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Miguel G.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from Boston College
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Miguel G.

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Learning an instrument is no easy feat, but having the right plan, structure, and support makes all the difference. My teaching philosophy is designed to meet each student where they are, with a custom approach tailored to their individual needs.

I take time to get to know my students - how they practice, why they pursue their instrument, what their goals are, and who they really are as people. What is it that they truly need right now? Is it a practice schedule, or just some gentle encouragement? A new song to freshen things up, or a tough lesson about persistence? A conversation about homework, or a story to lighten the mood and bring some laughter into the music? As an experienced teacher, I know how big of a difference it makes to really understand the needs of a student.

I work with beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages. I have experience with all major string curricula, as well as my own conservatory-trained approach. I have taught over 100 students in ...

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I take time to get to know my students, and I meet them where they are.

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Melissa D.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelors of Music from Sam Houston State
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa D.

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I like to tailor my lessons to the needs of each student. I can teach all styles from, classical, to jazz to fiddle and contemporary or rock. Whatever the style, I strive to focus on good musicianship, theory and technique developing right hand dexterity and the bow arm along with the left hand and vibrato. I use several different methods depending on the age and ability of the student.

About Melissa

I began playing violin at age 10 after years of singing in children's choirs. I continued my musical journey at Sam Houston State University where I earned a Bachelors degree in Music and my Texas All Level Music teaching certification. I was a middle school orchestra director for 17 years. During

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Page likesMelissa and looks forward to her next lesson. She enjoyed Melissa's teaching technique and looks forward to continuing with her.
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Mimi D.

43 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Finalist from Naumberg International Viola Competition
  • Teaching since 1994
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Mimi D.

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In her teaching, Mimi specializes in helping her students achieve all their goals.

She encourages and nurtures her students, builds up their confidence levels and character, and improves their techniques and skills in each lesson.

Students can hear the improvement in their playing in each lessons.

Mimi has developed a very experienced, masterful and supportive teaching style, she used extremely helpful techniques for studying and practicing music.

Mimi shares her musical gifts and love of music with all her students.

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About Mimi

Mimi is a world class musician. She has been teaching Viola, Violin, Composition and Improvisation techniques for over 25 years. Mimi studied personally for several years with Itzhak Perlman, the great, legendary, violin concert soloist. Mimi toured with Barbra Streisand and also recorded

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Elijah I.
Great first experience, looking forward to the next lesson.
Paula D.
Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, knowledgeable, and inspiring songwriting teacher, and I am learning a lot and gaining self-confidence from working with her. Most definitely several points above average!
Paula D.
Mimi really helped educate and inspire and encourage me in my songwriting today, She is truly a gifted teacher and most definitely several points above average!:)

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Mel P.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mel P.

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Classical, traditional method and Suzuki method. Studied with Dr. John Kendall, founder of the Suzuki method for the United States. Have played with Southern Illinois University orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony exhibition concert. Have performed in Europe, North America and Asia.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Alex A.
Hi my name is Alex I had my first violin lessons today I had so much fun learning about the violin
Alex A.
Hi my name's is Alex I had my first violin lessons to day . I had fun learning about the violin
Matthew
Very patient and calm.
Very talented teacher.
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded NYSSMA Grade 6A+ from New York State School Music Association
  • Music Composition & Conducting from Fredonia School of Music
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Darrell V.

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Beginner violin; also performance prep for intermediate through advanced/professional

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Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.
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Richard H.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles
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Richard H.

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It is important to have teacher, student, and parents work together to see the accomplishments happen in the future. I make the lessons meaningful, so that my student can retain the information and practice effectively at home. My ultimate goal is to have my student think critically and listen carefully, so that they can become their own teacher.

About Richard

I started playing the violin when I was 12 years old. After practicing the violin productively, I was able to join the Jr. Philharmonic Orchestra of CA. I played with the group for 5 years. I also joined other community orchestras such as: Bellflower Symphony, Los Angeles Valley College Symphony, M

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Sandra
Very patient and helpful!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Mount Pulaski, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Mount Pulaski is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"I am very impressed! My son is not easy to reign in and I really felt like he got valuable instruction in just one lesson. Looking forward to his next one!"
- Alastair
Took Violin lessons from Josiah B.
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"Anna is very good at explaining terms and methods in a way that can be easily understood by a novice such as myself by catering to one's style of learning while at the same time ensuring that the student remain grounded on the fundamentals whether it is in the finger positioning, bowing strokes, or proper posture. I love how she is able not only to identify things that I might be doing wrong but also solutions to difficulties that I might be having during the lessons. As a result, I am very happy at how I have progressed in my skill level since I started a couple of months ago. She is very patient, listens to concerns of the student, very easy to talk to, and has a laid back learning environment. I would highly recommend her to anyone I know who might be interested in learning the violin, whether young or old like myself."
- RYAN
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"Kristen is an amazing teacher and I am very glad that I choice her to teach me violin."
- Joaquin
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Zebie is great! I'm an adult beginner with practically no music background. He is very patient and encouraging, having to teach me about music more broadly in addition to how to play the violin. He is certainly very knowledgeable about all things violin and experienced as well. I also really appreciate the fact that he seems to celebrate the connection between player and instrument, and teaches you about the instrument as well if you are interested. I'm sure you'll enjoy learning from him!"
- Ayse
Took Violin lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"Sara possesses all of the qualities I admire in an excellent music teacher: musicianship, experience, patience, encouragement, gentle correction, clear communication, and dedication. Additionally, she is amazingly kind and selfless and an all around pleasant person to interact with and learn from. It is clear that she loves music and her students and is dedicated to helping them develop their abilities and confidence."
- Holly
Took Violin lessons from Sara C.
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"Connie is a teacher who really concentrates on the positive. She is a teacher who gives positive feedback in every lesson. She knows the material inside and out. Connie has a lot of joy in her teaching. She is a joyful and lovely person. I find her an amazing teacher!"
- Patricia
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Jocelyn came to our home and made my daughter very comfortable with her first private viola lesson. She was friendly and patient. She quickly spotted technical issues with my daughter's playing and suggested appropriate materials for her to practice. We've only had one lesson so far, but I think this is going to be a good "match!""
- Liz
Took Violin lessons from Jocelyn D.
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"Jill is a great teacher

I am a cellist, but I wanted to improve my violin skills. Therefor I started taking lessons from Jill. Before that I had observed Jill giving group classes to very young students and I was impressed how good her violin classes were: she has a special way to reach children and to make them follow her instructions. She is very patient and dedicated.
With every lesson, I was improving. Of course we have to practice and the kids need the parent's help at home. But with Jill's help you will have a top notch violin lesson."
- sokol
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Jill is personble yet professional. She certainly has the expertise to assess quickly where I am and probably more importantly what I need to do to be better."
- Diane
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Very patient teacher."
- Martha
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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