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Isidora M.

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

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*** 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
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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!

Don K.

Norfolk, MA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Bachelor of Music Degree in Composition from The Juilliard School
  • 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 viola!

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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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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan G.

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I have two degrees in Viola Performance. I have taught students at all levels for over twenty years. I have played as a substitute musician with the Seattle Symphony.

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I have nearly thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish.

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Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.

Victor Q.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • B.A. in Music Education from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Victor Q.

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I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

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I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Amy S.
My first lesson was amazing and I’m looking forward to many more lessons.
Victor is very knowledgeable and teaches well.
Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
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Panagiota K.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Violin Performance from Arizona State University
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Panagiota K.

25 Reviews
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Experienced teacher, teaching for 20 years at universities as well as beginner and intermediate students. Building a strong foundation and cultivating musical expression, I have successfully prepared students for auditions and helped them pursue their goals. Lessons are customized to the needs of each student. All ages and levels, professional or for fun are welcome!

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I have been teaching nearly 20 years at several universities including Indiana University and Arizona State University, as well as beginning and intermediate students. Building a strong foundation and cultivating music expression, I have successfully prepared students for entrance auditions of unde

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Surjya N Misra
Ms. Panagiota is an excellent instructor. My kid loves the empathy and attention she gives to the details and ensures continued progress..
Alex K.
I’ve taken three online lessons so far with Panagiota, and they’ve all been excellent. She was immediately able to tell which exercises would be most helpful for my right arm technique, and I feel like I’ve made more progress in the last three weeks than I have for the last year+. I would unreservedly recommend taking lessons with her.
Addison L.
My daughter loves taking lessons from Panagiota! She is patient, kind, encouraging and a great teacher. We are very pleased.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Watertown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Watertown is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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"Michael Drobycki was really amazing! I went to him for some feedback on my orchestra excerpts before a big audition I was worried for and he had really great advice not only about the music itself but approaching auditions mentally and physically. He also demonstrated a lot of them and his playing was simply inspiring. If you want to really learn how to play viola, Michael is your guy!"
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Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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"Very understanding teacher. My 13 year old thinks he is awesome. He said he's going to help my son learn to play Star Wars."
Ralia
Took Viola lessons from Peter B.
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"Elisa is a great teacher

Elisa taught my daughter viola for almost two years before she moved West. My daughter start viola when she was six. Elisa was very good with a young novice player - She explained musical concepts at an age appropriate level (but never dumbed things down). We were also pleased that she had high standards in her weekly expectations but always kept things fun and loose so as not to cause stress. Had she not moved we would still be employing her. Elisa is a great teacher."
David
Took Viola lessons from Elisa R.
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"Regina was great! She was very patient with Lily(a beginner ).Can't wait for our next class."
Lily
Took Viola lessons from Regina H.
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"My first lesson was great! I had taken private lessons locally before using Take lessons. I learned more from Susanna in 1 lesson. Looking forward to more."
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Emilio is a wonderful musician and an equally fantastic teacher. I have attended his Masterclass and I have seen students transform under my eyes. As a teacher, Emilio adapts to the personality and goals of every student and he brings out the best in them. He is a very patient, encouraging and dynamic teacher. Anyone would be lucky to study with him!"
Julia
Took Viola lessons from Emilio C.
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"Great instructor. Our daughter loved her lesson and can't wait for her next one!"
Lily
Took Viola lessons from Danielle F.
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"My son really enjoyed the lesson and he start to practice daily."
Barbara
Took Viola lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Betsy was my daughter's viola teacher for almost 2 years. She was consistently fun, nice, supportive, knowledgeable, and professional. We recommend her highly."
michelle
Took Viola lessons from Betsy F.
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"Julia not only is a wonderful musician, but is also one of the kindest people you will ever meet. She is easy to work with, very knowledgeable, and knows how to inspire her students to achieve their fullest potential. You won’t be disappointed!"
Eric
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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