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Adam S.

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Granby, MA
Starting at $67
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • BA Ethnomusicology from Hampshire College
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Adam S.

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I have a ba in music and certificates in violin and Viola from the New England conservatory of Music. I majored in ethnomusicology at Hampshire college, and played principal viola in the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra. My method is adapted to the Suzuki program, focusing on the ear and learning to read. Students are encouraged to study the masters, including JS Bach sonatas and partitas.

About Adam

I am the president of Mandolin New England a 501c3 non-profit Mandolin Orchestra. I have a BA in music and certificates in violin from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, and the Conservatory at Rivers. I studied ethno music ecology at Hampshire College wi

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Nancy
I have learned more from Adam than I had from my two previous mandolin teachers. He is very knowledgeable and skilled in all of the instruments he teaches.
Bob
I play guitar in a local band and we decided we needed mandolin on this part, so I put an ad in Craigslist. Long story short the guy we hired to do the part turns out was a teacher. I always wanted to learn the fiddle so I thought a couple lessons would be enough, but this guy knows so much and so many styles that I'm hooked. I live in Greenfield, so most of my lessons are online
Wendy
I asked at Downtown Sounds in Northampton who is the best fiddle teacher in western MA. Joe said "Adam Sweet". I called and he responded promptly. I must say, he's very patient and knowledgeable. I've been taking lessons now from Mr. Sweet since 2009 when he was teaching in South Hadley
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Ian L.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Ian L.

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Barry Harris, the great Jazz pianist, and educator says, “I have such a ball in my classes, and I learn so much from my students. They probably don’t realize that I come to school here, too. I’m just the oldest member of the class. I wish everyone could experience the blessing of learning new things all the time.”

The above statement describes how I feel when I am teaching. I have been playing and performing for over 20 years in many capacities, and still, music continues to teach me new things every time. Not only do I want to share that experience with you, but I also want to guide you into having that experience for yourself.

About Ian

I started on the violin when I was about 8 years old. I began with classical music, studying in the Suzuki method. I loved my time in the Suzuki method; I wasn’t always the best student; however, in hindsight, I am incredibly grateful for the experience with my teacher, the method, and the strong

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Gloria J.

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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Gloria J.

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Every student is unique, so I will tailor the lessons to you and make it fun! I'm passing on to you the training I received from the very best master teachers of the violin. Stringed instruments are challenging, but I believe in enjoying making music at every level, while establishing a strong foundation in good technique. For learning fundamentals of music theory and ear training, we will play various rhythm and improvisational games. I have extensive background in European classical music, and I've also done quite a bit of improvisation, some fiddling, and electric violin and viola. Whether you want to be the next Joshua Bell or the next Lindsey Stirling, I can help you improve your playing. I will help you sing, dance and tell a story through your violin or viola.

About Gloria

Born into a musical family in 1966, I have extensive performance experience as a classical violinist and violist, and I've been composing my own music since 2000. I am very grateful to have studied with some of the finest teachers of violin, viola and chamber music, and I graduated in 1990 from the

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Mia Bella
Gloria has been a wonderful and inspiring teacher over a period of very formative years for me as a violinist. We first worked together for all 4 years of my undergraduate violin performance degree at Mills College from 2010-14, and Gloria helped me develop a lasting appreciation for listening deeply and developing focus for small details. We worked together on everything from solo Bach and Hindemith sonatas to concertos, chamber music, and orchestral excerpts. She has been a lasting influence in my life as a musician, and I will continue to return for musical and creative advice over the years even when I live far away.
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Rahmaan P.

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  • Teaching since 2009
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Rahmaan P.

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Hello! I'm a professional violinist/violist with over 20 years of playing experience. I started on viola at the age of 10, and began studying violin as well when I got into college. I have since performed all over the U.S, and internationally, even having the opportunity to perform with stars such as Lady Gaga and Imagine Dragons, and performing for U.S. president Jimmy Carter! From making appearances with orchestras as a featured soloist, to holding residencies on some of the biggest properties on the Las Vegas strip as a cover artist, to performing for major events such as Latin Grammys and Tedx, to touring the country playing country, jazz, and rock music, my broad range of experience can help any student, beginning to advanced, accel in their craft.

