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Popular Viola Teachers Near Kansas City

Karla N.

Kansas City, MO
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Courtney M.

Smithville, MO
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Jennifer T.

Overland Park, KS
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Karla N. Kansas City, MO

I began playing the viola 24 years ago and have been teaching it for 12 years. I start beginning viola students from the book "Essential Elements". Once the basic foundations are laid out we move on to scale, etude, and solo books.

About Karla

Karla is a self-motivated and proactive music educator with a solid experience in music performance and hands-on experience in developing and implementing music programs. Guiding, developing, and challenging students to achieve their highest levels has been a successful and passionate experience for her. Karla obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2004 from, with an emphasis on Viola from UMKC. She was a Viola performer with the Conservatory Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra, Bach Cantatas, and a string quartet. Her viola teachers have been Dr. Steven Kruse, concert virtuosos Paul Coletti and Scott Lee, and composer Robert Hagenbuch. At the Conservatory she pursued the violin and took lessons from Paul Hatton of the Kansas City Symphony. Karla also received her Music Educators ...

Courtney M. Smithville, MO

About Courtney

Hello! My name is Courtney M. and I have played the violin for over twenty years. Nearly all of my formal training has been in classical technique, but I also play fiddle music. I have experience tutoring violin, viola, cello, and bass. *** Lesson Details *** First and foremost, I believe violin lessons should be fun. No student is going to want to play the violin if he or she associates it with a nagging and unpleasant teacher. I do stop students from doing things incorrectly so that it does not become a habit or cause injury, but I can do this gently and find things the student enjoys playing so that each lesson is an overall positive experience. We play games and mix up activities so that no lesson or practice session involves working on only one thing for thirty minutes. I do ...

Jennifer T. Overland Park, KS

About Jennifer

I'm currently expanding my home studio! I've been playing violin and viola for 22 years. I have a major in viola performance and a minor in violin performance with an emphasis on music therapy. I chose to teach over playing with a symphony because I love my evenings and weekends too much and traveling with an Orchestra would take me away from my students and my family. I have students in all 4 levels of the Kansas City Youth Symphony as well as Olathe Youth Symphony. I love teaching all ages as well as children with special needs. I've learn techniques in teaching kids with Autism, Aspergers, Fragile X (male and female) and tradition behavior disorders (i.e. ADD. ADHD etc) although no child is off limits! I read a lot and am constantly reviewing new teaching methods for all children and ...

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Whether you are a beginner Viola student, intermediate Viola student, or advanced Viola student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Viola skills. Your choices for a Kansas City Viola instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Viola instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student ...

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