attentive to my learning style. She continually stresses good practice habits and is very complimentary for my efforts.
Sarah P.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Chicago is $76. 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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"It has been a wonderful experience taking lessons with Anna. Learning to play the violin later in life can be a challenge for both teacher and student. Anna is a talented professional whose love for the violin blends seamlessly with her teaching style. She is a fantastic teacher who has taught me more about music and the violin than I ever expected."
Suzanne
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Sarah is a lovely young lady who is passionate, kind, and patient. Her upbeat energy and positive reinforcement really helps my little one feel confident in her skills as a violinist. As an instructor she seems very passionate about what she is teaching going that extra mile to ensure that you get what you need and more!"
Stella
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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"Becca is a fantastic teach, patient and kind and my daughter just adores her. I cannot recommend her enough."
Bruce
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca H.
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"Peter is a great teacher I have been going to him for about a year and I have learned so much! Thank you Peter"
Nick
Took Violin lessons from Peter B.
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"Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!"
Amber
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"I took lessons from Yurie on violin as a secondary instrument when I attended Yale University. Yurie was an amazing teacher. I advanced more in half a year with her than I had ever learned in 4 years with other teachers. I only wish I had found her sooner! Her teaching approach is accessible, and very insightful. 10/10 would recommend."
Carl
Took Violin lessons from Yurie M.
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"This was my first lesson with Zeynep. I have had several Tutors over the past 4 years. Zeynep was ready for my arrival. She was friendly, yet very professional. She watched me play a short piece and was able to discern from that where I needed help. Zeynep was able to give me new tips on bowing and finger placement. I am certainly looking forward to my next a Lesson with Zeynep."
Gene
Took Violin lessons from Zeynep A.
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"Very positive instructor!

Connie has been teaching my 12 year old daughter violin for a few months now, and I am so impressed by how quickly she has learned to play! We love Connie's positive feedback and professionalism. My daughter feels comfortable asking Connie questions and I am so glad we found her!"
Liz
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"My daughter and Ali already created a good chemistry on their first lesson (which most of the time took awhile to instill). I couldn't wish for more."
Tonette
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Wonderful Teacher

I can't say enough good things about Marvett. My daughter was struggling and miserable with the violin and Marvett changed everything. She has a wonderful demeanor and is so patient. Now my daughter is enjoying the violin for the first time. I highly recommend her."
miriam
Took Violin lessons from Marvett H.
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