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Philip O.

11 Reviews
Lexington, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM, violin performance from Oberlin Conservatory
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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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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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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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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
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!!
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B. Silvia Z.

3 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • 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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Emelise
Silvia is an amazing teacher, she's kind and patient.
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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Lipeng C.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Lipeng C.

29 Reviews
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I have been teaching for over 22 years. I also performed solo recitals, chamber music concerts, and orchestras nationally and internationally for over 22 years. I have performed with Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Hong Kong Philharmonic, China National Symphony Orchestra and more. I approach each student as a unique and promising artist. I help them set individual goals, then plan and prepare lesson materials tailored for what he or she intends to achieve. I encourage them to work hard, dream big, and enjoy the rewards of learning and performing music.

About Lipeng

I am a professional musician and educator with over 22 years of teaching experience. I have played with the legendary Yo-Yo Ma, Riccardo Muti, Joshua Bell, Renee Flaming and other world famous musicians. I am currently a tenured violinist with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Steinway piano educator,

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Charlyn B.
The best instructor for my daughter.
Will recommend to friends and family.
Audrey
Lipeng is very patient and encouraging for my beginner 11-year-old, using the video format well to demonstrate the songs and watch the student. She has been a good fit for a player who is motivated to improve but can complain a little bit about practicing everyday.
Paul C.
Very first lesson with Lipeng and I enjoyed it so very much. Lipeng encourages to listen to the music and then accentuate the notes to make it music, not to simply play them.
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Emily E.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Emily E.

9 Reviews
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I use a combination of Suzuki and essential elements to teach my older students. I use sass. books for my very young beginners. I can teach young children how to care for their violin as well as read music and skills to Develop a good ear as well as technique.

About Emily

Emily is a classically trained opera singer with a Bachelor and Masters degree in vocal performance. She recently relocated to the San Antonio area and performs with the Public Theater of San Antonio. In Dayton she sang with the Dayton Opera , the Dayton Philharmonic Chorus and La Comedia dinner th

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Tabytha B.
Excellent
Elsa G.
I have been having an incredible time and experience with Emily. She is an amazing teacher. I love taking lessons with her. For the first time in my life, I think I am going to be able to sing.... She's incredible.
thank you!!!!
Dee E.
Emily was immediately able to show me some tips that helped my breathing and pitch, and was a joy to work with.

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"Great coach with a lot of patience."
Madison
Took Violin lessons from Zeynep A.
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"I bought violin lessons as a birthday present. Nicole was extremely patient (first time learner) and helpful. I would gladly book her again."
David
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"Thank you for my kids first lesson. I was a little nervous at first as my kids if always had lessons in a studio. Online worked ok really well. We look forward to many more lessons with Ben."
Jacob
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Jacqueline is an amazing teacher and musician. Not only is she a master player but a gifted teacher. The two talents don't always go hand in hand. She quickly had me playing songs while also instilling the important basics of learning a good bow hand, fingering and ear training. Jae -- that's the name she goes by -- is a one of a kind find!"
Tom
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Ha-eun is fantastic! She is helping our 10 year-old daughter master a new piece she needs to learn within the next 2 weeks. Can't praise her enough! We do in person as well as internet lessons. During the lesson, Ha-eun is focused on the student and her passion for music and fondness of teaching others truly shows. Listening to her playing the violin to show how it should be done is a delight. We consider ourselves lucky to have such a great teacher."
Kate
Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"My daughter was nearly beginner. Tough to teach/learn on line at this stage. However, Mark was great. He listened to our requests and my daughter improved a lot! Thanks Mark!"
Mirabel
Took Violin lessons from Mark T.
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"Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more."
Audra
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"In just three lessons I feel like I've improved so much!"
Jasmine
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Nikita ist ein begnadeter Musiker ,ein liebenswerter Mensch und ein winderbarer Lehrer!
Ich habe es genossen ihn auf der Geige spielen zu hören. Er nahm mich mit in musikalische Sphären, die ich bis dahin nicht erreicht hatte.
Danke, lieber Nikita! Mach weiter so!"
Anna
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Hello,

I wanted to inform you that we will be out of town for the weekend, (I couldn't find any other way to inform you), but just to let you know, I will not be able to attend lessons this Friday.
-Rosalie"
Nickolaus
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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