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Tammy C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tammy C.

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In my twelve years of teaching, I have been exposed to students of all ages and all levels- ranging from beginners to violin majors at the collegiate level. Whether you are looking to learn violin for the first time, or need help preparing for an important audition/competition, I am quick to adapt to your needs and goals in order to provide the best teaching method possible for you.

About Tammy

Having earned my Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at The Juilliard School, and my Doctor of Musical Arts degree from University of Michigan, I was fortunate enough to work with some of the most distinguished teachers and artists. Everything I have learned, I would love to share with you

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Iris
I got to take lessons with Tammy in my freshman year of college and it was a great experience! She was so nice and patient with me when I couldn't get things right and would really look at things that weren't working and try to figure out exactly what wasn't working so that we can fix it.
Tiffany
I had the pleasure of taking lessons from Tammy during my sophomore year of college when I studied violin performance at the University of Michigan. She is an *incredible* musician and I was always blown away when I heard her play. Whenever I brought challenging music to her, she simplified them for me and showed me how to best practice them. She brought me to a new level of technique and understanding of music.

I highly recommend Tammy as a teacher. She is so patient, fun, and down to earth.
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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan G.

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I have two graduate degrees in Music Performance. I have taught this subject for over twenty years. I have played as a regular substitute violinist with the Seattle Symphony.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Emily S.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily S.

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Violin is my primary instrument I can teach violin students from the very beginning to the college level. I will happily work on any style of violin music with you!

About Emily

My name is Emily, and I am looking for students of all ages and abilities! I have been playing violin for 14 years and have a degree in violin performance from Temple University's Boyer College of Music. I have taught violin in various music programs in the Philadelphia area. I can also teach viola

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Natalie Z.
Very nice and professional. My daughter loves her.
Jessi
I’m an adult viola student which is kind of different for me. I started playing again after a couple years and I’m trying to learn ways to play with other musicians. Emily has been really good with helping me focus on what I want to learn. She is patient with me and also plays with me and makes me feel comfortable in my lesson. afterwards I feel good and positive and I want to play more! I suggest her for anyone trying to be creative and wants to improve on tempo, rythm, tone etc. she’s good.
Angie C.
It is a year later and my daughter is playing well. Anje enjoys her classes and thinks Emily is a great instructor.
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Alethia E.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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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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Nicole L.
She is a great instructor! My 14 yr old daughter is a beginner and she has been wonderful with her. She is professional, warm, and always helpful. I don't know much about the violin, but I never have to remind my daughter to practice the music that she is given.
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.
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Kimberly S.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kimberly S.

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I am an experienced violinist and violist and music educator, who loves working with adult beginners. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing professionally for over 30 years. Are you an adult who has always wanted to play the violin but was never able to? Were you told you were too old or that it was too late? Maybe you want to revisit the instrument you gave up as a youngster. I can help you get back on track. I can give you the skills and confidence you will need to accomplish your goals. It's never too late!

I am also gifted in strengthening the skills of those who have already had some experience playing violin and/or viola, but would like to improve, no matter your age. I can help young students prepare for all state and all county competitions. My lessons are laid back, personable, and enjoyable.

About Kimberly

I am active as a music educator, having taught violin, viola, and music both privately and in the classroom. I have been a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American String Teachers Association. I am known for my gentle and encouraging way of instructing my students, yet

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Heidi B.
Kimberly is patient!! Gives clear instruction which immediately improves my playing. I am so happy with my choice of instructor!
Kent Looney
Kimberly Simkins has been a wonderful instructor for my daughter, as she works to improve her Viola playing. She is very interactive with my daughter and provides good feedback for my daughter's Viola playing.

I have been happy with this instruction and I hope others have a chance to see how personable and skilled she is.
Elyssa
Mrs. Simpkins is a great teacher and instructor and knows exactly how to make great players. I have Dyslexia and signed up for lessons after playing for a few years. Mrs. Simpkins knows exactly how to teach me and has shaped me into a great player. If you are wanting to learn to play Violin or Viola, or want to improve she is the teacher to go to. She is through, and has a great ability to shape amazing players. She got me into senior clinic and in the last concert I was placed 3rd chair mainly because of her instruction. I hope to continue lessons with her for the next year until I graduate. Although she has not been my teacher for all 9 years I have been playing, she has been my teacher for the past 4 years and I have loved having her teach me during every lesson. Having Mrs. Simpkins as your teacher, will make your playing improve significantly. I highly recommend her to everyone!
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William S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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William S.

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I have played violin for 14 years, studied under Julliard-trained violinists, and played with professional ensembles. I will teach you how to properly hold the violin, various bow techniques, and beginner and intermediate repertoire. I also have experience working with people with developmental differences.

About William

I am an experienced multi-instrumentalist who plays violin, voice, guitar, trombone, and euphonium. I have played in youth orchestras and jazz bands and have soloed with the longest-running orchestra in the country, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. I currently play violin and sing in my church band.

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Stephanie
William is a fantastic violin teacher! He is so willing to help me play the music that I am interested in playing rather than having his own agenda :) William's lessons are really fun, and his own enthusiasm for the violin really inspires me to practice.
JALIL SOBREVALS
William is a very professional and dedicate teacher, I have been taking some lessons with him, he always encourage and help me to improve my technique, always keeping the class easy and fun, I have feel a great improvement in a short amount of time, I'm happy to continue my violin journey with him.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Orion, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Orion is $75. 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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"Eventhough I began to study violin with Artem at a very low level, he made me feel welcomed into the music world. He was very patient with me and tried to work with my skill level. I also took Russian with him, I highly recommend both."
Lalo
Took Violin lessons from Artem K.
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"This was my first lesson after ten years of not playing. I was initially nervous, but Theresa made me feel comfortable and was very patient. Already feeling more confident and excited about playing again! Highly recommend."
Jessica
Took Violin lessons from Theresa S.
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"Great first lesson. Excited for more."
Ruby
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Thomas is very patient and kind to my autistic son who is taking violin. He wastes no time getting started with the lesson and uses every moment wisely. He is a gifted teacher and I feel confident that my son will make great strides with Thomas."
Diana
Took Violin lessons from Thomas V.
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"Bhrayden had fun learning with Nicole."
Bhrayden
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"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."
Mark N.
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Kelvin was very professional, knowledgeable and accommodating! Wonderful teacher!"
Olena
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Athlie has been a wonderful teacher for my 13 years old daughter she enjoying learn new thing Athlie.
She's very knowledgeable and is able to pass that knowledge on in clear language and examples.
We're glad we found her!"
Hannah
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Olivia loved her first lessons and Rachel made it so fun for her. She can't wait for next week!"
Olivia
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca H.
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"Today I had my first lesson with Christopher...great it was...really happy"
Arnav
Took Violin lessons from Christopher J.
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