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Hannah L.

6 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Music (Violin Performance) from University of Massachusetts Boston
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Hannah L.

6 Reviews
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Have you or your kids always wanted to learn to play the viola? I am an experienced strings teacher specialized in beginner and intermediate students of ALL ages. I believe that it is never too late to learn to play the viola, no matter your age! I teach classical viola through Suzuki method and also modern viola with a focus on rock, jazz and improvisation.

***Note: To keep social distancing I am currently offering online lessons only. My availability is flexible! Please send me a message if my calendar doesn't fit with your schedule and we'll work it out!***

About Hannah

After studying piano for almost 10 years I decided I wanted to learn a new instrument and began taking violin lessons when I was 16 years old. In spite of people telling me that I was “too old” to learn to play the violin, I continued practicing and one year later I joined my first orchestra. In 20

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Jason
Hannah was so patient working with squirmy five year old! He really likes it too!
Scott N.
Hannah does a wonderful job with my daughter, she started with how to tune and set up the violin. Hannah does a great job working with my daughter showing her the proper technique and providing her exercises and activities to do in between lessons. You can tell Hannah loves teaching and music.
Robert
Hannah is a very dedicated and patient instructor. She always tries to keep the lessons interesting and fun, she also makes sure I take little stretch breaks in between exercises and always teaches me something new!
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Viola:
A stringed instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques. It is slightly larger than a violin and has a lower and deeper sound. Since the 18th century it has been the middle or alto voice of the violin family, between the violin (which is tuned a perfect fifth above) and the cello (which is tuned an octave below. The strings from low to high are generally tuned to C3, G3, D4, and A4. My lessons always start out with the basics! We start out by learning notes by plucking the strings and then the bow is soon incorporated. The goal is to eventually learn all the notes on the fretboard and also learning how to read and play chords. As the student progresses advanced techniques are introduced, music theory and learning how to 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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Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.
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.
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Don K.

Norfolk, MA
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
  • 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 viola!

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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Lauren S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music - Violin Performance from Boyer College of Music & Dance
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Lauren S.

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Whether you want to play classical viola, alto fiddle traditional tunes, or perform like your favorite pop artists, I can set you on the path to success! My private students range in age from 4 to 40 years old, and I have gone on to become music teachers, composers, and professional musicians. My most influential teachers have been members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and graduates of The Curtis Institute of Music. Read more about me at laurenscottviolin .com!

About Lauren

Lauren Ellis Scott is a dynamic violinist, violist, and music educator in the DMV. She has performed with ensembles including American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and the Maryland Lyric Opera, and she has w

Kendall D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Education from Furman University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Kendall D.

5 Reviews
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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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Elias S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profe

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Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in East Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in East Boston 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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$55 average
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"I've never had any experience with orchestral instruments before. After one lesson with Calvin, I'm learning to read music again. He showed me proper technique as well. I feel that I will be progressing quickly under Calvin's instruction. My first lesson flew by, and I learned so much in a very short amount of time. His attention to smaller details in technique are very helpful as well. I absolutely recommend Calvin as a viola instructor!"
Rich
Took Viola lessons from Calvin G.
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"Keiko is very patient and kind. She made several suggestions for me to modify my technique to improve my sound. Even though I had difficulty with it, she encouraged me to keep going at it. I am excited for our next lesson."
Edmund
Took Viola lessons from Keiko T.
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"JoAnne is very skilled & knows how to work with my child at her level."
Camille
Took Viola lessons from JoAnne H.
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"On behalf of Jorden, she truly enjoyed her session. She liked the guidance, direction and takeaways and practicing as instructed to be ready for her next session. Thank you Dee!"
Jorden
Took Viola lessons from Dee F.
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"I like working with Ms. Susanna. She has helped me a lot."
Angela
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Very enthusiastic and helpful. Encouraging and engaging."
Scott
Took Viola lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Emilio is a wonderful musician and teacher. He has genuine care for his students and their progress."
Allison
Took Viola lessons from Emilio C.
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"Thank you! You have helped me improve so much! So excited for our next lesson!"
Shannan
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her viola lesson with Susannah. It inspired her to start practicing viola more. Susannah was great with my daughter."
Brooke
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Tigran is patient and pays attention to detail. I would highly recommend him."
Gabe
Took Viola lessons from Tigran N.
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