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Chris H.

12 Reviews
California, MD
Starting at $39
  • Music Performance (violin) from St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Chris H.

12 Reviews
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I do a variety of styles in music for the violin. I use whatever method (book or teaching style) is needed to teach what the student needs to learn.

About Chris

I have been teaching private violin for over 20 years, and private viola/cello for about 10. I have taught in Charles and St. Mary's County Public schools. I am a member of American Strings Teacher's Association, National Association for Music Educators (Maryland Music Educators Association), and t

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JD D.
Ms Chris was great my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. Ms Chris was easy to work with and made my daughter comfortable that she felt free to ask questions and make mistakes without worry. My daughter is looking forward to the next lesson.
Leslie
If you’re looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable and patient strings teacher, you will love Mrs. Heins. Both of my sons have been taking lessons from Mrs. Heins for several years (one for viola and one for cello). They have learned so much under her instruction, such as earning All-County and All-State honors. They also practice their live performance skills twice a year during informal musical concerts. Mrs. Heins also offers participation in the Royal Conservatory Music Development program, which can earn your child credit for college. She is a gem and should you choose her, you won’t be disappointed.
Deborah H.
Had a wonderful time with my teacher she restrung my violin and I got a trade in for an adult si and adult size because I had purchased one for ciao but I got it at music store where she works and they gave me another one with the trade-in and I only had to pay $50 I had a nice time with Miss Hines I even was so excited to go into my lessons I get it two hours earlier and she excepted me so that was good she had time to string the restring the Valium and not show me a lot of things that I needed to do and I’ve also purchased the first book so I’m I’m really excited

Calvin G.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Performance - Viola from University of Denver, Lamont School of Music
  • Awarded Best Performance of a Student Composition from University of Denver, Lamont School of Music
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Calvin G.

7 Reviews
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Drawing from a wide array of performance and teaching experiences, I tailor unique lessons to Viola and Violin students of all kinds who are ready to take their playing to the next level. I hold all of my students to a high level of achievement, while integrating their personal goals into my lessons. Some of my students have described lessons with me as "whacky and fun." Students learn basic skills, advanced techniques, music theory, music history, among other subjects to help inform effective and enjoyable performances. What do you want to achieve? Let me know and let's work together to get there!

About Calvin

As a classically trained violist with orchestral, chamber, and solo performance experience, my teaching style is geared towards performance and expression. I don't adhere to any one book of teaching, adjusting my teaching to the unique needs of each student. My teachers came from different pedagogi

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Michaela
He is fantastic with my six-year-old! He does a great job explaining things in a way she understands, and is setting her up with a strong musical foundation.
Anitsira
Very sweet!
Joseph S.
Calvin was awesome. He let me sit in as my fiance took a lesson. It was a relaxed atmosphere and he was a great teacher.

Grant W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks French, English
  • High School Diploma from Las Vegas Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Grant W.

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I am currently an undergraduate student at SUU who graduated from Las Vegas Academy and has studied under DeAnne Letourneau. As a violin/viola teacher, I specialize in beginning students and aspire to teach them through whatever methods help them learn the best. It is my goal to help you explore your own creative side, develop skills in playing and reading music, and to help you discover a passion for music. It is my belief that music is a great way to connect with the world and express yourself, and I would love to be able to teach and share my art with you.

About Grant

I am currently an undergrad student at SUU who graduated from Las Vegas Academy. There, I was an orchestra major who has had experience with both violin and viola. I've been playing my instruments for around 10 years, and have studied under a myriad of teachers including Deanne Letourneau of the La

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Lisa G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from University of Denver
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Lisa G.

3 Reviews
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I teach beginner level of students on the Viola. My specialty is beginner and intermediate level of students and children.

