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Jill G.

37 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 to 90
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jill G.

37 Reviews
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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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Teresa B.

Brookline, MA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Teresa B.

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I'm a passionate and enthusiastic instructor, who loves working with students of all ages! I have performed with many ensembles including the Fort Smith Symphony, the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, and the Odysseus Chamber Orchestra. I've had the opportunity to learn from and work with amazing musicians, who continually inspire me and remind me why I chose to be a musician. For me teaching is a wonderful opportunity to combine my passion for music with my love of problem solving in order to help students define and achieve their goals.

About Teresa

I'm a passionate and enthusiastic instructor, who loves working with students of all ages and skill levels. In 2018, I completed my Performance Diploma in Viola from Boston University and am currently working toward a master’s degree at the same institution. Before that I lived near Dallas and taug

Don K.

Norfolk, MA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Awarded Award of Excellence from DeRose-Hinkhouse
  • Bachelor of Music Degree in Composition from The Juilliard School
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Don K.

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I always say to students, it's not WHAT you're playing, it's HOW you're playing it that is the sign of a good player. Technique -- the HOW -- is extremely critical, before one can play pieces -- the WHAT -- well. Lessons with me involve establishing a solid basis of technique, also learning to read music rather than playing only by ear, and of course, learning pieces. Get ready for a wonderful journey of discovery about the intricacies, difficulties, AND rewarding joys of playing the violin!

About Don

Hello! I am a professional musician with a great passion for teaching violin, viola, and ear training. For a complete bio, please follow this link: http://classicaloccasions.com/donkrishnaswami/bio.html I am active in the Boston area as a performing musician and teacher. I have collaborated wit

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Salvador B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Salvador B.

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I teach violin from ages 3 and up in North Texas.

About Salvador

I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encourag

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.
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Mekel C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2020
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Mekel C.

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Studying in University next year and could use some more teaching experience! I love teach beginner violinists of any age :)

About Mekel

I have eight years of experience with guitar, piano and a few years with violin. Just a few years ago I was in a band and I thought my guitar would be my main instrument forever! But luckily, I fell in love with the violin. With hours and hours of practicing every day I was able to earn the princip

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Chase W.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Chase W.

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Starting on violin 15 years ago, my journey through musicianship has been thorough and enriching. I have made a point from day one to understand all forms of music from several angles, from the intuitive "natural" approach, to the more theoretical, all the way to understanding the physics of sound and sound cognition. While this many angled approach came purely from my passion for music, 6 years ago when I started teaching it became my most valuable tool.
As a teacher, I use my wide and multifaceted understanding to best craft lessons to serve your learning style to learn whatever it is you want to learn!
Teaching from my personal studio also provides me with the advantage of being able to make professional quality play along tools in real time, which you will then have access to after your lesson, boosting your personal practice time in a way that suits you!

About Chase

Hello! I am an experienced guitar and bass player, with extensive recording and performance history. In the 15 years I've played guitar, I have been teaching for the last 6 and it is one of my favorite outlets of music. I absolutely love sharing my craft and finding what it takes to get a student

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Kate
My son loves his weekly lessons with Chase! Chase has been fantastic and is always willing to listen to what my son wants to learn and incorporate it into his lessons. I can not recommend him enough!
Sheila
Chase is an amazing music teacher. He tailors lessons to each individual student to enhance their learning based on their skills. Over the course of 2 years he taught my son who had no experience in bass guitar, how to play and helped him perform in multiple rock band groups. Above all, he is patient, kind and truly enjoys teaching.
Mike
Chase has great practical approaches to teaching younger students. He is knowledgeable in theory, technique, ear training and reading charts. He also makes his classes enjoyable so his student want to learn. Highly recommended!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Chestnut Hill, MA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Chestnut Hill 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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"Jonathan is a great teacher! I had my very first violin lesson with him, and he made me feel like I can actually learn how to play this instrument."
Daria
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Great teacher. Patient and works well"
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Took Violin lessons from Mark T.
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"I loved it! We're already working on combinations of musical notations and arrangements of notes. It's what I really needed and wanted from a teacher. I added another lesson weekly to help me accelerate my learning."
Randi
Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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"she loves her job alot .and she makes you love it as well."
Ayse
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Mr. Lacey is the Best!!

My 5 year old LOVES him. Mr. Lacey communicates well with his students. He uses positive reinforcement, but makes it a point to teach that students take ownership. My grandson has only been taking lessons for a couple of months, and is already playing several songs on the violin. I would totally recommend Mr. Lacey to anyone interested in learning an instrument."
Marlis
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Today's lessons went very well. Alethia is well suited for the students and customizes each lesson to the individual needs of each student while focusing on the literature at hand. The students were happy. I did not give a 5 star rating because I did not get feed back from each of the students. I really like her style and demeanor. Thank you."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Very good teacher, with a lots of compassion.Mr. Kelvin is paying attention to details which makes my daughter better violin player."
Sebastian
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I have been enjoying my music lessons a lot, I am learning to play guitar and violin, and Mr L. is very patient and knows how to help me and my daughter, who is also learning to play violin, in the ways we need help to improve our playing."
Patti
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"She is amazing! My 6 year old started at 5 in Germany and in 6 lessons he learned more and is better than he did in a whole year. She is SO sweet and soft spoken. She praises all the time and has all kinds of neat tricks or tools to make it fun especially for an almost 6 year old! We can not thank her enough for being part of our lives! Our son adores her and now calls the violin the God of Music because of her!"
Laurie A
Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Thank You! I will work at home on Minuet in D!"
namita
Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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