I studied music education with an emphasis on viola/violin performance at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where I received a Bachelor's degree. Aside from a background in classical music, I have extensive knowledge in many genres

About Rahmaan

I first picked up the viola when I was 10 years old in sixth grade orchestra class, and I haven't put it down since. While most professional musicians were certain of their career paths from a young age, I had no plans to pursue music professionally, until an opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall

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Lucas B.

41 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Lucas B.

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Learning to play the violin doesn't have to be a task. I believe conquering a musical instrument is as much about love as it is dedication. I wouldn't be where I am today without the love and support of my teachers throughout the years. With my teaching, I intend to instill great technical facility as well as a love and respect for the instrument. (Students must provide their own violin)

About Lucas

Hi, thank you for stopping by my profile! My name is Lucas Brown and I teach the violin! Who Do I Teach? Currently, I serve as Adjunct Violin Professor at Seminole State College as well as run a private studio of my own for students in and around the Orlando area and many online students from

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Kelly L.
Lucas is an amazing teacher and i'm quite happy he teaches me. (He's also really funny!)
Maggie S.
Lucas is a fantastic teacher. He's very engaging with my daughter and she really feels comfortable talking with him and playing for him. I love that he is easy-going, yet really informative. Very happy we get to work with him!
Kyle
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Megan S.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Megan S.

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Students can expect to learn excellent fundamental technique, tone, musicality, and basic music theory skills to allow them to read perform beautiful music!

About Megan

Hello! Thank you for stopping by and viewing my profile. I currently live in Ramstein, Germany with my husband who is stationed out here with the US Air Force. I offer online clarinet, violin, cello, and piano lessons to students all over the United States. I hold a masters degree in clarinet perfor

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Lily
First lesson was so wonderful! Megan is so knowledgeable, patient and kind! So nice too! Can’t wait for my next lesson!
Annmarie Sawyer
Only my first lesson but it was great. Megan was extremely patient, friendly, and helpful. I look forward to continuing!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Hadley, MA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Hadley is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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"Wonderful first session! I definitely made the right decision by choosing Christina! She is knowledgeable and has great reassuring personality! ..Looking forward to my next lesson"
Melanie
Took Violin lessons from Christina E.
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"Emily has a vibrant attitude and a straight forward approach in teaching. I'm delighted to be her pupil!"
Emily
Took Violin lessons from Emily M.
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"Nikita is very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. My son learned a lot already on his first lesson. This was his first ever online lesson and it was amazing. We can highly recommend Nikita."
Magnus
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"We absolutely love and adore her as an instructor. We enjoyed her so much we scheduled a lesson the very next day. She is warm, friendly and patient. I am amazed by how much she taught my daughter in just two lessons. We look forward to having her as an instructor for years. Absolutely the best instructor ever!"
Elle
Took Violin lessons from Shahrzad P.
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"Mary was available last minute to bring my daughter up to date for an audition. She was knowledgeable, patient and easy to understand."
Gabriela
Took Violin lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"Loved the lessons!

I am an adult learner and felt very intimidated about learning the violin at 45. Autumn is very patient, understanding, and encouraging. I have been working with Autumn for about five years and am now able to play in a small adult orchestra and am one of the most advanced in the group thanks to her. Thank you."
Leah
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"There are few great teachers. Steven is one of them."
Tancredi
Took Violin lessons from Steven M.
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"Mark has been teaching our 5 year old son the violin and we could not be happier. If we could give him 10 stars we would! He is an amazing instructor. Our son is growing leaps and bounds under Mark's direction."
Megan
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Lucas is a wonderful teacher. He is polite, patient, friendly, very knowledgeable in violin techniques and intuitive to the student's need. I am very lucky to have him as a teacher and I am sure you will feel just as well if you have the opportunity of having him as a teacher. You will have fun while learning the violin."
Christine
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Zhana has been a great teacher so far. I just finished week 3 and I can play twinkle, twinkle little star. She is really patience."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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