About Lisa

I am a Colorado Native with a Music Degree from the University of Denver. I started playing the violin in elementary school and never stopped! I picked up the Viola in college. I enjoy playing that as well. I have been teaching group classes for the Cherry Creek School district for over 10 year

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Jackie V.
My daughter, Katie, started her first violin lessons this year with Lisa. I wasn't sure if she was going to enjoy playing the violin as she is only 6 yrs old and pretty lively (hard to keep her still!), but Katie loved Lisa from the start. Lisa is friendly, patient, and easy going with Katie. Within a couple of months, Katie was already practicing her second song and sight reading her music. Lisa is a great violin teacher!
Pam N.
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Lisa is so patient with my active 5 yr old. She keeps my daughter interested in coming back!
JaymeM
very patient teacher!

Lisa is very patient! My son is a typical 8 yr old boy with lots of energy and she is very good at keeping him focused. She is also very good at working on 1 thing at a time and not overwhelming students with no music experience. I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning violin.
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Erin C.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • BA in Music from University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Teaching since 2014
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Erin C.

42 Reviews
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I teach scales, technique, shifting, vibrato, tonal exercises, solo pieces, and theory. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, etc., in Classical, Religious, Fiddle, Pop. I help students with their school orchestral music and audition pieces also.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for churc

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Erin is very patient and full of great ideas. She has helped me tremendously in only a few short lessons.
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Carly C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Environmental Science and Sociology from University of Maryland
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Carly C.

2 Reviews
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Watching my students overcome challenges and develop their own musicality is what makes this the best job in the world. I truly believe that anyone can learn music just like anyone can learn a language. I most enjoy meeting new people and discovering what they're passionate about as well as how they learn best. I pride myself on my problem solving skills, positive attitude, patience, resourcefulness, and creativity.

I have a peaceful home studio in Laurel, MD, but can also travel to students for in home lessons or give lessons online via webcam. I prefer to teach in my studio, however, because I have a wide variety of resources available to enhance your learning experience. (For example, I can't haul my 88 key Yamaha piano to and from your house every week ;)

I think I differ from other teachers in two distinct ways.
First, I don't give up. I will pick your brain and try to communicate musical concepts to you in any way, shape or form until you leave the lesson feeling like ...

About Carly

Hello! My name is Carly Cascio. Watching my students overcome challenges and develop their own musicality is what makes this the best job in the world. I truly believe that anyone can learn music just like anyone can learn a language. I most enjoy meeting new people and discovering what they're

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Dave
Carly makes lessons interesting and fun for my 10 year old son. My son is high energy, and yet he is able to concentrate, focus and enjoy!

We plan to continue lessons on line with Carly during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Aaron
Carly is an amazing teacher. I've been her student for about a year and a half now and I have learned so much from her. She's the kind of teacher who helps you understand the lesson through various ways to truly make you get it.

I have learned quite a number of songs that I have always wanted to learn to play but thought I couldn't because the difference in skill was too great. I am a huge fan of Lindsey Stirling and because of Carly, I have learned how to play Take Flight, First Light, Brave Enough, River Flows in You, Hallelujah, Beyond the Veil. Take Flight was the song that made me want to learn the violin and I am ecstatic to say that I can play it.

If you decide you want to learn the violin or another instrument that she plays, you can't go wrong with Carly!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in California, MD

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in California is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $154 per hour.
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$43 average
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$57 average
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$72 average

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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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"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 daughter loves Julia and has progressed so much in the past few months! Very engaging and professional"
Lauren
Took Viola lessons from Julia M.
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"Maggie is a fantastic teacher."
Catherine
Took Viola lessons from Maggie Z.
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Alice
Took Viola lessons from Nikita B.
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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."
Kaylee
Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"We got right into it and he addressed all my questions and needs at the first lesson!"
Vivian
Took Viola lessons from Kyle B.
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"Mr. Chen is very patient and professional."
YANNIE
Took Viola lessons from Chen C.
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"I've been taking lessons since April and have noticed a huge improvement thanks to Koko. He's very positive and offers insightful corrections and alternatives where needed(but also pushes me when needed). Highly recommend!!"
Krystle
Took Viola lessons from Kostadin D.
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