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Jill G.

36 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 to 90
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music
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Jill G.

36 Reviews
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Whether you're 3 or 103, if you're playing viola (or starting to play!) I hope you're EXCITED about it!! Over the years, my students have said that their lessons are/have been their favorite times of each week. I believe learning to play viola should be full of joy, learning, thinking, and feeling. Bring that joy alive for yourself by partnering with me as your musical guide. I bring over 30 years of experience and pure joy to my work, and I'd love to share that with you!

About Jill

I've been in and around music all my life. I started violin at age 5, part of the first generation of Suzuki violinists in the United States. I've loved being a professional violinist and violin teacher for over 30 years! And I've also founded and directed three community music schools in Newburyp

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Deborah S.
I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. Jill is an excellent teacher. She is patient and so easy to follow. Btw she is an amazing violinist. I’m so impressed.
Jim W.
A great deal of instruction in the first lesson.
Doris A.
Patient and goes over things very well.

Isidora M.

Cambridge, MA
Starting at $42
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from University of the Philippines
  • Teaching since 2003
  • 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

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Luther W.

3 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • 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!

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving Watertown, MA

Tigran N.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian, Armenian
  • Master's degree from Yerevan State Conservatory in Yerevan, Armenia
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tigran N.

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I strongly believe that, if every child would be provided with an ideal environment, would gain extraordinary ability. There are no exceptions. No one can tell how able man is by the nature. What is known is the ability that is spoiled or developed. It cannot be denied that most children speak their native languages beautifully by learning about 3000-4000 words by age 5 or 6. Nothing can clearer demonstrate of the original power of the human mind. Through the years of studying and teaching music I realized that this is the most important concept for developing each kid's talent, to increase his or her ability to the maximum. Therefore I am combining the great methods of teaching violin. The Suzuki method and the Russian school method. Suzuki method helps at the earliest stage of playing an instrument and I am using later Russian school method for more advanced period of studying.

*** Online Lessons: Intermediate and Advanced students ONLY

About Tigran

Noted violinist and gifted educator. Studied with H. Harutyunyan and V. Khachatryan, students of the great violinist L. Kogan. Tigran N. has been teaching Violin and Viola to students of all ages for over 15 years. He received his Master's degree in Music Performance from The Komitas State Conser

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Hadria S.
Tigran is a skillful, kind, patient and honest teacher. I’m a beginning adult learner and have been progressing very quickly with his help. Tigran’s teaching is structured and organized while keeping the lessons challenging and interesting enough to want to keep going. I value his time and knowledge. I also intend to continue learning the violin from Tigran for the long term. HIGHLY recommend!
Gabe L.
Tigran is patient and pays attention to detail. I would highly recommend him.
Joshua M.
He pays attention to the details.
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Kathleen L.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • PhD Ethnomusicology from Indiana University
  • Teaches students 4 to 75
  • Teaching since 1993
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Kathleen L.

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I teach beginning through college level viola, and have studied viola at Indiana University during my doctoral program.

About Kathleen

With a PhD in Ethnomusicology and a Masters in Violin Performance, Kathleen teaches everything from Celtic fiddle tunes to classical concertos. Dr. Lavengood has performed with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Indiana's Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Reno Chamber Orc

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Kim V.
Where do I begin. Kathleen is extremely patient with me and very encouraging. I have loved the violin for a long time. However, over the years I would get discouraged and quit. With Kathleen, I look forward to our sessions. She's very knowledgeable and I like that she will play along with me and send audio clips that reinforce the place where I struggle. I have learned so much in such a short period. She's a keeper! I'm truly blessed to have her in my (music) life. Thank you so much Kathleen.
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Dustin N.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honors from Belmont University
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Dustin N.

28 Reviews
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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical pieces and studies.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach at Spring Woods Middle School teaching orchestra.

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Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
Joshua
I Actually understood an instructor for once, I did learn on the first day . Dustin explains to wear you can understand and I'm certain I'll learn from him.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Watertown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Watertown is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $150 per hour.
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"At the first lesson, Grace took the time to understand my musical goals then made a solid assessment of my current level of playing. She was able to identify small changes in my technique/form and crafted modifications in my warmup to support the change in technique."
- Connie
Took Viola lessons from Grace Y.
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"Very patient with a new learner.. :) Small technical hiccups, but was a great lesson overall"
- David Bates
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"Martina has been a great instructor. We really like her for our 12 year old daughter."
- Christine
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"Kendra is amazing! She's perfect at finding problems and helping the student to resolve them while challenging to be better and better."
- Bellatrix
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"Good instructor, very informative."
- Quincy
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"I'm very happy with my first lesson. Helena is very informative, and I really like the way she teaches, with wonderful attention to detail. I'm looking forward to next lessons. Meanwhile I'm practicing!"
- Dana
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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"I am enjoying my lessons with Edna! She tailors the lesson to what I'm trying to achieve. Thank you, Edna."
- Joanne
Took Viola lessons from Edna B.
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"Awesome teacher!"
- Brenda
Took Viola lessons from Danielle F.
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"Awesome teacher! Patient and super friendly."
- Bart
Took Viola lessons from Martina S.
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"Tigran was so patient and my little girl sounded much better after one lesson!"
- Selby
Took Viola lessons from Tigran N.
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