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Benita L.

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Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Malayalam
  • Business Analytics & Sports Management from The George Washington University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Benita L.

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Young teacher, ready to give beginner/intermediate lessons to aspiring violinists. Experience playing for 12 plus years and teaching others. Obtained awards at the state and national level and performed in concerts and orchestras throughout.

About Benita

Hi! My name is Benita, and I’m 20 years old! I love playing the violin and have been doing it since I was in the first grade. I’ve had a lot of cool experiences and met some lifelong friends from pursuing my instrument. I’ve even performed on stage with Yo-Yo Ma. I’ll be a fun, and informative teac

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Chloe F.
Miss Benita as we call her :) is so good with my 8-year-old daughter. In just 3 lessons they have built a great rapport. Benita is relaxed, reassuring, with a great sense of humor while at the same time imparting great knowledge of the violin to my daughter. I appreciate her welcoming us into her family home even during the pandemic. We felt that in-person instruction would be more desirable than online, and I think that my daughter is learning so much more with our arrangement.
Elisa V.
Very patient and a really good teacher with my daughter!☺️
Crystal L.
Bonita is very understanding and an easy going instructor that tailors her lessons to the students pace. She's great with explanations and is a good instructor for older students. High recommendations for her!
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Kris M.

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Baltimore, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor of Music in violin performance from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kris M.

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The violin has been a constant and enriching presence throughout my life, and I enjoy helping people engage with this instrument that is demanding and rewarding in equal measure. No matter your age or level of expertise, I would be happy to help you along as you discover new musical territory. I’m most fluent in the classical style, but am happy to explore other areas with you as well, from bluegrass to Broadway.

About Kris

I have been teaching the violin to students of all ages and abilities for close to twenty years, and have had great satisfaction in seeing them all grow and develop over time. Some of my younger students have gone on to the Interlochen Arts Camp, and one of my former adult students still makes an

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Yasmine F.

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Baltimore, MD
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Yasmine F.

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Hi !I'm a full-tuition scholarship receiver at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. 14 years of playing the violin, 9 years of serious musician life, I give lessons with specific curriculums vary from students, so they could get the most efficient and benefit teaching according to their own levels. Lessons will be fun, I would like students to enjoy and embrace music this great art, without losing the standard of solid technique and touching musicality. I've been mostly teaching beginners and intermediate violin students, but sometimes advanced as well. In addition of being a violin teacher, I 'm also the second prize winner of the Marbury Violin Competition in 2019, third prize winner of the 3rd Hongkong International Music Festival Youth Violin Competition in 2016, Merit Award of 2014 China CCTV violin competition( Professional category ) and a full scholarship receiver of Idyllwild Arts Academy in 2013. Hope to explore more in the music world and have fun with

About Yasmine

Hi !I'm a full-tuition scholarship receiver at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. 14 years of playing the violin, 9 years of serious musician life, I give lessons with specific curriculums vary from students, so they could get the most efficient and benefit teaching according

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Lauren C.

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Starting at $50
  • Awarded Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst from German Government
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Lauren C.

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Hello there! My name is Lauren, and I have over a decade of experience teaching violin. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Eastman School of Music in Violin Performance and perform regularly at venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center.

As a teacher, I adapt my teaching methods on-the-spot to introduce and reinforce concepts in a patient, enthusiastic, and creative manner tailored to each student. In addition to equipping my students with proper violin technique, students are empowered and develop their communication skills and confidence while fostering a lasting curiosity for learning and a genuine love for the imaginative and expressive capabilities of music.

About Lauren

***Currently offering a discount to new online students. Sign up today!*** Hello there! My name is Lauren, and I'm an NYC-based violinist with over a decade of experience teaching violin. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Eastman School of Music in Violin Performance and perform regularly at ve

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Amy M.
We are off to a great start!
Akiko
Lauren is an amazing violin instructor to our 11 year old son. She is always on time, has a great way with kids, and really brought out his confidence. I over heard him in the lesson saying “ohhh, that’s how you do it.” Lauren is a highly accomplished musician and outstanding teacher. We highly recommend her to anyone.
Thomas
When I first started studying with Lauren in 2017, I was a freshman in high school and stuck in the fifth stand of my orchestra. Six months later, I moved up to being the concert master. Lauren is amazing. She brings out the best in my playing. She has a great ear for music, she is an amazing violinist, and the best teacher I have ever had. With Lauren I was able to progress from 3rd position to 7th position in a short time. She is very kind and patient, and never gets frustrated with me (unlike all my other teachers). She is the reason I have been able to excel at violin. Best. Teacher. Ever.

Brianna L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelors, Music Education from University of Idaho
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brianna L.

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I have been playing the violin for 18 years and teaching for 10 years. My curriculum includes a heavy emphasis on sound quality and correct, relaxed technique, followed by musicality and a well rounded music education. My goal is for students to be well versed not only in how to play violin, but also be knowledgeable in music history and theory. I believe that students should enjoy their music lessons while utilizing their individual learning style.

