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Jacqueline P.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Violin from UCLA
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Jacqueline P.

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About Jacqueline

As of 4/28 I will be fully vaccinated and am accepting in person students two weeks after that. Hello future students! I've been playing violin for 23 of my 29 years of age and teaching for 13 years. I believe that the most important part of learning the violin is having fun and building a pass

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Tom
Jacqueline is an amazing teacher and musician. Not only is she a master player but a gifted teacher. The two talents don't always go hand in hand. She quickly had me playing songs while also instilling the important basics of learning a good bow hand, fingering and ear training. Jae -- that's the name she goes by -- is a one of a kind find!
Joshua
Jacqueline has been very patient and kind - best violin teacher ever!
Dorothy
This review is long overdue! Jacqueline has been so patient and kind with me in my violin journey. I truly appreciate her passion for the violin and for teaching. My bow hand has never looked better!
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Sylvia F.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaching since 1999
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Sylvia F.

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My teaching style can be very flexible depending on the needs of the students from very young to seniors.

About Sylvia

Hi! I'm Sylvia. I've been playing since 1980. I'm a huge fan of all types of music but am classically trained. I studied Music Education at Loyola University college of music in New Orleans. Have recorded a bit of music with local musicians in New Orleans as well as Denver and Las Vegas. I played in

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Lionel
I highly recommend Sylvia for violin lessons. I am a senior who has been taking weekly lessons from her for the past four years. We use the Suzuki books for the lessons and I am about to complete book three. At the end of each lesson, I play a new song from the Ultimate Fake Book, a song that I find fun to play. I believe that Sylvia is very knowledgeable in teaching violin playing. She hears mistakes and offers helpful suggestions to correct them. She individualizes her lessons by paying close attention and helping me with my personal needs. She doesn't overwhelm but tells me what to do to improve. She is professional yet approachable. Once again, l highly recommend her and intend to continue my lessons for many more years.
Deborah
Excellent teacher and musician, I’m actually taking cello lessons from her, she knows her cello! I absolutely recommend her as a string teacher!!!!
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Alani S.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Alani S.

21 Reviews
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Have you ever wanted to play violin, but never knew where to start? Do you have trouble learning correct technique, practice strategies, or struggle finding good repertoire to learn? Well, you've come to the right place!

I am a young and passionate teacher, committed to helping you improve on your instrument and achieve your goals! Many students comment on my patience, communication skills, and flexibility as a teacher.

In our first lesson, I will likely ask you to demonstrate your level to me, either by telling me or showing me what you know. I will use this to better understand your strengths and weaknesses and go from there. You can expect to come away from our first lesson with some learning materials, a plan for going forward, and an encouraging start to our journey as musicians together!

Some examples of things students can learn from me include: expanding repertoire, ear training, music reading, improvising, jamming, music theory, and technique.

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About Alani

I am a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for bluegrass and old time music. I have been studying music since the age of 9, and fell in love with traditional music when I was 13. I love to perform and have had the opportunity to share the stage with many of my hero's. My interest in teaching sta

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Marissa
Alani is very experienced, professional, and kind. She’s efficiently teaching me, who has no experience with the violin, how to play one. I’d recommend her to anyone.
Kat T.
I have little experience playing the fiddle and felt awkward a LOT! Alani helped me feel more at ease and really is helping me zero in on what my goals are and how to reach them. I recommend her highly!
Dave
Excellent lessons! Alani is great! Very patient and friendly! I'm so glad I started these lessons.
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Virginia A.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music in Performance from Kent State University
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Virginia A.

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If you are a beginner, you can expect to first master technique of the instrument. Afterwards, you will learn how to master a beautiful tone and sound.

As an intermediate, you will learn how to approach things in a different way than normal. You will learn not only how to play something "correctly" but how to play musically, artistically and beautifully.

As an advanced student, you can expect to be challenged to think critically about technique, sound, phrasing, etc.

About Virginia

Take ONLINE lessons during these uncertain times hassle free! I have over 4 years of teaching experience with strings and piano. I have played my primary instrument, viola, for over 10 years. I love to encourage students that quantity doesn't always beat out quality. That being said, I love a

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Christopher J.
If you're looking for an amazing violist and teacher, look no further!
Abby
I honed so many of my skills through my lessons with Virginia and she is very understanding and helpful
Janiya
Virginia’s so patient, understanding and energetic! I never was embarrassed when I would make mistakes and our lessons were never stressful. Virginia has taught me so many techniques, strategies, and practicing methods that improved me as a musician and will continue to. Not only was she an amazing instructor but she was also a shoulder for when I was in distress. Thank you Virginia!❤️
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Lipeng C.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lipeng C.

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I have been teaching for over 22 years. I also performed solo recitals, chamber music concerts, and orchestras nationally and internationally for over 22 years. I have performed with Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Hong Kong Philharmonic, China National Symphony Orchestra and more. I approach each student as a unique and promising artist. I help them set individual goals, then plan and prepare lesson materials tailored for what he or she intends to achieve. I encourage them to work hard, dream big, and enjoy the rewards of learning and performing music.

