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Karen D.

(26)
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
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Fiddle:
Fiddle is another name for the bowed string musical instrument more often called a violin, and is the term for the instrument used by players in all genres, including classical music. Fiddle playing, or fiddling, refers to various styles of music. Fiddle is also a common term among musicians who play folk music on the violin. Lessons would start with the basics: Tuning, hand/bow technique, placement, ear training, notes, reading, songs, scales, theory and learning how to take a solo.

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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February 17, 2019
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!
February 5, 2019
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
January 23, 2019
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!
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Mimi D.

(36)
Fiddle
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio

  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Finalist from Naumberg International Viola Competition
  • Teaching since 1994
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Private Fiddle Teacher

If you love and want to learn Scottish and Irish fiddle tunes I have lots of fun great music to teach you. If you love country or pop contemporary music I can help you learn that and teach you how to improvise violin or viola solos. I teach music from very beginners to very advanced. All ages.

About Mimi

Mimi is a world class musician. She has been teaching Viola, Violin, Composition and Improvisation techniques for over 25 years. Mimi studied personally for several years with Itzhak Perlman, the great, legendary, violin concert soloist. Mimi toured with Barbra Streisand and also recorded

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November 13, 2019
Paula D.
Today Mimi helped me with a song I am writing, Mimi is a very patient, empathic, and inspiring teacher, and I am learning a lot about songwriting from her. Definitely she is several points above average.
November 6, 2019
Paula D.
Today Mimi helped me learn about primary and secondary triads. She was very patient and instructive in teaching me this. She also helped me understand how to write melodies using some intervals and was very positive and complimentary about this. She was also very positive and complimentary in critiquing a transcription that I wrote. I am learning a lot with Mimi and she is very inspiring. Definitely several points above average!:)
October 23, 2019
Paula D.
Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, and informative teacher, and I am learning a lot about music theory from her and am beginning to write lead sheets for songs I have written. She is most definitely several points above average!:)
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Amelia B.

(0)
Fiddle
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Teaching Locations:
Online Online

  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Private Fiddle Teacher

I teach traditional Irish and Old Time fiddle with an emphasis on good technique, bow control, and ear training.

About Amelia

I am a professional guitarist, fiddle player, singer, and songwriter with over 10 years of performance and teaching experience. I hold a Masters Degree in Irish Traditional Music Performance and have toured the US, UK, and Europe. I like to empower students with the tools they need to feel confid

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Kelvin L.

(134)
Fiddle
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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"Experienced fiddle performer and teacher of 25 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of fiddle perform skills. I specialize in blue grass, Celtic music typically use Celtic selection album and all level blue grass music books.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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November 12, 2019
Bruce Callander
October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
August 11, 2019
Noah
Very patient with my 4 year old! Kelvin is very skilled beautiful pianist !
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David P.

(17)
Fiddle
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

  • B.A. Philosophy from Emory University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Online Fiddle Teacher

Learn finger patterns, bow patterns, chord structures, and improvisation.

About David

I grew up in Birmingham, AL, Boston, MA, and Cleveland, OH, and was classically trained on violin in all three cities by members of their respective orchestras. I began studying theory in 7th grade at The Alabama School of Fine Arts. I continued theory lessons while in Boston at the New England Co

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March 25, 2019
GINA
David is awesome! Excellent teacher and very knowledgeable.
February 24, 2019
Dave
David made the lesson worthwhile by teaching skills and showing how valuable those skills were to obtain. Provided a lot of value for the time together, and was very patient with me as I learned.
January 14, 2019
chichi
David was really kind and helpful. I was so nervous but he was understanding and very enthusiastic about teaching. I liked is method of teaching, it’s a challenge that I’m up for.
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Mimi D.

(36)
Fiddle
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio

  • Awarded Finalist from Naumberg International Viola Competition
  • Masters Degree from Brooklyn College
  • Teaching since 1994
Quick view profile
Online Fiddle Teacher

If you love and want to learn Scottish and Irish fiddle tunes I have lots of fun great music to teach you. If you love country or pop contemporary music I can help you learn that and teach you how to improvise violin or viola solos. I teach music from very beginners to very advanced. All ages.

About Mimi

Mimi is a world class musician. She has been teaching Viola, Violin, Composition and Improvisation techniques for over 25 years. Mimi studied personally for several years with Itzhak Perlman, the great, legendary, violin concert soloist. Mimi toured with Barbra Streisand and also recorded

Reviews
November 13, 2019
Paula D.
Today Mimi helped me with a song I am writing, Mimi is a very patient, empathic, and inspiring teacher, and I am learning a lot about songwriting from her. Definitely she is several points above average.
November 6, 2019
Paula D.
Today Mimi helped me learn about primary and secondary triads. She was very patient and instructive in teaching me this. She also helped me understand how to write melodies using some intervals and was very positive and complimentary about this. She was also very positive and complimentary in critiquing a transcription that I wrote. I am learning a lot with Mimi and she is very inspiring. Definitely several points above average!:)
October 23, 2019
Paula D.
Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, and informative teacher, and I am learning a lot about music theory from her and am beginning to write lead sheets for songs I have written. She is most definitely several points above average!:)

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Dorchester, MA

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Dorchester is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $45 and $130 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$55 average
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$66 average

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"Erin was a great teacher! She challenged me to be better every lesson, and her teaching style for someone who had never played an instrument before was great!"
- Kevin
Took Fiddle lessons from Erin C.
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"Mel is a great listener. My first lesson was great."
- Lew
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"I sound horrible, but it was my first lesson. Karen is great!"
- Cynthia Wagoner
Took Fiddle lessons from Karen N.
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"I took took violin lessons from Margaret for a few months. She is very good at explaining concepts and teaching technique. She helped me correct my technique from what I was taught by another teacher I was with briefly and that helped immensely. I highly recommend taking lessons with Margaret!"
- Patrick
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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"Very patient and beyond knowledgeable! I haven't done anything with TakeLessons before and my online class was hosted via skype so it was easy to get connected and learn at my own pace. I like that my lessons will be tailored to my style and my level of musical understanding. She has excellent follow-up for after the lessons as well. I'm excited to be a student again :)"
- Blyth
Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"Julie is an amazing fiddle teacher! It is intimidating to take lessons as an adult and she made me feel very comfortable from day one. She is fun and has a laid-back, warm personality. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn fiddle!"
- Jennifer
Took Fiddle lessons from Julie C.
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"Julie is an amazing teacher! She tells you what you need to improve in a gentle way and is always enthusiastic about any progress you make, no matter how small."
- Ally
Took Fiddle lessons from Julie C.
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"Excellent first lesson with Kelvin with my 12 year old son beginner."
- Anonymous
Took Fiddle lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Bryan is a wonderful player, teacher, and person. He is patient and methodical.

I highly recommend Bryan!"
- Neel
Took Fiddle lessons from Bryan M.
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"Julie is literally amazing! Best teacher in music I have seen. She is so versatile and works with each child according to who they are to their strength and weakness. Always encouraging to my kids. She makes it fun for my kids and gives them the desire to play to the best of their abilities."
- Anna
Took Fiddle lessons from Julianna Z.
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What's the Difference Between the Violin and Fiddle?

Is that a fiddle... or a violin? It's a common question, and one that baffles many beginner musicians. So what's the answer? When it comes to the actual instrument, there actually aren't any differences. What distinguishes a violin from a fiddle is what kind of music you're playing with it. A musician playing folk, bluegrass or country, for example, would most likely refer to their instrument as a fiddle; those who play other genres (jazz, classical, etc.) typically call theirs a violin. …

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