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Teresa B.

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

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My teaching focuses on comfortable set up, beauty of sound, and establishing regular practice habits.

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

Kendall D.

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

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When I teach viola, 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
  • Teaches students 4 to 90
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music
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Jill G.

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Whether you're 3 or 103, if you're playing viola (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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Gabi Salinas
Good teacher really nice
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!

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Erin C.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erin C.

43 Reviews
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I teach scales, technique, shifting, vibrato, tonal exercises, solo pieces, and theory. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, etc., in Classical, Religious, Fiddle, Pop. I help students with their school orchestral music and audition pieces also.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for churc

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Leigh G.
Erin is fabulous! She is very patient and kind and is always willing to help out. Great teacher, even from across the country!
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Natalie
Erin is very patient and full of great ideas. She has helped me tremendously in only a few short lessons.
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Trinity H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • BM in Performance from Winthrop University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Trinity H.

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With my own practice, I want to expand the horizons of music and where it 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 your struggles and built from there.

Lessons:
***EXTRA VIOLA for in-person lessons*** Beginners who don’t have an instrument yet can use my 15’’ viola during their lesson. Typically that size would be played comfortably by a child, but if you have any questions please let me know.

For lessons at my home or in the community center, parents/guardians are welcome to sit in.

Adult beginners are also welcome!

Some examples of the things you may want to work on:
-performance skills/etiquette
-intonation
-strings methods
-bow work
-scales
-ensemble playing (quartet, orchestra, chamber, etc)
-practice tips

About Trinity

***Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, I will only offer online lessons. As a result, I have opened up my availability times to accommodate. If the listed times do not work for you, please contact me and we can figure this out!*** Hi! Music is one of the most gravitating forces of my li

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Julian B.
She’s excellent. My son has learned a lot from her and wants to continue his lessons.
Emily
We got a good basic lesson today. Thanks Trinity!

Karla N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BMA - viola from UMKC Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Karla N.

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I began playing the viola 24 years ago and have been teaching it for 12 years. I start beginning viola students from the book "Essential Elements". Once the basic foundations are laid out we move on to scale, etude, and solo books.

About Karla

Karla is a self-motivated and proactive music educator with a solid experience in music performance and hands-on experience in developing and implementing music programs. Guiding, developing, and challenging students to achieve their highest levels has been a successful and passionate experience fo

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Paloma
The best violin and viola teacher that I have ever had. She is flexible and encouraging and is great.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Dorchester, MA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Dorchester is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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"First day went well, I think he's very good teacher. Looking forward for more lessons to come."
Shinwon
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"Good instructor, very informative."
Quincy
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"Miss Susanna is very nice and very patient- even when I'm being super ADHD! She also doesn't over or underestimate me, which I very much appreciate."
Claire
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"I have been working with Regina for over a year now. I have made SO much progress in one year. It's hard to believe! I highly recommend Regina. I'm really enjoying playing now! It's fun!"
Paula
Took Viola lessons from Regina T.
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"I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!"
Christine
Took Viola lessons from Shadwa M.
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"Elizabeth was very flexible and worked with us perfectly. There isn’t anything I wouldn’t change!"
Ava
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"I have had the privilege of knowing Susanna for several years now. She is a wonderful teacher. Susanna takes the time to, not only teach, but get to know the individual. She is gifted and very talented in her field."
Karen
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"My son Jack has been taking viola lessons with Melissa for the past 4 years. We are so pleased with his progress and enthusiasm. Melissa makes it productive and fun at the same time. She gives him the enrichment he needs to go above what he learns in his school music program.
Thank you Melissa!"
Stacy
Took Viola lessons from Melissa M.
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"Thomas is so thorough & detailed oriented/ great with first-timers"
Leo
Took Viola lessons from Thomas W.
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"My daughter started taking online voila lessons with Nikita, and because this was our first experience with online lessons, we weren’t sure about what to expect. Turns out, my daughter started improving on all of the skills she hadn’t mastered. This growth started very quickly after lessons, thanks to Nikita! Through years of playing, she has never learned to acquire these skills, and after two or three lessons she had fully conprehended them. Nikita helped her so much!"
Inga
Took Viola lessons from Nikita B.
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