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Catherine P.

5 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Chemistry and Music from Rollins College
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Catherine P.

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Experienced and well rounded musician. Just graduated from New England Conservatory with Masters in Voice Performance. Performed recently as Cunegonde in Bernstein's Candide and Queen of the Night in Mozart's Magic Flute.

Also trained in violin (15 years) and piano (10 years), and have experience tutoring music theory and keyboard harmony at the undergrad level.

I love playing in orchestra and chamber ensembles, and will gladly play with you to work on listening and musicianship as well as technique and fundamentals. We can also work on playing by ear, and can address all different types of repertoire!

Lets start the road towards your musical growth and enjoyment in the way YOU work best!!

While we are at it, we can work on another instrument, music theory, or even an academic subject (check out my other subjects on my page!).

About Catherine

Hi! I'm Catherine. I'm passionate for anything music, math, or science, and I would love to work with you to help you accomplish your academic, musical, or personal goals! A BIT ABOUT ME: I have a BA in Chemistry and Music (voice and violin concentrations) with academic honors, and a Masters

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Xiaofan
Catherine is very responsible and extremely helpful for my music theory study. She set up additional office hours to help me understand the knowledge and pass the advanced tonal practice course. Her introduction was very clear and she delivered it with great patience. She was also very thoughtful to be flexible to fit my schedule. I really appreciate her help, and would highly recommend her.
Sami
I wish I could give catherine 5000000+ stars! she worked with me through two tough years of undergrad music theory and keyboard and I was able to pass my classes on time and really improve my skills. her positivity, enthusiasm, understanding, and work ethic are unmatched. I couldn’t of made it through my first two years of college without her.
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Best teacher ever.

Kendall D.

5 Reviews
Newton Center, MA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Education from Furman University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Kendall D.

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When I teach violin, my lessons address students' performance goals while also emphasizing that the music-making experience should be about fun and enjoyment. I bring enthusiasm and curiosity to lessons as I facilitate students' musical growth.

About Kendall

I'm a musician, a music educator, and music researcher. I enjoy teaching and sharing my passion for music with students of all ages. I currently teach at the Urban College of Boston as an adjunct professor and I substitute teach for Newton Public Schools. I received my Bachelor of Music in Music Ed

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Anna
I feel very lucky to have my son take flute lessons from Kendall! She is a wonderful teacher. Her lessons are dynamic, engaging and fun. Thirty minutes fly by like three minutes. Next time will schedule a longer session.
Natnicha
Kendall engaged my daughter in her first flute lesson. She is a talented musician who seems keen to share her passion. We look forward to future lessons with Kendall.
Felipee H.
She is great very good with our 6 yr old.
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Jill G.

37 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Awarded Congress of Strings from American Federation of Musicians
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Jill G.

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Whether you're 3 or 103, if you're playing violin (or starting to play!) I hope you're EXCITED about it!! Over the years, my students have said that their lessons are/have been their favorite times of each week. I believe learning to play viola should be full of joy, learning, thinking, and feeling. Bring that joy alive for yourself by partnering with me as your musical guide. I bring over 30 years of experience and pure joy to my work, and I'd love to share that with you!

About Jill

I've been in and around music all my life. I started violin at age 5, part of the first generation of Suzuki violinists in the United States. I've loved being a professional violinist and violin teacher for over 30 years! And I've also founded and directed three community music schools in Newburyp

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Shannon G.
Thank you for a great lesson! I learned a lot and I’m looking forward to next week :)
Julian
Jill has been great! I’m an adult beginner who was nervous about jumping into learning the Violin. Jill is very helpful, super encouraging and knowledgeable. Also very flexible with my schedule. I recommend her to anyone starting out. I look forward to my next lesson!
Deborah S.
I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. Jill is an excellent teacher. She is patient and so easy to follow. Btw she is an amazing violinist. I’m so impressed.

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Amanda G.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.M. in Performance from James Madison University
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Amanda G.

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My goal is to create a positive learning environment that addresses a student's specific needs. I focus heavily on increasing a student's critical thinking skills so that they can easily problem solve during their practice sessions, increasing their ability to grow as a musician.

I have five years of teaching experience, with age groups pre-k to high school. Last year, I received my masters degree in violin performance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Thanks for your consideration and I'm looking forward to working with you!

About Amanda

As someone who has been playing the violin for 18 years, I know that searching for a teacher that is amazing and effective is not an easy task. There are so many violin teachers out there that the choice can be overwhelming. How do you know that these teachers will be a good fit? Are they worth it?

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Calvin
I worked with Amanda for almost a year until I had to relocate outside the area and she has been very professional and has always been flexible with schedules. As an adult learner who took basic lessons in the past, she was very patient and helpful throughout the entire learning process from holding the bow to tuning the violin. Highly recommend and would definitely continue taking classes!
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Laura F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Viola Performance from Curtis Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura F.

