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Philip O.

11 Reviews
Lexington, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from University of Oklahoma
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Philip O.

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Professional orchestral and chamber ensemble violinist and experienced teacher offering private instruction to students of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Whether you or your child are interested in picking up the violin for the first time or are an advanced violinist preparing for music conservatory auditions, I am happy to help.

About Philip

Philip has held positions as a member or freelancer with various professional symphony orchestras around the country including the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Wichita Symphony Orchestra, Tulsa Symphony, Amarillo Symphony, Greensboro Symphony, and many others. He has also performed in hundreds of publ

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Niranjana
Philip is an excellent teacher and gave me very heloful pointers on my technique. I am an advanced player and have performed semi-professionally several times but hadn't learned proper technique in the past.

I plan to continue with him regularly to improve my technique and skill level.
Kennadi S.
Philip was so friendly and patient, and made my 7 year old very comfortable with her first lesson. He really knew how to speak on her level and his instruction was very positive and motivating. My daughter left the lesson very excited to start practicing what he showed her, and we can't wait till the next lesson!
Yeo S.
Very helpful person to work with, understanding of my student's transportation difficulties and great about rescheduling. The girl likes him and is learning.
Good choice
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Ha-eun R.

16 Reviews
Roxbury, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Ha-eun R.

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I've taught people who were just beginning violin (both children and adults) to students who were working on major concertos. What is most important to me as a teacher is building a strong foundation from which it is possible to branch out and connect emotionally with the music they play. I also strive to make performers out of violinists and to help them engage both audiences and themselves.

About Ha-eun

I have been surrounded by music my whole life and have played violin for 20 years. I went to high school at the Interlochen Arts Academy, obtained a BM in violin performance at Oberlin Conservatory and an MM at the Boston Conservatory. I have won competitions, played in professional orchestras, perf

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Oj S.
I got a great introduction to the instrument and the music theory from Ha-eun. She provides a lot of feedback, explaining in a number of ways so that you can understand the concept or your mistakes better. Also she is very friendly and super chill so don't worry about your age if you are just starting, it will be a lot of fun.
Connie T.
VERY IMPATIENT. NOT COURTEOUS. VERY RUSHED, DIS ORGANIZED
Liah P.
Ha-eun has been an amazing violin teacher. I played violin for several years throughout my childhood and then stopped playing for about 10 years before deciding I wanted to learn again. Having not played for so long, I wasn't really sure what I remembered or what my skill level was at.

Ha-eun has done a great job evaluating me and picking pieces that are challenging but still do-able. She is really friendly and encouraging and has made re-learning the violin an enjoyable experience.

For personal reasons, I have to take a break from violin for a little but when I re-start lessons, I will definitely pick Ha-eun as my teacher again if she is still taking students at that time!

She really knows her stuff when it comes to music and I would recommend her to anyone wanting to learn violin.
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Jiuri Y.

5 Reviews
Quincy, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 41 and up; Female: 4 and up
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Jiuri Y.

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Ms. Yu is currently a Teaching Assistant in the University of Massachusetts, where she is responsible for all undergraduates who take violin performance as a second major. With increasing time on her hands for side efforts, Jiuri has recently found that teaching young children gives her great joy, especially dealing when with the complexities of personalities as they arise and the challenge of motivating and molding young minds. When Jiuri is not teaching or performing music, she loves traveling, seeing all the different and interesting cultures, museums and learning about the history of places. Jiuri is an avid reader.

About Jiuri

Ms. Yu is violinist originally from China, and started playing the violin at the age of four. She has moved to the US since the undergraduate. She is an active performer and teacher based in Boston, Massachusetts. As a multi musician, Jiuri is currently a violin instructor at the Key notes school of

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Jessica Z.
Very good experience!
Audrey B.
Jiuri does an excellent job connecting with and motivating our 6-year-old.
Xu
Jiuri is an experienced teacher, with a humorous personality. she know how to keep my kids's concentration. We would love to continue my kids violin education with her. HIGHLY recommended!
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Adam B.

Worcester, MA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Adam B.

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I love sharing my passion for music through teaching. To me, music should be a conduit of self-expression—it is not merely something we do, but rather who we are. While there are many great players who have perfected the technical elements of their craft, it is the greatest musicians who find a way to speak through their art. I strongly believe that we all have the potential to speak through our music, and that the right teacher can inspire that in a student. I hope I can be that teacher for you.

I work with students on both the craft and creative side of music in an enthusiastic and nurturing environment. This approach is aimed at awakening a student's drive to explore their own musical path both inside and outside the lesson. Within a lesson, we will work on (1) instrumental technique and basic music theory, very important aspects to us as players, and (2) improvisation/composition and having creative musical discussions, which are invaluable to us as creatives. From my experience,

About Adam

Just a little about myself: I like to think of himself as a musical chameleon. I am an up-and-coming, award-winning multi-genre violinist with over 20 years of experience and over a decade of classical training. My music is rooted in the Scottish fiddle tradition and gypsy jazz violin, as well as o

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B. Silvia Z.

