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Melissa M.

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Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in music performance and music education from SUNY Fredonia
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Melissa M.

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As a student of mine you can expect to improve your playing skills week to week. I can teach from the very first lesson on. Students will learn techniques to improve their playing and will play fun music. If you are interested in learning improvisation, I can help with that, too. I enjoy teaching violin, viola and cello.
I am most passionate about teaching students to become independent, critical thinking musicians who will be able to rely on their own knowledge to learn new music as they go along. I stress music reading, ear training, and strong fundamentals in playing. I am very encouraging, love spreading my love of music.

About Melissa

I began playing violin in elementary school, and immediately knew this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. My first words as a baby were lyrics because I sang before I spoke. I played violin until 11th grade when I fell in love with the sound of the viola. I studied music performance

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Tom
I’m a former student of Melissa’s. She is very patient and I learned very quickly under her direction. I’m happy to see her teaching again. I’m anxious to continue learning the cello with Melissa.
Alicia J.
I have been taking lessons with Melissa since the end of February. She is an excellent teacher and I have learned so much already! She is encouraging and makes me want to come back week after week to learn more!
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Evan H.

9 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors from University of Florida
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Evan H.

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I teach students of all abilities to play and love the violin.

About Evan

I have over 25 years of experience in studying violin and have been teaching for 10 years. I studied violin through the collegiate level with accomplished professionals, including a former concertmaster of the NY Philharmonic. I work with students of all abilities, emphasizing both technical sk

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Anne
Evan's a fantastic teacher and I can't recommend him enough. I was a professionally trained pianist who was also badly taught some violin on the side and although I've been out of practice for years, Evan has gotten me back up to speed with my musical abilities in such a short amount of time. I've cycled through a number of music instructors in the past and Evan is the most patient teacher I've ever had. I get easily frustrated and he helps me work through the areas I get stuck on regardless of how many tries it takes. It's very apparent through his teaching that appreciation of the music is a priority. He's also flexible about rescheduling and cancellations, and I've enjoyed my lessons so much that finding the personal motivation to stay on top of my progress is never an issue when something comes up and a class has to be cancelled or postponed. Evan is both a superb musician and instructor and given a lot of my bad experiences in the music sphere in the past, he's done an amazing job of helping restore my appreciation and love for the art.
Sarah
Evan is a very gifted teacher. Since I started beginner lessons with him a few months ago, he has been able to teach me the complex techniques required for proper playing quickly and effectively while advancing my knowledge of music theory with his calm and encouraging teaching methods. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in lessons!
Eric
All-around wonderful violin teacher! Evan has always been encouraging (and patient!) and made every lesson an enjoyable experience. I've decided to pick up the violin after a very long hiatus and at almost 30 years old - Evan provided a great game plan for me to begin reading music again as well as valuable exercises to improve my form. I'm looking forward to keeping up my violin studies with Evan and know that I've enjoyed my time (and improved my playing ability!) because of his instruction and guidance. I'd highly recommend Evan to any player - young or old - looking to pick up violin for the first time or to further hone their musical abilities.

Annie M.

8 Reviews
Lorton, VA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts - Instrumental Music Education from Saint Olaf College
  • Teaching since 2001
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Annie M.

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I've been teaching violin for 14 years and my students have gone on to win top prizes at the Solo & Ensemble Festival, featured soloists, and become music majors! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play a few songs and read music, and as time goes on you'll be able to develop a beautiful tone! I typically use the Suzuki books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: audio recordings, and an extensive music library. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Annie

Hi, there! My name is Annie M and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2005 and have loved helping my students grow as musicians, grow as people, and enjoy their instrument! I went to Saint Olaf College and earned a degree in Instrumental Music Education in 2005. I'm a

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Robert O.
Robert was nervous for his first lesson. Annie’s teaching style set him at ease very quickly. She was clear and concise with her instructions. Very hands on as needed: adjustment of violin, bow , hand and arm placement,etc. I, as Robert’s parent, was very impressed with Annie.
Debbie Madigan
Annie is a wonderful piano instructor. She is very patient and makes you feel comfortable and confident as you attempt new challenges.
Sitina
The worst websit & experince. I wouldn't recommend for anyone!!!

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Gabriel M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabriel M.

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Hi, my name is Gabriel and I'm a violinist currently serving as Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, Principal Violin II of the York Symphony, and a section violinist in the Harrisburg Symphony. In addition to extensive orchestral experience, I am looking forward to performing as soloist in an upcoming concert with the York Symphony, and I have given numerous chamber music performances and other small recitals.

My musical education was completed at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, where I received three music performance degrees: BM, MM, and GPD. I was awarded top merit scholarships for all of my studies there, and I received the first prize in the undergraduate violin competition.

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I enjoy teaching violinists of all levels, from first time beginners to those with years of experience looking to audition for colleges/conservatories or orchestral opportunities.

