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Nikita B.

11 Reviews
Owings Mills, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Nikita B.

11 Reviews
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Having more than 20 years of experience of playing violin and viola including hundreds of performances around the world as well as studying with the renowned teachers in Russia and the US, I am combining the best traditions of classical training with my own unique approach. My lessons are fun and very productive. For me, each student is very special and I am always finding the way to unlock the potential of each and every one of them!

About Nikita

Hello everyone! Music is my passion and I love to teach and play violin. I've been teaching violin for 10 years as well as playing concerts around the world including Germany, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Lithuania and throughout USA as a soloist and chamber musician.

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Nico
Nikita is an awesome teacher. He is very patient with kids. I only had one lesson and I like him already.
Rene A.
very good
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Helena G.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Helena G.

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A classical approach to any music style, whether classical, folk, tango....let's make beautiful music together.

About Helena

Classically trained at Mussorgsky school of music in St. Petersburg, Russia, with over 20 years of teaching experience. I teach Violin, Viola and Piano Performance, Music Theory, Music History, Sight Reading and Ear Training to children and adults of beginning to advanced level. I utilize several

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Collin R.
Helena is very helpful and encouraging.
Matthew C.
She is amazing! My son enjoy the class so much! I truly appreciate it.
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Kathleen L.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 to 75
  • PhD Ethnomusicology from Indiana University
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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. Kathleen has performed with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Indiana's Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Reno Chamber Orchestr

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Laurie Z.
we had so much fun playing together
Laurie Z.
always new and exciting! always more to learn.
Mary Ann S.
Kathleen is so very encouraging and helpful no matter what problem I'm having. Love my lessons!!!!!

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Julia L.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Mandarin/ Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julia L.

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When I teach, I strive to help students learn the most efficient practice methods and to develop a healthy attitude towards learning music. Your progression on the instrument is what will take you to the next step. Either playing solo and chamber and orchestra have the same core values: beautiful tone production, fine intonation, pure rhythm, expressive playing, knowledge of musical styles, acute listening, excellent ensemble skills. If you study with me, I will help you master these concepts and techniques at your own pace and help you find your own musical voice through playing the viola/piano.
I look forward to working with each of you :)

About Julia

I have been playing the piano for 24 years and the viola for 17 years, and have been classically trained in both. Since I was 18th I have participated in many well-known music festivals and masterclasses, and have performed in Taiwan, China, Singapore, Germany, Canada, the Czech Republic, Austria,

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Michael
Julia is a Professional musician that I want to recommend for all levels of playing 😉 . Her technique and character in viola and piano are fantastic! She is very adept at teaching the technical aspects of music as well as the expressive intricacies.
Jocelyn
Julia is a Professional musician that I want to recommend. Her technique and character in viola and piano are fantastic!
Even If you take one lesson from her, you will want to give more than 5 star. 😉
Charles
Julia is a teacher who changed my entire musical journey. I was looking for someone who could go deep into classical music, and at the same time playing the instrument with ease. She is what I am looking for. She helped me to improve my finger technique and shaped my musical ideas. Each lesson was productive while enjoyable.
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Shadwa M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shadwa M.

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I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over 10 years. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that my students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create an atmosphere that fosters not only growth in technique, but in character, personal discipline, and a long-term appreciation for music.

I am an active performer, and play violin and viola with the Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Pops Orchestras, among others. I hold a dual-Masters degree (MM/MA) in Violin Performance and String Pedagogy from Ohio State, a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Longy School of Music, and a Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Georgia.

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppo

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Shelby R.
Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!
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Sarah E.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Honors High School Diploma from Las Vegas Academy of Performing and Visual Arts
  • Teaching since 2008
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Sarah E.

18 Reviews
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My training in viola comes from distinguished performers and educators in the classical music community. I have studied with Lawrence Dutton (of the Emerson String Quartet), and Nicholas Cords (of Brooklyn Rider), Karen Ritscher (of Manhattan School of Music), and Nancy Buck (of Arizona State University). My teachers have been taught by some of the most eminent string pedagogues of their generation, including Dorothy Delay, Karen Tuttle, Lilian Fuchs, Harvey Shapiro, and Heidi Castleman. This broad survey of teaching styles and philosophies gives me a great breadth of knowledge which I apply to each student.

I have been teaching for over a decade in many settings. These include: my own private studio, TakeLessons, music stores, and performing arts studios.

Before earning my masters degree in performance, I was honored to be awarded a Teaching Assistantship for the viola studio of Professor Nancy Buck at Arizona State University. During my teaching appointment, I taught ...

About Sarah

Sarah went from a baby banging pots to a professional musician performing in Carnegie Hall and with Grammy Award winners. She began her classical training early and is fluent in piano and string instruments. Sarah first knew she loved teaching as the first volunteer keyboard instructor at the Nevad

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Angie A.
Love taking lessons with Sarah. She encourages me by pointing out what I do right (positive reinforcement) and also corrects me if I didn't quite master something yet. Perfect lessons. She definitely respects the time and gets to the lessons right away. I enjoy the practices and tips you gave me when I have never been a fan of "practices" prior to taking classes with you. Thanks, Sarah.
Brittany
I love learning from Sarah as an adult student! She is so patient and kind, and explains things in multiple ways if I am confused. I definitely recommend her for any student!
Eliana A.
It was a very welcoming approach to the Violin world my daughter felt on her 1st lesson. Sarah was so patient,soft spoken and well versed with her violin skills that made the class worthwhile.

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"Susanna Sonnenberg is an awesome strings teacher!"
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Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"She is a great teacher. She is very patient and clear. She is well-prepared and organized. She is very good at what she does."
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Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"The audio and video were fuzzy at times, so he did not always know what Kelvin was asking him to do....so that is the missing star. Other than that he enjoyed the lesson very much."
Jackie
Took Viola lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Great teacher, very nice and helpful."
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Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"She made me feel comfortable and took me to the lesson plan step by step. As with the homework."
Yvette
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"wonderful exciting! what a great teacher"
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Took Viola lessons from Kathleen L.
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"My daughter started taking online voila lessons with Nikita, and because this was our first experience with online lessons, we weren’t sure about what to expect. Turns out, my daughter started improving on all of the skills she hadn’t mastered. This growth started very quickly after lessons, thanks to Nikita! Through years of playing, she has never learned to acquire these skills, and after two or three lessons she had fully conprehended them. Nikita helped her so much!"
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Took Viola lessons from Nikita B.
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"I look forward to my lesson and I am always rewarded by another joyful session. KL is just the best"
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Took Viola lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Emilio Carlo is very detailed oriented with lessons. A professional at all times and an expert. I recommend his services to everyone!"
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Took Viola lessons from Emilio C.
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"Brynn was such a great teacher for my daughter! She was engaging and supportive throughout the lesson. Her knowledge about music and the viola is phenomenal! My daughter is so excited to connect with Brynn for her lessons each week."
Brandy
Took Viola lessons from Brynn M.
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