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Aleksandre R.

9 Reviews
Malden, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded 1st Prize Concerto Laureate from New World School of the Arts
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Aleksandre R.

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Pedagogy is one of the few and rare professions that requires true vocation and conviction. I believe that teaching comes from sharing and I love to help each and every one of my students develop their own gift and understanding of music. This year marks the beginning of my 11th year of teaching and I am fascinated and humbled by everything that I have learned from all of my students!
Learning to play an instrument is a formative, fun and inclusive process for both teacher and student. I enjoy seeing my pupils progress and ultimately, finding their voice and telling their own story through music. My objective as a docent is to inspire students to develop high intrapersonal intelligence so that they may become their own best teacher.
It is my hope that my students will acquire tools that will not only help them become better musicians but that will also assist them in other areas of their lives.
The student will learn healthy ways of approaching the instrument. I guarantee the

About Aleksandre

Venezuelan violist, conductor and pedagogue Aleksandre Roderick-Lorenz hails from Caracas where his musical foundation began under the auspices of the famed "El Sistema" organisation. A versatile musician, Roderick-Lorenz enjoys a dynamic career as soloist, chamber musician and teacher. He performs

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Amanda W.
Aleksandre is an amazing teacher! I've only been taking lessons with him for a month now and already feel more confident in my technique and happier with my sound! Aleksandre has incredible skill with the instrument and, importantly, is gifted in teaching as well! I highly recommend Aleksandre if you are looking to begin playing the viola or starting up again after decades like me!
Michele
My daughter has thoroughly enjoyed her lessons with Aleksandre and she has made tremendous strides in just 1 year with his instruction. He is nurturing and encouraging, giving praise when it is due, but also is meticulous and has high standards. In this sense he really strikes a perfectly balanced approach to teaching and shows a genuine investment in her progress. He demonstrates an obvious passion for the instrument and it is thrilling and inspiring to hear him play. He is a real role model and a cheer leader for his students. She and I both highly recommend Aleksandre!
Alexis
Aleksandre is an outstanding teacher! Truly one of the best. My son began taking lessons with Aleksandre a little more than a year ago. Aleksandre has a way of teaching that completely engages and excites my son while ensuring that he is learning how to read music and play with rhythm and feeling. When we had to go remote, Aleksandre did not miss a beat. My son has grown to love the violin so much that we increased our lessons to twice a week. I would highly recommend Aleksandre as a professional, thoughtful and extraordinary teacher of the violin.
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Thomas C.

Lincoln, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas C.

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I have been teaching professionally for the past six years. As a student who struggled myself in nearly every aspect of education, I understand the importance of individualized learning. As a teacher and performer, I look to find relationships between the emotional and intellectual facets of music. By doing this, I try to uncover the mystery of violin playing, allowing my students to gain an understanding that will last with them forever.

Every single student posseses the potential to fulfill his or her violinistic dreams. I cater my teaching around the goals of each student, while still instilling a high artistic integrity.

Though I center each lesson around building a superior technical foundation, duet playing, the theory of harmony, and aural skills are integral parts of my teaching. I strive for my students to develope a beautiful, in-tune, pure sound that can directly connect to their own emotional palette.

About Thomas

Hailed as "delightfully spirited, [with a] rich tone" (Cleveland Classical) violinist Thomas Cooper has appeared as a soloist with several American orchestras, including the Colorado College Festival Orchestra, the Coeur D'Alene Symphony Orchestra, the Credo Baroque Orchestra, the Dubois Orchestra

John E.

Weston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John E.

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Music is awesome!! I teach all levels and all kinds of music: from Bach to Brahms, Pop songs, Rock and Roll, beginner to advanced and everywhere in between. I love teaching both classical and non classical music because all music is beautiful and can remind us of a favorite song or maybe even a fond memory. I teach how to learn music by ear and love the deeper connection that understanding all the notes of a piece can bring to a performance. I teach duets (of any level) for the purpose of practicing chamber music skills. I’ve taught students ages 5-19 for over 5 years and have a degree in Viola Performance.

About John

Helping someone achieve a goal or learn something new is my passion! As a teacher I've taught students just starting out on violin and viola as well as experienced players looking for tips on how to improve and everything in between. Music is my life and sharing it is my passion. I graduated f

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Michael R.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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The viola is a deep and powerful instrument, the violin's older sibling!

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Gabrielle B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music Education from University of Louisville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Gabrielle B.

6 Reviews
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If you take viola lessons with me, I can promise that you’ll have a great time and learn a ton. I teach all levels and all ages, so whatever your learning needs are, I can accommodate them!!

