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Vera S.

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Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Vera S.

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Being able to create music is an integral part of the human condition as it helps us express and understand an exceedingly wide range of human emotion. Teaching how to do it has therefore always been my greatest passion and having been privileged with the guidance of great pedagogues in the past, it is my ambition to pass that invaluable knowledge and skill on to aspiring musicians. I am certain that every person (no matter what age) has vast potential and it is my duty as a teacher to extract those talents and nurture creativity. Guiding students to find a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationship to music will encourage them to not only be exceptional artists, but also human beings. It is essential to cater to each student individually helping each one find the right practice strategies, technical studies, repertoire, and most importantly, their own musical identity. My goal is not simply to develop skill, but to teach students how to teach themselves, find their ...

About Vera

Originally from Belgrade, Vera moved to Chicago at the age of two and started her first violin lessons at age of seven with the renowned pedagogue, Dr. Milton Goldberg who worked with Shinichi Suzuki on developing the most prominent Suzuki method for violin. Thereafter, she rapidly evolved into an

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After reading through a large number of teacher profiles, something about Vera's background, experience, and teaching philosophy made me decide to reach out for lessons, and I am extremely happy that I did, as I look forward to each lesson.

Vera has been absolutely great to work with, and if you are looking for a teacher who will challenge you, and be tough and direct when necessary, but also offer empathy and support to help you grow and learn to the best of your ability, then I highly recommend Vera.
Ramon Kelly
Excellent first lesson. I learned some important basics to get me started and I am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Adam S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $67
  • BA Ethnomusicology from Hampshire College
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam S.

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I have a ba in music and certificates in violin and Viola from the New England conservatory of Music. I majored in ethnomusicology at Hampshire college, and played principal viola in the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra. My method is adapted to the Suzuki program, focusing on the ear and learning to read. Students are encouraged to study the masters, including JS Bach sonatas and partitas.

About Adam

I am the president of Mandolin New England a 501c3 non-profit Mandolin Orchestra. I have a BA in music and certificates in violin from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, and the Conservatory at Rivers. I studied ethno music ecology at Hampshire College wi

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Nancy
I have learned more from Adam than I had from my two previous mandolin teachers. He is very knowledgeable and skilled in all of the instruments he teaches.
Bob
I play guitar in a local band and we decided we needed mandolin on this part, so I put an ad in Craigslist. Long story short the guy we hired to do the part turns out was a teacher. I always wanted to learn the fiddle so I thought a couple lessons would be enough, but this guy knows so much and so many styles that I'm hooked. I live in Greenfield, so most of my lessons are online
Wendy
I asked at Downtown Sounds in Northampton who is the best fiddle teacher in western MA. Joe said "Adam Sweet". I called and he responded promptly. I must say, he's very patient and knowledgeable. I've been taking lessons now from Mr. Sweet since 2009 when he was teaching in South Hadley
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Kostadin D.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kostadin D.

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Lessons are tailored to fit each individual student's ability and goals. I believe in challenging students while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment. Lessons will cover music theory, technique, and solo pieces. The goal is to develop in each student the specific skills needed to play a string instrument as well as to nurture an understanding and love for music.
Lessons take place at my apartment in Southeast Denver, near Hampden and I-25. Students are expected to prepare for and participate annual studio recitals.

About Kostadin

I was raised in a musical family in my home country of Bulgaria, where I attended a highly competitive full-time performing arts school from age 6. I was trained in the Russian school of violin playing and have found this to be a very successful method for my younger students in the United States. A

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Karin G.
My daughter has shown so much improvement over the past two years with Koko. He is patient with her when she's distracted and challenges her when she needs it. According to her "he is a really good teacher."
Krystle W.
I've been taking lessons since April and have noticed a huge improvement thanks to Koko. He's very positive and offers insightful corrections and alternatives where needed(but also pushes me when needed). Highly recommend!!
Courtney
I love his supportive and positive nature.
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Jessica H.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master's of Music, Music Theory & Composition from University of New Mexico
  • Awarded First Prize from Darkwater Womxn in Music Festival
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Jessica H.

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Experienced and enthusiastic violin teacher of over ten years! Lessons are tailored to each student’s interests and learning style, while also developing a solid technical basis. Students work from a variety of beginning, etude, and music books depending on their interests and are welcome to bring their own music to lessons. Most important to lessons is for the students to feel their forward momentum and enthusiasm for learning!