About Brianna

I graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2014. I earned my degree in Instrumental Music Education and have been teaching privately for since 2008. My main instrument is violin, and I am qualified to teach viola, and cello. Before moving to Arizona, I taught many violin students through my ow

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Holly
Brianna is amazing and so sweet and patient with my daughter. She makes the lessons fun and easy to understand. She also goes back over things to make sure they’re ingrained in my daughter’s musical education. We love her as a violin teacher!!!
Xandrian
Brianna has helped me progress with my violin rapidly, and she is very patient and kind. Her studio is great and there is a calm, quiet atmosphere there. I would recommend her to anyone that loves the violin and wishes to progress in their learning.
Katie M.
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson and is very excited. Brianna is so patient, kind and knowledgable.
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Maggie Z.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Maggie Z.

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My name is Maggie, I recently earned my Master’s degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. I have performed in the world’s most celebrated concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Wiener Musikverein, Boston Symphony Hall, and the Berlin Philharmonie. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 11 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano les

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Thomas S.
Maggie has been great. My 5-yr old daughter is very high energy, and I was skeptical that anyone would be able to administer 30 mins of piano lessons to her, but Maggie has easily done so since day one. She's very encouraging and teaches through positive reinforcement. She's very efficient with the time. She packs a lot into a 30 minute lesson. She's punctual, and she was very flexible when I saw how much my daughter was enjoying the lessons and I wanted to increase their frequency. I highly recommend Maggie.
Jean L.
She is very punctual and has great personality. She is also patient with my 4 year old daughter with professional teaching method. We are very lucky to have wonderful teacher like her! My daughter learns both Violin and Piano lessons from her. Thanks for your good teaching Maggie!
Emilia G.
Maggie was pleasant and patient with my 6 year old beginner violinist. Looking forward to more classes.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Curtis Bay, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Curtis Bay is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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"Ali is a pleasant teacher and Allison has a great time with her for the first class."
Allison
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Rebekah is a patient, super friendly, lovely all around person and teacher. I am so happy to have her working with me. I hope you take the time to know her. You will not be disappointed. She is a treasure."
Diane
Took Violin lessons from Rebekah S.
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"We are off to a great start!"
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Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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"Best instructor ever. Very patient."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"I was a bit skeptical in taking lessons online but Elizabeth is an extraordinary teacher that knows how to teach even online. I would highly recommend her."
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Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"I took Violin lessons with Nader for about eight years, and I can confidently say that those eight years made me the musician that I am today. When I first met with Nader, I could barely scratch out an elementary level piece. However, I do believe that I can now play any piece with the ability and technique I learned from Nader.
Each lesson consists of scales and arpeggios, scale studies, etudes, bow studies, and one or two pieces of music. Nader teaches with an emphasis on the fundamentals (scales, arpeggios, scale studies, etc.) so as to build the best foundation possible. As far as music goes, the pieces vary with respect to time period and style. Over the years I played and performed several Baroque pieces (Bach Sonatas and Partitas, Leclair Sonata) some Classical pieces (Mozart Violin Concerto) and many Romantic pieces (to name a few: Wienawski Violin Concerto, Debussy’s Claire De Lune, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance, Saint-Saens’ Introduction et. Rondo Capriccioso, Bruch Violin Concerto, Manuel de Falla’s Asturiana) and a few modern pieces (e.g. Barber’s Violin Concerto). For the beginning student, Nader usually chooses a few selections from the Suzuki books, although he doesn’t necessarily teach the Suzuki method. He will also incorporate sight singing (Melodia) and ear training into the lesson to ensure that the student develops and sharpens a proper musical ear.
Over the years I was introduced to and learned many of the important techniques associated with stringed instruments (e.g. vibrato, octaves, fingered octaves, double and triple stops, chords, artificial harmonics, Spicatto, Staccato (and other common bow manipulations), proper shifting between all positions, pizzicato, phrasing, etc.) He has an extensive knowledge of technique and composition which he uses to give the student the best education possible on the matter. Nader also makes sure the student understands that there is more to music than simply playing the notes. He teaches how to phrase and incorporate one’s own musicality into the piece. He also teaches the student about the culture and history surrounding the composer/piece that they are working on. This is not only informative, but also keeps one interested even if they find the piece difficult or frustrating.
There is an annual concert where all the students perform the pieces they had been working on with Nader. This is a fun event with a relaxed yet professional atmosphere where students can showcase their talent and technical improvement. I always enjoyed these concerts as they were a tangible reminder of my own improvement and achievements.
In retrospect, I found my lessons with Nader to be a very well-rounded experience. Not only did I learn how to play an instrument, but I learned how to be a musician. He is an awesome teacher and I cherish the time I spent learning from him; I wouldn't trade my experiences with Nader for anything. He always pushed me beyond what I thought I was capable of and I learned so much from that. He is a very amiable, patient, passionate, generous, and patient teacher, so don’t be afraid to call! Whether you are young or old, beginner or advanced, there is always more to learn. Let Nader be your next teacher!"
Jared
Took Violin lessons from Nader T.
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"Sweet personality, very patient, and super flexible with schedule. Daughter is really enjoying playing again"
Alyssa
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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"Erin is a terrific teacher. She is so good with children. She is patient and kind. My granddaughter has made amazing progress with the violin--and she takes her lessons long distance via Skype!"
Wren
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"Hallie was so warm and welcoming. She went with the follow of my 3 year old to get the lesson objectives completed and ensured I was comfortable with the material to have him practice at home."
Carter
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"Had a good start with my daughter and she liked the way the class has started after her 1.5 yr break."
Riya
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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