About Gabrielle

I'm a violinist and pianist from West Friendship, Maryland with twenty years of experience on each instrument and ten years experience teaching. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Louisville. I believe in using positive feedback to develop a student's passion for p

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Jie R.
Gabrielle is very encouraging. It’s a lot of fun to take lesson with her.
John F.
Gabrielle has a really fun personality, which only helps to compliment her piano skill. Not only that, but she is very flexible on scheduling, and understands that things can come up from time to time for either the student or the teacher. With this expectation in mind, her lessons really make the most of the 30 minutes allotted, and her skills show as she helps you step through each measure. I've taken piano lessons before, quite some time ago, and Gabrielle was quickly able to adapt the lesson to what I already knew versus what I had to re-learn or learn for the first time. Definitely recommend!
Rachel B.
Since ive never done this before i dont have much to go off of, but it was still a great experience that was easy to get started.
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Trinity H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM in Performance from Winthrop University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Trinity H.

8 Reviews
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I will only offer online lessons. I have opened up my availability times to accommodate. If you can not find a feasible time, but are still interested, please contact me.

Late Policy:
If you (your student) is unable to attend a lesson, please inform me no late than 15 minutes after the designated lesson time. Within that time we can cancel and/or reschedule the lesson. If I do not hear anything back by the 15 minutes I will mark the lesson as "Unattended", and your funds will not be reimbursed. Of course if there is a health (mental/physical) or familial concern, you will definitely have the option to reschedule or be refunded. Thank you!
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In my craft, I want to expand the horizons that music can take me. Because of this, I plan to structure each of your lessons around growth and patience. Often the best way to improve is to gradually start with the root of ...

About Trinity

Hello! Music is a gravitating force for my life. Whether it's listening, performing, holding dreams of composing, I find excitement in music's future. My interest goes beyond classical music, and I often enjoy fusions of genres. I am influenced by artists like Bach to Shostakovich, Earth Wind and F

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D’Zaria
My daughter loved the first 3 lessons can’t wait to take more!!
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Dominique S.
Three weeks ago I blew the dust off my viola unsure of how much I remembered. After my fourth lesson with Trinity I am reading music again and learning to play one of my favorite Whitney Houston songs!! She challenges me and motivates me. I am so thankful to her and this platform.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Belmont, MA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Belmont is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $130 per hour.
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"My daughter loves her viola lessons. She is a great teacher."
Vinita
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Aleksandre is a wonderful teacher! I have been working on Mozart's Symphonie Concertante, and he helped me realize certain musical liberties while at the same time maintain my technique. Aleksandre's way of explaining things has made it very easy for me to progress as a violist. When he demonstrates specific ideas on his viola, it is extremely clear to understand, plus it gives me inspiration to be as good as him. His artistry, patience, and enthusiasm is why I chose him as my teacher."
Nicolas
Took Viola lessons from Aleksandre R.
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"We LOVE Susanna!
My son decided to play the viola, out of the blue (not for school, just for his own sake), so we went to TakeLessons to find him a teacher.
Susanna is so patient, and supportive. He has steadily increased his knowledge and abilities with her guidance.
My son always finishes his lesson and says, that was a really good lesson! Music to my mama ears!
We highly recommend Susanna!"
Sara
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Helena was a pleasure to work with. It was my first viola lesson in decades. I was not sure how the online lesson would go but it worked well for me. She was so patient and helpful and very encouraging. Look forward to the next lesson!"
Barbara
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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"Absolute BEST music teacher EVER! If patience is a virtue, you will never meet a more virtuous person.

I’ve been taking Viola lesson with Susanna for over four years…including various breaks for health issues (two strokes, carpal tunnel surgery)…and Susanna always knows where to restart lessons.

You can stop looking for a strings teacher now, because you’ve just found the best there is!"
Izz
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Julia has a genuine interest in her student’s progress. She is dedicated to teaching as much as she is to playing the viola and piano!"
Max
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"Maggie is a fantastic teacher."
Catherine
Took Viola lessons from Maggie Z.
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"very patient and supportive"
Laurie
Took Viola lessons from Kathleen L.
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"very good fixed the viola so now i can use it properly which i had a hard time doing myself."
michael
Took Viola lessons from Emily S.
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"I'm actually a colleague of Michael's from the Las Colinas Symphony, and freelance work too. But I do learn a lot from the guy, so maybe consider me a student also! He's one of the finest, and most well respected musicians in the orchestra. Super knowledgeable, very creative and fun. Call this guy up, talk to him for 2 minutes, you will see what I mean."
Drew
Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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