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Elizabeth W.

Baltimore, MD
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Berklee Entering Student Talent Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Bachelor of Music Degree (B.M.) in String Performance and Film Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth W.

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Hello there! I am a supportive, inspiring, and student-focused teacher. Lessons are individualized and cater to each student's own musical needs and interests. With 10+ years of teaching experience, my instruction is centered around teaching violin and viola lessons to students of all ages and levels of experience. I am also available to teach music theory and music composition lessons. I teach lessons online and from my home studio in Canton, a charming (and lovely) waterfront neighborhood in Baltimore, MD. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions you might have. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Elizabeth

B.M. in String Performance and Film Music from Berklee College of Music. M.A. in Music Composition from Mills College. Studied string performance with Hank Dutt of Kronos Quartet, and music composition with Fred Frith. Over 10 years teaching experience with both K-12 and college levels. Has rece

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Leslie S.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
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Leslie S.

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I am a professional violinist and violist. I learned to play viola when I was 13 and our school music teacher was forming a string quartet. We had many terrific violinists at the school but no violists so I volunteered to learn. It opened up many worlds and opportunities for me. I received a big scholarship because I played viola when I did my Masters Degree at Boston U. I got chances to travel abroad that were only because I played viola. So it’s a wonderful thing for students to add if they already play violin or to switch to if they prefer the deeper, darker sound. Have fun! Add opportunities to your life!

About Leslie

I can teach any and all ages and have for thirty years! All you need is a desire to learn. I have taught complete beginners and advanced students who win competitions. I have a Master's degree from Boston University in music performance and have performed with the Washington National Opera, the Bo

Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
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Raycurt J.

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The art of melody and harmony. The importance of inner voices of the string family in quartet playing. Discover the role of the Viola as a solo instrument and within the orchestra.

About Raycurt

Raycurt J. aka "Fiddla", Violin-Viola-Voice-Piano-Rhythm-Dance Multi-talent native of Washington, D.C. began playing music at the age of seven on the piano. Singing in local church choirs with family members and participating with the D.C. Youth Chorale. Began instruction on the Viola in the D.C

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Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!

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Amelia V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Korean, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amelia V.

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I have been playing viola for 17 years and teaching violin, viola, and cello for 8 years. I graduated from the University of West Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance - Viola. My viola instructor was Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy, current and former concert master of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, and many others.
While earning my degree, I also learned how to play violin and cello and am able to teach them up to an intermediate level.
My teaching ideology is that ANYONE can learn an instrument at any age. I have taught students as young as 4 and as old as 65! Many adult students of mine have expressed difficulty and even shame in trying to find a teacher for them who would take them on, simply because they were starting as an adult.
We don't have to train for the symphony (unless you want to!); your goals are my goals and I will help you reach them!

About Amelia

I have been playing viola for 17 years and teaching violin, viola, and cello for 8 years. I graduated from the University of West Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance - Viola. My viola instructor was Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy, current and former concert master of the Pensacola Sy

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Luther W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
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!
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Dorothy C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Graduate Assistant, Humanities Department from Peabody Conservatory
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Dorothy C.

4 Reviews
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I teach all ages and all ability levels and I tailor my curriculum to the needs and goals of each student.

About Dorothy

I am a violin and viola teacher born and raised in the Baltimore area. I have been teaching private lessons and group classes for the last eight years and studied both performance and pedagogy at some of the best music schools in the country. I most recently completed a Graduate Performance Diplo

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JenniferL1
Great experience

She did a wonderful job teaching Tara. Tara's viola technique really improved this year thanks to Dorothy's patience and hard work. Dorothy never missed a lesson and always came prepared for the next challenge. I must admit that I was hesitant to find a teacher using an on-line service but, Ihave been extremely pleased with our instructor and will miss Dorothy's guidance in our viola lessons.
MeghanO
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Dorothy has fabulous teacher. She is easy to learn from and doesnt get anoyed when you dont get things on the first try. This is great because as an adult I dont learn as quickly.Also, I am a college student (age 20) and she works with my school and work schedules. I really cant say how pleased I am with the quality of her teaching.
AmyF1
First 3 weeks...

Thank you for what you have done for Mechelle so far. She enjoys coming to lessons and feels very comfortable working with you. And it's nice to know that she's getting the attention and help that she needs to be successful in learning the viola.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Clarksville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Clarksville is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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$54 average
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"Michael is the rare pairing of a professional performer and fantastic teacher of viola & violin technique. I have seen the benefits of his pedagogy first-hand in my middle school orchestra classroom in Plano ISD. I have been lucky enough to have him teach some of my students for over 3 years. He has helped many of my students overcome barriers in their practicing and performing. With your commitment to putting in quality practice time, lessons with Michael will certainly result in significant musical growth."
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Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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"Emily is a very focused and professional teacher. She gives instructions clearly.
My son seems to understand the concepts much better just after a few lessons and he has improved quite a lot since. We are very happy with Emily."
Samuel
Took Viola lessons from Emily V.
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"Susanna is a very experienced and professional strings teacher. She is an excellent violist. She has great rapport with her students and they enjoy learning with her. I highly recommend her."
Sharyn
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"We tried the first skype session - it's amazing what can be accomplished in 30 minutes with a right teacher! My daughter is excited for the next session!"
Alex
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"I was concerned someone of such abilities to possibly have difficulty dealing with beginner students. Just the opposite is true. Without compromising the highest of standards, his friendliness, patience, and welcoming approach to new students makes it an absolute pleasure to work with him."
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Took Viola lessons from Yoon Jae 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!"
Inga
Took Viola lessons from Nikita B.
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"Mark is best music teacher .I learn a lot from him very first lesson."
Ben
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"She is absolutely amazing. She has helped my daughter continue to learn how to play her viola. She is constantly challenging my daughter to improve."
Brooklyn
Took Viola lessons from Mimi D.
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"Emily is patient, motivating, encouraging, and knowledgeable - a terrific teacher in every way!"
Anne
Took Viola lessons from Emily B.
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"Candy is a wonderful music teacher! She’s in the Tucson symphony and is a highly skilled teacher. She’s very thoughtful, patient and skillful in her teaching methods. I would highly recommend Candy for students of all ages."
Leslie
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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