About Lipeng

I am a professional musician and educator with over 22 years of teaching experience. I have played with the legendary Yo-Yo Ma, Riccardo Muti, Joshua Bell, Renee Flaming and other world famous musicians. I am currently a tenured violinist with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Steinway piano educator,

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Charlyn B.
The best instructor for my daughter.
Will recommend to friends and family.
Audrey
Lipeng is very patient and encouraging for my beginner 11-year-old, using the video format well to demonstrate the songs and watch the student. She has been a good fit for a player who is motivated to improve but can complain a little bit about practicing everyday.
Paul C.
Very first lesson with Lipeng and I enjoyed it so very much. Lipeng encourages to listen to the music and then accentuate the notes to make it music, not to simply play them.
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Lisa N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • B.A., Applied Mathematics and Music from University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music
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Lisa N.

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Foundational techniques for fingering, bowing, and shifting. Ear training and intonation techniques. Music reading skills. Audition preparation. Practice techniques.

About Lisa

If you don't see the time slot you are looking for, please reach out to me: I can often accommodate other times upon request. Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. Th

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William H.
First time doing online lessons. Lisa made it very easy. She is very upbeat and makes lessons enjoyable.
Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!

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"Philip is an excellent teacher and gave me very heloful pointers on my technique. I am an advanced player and have performed semi-professionally several times but hadn't learned proper technique in the past.

I plan to continue with him regularly to improve my technique and skill level."
Niranjana
Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"Charlene possesses the perfect combination of skill, talent and temperament to make an excellent instructor and teacher. Not only does Charlene have significant skill and experience as a musician but also she has the ability to effectively demonstrate and communicate the principles and techniques of playing the violin from the most rudimentary level (i.e. my level) to the experienced level of serious talented students. Charlene does all this in a relaxed but serious manner. It has been my experience, that when noting deficiencies, Charlene addresses them with patience and corrects and guides the student along in a manner that is both honest and effective but never discouraging or dispiriting. Charlene is very adaptable at modifying her teaching methods or approach and can accommodate instructing elderly retirees (i.e. individuals like me) or some of the youngest students with the tiniest violins you ever saw. In other words, Charlene is very good at assessing a student's goals and asperations and customizing her approach to the individual student's needs and current abilities. Charlene sets clear goals for improvement and learning new techniques and motivates the student to improve and strive for a realistic and achievable level of skill. I would recommend Charlene to any student of any age and any skill level."
John
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Jessica is nice and patient instructor."
Dongnan
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Rebecca is so awesome
She makes my very shy & quiet daughter very comfortable. Lots of positive feed back which helps with her self esteem. We couldn't be happier"
Emma
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca H.
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"I have been very impressed and satisfied with the quality of instruction that I have received from Jonathan. He is very knowledgeable and unbelievably patient and understanding .He is NEVER discouraging or negative in any way.

Elmer"
Elmer
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Will has been an incredibly supportive violin instructor. He offers justified praise and constructive critiquing, a gentle but stern teaching method that I appreciated. I didn't need to feel nervous about playing because he taught me well and always kept the lessons fun and focused. I have nothing but praise for him and highly recommend him!"
Carmen
Took Violin lessons from Will R.
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"I took private violin lessons with Angela for two years. She is a wonderful teacher who has helped me improve tremendously. Her way of teaching is friendly and professional."
Sunny
Took Violin lessons from Angela K.
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"If you are looking for an excellent teacher that can help you develop both technique and musicality, I highly recommend Zhana.

I have had the privilege of studying with her for seven months as an adult beginner, and I have learned so much. I come out of every lesson feeling like I’ve made progress—even when I am unhappy with how I am playing, Zhana helps me understand a key thing that I need to do to play better. She is able to explain things so that you don’t just conceptually understand, but so that your body can understand too (for all those times that your brain knows what you need to do but your finger/wrist/arm/etc. won’t cooperate).

Because she has played as a professional performer, Zhana draws on her experience to guide you to bring musicality and emotion to whatever you’re playing… even if you’re still in the early Suzuki books like me. I’ve studied with many teachers in the past (in school and privately) for piano, clarinet and voice lessons, so I know that the ability to teach across this broad spectrum of skills is rare.

Zhana isn’t just a great teacher, she is also a wonderful person. I am moving out of the city for a year, but I fully intend to continue lessons with her when I return!"
Julie
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"I am very pleased with the lesson. I am very much looking forward to learning the violin. Chelsea is an excellent teacher"
Irv
Took Violin lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Lauren Thomas is an excellent musician with a tremendous amount of patience and a seemingly boundless supply of talents. As a fellow musician who has played professionally alongside Lauren, I have witnessed first hand her skilled mastery of both the flute and the violin -- as intuitive as she is technically proficient. Apart from her musical abilities, she's kind, fun and sensitive and would make for either a great beginner violin teacher or as an instructor for someone with intermediate skills looking to expand their abilities. Cannot recommend her highly enough! Whether you're seeking instruction in the flute or the violin, Lauren's the woman for the job."
Ruby
Took Violin lessons from Lauren T.
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