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Viktoria T.

North Andover, MA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, English, Bulgarian
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Violin Performance Masters degree from Longy School of Music
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Viktoria T.

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I have a personal approach to each student. I believe that everyone is different so the job of the instructor is to figure out what works for a particular student and how to present it best for faster, better understanding. I also believe that a good teacher is one that not only teaches the violin but plays it actively, professionally.

About Viktoria

Hello, My name is Viktoria Tchertchian and I have played the violin since I was 5 years old. I have a BM and MM in Violin Performance as well as Violin Performance Diploma and was honored to receive full scholarships for all my studies in the US. I have taught the violin for twenty years in my pri

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Darren S.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Cantonese (Chinese) 粵語, Mandarin (Chinese) 普通话/國語, Thai ภาษาไทย, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music / Double Bass Performance from The Hartt School @ University of Hartford
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Darren S.

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Students can expect a teacher that addresses every single aspect of learning orchestral upright bass: from honing bow technique, to left-hand formation and fingering choices, to reading musical notation, interpreting music and learning rhythm.

My goal is to help students develop a technical foundation on the bass for playing just about any kind of music that they are interested in, and to support students with practicing tips for areas in their playing where they want to improve. My specialty is symphony orchestra training, so I primarily use the Essential Elements for Strings books at the beginning, and then later as students make progress, I begin to introduce standard orchestral repertoire, sonatas, and concertos written for the bass. I have been teaching since August 2016 and so far I have helped students get into All-States, ensembles at the New England Conservatory Preparatory Division, Districts/Regional festivals, youth orchestra programs, and music degree programs at ...

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Darren is one of the leading private teachers for double bass lessons in Greater Boston and specializes in audition preparation for music festivals, colleges, and youth orchestra programs. Darren focuses on improving his students' playing ability by focusing on their technique, phrasing, tone, a

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Lee K.
Darren is a very good teacher. Would recommend him to any bassist beginner or advanced.
Kim
My 11 year old has attended an after school music program in our district for a few years playing the double bass. When Covid hit, she was no longer able to continue learning, but her music teacher recommended her to audition for a selective music program at Berklee College of Music. That's when I reached out to Darren via his website to see if he could work with my child for the 8 week period to prepare for the online audition submission.

Darren worked with her every week on a completely new song, introduced great techniques that enabled her to learn quickly and develop new skills. Those 8 weeks were very productive as my she learned the entire song, did the audition and was accepted into the Berklee music program. Darren is a very knowledgeable and dedicated music instructor and I am grateful to him for helping my daughter get into a selective music program. The online lessons from Darren are exceptional. You will not be disappointed with his instructions.
Deb
My son Ethan started working with Darren early this summer after Ethan's previous instructor for 5 years had decided to retire . I was surprised how quickly Ethan was bonded with Darren in this virtual setting. Due to Covid 19, all lessons have been conducted via Skype. Here is what Ethan was talking about Darren. "I have nothing but good words to say about my experience with Mr. Sacks. within a few weeks, I improved a lot. He was able to help me fix fundamental issues with my playing. He was also incredibly kind and patient with me. Mr. Sacks was also always able to explain things well and give me new ways to improve my playing. He doesn't let go of my mistakes but very encouraging when providing advice."
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Thomas C.

Lincoln, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded First Prize from Cremona International Music Competition
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Thomas C.

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I have been teaching professionally for the past six years. As a student who struggled myself in nearly every aspect of education, I understand the importance of individualized learning. As a teacher and performer, I look to find relationships between the emotional and intellectual facets of music. By doing this, I try to uncover the mystery of violin playing, allowing my students to gain an understanding that will last with them forever.

Every single student posseses the potential to fulfill his or her violinistic dreams. I cater my teaching around the goals of each student, while still instilling a high artistic integrity.

Though I center each lesson around building a superior technical foundation, duet playing, the theory of harmony, and aural skills are integral parts of my teaching. I strive for my students to develope a beautiful, in-tune, pure sound that can directly connect to their own emotional palette.

