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Ali Y.

20 Reviews
Brighton, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Mandrin
  • Bachelor of Music from Renmin University of China
  • Awarded 25th Music Festival of Beijing from Musicians Association of China
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Ali Y.

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A Chinese native. Ali began studying violin at age 4 with her uncle, well-known teacher Dayu Su. She majored in violin performance as a student of Xiaowei Chen at the prestigious Renmin University in Beijing, graduating at the top of her class. She then completed a Masters Degree with Bayla Keyes at Boston University (where she won the Bach Prize) and completed Suzuki Training at the Hartt School of Music at Hartford University, CT.

After apprenticing with her uncle, Ali went on to teach at elementary and middle schools in Beijing, where several of her students won first prizes in violin competitions. She is group violin teacher for the Chelsea Public Schools, and also teaches private lessons at the Ip Piano School in Boston

As a performer, Ali has played with the orchestras of the National Ballet of China and the National Grand Theater on Beijing; and in the US with the Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom International Festival.

About Ali

A Chinese native. Ali began studying violin at age 4 with her uncle, well-known teacher Dayu Su. She majored in violin performance as a student of Xiaowei Chen at the prestigious Renmin University in Beijing, graduating at the top of her class. She then completed a Masters Degree with Bayla Keyes a

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Jack
Ali instructed both our children on violin and though we live on the other side of the country now, they still talk about her! She's amazing. Both kids really discovered a joy for music.
Iyore I.
Ali is great! Patient, knowledgeable and flexible
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Isidora M.

Cambridge, MA
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from University of the Philippines
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Isidora M.

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About Isidora

*** Specialties *** Suzuki Violin Method, college preparatory, chamber music/ensemble playing, jazz/popular standards and improvisation techniques, klezmer music, orchestral audition preparation As a strings pedagogue, I have ten years of experience teaching students of different ages and skill

Don K.

Norfolk, MA
Starting at $60
  • Bachelor of Music Degree in Composition from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Awarded Award of Excellence from DeRose-Hinkhouse
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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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Chin K.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $180
  • Speaks German, Korean, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Awarded Prizewinner from The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
  • doctor of musical arts from The Juilliard School
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Chin K.

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It is so important to learn from a real professional. I am international soloist and pedagogue, having studied with the world's greatest teachers, Ivan Galamian, Dorothy DeLay, Josef Gingold, etc. international violin competitions winner. It is very easy to get faulty instruction at any stage of the development. Mine is of the highest of quality. I can teach from beginner to the most advanced. Have been teaching for 40+ years.

About Chin

Hi, I am international soloist and pedagogue, soloist with orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and winner of major and top prizes at numerous prestigious international violin competitions including t

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Corinne
Dr. Kim helped me build the foundation to my violin playing. As a young learner at 8 years old, he shaped my technique and provided me with the guidance that helped me become the violinist I am today. I studied with Dr. Kim for 10 years up until I went to college, where I am earning a degree in music. I can attribute this privilege to Dr. Kim for pushing me to grow and for teaching me so much during my early years.
Amy
Dr. Kim is a encyclopedia of Galamian based knowledge.
Dr. YJ Cho
It’s been a long time since i first met Dr. Chin Kim, however, I clearly remember how his lesson was so scientifically approached and technically making sense in every details. Since then, I kept playing for him and got much ideas and much help from him which I still do time to time.
Although enough of his degrees, he constantly studies the music (I also have seen him taking a music theory class) and he is very diligent in self-enrichment.
Dr. Kim is very friendly to his students and he could be a good adviser not only in playing the violin but in elsewise, too.
I hope lots of musicians get a chance to meet him and play for him. I guarantee it’s worth much
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Déborah R.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education from East Carolina University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Déborah R.

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As an orchestra director for over 10 years, I've enjoyed working with new string players and teaching them the joy of music along with skills forever used in life and in music!

About Déborah

Déborah Ramos-Smiley began playing the cello in 1998 and has been teaching cello for over a decade. They began teaching locally in 2004 as a high school student at both Deep Creek High School and the Governor’s School for the Arts in Norfolk, VA. Déb Ramos-Smiley went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude

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Deborah is a great instructor! She is very personable and knowledgeable and has a outstanding skill set to focus my son with out sounding overbearing or condescending. I highly recommend her!
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Margaret G.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Margaret G.

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I teach violin to adults and kids age six and older, and welcome adult beginners. I teach studio lessons for beginner and intermediate levels and online lessons for beginners only.

Studio/in person lessons: I teach studio lessons for beginner and intermediate levels. I offer an approach to classical violin studying the Strictly Strings and Suzuki Books, emphasizing reading music and music theory. I can also provide tutoring for student orchestra members and assistance with orchestra music.

Online lessons: I teach online lessons for beginners only. My online violin lessons use Strictly Strings Violin Book 1 and Suzuki Violin Book 1, and cover the basics of violin, including reading music and music theory.

About Margaret

I am a professional violin, fiddle, and viola instructor offering studio and online lessons for kids and adults including adult beginners. I teach out of my home studio in Boise. I have performed in orchestras, chamber music groups, bluegrass bands, and country bands. I have played violin since

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Ruth D.
She is very patient and answers questions. I enjoy having her as a teacher.
Brenda F.
Ruth D.
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"She's the best teacher ever! Kind, understanding, and extremely patient. A lovely person all around, besides being a world-class performer."
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Took Violin lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Dr. Kalantzi has been an excellent instructor for my daughter. We have been taking lessons from her for several years. She is very personable and patient with my daughter, knows how to motivate her and make each lesson (and homework) fun, and continues to look for ways to help her improve. I would recommend Dr. Kalantzi for anyone new to violin as well as for more seasoned musicians."
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"Quite a good first lesson. The time went by too quickly. Nikita was patient yet I know that in the 30 minutes I had I made progress. Looking forward to next time!"
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Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Regina is a great teacher. Zoe loved everything about Regina and everything about the lessons. 5 stars all the way around!"
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"When I started lessons with Geronimo, I was hoping to work on sounds quality and enhance my performance skills. I was not disappointed. My favorite part of working with Geronimo was his attention to details and ability to help me meet my goals as a musician. He is extremely knowledgeable about music technique and able to guide his students through each step of dissecting songs to bring out the best dynamics. I feel that he is an excellent choice for students of all ages that want to blossom in their abilities."
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Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. I would use his services long term."
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Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Calvin is a great instructor and my daughter was smiling the entire time! He takes great care of making sure she is understanding what he is showing her and was flexible. He makes a great addition to our Unschooling homeschool and our family!"
Phoenix
Took Violin lessons from Calvin G.
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"JoAnne was simply amazing for my first violin lesson in more than 4 decades! Yep...never too late to teach an old dog new tricks! She was so patient & what fabulous instructor. I learned so much in 1 hour. She inspires me to practice a lot!"
Judith
Took Violin lessons from JoAnne H.
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"Kelvin is an outstanding musician and seems to be able to play practically every instrument in existence. He is very knowledgable about all music and the best way to play each piece."
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Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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