2 Reviews
Boston, MA
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  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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B. Silvia Z.

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I really like sharing music with people. No matter which level you are, I believe that everyone could create beautiful music! I met students from 5 years old to adults in the past years. What are you waiting for? Let's do it together!

About B. Silvia

Hi, nice to meet you here. I am a master's student from Boston Conservatory at Berklee. I study the violin for 18 years. I have 4 years of violin teaching experience which students from 5 years old to adults. I always could make knowledge easier to understand for everyone. I like communicating and s

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Yuwen
Brilliant teacher! Enjoying each lesson with the teach. Learning a lot of stuff and improvement a lot !
Vic. H
Baoqi is a great teacher! She is very patient to give me suggestions when I had any problems. She taught me since I started. Her methods are always easy to understand. I believe you will like her!
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Violin:
A wooden stringed instrument in the violin family; it is the smallest and highest-pitched. The violin typically has four strings tuned in perfect fifths, and is most commonly played by drawing a bow across its strings, though it can also be played by plucking the strings with the fingers (pizzicato). Violins are important instruments in a wide variety of musical genres. They are most prominent in the Western classical tradition and in many varieties of folk music. They are also frequently used in genres of folk including country music and bluegrass music and in jazz. Electric violins are used in some forms of rock music; further, the violin has come to be played in many non-Western music cultures, including Indian music and Iranian music. The violin is sometimes informally called a fiddle, particularly in Irish traditional music and bluegrass, but this nickname is also used regardless of the type of music played on it.
Lessons always start with the basics: Tuning, hand/bow

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Marlborough 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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"My daughter was so pleased. Sarah is awesome! The best instructor I have ever seen?"
Megan
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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"Ms. Zhu is amazing! I am a cellist and decided to take violin because I have always wanted to learn. She is patient, professional, and has great suggestions. I can't recommend her highly enough!"
Claire
Took Violin lessons from Jocelyn Z.
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"Emily is a wonderful teacher! She is very patient and professional. Her interesting small techniques usually helped me to understand the music better. I have recommended her to my other friends and they all like her. A lesson with her is an enjoyable experience."
Vickie
Took Violin lessons from Emily S.
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"My 5 year old has been taking violin lessons from Tigran for the past 6 months and she has been thriving and learning faster than we expected. He is exceptionally patient with her and adapts to her aptitude level. We love what she's been able to learn in such a short amount of time thanks to Tigran."
Jeanne
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"She has been great with my son! He has loved taking lessons with her!"
Lisa
Took Violin lessons from Sydney J.
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"Her theory knowlege is phenonimal

Would recommend without hesitation! Is excellent and extremely thorough! I was faculty director before retiring from a college. Wish I had all faculty like Hallie!"
George
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"Fabulous. She is energetic and inspiring, and makes the student feel good about their efforts. We’ve only had 2 lessons, but already I’m a big fan!"
Delaney
Took Violin lessons from Lauren S.
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"I've had Mr. Cameron as my violin teacher for almost 2 years now, and it has truly been a phenomenal experience. His guidance through all this time has always been extremely consistent, unwavering, and helpful every step of the way. His passion for violin shines through in each and every one of our lessons, and he has truly helped cultivate my own love for this beautiful instrument."
Vignesh
Took Violin lessons from Cameron H.
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"Maggie is an excellent teacher! Super patient and great at breaking things down into parts that are easy to pick up and remember. I'm often a very frustrated learner, but Maggie has been amazing about encouraging at the exact moment it's needed (often before I even fully realise I need it!). Starting to learn violin as an adult was daunting, but something I had wanted to do since I was young, but it hasn't been the impossible task I thought it would be -- and that's definitely due to having engaging instruction that makes learning both challenging and fun!"
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Took Violin lessons from Maggie G.
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"Kendra has been tutoring one of my daughters for about 2-1/2 years, and tutored my other daughter for about 6 months. We have been extremely pleased with the progress they both have made working with Kendra. She is very good at identifying where a student needs to make corrections and does it in a way that is positive and easy to understand. She is excellent at helping students find their own voice - interpreting the music and infusing creativity and meaning into each piece. We really appreciate how she has individualized her teaching approach to each of my girls' needs and goals, and how she is always positive and enthusiastic about their progress. When Kendra moved out of state, we opted to continue lessons with her online rather than find a new local teacher because she has been (and continues to be) such a great instructor. I highly recommend Kendra as a violin/viola teacher."
Heidi S.
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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