About Jessica

Expect fun and relaxed lessons focused on establishing a love and appreciation for music while developing and polishing technique! Hello! My name is Jessi H. and I received a Bachelor’s of Art in Music from Bryn Mawr College and a Master’s of Music in Theory and Composition from the Univers

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Jim
Jessi is a fantastic teacher. She's flexible and really knows her stuff. A joy to learn from
Donna R.
Jessica is patient and encouraging and works well even with reluctant students.
Colleen Curtis & Sharon B.
Great second lesson with Jessica!
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Laura P.

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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura P.

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I have almost two decades of teaching violin, viola and piano lessons to students of all ages. I am equally comfortable working with beginners and advanced students. The lessons will be tailored to your personal goals and interests. I look forward to working with you virtually or in your home!

About Laura

I grew up in Germany and got degrees there in music and medicine. I have almost two decades of experience teaching all kinds of subjects, including violin and piano lessons both privately and at the college level as well as teaching and coaching German to individuals of all ages!

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Jiuri Y.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Violin Performance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee
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Jiuri Y.

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Jiuri is currently a Teaching Assistant in the University of Massachusetts, where she is responsible for all undergraduates who take violin performance as a second major. With increasing time on her hands for side efforts, Jiuri has recently found that teaching young children gives her great joy, especially dealing when with the complexities of personalities as they arise and the challenge of motivating and molding young minds. When Jiuri is not teaching or performing music, she loves traveling, seeing all the different and interesting cultures, museums and learning about the history of places. Jiuri is an avid reader.

About Jiuri

Jiuri is a violinist originally from China, and started playing the violin at the age of four. She has moved to the US since the undergraduate. She is an active performer and teacher based in Boston, Massachusetts. As a multi musician, Jiuri is currently a violin instructor at the Key notes school o

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Jessica Z.
Very good experience!
Audrey B.
Jiuri does an excellent job connecting with and motivating our 6-year-old.
Xu
Jiuri is an experienced teacher, with a humorous personality. she know how to keep my kids's concentration. We would love to continue my kids violin education with her. HIGHLY recommended!

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Evanston 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 $250 per hour.
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"I was lucky to take lessons with Marisa for two years during my undergraduate music degree at CU Boulder. Not only is Marisa a wonderful and knowledgeable violinist, she is a intuitive and warm teacher. Marisa took my musicality to the next level and helped me develop proper, tension-free technique. Marisa's advice helped me to practice more effectively on my own, and I always felt inspired after our lessons. I would highly recommend Marisa as a teacher for violinists of any level!"
Ingrid Anderson
Took Violin lessons from Marisa I.
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"We had our first lesson on Violin last week, and my son has been quite happy and pleased with Damien. We initially were not sure if we had chosen the right person as Damien's main instrument was not Violin. We are sure now & have not made a mistake by choosing Damien.
He was very helpful and followed up twice after the lesson on next steps & what my son needs to practice before next week."
Naveen
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Very personable teacher. She provided multiple resources for learning and I am excited to learn how to play violin with her instruction."
Tabby
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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"My daughter has had multiple instructors over the past 4 years and Helena is her favorite. Her technique and personality make her a joy to work with and Elsa is eager to practice and looks forward to her lesson each week."
Elsa
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Mark is nice and patient."
Emily
Took Violin lessons from Mark T.
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"Great teacher, very encouraging! Am looking forward to next lesson."
Amani
Took Violin lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"Speedy is very patient and kind. As an adult learner, I appreciated the great learning environment."
Erin Walker
Took Violin lessons from Speedy B.
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"Steve Maloney is a true master at both playing and teaching the violin. I have had some teachers in the past who were great players but lousy at teaching, but Steve is the Real Deal. My playing had immediately and significantly improved since my first lesson and only continues to improve. I had many deficiencies both technically and musically and Steve has provided me with practical solutions to rectify my once poor technique and bring out a much more refined musicality from my playing. I highly recommend Steve Maloney as violin instructor."
chris
Took Violin lessons from Steven M.
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"I have been taking violin lessons with Connie for almost 2 years now and i would highly recommend her! She has really helped me correct a lot of my bad habits from years of just playing on my own. Connie is professional, very patient and passionate about music and teaching. I take lessons with her privately (not with Take Lessons) and am thankful to have her as my teacher!"
Sylvia
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Ms. Elizabeth is a really good teacher. She has been helping me become a better violin player. I like the way she teaches!"
Rhiannon
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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