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Hannah L.

6 Reviews
Stoneham, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Teresa B.

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

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Luther W.

3 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luther W.

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both the violin and viola in a variety of professional ensembles including substitute viola work with the Borromeo String Quartet. I draw from this performing background to teach my students of all ages and abilities.

I currently act as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at Merrimack College, where I serve as a primary instrumental teacher to enrolled students. I have also acted as the primary violin teacher for Main Street Music, LLC, in Waltham. Additionally, I run a private studio of 5-10 students as young as 6 and as old as 60. Of these, some never touched an instrument before our first lesson, and some are serious conservatory-bound musicians intending to make a career as a performer.

About Luther

I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both th

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Carol
Luther loves to teach. At every lesson he is there for you, ready to help you. He has an extensive musical background, after studying violin at New England Conservatory with Meriam Fried and Donald Weilerstein, as well as performing and studying at many prestigious summer music festivals, including Ravinia’s Steans Institute, the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and the Taos School of Music. In addition, Luther is an excellent violist, studying with Martha Katz, also at New England Conservatory.

Luther loves to answer all of your questions. He will analyze and dissect your technical questions about how to play the violin: concerning tone, bowing, left hand issues, and how to use your arms, shoulders, back and your whole body while playing the instrument. He can help you with fingering and answer your questions about written music. He will demonstrate and help you play musically. He is able prepare you for your orchestral audition, help you learn concertos and other solo music and help you with chamber music. Thanks Luther for continuing to help me attain my dream to become an excellent violinist!
Tamara R.
I had my first lesson with Luther today. He is personable, informative, gave constructive feedback and encouraged me. I found his style of instruction helpful.
I’m looking forward to my next lesson with him.
Brabeeba
It's a blaze to work with Luther! He identified my problem very quickly and provided concrete advices on improving the sound. His understanding on how beautiful sound is made is very clear and systematic. There are so many dimensions in the sound making for violin but he always breaks it down and works on each individual part of my postures and bowing. My sound is now much fuller than before! He also not only teaches violin but also how to think about music in general. I feel like I am constantly critically thinking on how I can experiment with each phrase after I take lessons with Luther. I will highly recommend Luther if you want to find a violin teacher!

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Megan H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Doctor of Musical Arts: Violin Performance from University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Megan H.

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It is my goal as a teacher to "decode" each individual student's personal learning style. I strive to create a fun and safe learning environment and to instill the values of lifelong learning, curiosity, and self-improvement in my students. My primary goal as a teacher is to make playing the viola easy and fun.

My teaching begins with a strong technical foundation. Having strong basics allows the violist to play their instrument with ease, having the freedom to play musically and creatively. I provide students with a balance of scales and arpeggios, etudes and technical exercises, and classic repertoire, and supplement with fiddle, pop, and jazz tunes, according to the student's interests.

I firmly believe that students can begin learning a musical instrument at any age. While I love working with children, I have developed a specialty in teaching adult beginners. The majority of my students are adult learners between ages 25-65 who are either learning an instrument for the ...

About Megan

My primary goal as a teacher is make playing the violin/viola easy and fun. My teaching begins with a strong technical foundation. Having strong basics allows the violinist/violist to play their instrument with ease, having the freedom to play musically and creatively. I provide students with a bal

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Heidi D.
Megan is so pleasant and fun! She has strong focus on technique, and explains these practices in a way I can understand. Since I am a beginner, and adult learner, it's important that my music teacher is patient and cheers me along throughout the process - Megan definitely has that gift. I also appreciate that she writes down technique tips and exercises for me to practice at home (so I remember what she taught me in class.) I'm looking forward to continuing to learn from Megan, and play music beautifully on my Viola one day.
Logan B.
Megan is the perfect fit for my quirky son who loves music and playing instruments. Patient, kind and makes it fun!
Melissa
Very friendly and explains concepts very clearly. I had a great lesson and learned so much! When I went home to practice all that I had learned my violin playing was cleaner than it had ever been!
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Vina N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Igbo, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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Vina N.

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I have been playing viola for over ten years. I have a specific curriculum for beginners that focuses on centering the student's musical interests and taste, while building important skills and techniques. You will be able to read music and play songs quickly and fall in love with the viola.

About Vina

I have been playing viola for over ten years. I am currently a student of Ah Ling Neu who is the principal violist at Bradenburg Ensemble and assistant principle of the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra. I am also a member of the Williams College Gospel choir where I both sing and play viola. I have

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Armanis
Vina is a great teacher, very patient and polite.
Shalya
Very patient and knowledgeable! She is really nice and made me feel very comfortable throughout the learning process.
Ana
She is a very patient and thorough instructor. I was able to make a lot of progress during our lessons and am a lot more comfortable playing. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with her!
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Kathryn K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Central Washington University
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kathryn K.

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Lessons are tailored to each individual student with a strong foundation in the set-up of the instrument, note-reading, intonation, and especially the knowledge of how to practice. I believe that teaching students the correct way of practicing makes taking private lessons even more exhilarating and fun! I enjoy teaching all genres of music from classical to any of today's tunes that a student is wanting to learn. Taking private lessons isn't only about learning how to play the instrument. You are also learning how to manage time, take responsibility, be creative, and be respectful of an art form that has been around for a very long time. Lessons with me are fun and go by so quick, you wish that we still had another hour to dive into the things you want to learn!

About Kathryn

Hello! I teach both the viola and violin, with the viola being my primary instrument. Teaching music is my greatest passion. Ever since I picked up my first violin, I knew that playing music was going to be my career. I went to school to accrue the knowledge that I needed in order to teach those wh

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Lexington, MA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Lexington is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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$41 average
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$54 average
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"She is experienced and very knowledgeable. She is going to help me improve my viola playing! I would recommend!"
Paula
Took Viola lessons from Regina T.
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"Super awesome teacher! So good with both younger kids and teenagers and the hard work he puts in to help others really shows in his students!"
Lindsay
Took Viola lessons from Brian R.
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"I'm really enjoying learning to play the viola from Susanna. She is a fantastic teacher who knows what I need!"
Jenna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Ms. Amato is well educated, informed, and highly experienced. She shares her wisdom with grace and efficiency. I would highly recommend her to any novice or aspiring professional."
Marybeth
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"Catherine does a great job with our daughter. She is patient and kind and generous."
Mathieu
Took Viola lessons from Catherine W.
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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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"It was our first lesson with Charles for my 9 year old son. We finally found the right instructor! Without being condescending, he taught my son some basics about holding the instrument correctly, how to bring it up for play.... essentially proper playing etiquette that he is not getting at school from a teacher who is far too stretched with a large class of multiple instruments and only ONE teacher. (She really needs an assistant) I think he is going to learn a LOT and I love that he corrects him without being rude nor condescending. I would give him 5 stars but it's our first lesson. Will review again after a month and hopefully gloat some more about him! :) ~ Very pleased!"
Carrie
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"My daughter loves her viola lessons. She is a great teacher."
Vinita
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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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 learned so much and enjoyed my lessons."
Grace
Took Viola lessons from Virginia A.
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