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Julie C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.

David P.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Philosophy from Emory University
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David P.

17 Reviews
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Private Fiddle Teacher

Learn finger patterns, bow patterns, chord structures, and improvisation.

About David

I grew up in Birmingham, AL, Boston, MA, and Cleveland, OH, and was classically trained on violin in all three cities by members of their respective orchestras. I began studying theory in 7th grade at The Alabama School of Fine Arts. I continued theory lessons while in Boston at the New England Co

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GINA
David is awesome! Excellent teacher and very knowledgeable.
Dave
David made the lesson worthwhile by teaching skills and showing how valuable those skills were to obtain. Provided a lot of value for the time together, and was very patient with me as I learned.
chichi
David was really kind and helpful. I was so nervous but he was understanding and very enthusiastic about teaching. I liked is method of teaching, it’s a challenge that I’m up for.

Danielle F.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 17; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Danielle F.

20 Reviews
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I love teaching fast and furious fiddle music while maintaining my high standard of proper technique and fundamentals. I've taught ages 4-54 and look forward to working with you!

About Danielle

Hello! My name is Danielle and I'm a strings teacher (don't worry - I teach the fun stuff too!). I've been playing violin since age 5, viola since age 13, and 'cello since age 18. I have Bachelors Degrees in Violin Performance and Music Education from James Madison University, and I play both Violi

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Matthew A.
Danielle was a very intuitive teacher- she listened to my goals, and helped provide me with a clear path toward them, conquering some of the basics, scales, pentatonic, and such... but also some of the more advanced nuances like harmonics and vibrato. If you are trying to learn violin or fiddle, I'd recommend Danielle.
Rylee
We had great encounter with Ms. Danielle. Lovely woman full of knowledge,personality, and a love for instruments. She has a way to convey her expertise to her students. Wouldn’t hesitate to utilize her in our future!
Joyce
Really enjoyed the first lesson and look forward to more. Danielle is knowledgeable, encouraging and friendly. I highly recommend her.

Meet Online Fiddle Teachers Serving East Peoria, IL

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Jennifer A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jennifer A.

19 Reviews
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Having been featured in concert by Willie Nelson and with 30+ years of performance experience I will work with you to learn everything you've ever dreamed of on the fiddle!

About Jennifer

Featured in concert by WILLIE NELSON and recipient of the LA Music Awards' 'INSTRUMENTAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR', Jennifer A. graduated from the Baltimore School for the Arts, studied violin performance at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory in Cleveland and performs throughout the world. With over 30 years o

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Robert
She continues to amaze! Absolutely wonderful teacher and very easy to work and extremely accommodating in every way. I just don’t think it gets much better than this!
Audra P.
She's really nice! She listened to me play and worked on my technique, and I know she's going to help me get better!
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Lynn K.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
  • Music & Psychology from Old Dominion University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lynn K.

35 Reviews
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Online Fiddle Teacher

Violin/Fiddle technique, bowing, standard notation, backup, classical, bluegrass

About Lynn

Whether you are 5, 25, or perhaps 85 years old when you make the decision to enter the world of music, you will be changing your life for the positive.   Your relationship with music & your chosen instrument is unique & will be lifelong.  I look forward to sharing your excitement as we pursue

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Gina C.
lynn is great
Katherine S.
Just had my first lesson on learning to play the Banjo. Lynn appears to be the perfect teacher for me. She is extremely knowledgeable, yet was able to explain the basics that made sense with my novice understanding, and gave great constructive feedback, as well as encouragement and praise. I look forward to many more lessons with Lynn.
MICHELLE SPENCER
Exceptional teacher. Lynn is patient and her passion for music is contagious! I always look forward to each lesson.
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Michelle T.

105 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Associates of Fine Arts from Georgia Highlands
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle T.

105 Reviews
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Online Fiddle Teacher

Discount Times 8 A.M. – 2 P.M. (Mon-Fri) 30 minutes each
(1x - $22), (3x week - $60), (5x week- $75)

Regular Times 3 P.M. – 9 P.M. (Mon- Fri)
(15 minutes - $15), (30 minutes - $25),
(45 minutes - $35), (1 hour - $45)

About Michelle

Homeschool Friendly and school orchestra friendly Morning and Evening Times Available. Discount Times 8 A.M. – 2 P.M. Eastern (Mon-Fri) 30 minutes each (1x - $22), (3x week - $60), (5x week- $75) Regular Times 5 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. eastern (Mon- Fri) (15 minutes - $15), (30 minutes - $25

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Larry
I initially wasn’t sure about online lessons, but Michelle has exceeded my expectations in every way.
Ana
Evelyn
We loved the convenience of taking lessons online. Michelle was great for the first lesson

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in East Peoria, IL

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in East Peoria is $68. 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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$43 average
45 min
$56 average
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$68 average

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- Ann
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"I started taking fiddle lessons with Daniel having basically zero experience with the instrument, and in just a handful of weeks, I can't believe how much I've learned! Daniel really excels at tailoring his teaching to my individual needs, interests, and pace of learning. Each week I leave feeling challenged and motivated, but never frustrated. I'm having a great time, and always look forward to my next lesson."
- Adam
Took Fiddle lessons from Daniel P.
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"What a wonderful and enthusiastic teacher! My daughter has had fiddle lessons for 2 years in person, and to finally cut down on our two-hour commute I suggested on-line lessons. The computer had a few connection issues on our end that we will definitely iron out before our next session. Lucky for us, Kathleen worked patiently through the connectivity bumps and gave a very upbeat, challenging lesson with all the backup sheet music, recording, and plenty of thumbs up to keep my daughter motivated and practising. We are very happy we "found" Kathleen and highly recommend her as an instructor!!"
- Kate
Took Fiddle lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Learning some awesome new techniques!"
- Tish
Took Fiddle lessons from Josephine L.
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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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"The most honest and straightforward teacher

Kelvin's unparalleled enthusiasm for life and music shines through in his playing and teaching style. He shows a strong proficiency in many different styles and on multiple instruments.

He's reliable, experienced, professional, and a great guy all around. One of Kelvin's main strengths is his ability to convey a given subject matter in a way that is meaningful, constructive and easily understood.

I'm also a music teacher (private lessons and in the classroom) as well as a professional performer. I've found it to be a great pleasure working with Kelvin and I would strongly recommend him as a teacher and a performer."
- Carol
Took Fiddle lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Charming and knowledgeable. Makes it easy for the student to understand."
- Peter
Took Fiddle lessons from Rachel C.
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"Super friendly guy, learned a lot at my first lesson and looking forward to my next lesson with him."
- Jeff
Took Fiddle lessons from Daniel P.
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"Concetta was such a treat to have in our home! She came out all the way from NY to NJ for my mothers birthday, and though she is a beginner, emerged from the 1 hour lesson so inspired to keep practicing, able to fully complete her first song! She even did a little performance at the end on the lesson! She is a great people person, fun to talk to, and she really knows her stuff. Excellent choice!"
- Lindsey
Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"Awesome coach. knows her stuff."
- David
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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