About Thomas

Hailed as "delightfully spirited, [with a] rich tone" (Cleveland Classical) violinist Thomas Cooper has appeared as a soloist with several American orchestras, including the Colorado College Festival Orchestra, the Coeur D'Alene Symphony Orchestra, the Credo Baroque Orchestra, the Dubois Orchestra

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Adam H.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1957
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Adam H.

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A long time scholarship student of the greatest violinist of all times Jascha Heifetz, international Concertmaster of major orchestras around the world and concert debut 72 years ago, I have the longest international career in the world among living violinists. Googling my name will give around 2 million results in ½ a second. Taking lessons with me might be slightly more than average, but will save you a lot of wasted time and money in the long run; acquiring bad habits from inexperienced instructors are practically impossible to uproot later. There is no substitute for 75 years of top international experience.

About Adam

Please google “Adam Han-Gorski” - there will be about 2 million results in half a second, easier than writing here. With a debut in March 21, 1948 (can be seen on YouTube), I am one of the handful of musicians alive with the longest international career in the world. With that kind of experience y

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Kevin F.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1988
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Kevin F.

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Percussion has many areas - I work to show students how things are connected and related so that they can be successful sooner.

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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Melissa
Kevin is wonderful to work with. Very knowledgeable, very calm, pleasant personality. He wanted to know first what I wanted to do, but was prepared to start me with the basics - scales - which is where I want to be proficient, so that I can master the instrument. I have no doubt that I can do that with Kevin. Just spent a few minutes practicing my C-major scale using the L-R-R-L-L method. Works great! I just checked email and he'd sent me the printouts he promised. Looking forward to next week!
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I started lessons with Kevin knowing nothing about playing the Djembe. He made broke down the fundamentals and made it easy to learn the basics and then build from them. He gives lots of great advice which helped me get engaged in a local women's drumming group. I credit Kevin's great lessons for getting advanced in that group (Women's Drumming Center/Minneapolis) to the more experienced drum circle. I would recommend Kevin to anyone who wants to take up playing drums of any kind.
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Dennis O.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Surgical Technology from Madisonville Technical College
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Dennis O.

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I cover from the basics of reading notation through modal and chord relation.

About Dennis

Dennis Guitar Instruction is a Denison, TX based proprietor founded in 1995. It all began as a 'favor' for a few friends by helping them learn the theory portion of playing guitar. Once word began to spread, Dennis Guitar Instruction was officially born. The main focus of the private lessons is mu

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Eli & Caroline L.
Great first lesson experience! We are excited to have such an excellent teacher and can’t wait to learn more!!
Justin
Dennis O'Toole Guitar Instruction displays excellence overall. Professionalism and responsiveness are provided to students. He is punctual, on top of his business, a great communicator and easy to work with. A highly sought after work ethic is found from Dennis O'Toole. He knows how to cultivate the best on a student-to-student basis. Dennis is knowledgeable of classic and modern techniques. His knowledge of music is both broad and deep as he grounds students in theory and solid musicianship. Application of the student's knowledge is well guided and honed with Dennis. The student will be provided excellent potential for growth and expansion under the teaching of Dennis. Top grade value is given from Dennis O'Toole Guitar Instruction
Yanett
Excellent, my son loves the way he teaches

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"My son is 6 years old without any instruction in music and yet Nick was still able to communicate with him. It was great that he could laugh with my son as much as he did. We are both looking forward to the next lesson!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Nicholas C.
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I was a complete beginer and couldn't read a single note. Al showed great patience form day one when i came in with a broken string. Never once in all of my lessons did he hesitate to repeat, redemonstrate, or write it out. He is your choice if this is what you need in an instructor."
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Took Guitar lessons from Al P.
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Took Singing lessons from Danielle L.
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"Very impressed with Dave's knowledge and ability with instruments, he has helped me regain my interest."
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