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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Violin:
A wooden stringed instrument in the violin family; it is the smallest and highest-pitched. The violin typically has four strings tuned in perfect fifths, and is most commonly played by drawing a bow across its strings, though it can also be played by plucking the strings with the fingers (pizzicato). Violins are important instruments in a wide variety of musical genres. They are most prominent in the Western classical tradition and in many varieties of folk music. They are also frequently used in genres of folk including country music and bluegrass music and in jazz. Electric violins are used in some forms of rock music; further, the violin has come to be played in many non-Western music cultures, including Indian music and Iranian music. The violin is sometimes informally called a fiddle, particularly in Irish traditional music and bluegrass, but this nickname is also used regardless of the type of music played on it.
Lessons always start with the basics: Tuning, hand/bow

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
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Jiuri Y.

3 Reviews
Belmont, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Violin Performance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jiuri Y.

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Ms. Yu is currently a Teaching Assistant in the University of Massachusetts, where she is responsible for all undergraduates who take violin performance as a second major. With increasing time on her hands for side efforts, Jiuri has recently found that teaching young children gives her great joy, especially dealing when with the complexities of personalities as they arise and the challenge of motivating and molding young minds. When Jiuri is not teaching or performing music, she loves traveling, seeing all the different and interesting cultures, museums and learning about the history of places. Jiuri is an avid reader.

About Jiuri

Ms. Yu is violinist originally from China, and started playing the violin at the age of four. She has moved to the US since the undergraduate. She is an active performer and teacher based in Boston, Massachusetts. As a multi musician, Jiuri is currently a violin instructor at the Key notes school o

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Xu
Jiuri is an experienced teacher, with a humorous personality. she know how to keep my kids's concentration. We would love to continue my kids violin education with her. HIGHLY recommended!
Lynn
Jiuri is very detailed in her lesson. I would recommend her as a teacher.
satya V.
Juiry is very patient and fantastic teacher.
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Jill G.

37 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Congress of Strings from American Federation of Musicians
  • Teaches students 4 to 90
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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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Cecilia G.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Iota Kappa Chapter
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Cecilia G.

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More than 15 years of experience teaching.
Suzuki or traditional method.
Solo, orchestra, chamber music and Tango style!

About Cecilia

I have a Master degree in violin performance from UND and I am finishing (ABD) a Doctoral’s program at the University of Minnesota. Also I taught violin to students of all ages, and performed as a soloist, a recitalist and a chamber musician. I had played in Japan, China, Brazil, Argentina, Italy

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Jingyi
Teacher Cecilia is one of the best teacher I have ever met. She really knows how to teach and what to teach as well as giving many helpful tips to help you improve. Will recommend her to anyone:)
Jack
Great instruction. Always comes prepared to teach and gives great feedback. I’ve improved very quickly thanks to her!
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Lauren M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • First two years of college from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Lauren M.

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I focus on technique, sight reading, rhythm, and repertoire.

About Lauren

I have been teaching in southern California since 2002 and recently relocated to Orange County. I have worked with students of all ages and experience levels and was on the faculty for the Hollywood Academy of Music in 2006-2007 and the Mosaic Music School in 2012-2013. I was also the orchestra c

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Marwan A.
Excellent instructor. Would highly recommend.
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Amy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Viola Performance and Teaching from Trinity College of Music, London
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Amy B.

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I believe fluency in music is every human’s right. I have spent the majority of my career teaching and learning about teaching!

“Music and language define us as human.” -Dr. Ani Patel, Music, Language, and the Brain

In lessons I seek to inspire students with the love of playing, of the process of learning to play, and the skills to make playing easy and enjoyable.

I have spent my 20 year long career teaching hundreds of students. I believe music is a tool we use to express our unique selves, and I teach accordingly to give students the tools they need to play from their hearts.

I teach a variety of styles including classical, jazz, fiddle, and creative musicianship.

I was educated at Trinity College of Music, London, and Manhattan School of Music, NYC.

I have 20 years of teaching experience, teaching all ages and levels age 2 through adult.

I hold teaching certifications in the Suzuki Method, Music Together, Dalcroze Eurythmics, the O’Connor Method, the Paul Rolland Method,

About Amy

I am the great-granddaughter of a musician who used to play with Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman in NYC in the 1930s and 40s! I believe every person has the right to be musically fluent, and to have music available to them as a tool for self expression, emotional expression, stress relief, and

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Cambridge, MA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Cambridge 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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"Couldn't have had a better 1st lesson. My daughter is excited to be taught by Megan."
Shari
Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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"Excellent technique, wonderful personality, and accommodates the students needs!"
Stephen
Took Violin lessons from Elicia R.
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"My daughter just had her first lesson with Nikita! She feels like she learned more from him in her first lesson than she has learned in the last couple years. She can’t wait for her next lesson!"
Katy
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Hi my name's is Alex I had my first violin lessons to day . I had fun learning about the violin"
Alex
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"I really have loved taking lessons with Tigran N. I just began this year with him after completing a masters in music from a private college. I have learned so much already. I leave each lesson wanting to work harder and the best part is that he gives me great tips on exactly HOW to practice so I can get the most out of my practice time. It's been a great experience and I am so thankful for the way he challenges me and gives helpful criticism so that I can become a better violinist."
Anna
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Wilma is very nice, patient and knowledgeable."
Logan
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!"
Shelby
Took Violin lessons from Shadwa M.
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"Patient, kind, innovative and creative are just a few words to describe Ms. Cecilia. She brings her love for music into each lesson - private or group. She is full of ideas and suggestions for learning that next piece and celebrates all victories - big and small."
Julie Swan
Took Violin lessons from Cecilia P.
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"Great teacher with lots of tricks and advice for students to practice with and improve their play."
Madison
Took Violin lessons from Brianna L.
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"Dr. Chin is a great performer and a wonderful teacher. He identified problems with my technique and carefully explained why and how it can be improved. I see his experience teaching through his assignments for each week including etudes, scales and various exercises. He patiently works on each technique with me during lessons and, after practicing at home, I've quickly seen improvements in my playing."
Eric
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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