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Brittany N.

14 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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Brittany N.

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I strive to create an environment in which students are inspired to discover, create, learn, express themselves and have fun. I focus on strengthening students' foundational techniques, through scales, etudes and other materials and then applying those skills in pieces and songs that are designed to build a good basis of musical knowledge, helping students to become confident in their musical abilities.

About Brittany

I strive to create an environment in which students feel comfortable to learn, experiment, and express themselves and in which they look forward to coming every week. *** Travel Equipment *** I can provide music and other items needed for the instrument (shoulder rests, strings, rosin, etc) but

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Michael
Extremely patient and encouraging, every lesson is a pleasure.
Marcin
Brittany is an awesome teacher. She is very knowledgeable and patient. She is always very friendly and enthusiastic during the lessons, which makes the whole experience enjoyable. I have learned a lot since taking lessons with Brittany and would recommend her to any aspiring musician!
Jayson
Brittany is very well prepared for our lessons. She's very encouraging and although I've only had two lessons, I've learned a lot and she gives me plenty of exercises to do on my own to improve as well.

Felicia B.

6 Reviews
Dundee, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Felicia B.

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I began my education of Viola 6 years ago. It is important that my students work on technique, note reading, ensemble help along with solo music, music theory; such as key signatures time signatures, tempo and dynamics.

About Felicia

I graduated with a bachelors in music education at Western Illinois University in 2012. At the university I received talent grants to play in the symphony orchestra as a violinist, I also sang in the school of music top choir. After graduating I immediately was offered a position at a music studio

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Les
She asked me what I wanted to learn and assisted me in a very patient way, and showed me the correct way of strumming and whatever else that was needed. A very good start.
Alyson
Felicia is a great teacher! We work well together, she asks how I want to learn and she helps me to understand what I’m learning! As an adult learner, it helps that she can modify my lesson to suit my specific needs. I think this will be a great partnership!!
Autumn
Felicia has truly helped me improve on the viola. From spotting my wrong bow hold to making sure that I am absolutely positive on where the fingerings are for the key, she has most definetly improved my playing over all and is helping me advance past most of my peers in my school orchestra.

Erin R.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erin R.

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I will help you take your playing to the next level! Whether that means advancing past Twinkle or preparing for orchestral auditions, I know what makes a player strong, confident, and consistently able to perform—even under pressure. That's because I've taken that journey myself! I have a master's degree from one of the top music schools in the USA, and I've been performing professionally for more than 10 years, with ensembles such as the Milwaukee and Chicago Symphonies, and collaborating with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma. I know what playing an instrument well takes, and I can help you get there!

About Erin

I will help you take your playing to the next level! Whether that means advancing past Twinkle or preparing for orchestral auditions, I know what makes a player strong, confident, and consistently able to perform—even under pressure. That's because I've taken that journey myself! I have a master's

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Luther B.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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David N.
Luther stays where I’m at and then helps me go the next step. That is useful for consistent gradual progress without the frustrations of moving either too slow or too fast (I am a beginning tenor saxophone player). Nice interpersonal style, patient and easy going, while methodical.
Geoff K.
I think Luther is great. He works with my 10-year old son on piano, singing and even trumpet and violin as needed. My son has to work hard to progress, and Luther customizes the lesson plan for him and seems to understand him well. I'm really excited about them working together.
David N.
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Sarah A.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music Performance from Eastern Kentucky University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah A.

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Violin Lessons with me are thorough, methodical, and fun! I teach the foundations for success to every new student, which can then be built upon with more advanced techniques. I select music that appeals to my students and that they enjoy.

I love meeting new students and personalizing each music lesson! Each student learns a little differently and I tailor lessons to you. I also offer a unique opportunity for students to participate in ensembles with other students in my home studio!

About Sarah

Sarah A. is an experienced teacher of violin/fiddle and viola. She has taught all ages and many styles. Performing professionally since 2015, Sarah has played in classical ensembles for weddings and events, as well as in Celtic music groups and in an electric rock string ensemble called Electria.

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Jan
Sarah is a wonderful, patient teacher. She makes you feel relaxed and uses her skills to encourage each student to reach for that next level!
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Cameron K.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 to 75
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cameron K.

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Learning to play a string instrument is tough but the payoff is so worth it!

About Cameron

I give lessons from my house in north Houston and I sometimes go to students homes depending on location. I currently give lessons for violin, viola, cello, piano and guitar. As a music teacher, my goal is to give my students fun and productive lessons. I teach my students all the essential techn

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Stacy
I began violin as an adult. Cameron has always made certain lessons are at my level. If a technique needs more work, we focus on that. I always leave a lesson feeling like I am learning, and knowing I will continue to progress.
stacy
My first lesson was today. I know I have made the right choice of instructors.
Tim K.
Cameron is great and really wants his students to learn violin the correct way. I tend to want to take shortcuts and he encourages me to learn the foundation and work from there.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Des Plaines is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $154 per hour.
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$42 average
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$56 average
60 min
$71 average

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"We got right into it and he addressed all my questions and needs at the first lesson!"
Vivian
Took Viola lessons from Kyle B.
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"Carly makes lessons interesting and fun for my 10 year old son. My son is high energy, and yet he is able to concentrate, focus and enjoy!

We plan to continue lessons on line with Carly during the Coronavirus pandemic."
Dave
Took Viola lessons from Carly C.
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"Great teacher! Very patient."
Alondra
Took Viola lessons from Yamilet T.
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"We LOVE Susanna!
My son decided to play the viola, out of the blue (not for school, just for his own sake), so we went to TakeLessons to find him a teacher.
Susanna is so patient, and supportive. He has steadily increased his knowledge and abilities with her guidance.
My son always finishes his lesson and says, that was a really good lesson! Music to my mama ears!
We highly recommend Susanna!"
Sara
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"I have been with Ms. Lea for 6 years, and all those years have been amazing. Since then I have been improving and gaining more understanding of playing my instrument. She is a great teacher and has a great way to teach kids."
Alan
Took Viola lessons from Lea D.
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"Will's a great instructor. Very knowledgeable, passionate, and patient. Has a wide range of influences and inspirations. Can't go wrong with this man!"
Karl
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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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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"very good fixed the viola so now i can use it properly which i had a hard time doing myself."
michael
Took Viola lessons from Emily S.
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"On behalf of Jorden, she truly enjoyed her session. She liked the guidance, direction and takeaways and practicing as instructed to be ready for her next session. Thank you Dee!"
Jorden
Took Viola lessons from Dee F.
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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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