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I am a professional orchestral musician who was classically trained at the world's best music conservatories, and I love teaching music to students of all ability levels! I am currently a member in the Pittsburgh Symphony, but I have played regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and I used to be a member of Chicago's Grant Park Orchestra and the Kansas City Symphony.

I graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and I also attended the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Music has always been a huge part of my life, ever since I started playing violin when I was 2 years old, and I would love to share the joy of playing music with you!

About Laura

Hi! I'm Laura, and I am a professional orchestral musician in the world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony. I was classically trained at the best music conservatories and have enjoyed traveling around the world to perform at the most prestigious concert halls. Music has always been my biggest passion

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Zeynep A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Turkish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Zeynep A.

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Through her dedicated teaching, Zeynep instills in her students a solid technical foundation as well as guiding the development of her students' own unique musical voice and musicianship.

Zeynep has professional experience teaching at:
• Juilliard School (Morse Teaching Artist, and Music Advancement Program),
• New York Philharmonic (Teaching Artist),
• Lincoln Center and the New York City Department of Education (Violin Faculty for Audition Boot Camp at Lincoln Center)
•The Aspen Music Festival (P.A.L.S. Program),
• Stony Brook University (CCMP Chamber Program)
• Bilkent University (Guest Teacher and Master Classes)
•The Nord Anglia International School NY (private violin teacher)
• Elizabeth Faidley Studio (Violin Faculty)
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Pedagogy Education at The Juilliard School:
- Insights Into Learning: Edward Bilous
- Arts in Education: Thomas Cabaniss

About Zeynep

Hello! My name is Zeynep Alpan and I am a Turkish-American violinist living in New York City. I am a graduate of the Juilliard School (B.M. and M.M.) and am currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Stony Brook University. I have worked with education programs at the Juilliard School, t

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Gene S.
This was my first lesson with Zeynep. I have had several Tutors over the past 4 years. Zeynep was ready for my arrival. She was friendly, yet very professional. She watched me play a short piece and was able to discern from that where I needed help. Zeynep was able to give me new tips on bowing and finger placement. I am certainly looking forward to my next a Lesson with Zeynep.
Addison/Lauren
My daughter had the pleasure of taking lessons with Zeynep this past summer in the PALS program in Aspen. She loved each week when it was lesson time. This is what Addison had to say, "She always would say the area I needed to work on nicely. I loved that she gave me knew things to learn at each lesson. If I didn't understand, she would keep encouraging me until I did." This was an excellent experience!
Bethany
A unique and special experience! My daughter always looked forward to her sessions with Zeynep. She has been her mentor for the past two summers at the PALS program. Once after a lesson my daughter told me that she was surprised how much better she played the song after her session with Zeynep. I love the way Zeynep engages with my daughter and brings out the best in her.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Allston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Allston is $73. 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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"Brittany is an awesome teacher. She is very knowledgeable and patient. She is always very friendly and enthusiastic during the lessons, which makes the whole experience enjoyable. I have learned a lot since taking lessons with Brittany and would recommend her to any aspiring musician!"
Marcin
Took Violin lessons from Brittany N.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons from Damien these past three weeks, and the input and encouragement she has been getting is showing awesome results. Getting her to practice every day has never been easier."
Una
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"First Lesson went great. Kelvin is very encouraging. The amount of things we covered in the first lesson seemed appropriate. Not an overwhelming amount of info, but enough to keep me busy practicing until the next lesson."
Jeff
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I just can't say enough about Ms. Amber, but I'll try. Her depth of experience in music pours from her so effortlessly and lovingly. She is a constant stream of encouragement, praise, reinforcement, and discipline throughout my daughters 45 minute voice and violin lesson. It is such a pleasure to hear her stories of past and present music experiences that span the globe. Ms. Amber is the quintessential music instructor and we are so glad to know her!"
Kara
Took Violin lessons from Amber J.
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"She is very patient and motivated!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Cheyenne R.
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"My daughter has had three lessons so far, and I can already see an improvement in her . She is always looking forward to her next class!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Jonathan is an excellent instructor. My lessons were scheduled in the evenings and he accommodated my busy work schedule. He presented the lessons clearly; he adapted my lesson to my learning style and never forced me into just 1 style of learning. He also gave me a lesson manual and discussed alternative ways of practicing at home. Joanathan is extremely knowledgeable, I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn violin."
Shadia Allen
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Johnthan was great with my daughter"
Serri
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Tremendous improvement in technique

Kelvin is a tremendously gifted musician and instructor. He has increased my level of confidence. He continues to push me to my fullest potential. His lessons are very thorough. I most appreciate the encouragement he gives me to use my talent. He is both patient and kind. I recommend him highly."
Melissa
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I highly recommend Dr Maureen Spanza . She has been wonderful with teaching my granddaughter"
Maureen
Took Violin lessons from Maureen S.
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