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About Gabriel

Thank you for taking the time to consider joining my studio! As a teacher, I am very analytical, specific, and ordered in my approach. The study of the violin should be encouraging and exciting, and it should never feel overwhelming or too difficult. With steady student practice, thoughtful

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Jennifer
Our daughter has taken lessons both in-person and on-line with Gabriel. Being a performing violinist himself, he provides a high quality of teaching. He is positive and supportive, and pleasant to work with.
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Cecilia P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Awarded First Prize in the National Violin Contest of Peru from National Conservatory of Peru
  • Teaching since 2004
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Cecilia P.

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I have been teaching violin for 15 years. Violin is my main specialty as a performer and as a teacher.
This lessons are intended for beginners, intermediate or advanced violin students who wish to learn and become better violinists or musicians.
I usually use the Suzuki Method or the Mark O'Connor (fiddle music) method to start and in time I gradually mix them with scales and technique books. In addition I create my own material based on the needs of each student.
My main goal is to create better human beings through music, but I make sure my students have a solid training that will allow them to continue with music in the long term if that is what they want.
I want ro help create very good quality players, with a lot of joy and fun!

About Cecilia

I am a South-american violinist and violin-music teacher who loves music, dancing, arts, nature, and animals. I am a social, kind, caring, persevere and self-disciplined person. I started teaching 9 years ago when I was studying my Bachelor'€™s degree. In my country, I was the teacher of 25 lov

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Julie Swan
Patient, kind, innovative and creative are just a few words to describe Ms. Cecilia. She brings her love for music into each lesson - private or group. She is full of ideas and suggestions for learning that next piece and celebrates all victories - big and small.
Kristine
Cecilia taught 2 of my children for four years, and as a musician myself I can wholeheartedly recommend Cecilia as an outstanding violin teacher for both beginners and advanced students. She is an incredibly passionate and dedicated teacher who is always fully prepared and focused for every single lesson. She always has a plan for what comes next, and she systematically teaches in a very clear and organized way that is easily understood by the student. She is always adapting and responding to the needs and temperament of each student. She figures out how to motivate and bring out the best in every student. She demands excellence and high standards, and yet always shows compassion, patience and love for everyone. Cecilia is a very special and passionate musician who is fully dedicated to teaching and sharing her passion of music with everyone. You will be in very good hands with her!
Octavia B.
Cecilia is an amazing teacher. She is able to adapt your lessons to what you need. Makes things easy to understand and makes me feel comfortable with playing. I highly recommend her for other students.

Tracy T.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Vietnamese
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
  • Teaching since 2015
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Tracy T.

13 Reviews
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I began teaching violin lessons during my time at La Mirada High. Individual lessons are an important part of improving any skill, especially in music. I will offer an extra set of eyes as well as some insight I have on my years playing the instrument. In these violin lessons, I’ll incorporate theory into the applied aspect. Understanding theory will allow for students to be able to sight read and perform music at first glance. I am motivated to help you or your child improve to catch up, get ahead, prepare for competitions, or polishing up.

About Tracy

Groups I've played with include the Dana Point Symphony, Symphony Irvine, and the St. Luke Symphony.

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Reina D.
Very good teacher. Very understanding and always very helpful when I send her a text. Really good I really recommend her
jennie
just had my first lesson from tracy and she was really nice, she pointed out what I was doing wrong and the corrected the way I hold my bow and violin,,
thanks a lot!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Cheltenham, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Cheltenham is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"Cara has the patience of Job. After 2 lessons I played my first song. I am loving the violin!"
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Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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"CHarlene has a great style of teaching kids and she is very patient. My daughter was so happy with what she learned in her first lesson, came home from and practiced for 30 minutes!"
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Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Great teacher with lots of tricks and advice for students to practice with and improve their play."
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Took Violin lessons from Brianna L.
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"Great Beginnering Instructor

Jessica is very patient and provides excellent feedback. She is highly knowledgeable on a variety of music types. Her studio is a positive and relaxed environment."
Amanda
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"Stephanie was very patient and encouraging. She did a great job of explaining and demonstrating everything. I look forward to continuing with my lessons."
Jenny
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Y.
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My daughter has been taking lessons with Larisa for three years and has made incredible progress. She began as a viola player and Larisa gave her lessons on that instrument as well. She was very helpful in making the transition to violin. Larisa works on technique as well as musicality so that the student develops into a well rounded musician. Larisa is the type of teacher who communicates clearly so that the student is able to immediately grasp the new concepts. She is a wonderful violinist and is able to demonstrate by playing beautifully as well as explaining. Larisa is extremely knowledgeable about the different periods of music and composers and shares this in her teaching. She has an easygoing personality and my daughter immediately connected with her. I would highly recommend Larisa for your student."
Sara
Took Violin lessons from Larisa K.
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"Great first lesson. My daughter felt very comfortable and is looking forward to the next lesson."
Juli
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Awesome instructor and awesome guy! Learned a lot in one lesson!"
Austin
Took Violin lessons from Dan C.
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"I love my violin teacher! Lucas was very encouraging about my learning violin at my age."
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Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"What a wonderful, encouraging, patient teacher! This is our first experience with violin and the Suzuki method. My almost 6 year old came home today from her lesson smiling from ear to ear and said, "I had so much fun!" I am amazed at the sound that I'm hearing from her violin already. Charlene is one of those special teachers that all parents hope to find."
Claire
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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