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Chris H.

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

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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. I have been teaching violin for 25 years. Depending on age, we will start in either Essential Elements or Suzuki. All beginners will start the bow after they can read the first 8 notes. All intermediates will be able to play 2 octave scales from 3 sharps to 3 flats as well as well into Wolfhart book 1. They will also be able to shift into third position cleanly and will be starting on vibrato. For Advanced players, we will be working on Concertos, sonatas, and partitas if they wish to go classical. IF they wish other styles, we will have started that in intermediate. All students will have an opportunity to go through the music development program, if they are interested.

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

Lisa B.

24 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music BA with distinction from University of Virginia
  • Teaching since 2000
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Lisa B.

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Read and play music, improvise and appreciate violin music, including classical and jazz.

About Lisa

Elementary school principal and music teacher for more than 10 years. BA in Music, Graduate degree UMET, Puerto Rico. Recording and performing experience. *** Lesson Details *** Guitar: Strum and play chords, chord progressions and songs. Singing, finger picking, basic theory, reading music, com

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Nicole H.
First lesson since I was in 8th grade. Lisa helped me get reacquainted with the instrument.
Shahzad
Lisa is kind, knowledgeable, and encouraging. She is adaptable, too, working well with a student with disabilities. We are glad we found her.
Maggie
Miss Lisa is very nice, patient and encouraging! My daughter loves her!
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Evan H.

9 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors from University of Florida
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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.

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving Dunkirk, MD

Paul N.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner
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Paul N.

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Violin lessons with fun songs and strong music basics. Based on each student's strengths and weaknesses. And also, what they would like to learn and get out of lessons.

I like to keep lessons fun and interesting for each student. While concentrating on tone, rhythm, and creativity too. Look forward to getting you started!

About Paul

GREAT ONLINE LESSONS GIVEN ***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for th

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Ali
I had guitar and voice classes and they were awesome. He is patient with students, and helps you to grow fast and easy with his methods.
Dan
I came to Paul for some voice lessons before my band entered the studio. Not only did he help me improve my voice and ear training, but he gave me many tools to improve my timing, vocal range, and knowledge of theory. I highly recommend him!
Soni
This was my first experience with on line teaching and it was great. I had tried reading the books and watching some videos on You Tube and was not making progress. Just a few minutes with Paul and what I couldn't figure out suddenly made sense.

Looking forward to next week.

Signe M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Signe M.

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Online Violin Teacher

Hello, my name is Signe and I have played violin for 16 years. I am very passionate about teaching and music. I enjoy working with younger students but I teach anyone excited to learn violin! I think music should be experienced by ALL, so I adjust my teaching to meet my student's individual needs. I would love to teach you, so please reach out :)

About Signe

Hello, my name is Signe, and I play the violin, guitar, and piano. I am currently earning my Bachelor's degree in Music Education. I am very passionate about music and teaching, and I believe everyone possesses the ability to create and make music. I have been playing for 16 years, and I have ex

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Carla G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 20; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Carla G.

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Hey, y'all! Okay, I really can't say that I have a charming southern accent, but I can say that I have lived in Georgia my whole life! ;)

I started violin lessons at age 5, piano at 6, and music theory at 7. I loved music so much that I later went on to earn a B.A. in music from North Georgia College and State University, followed by an M.M. in violin performance from University of Georgia.

I've had the privilege of teaching music for 18 years now (3 of those at University of North Georgia), and I love it! It's incredibly rewarding to watch students start from scratch, gradually reaching fluency in the language of musical technique and expression. Every professional was once a beginner! I'd be so grateful for the opportunity to help you reach your musical goals.

About Carla

Hello! I’m a violinist, pianist, and arranger. I graduated from North Georgia College and State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music (concentration in violin and piano), then in 2013 from University of Georgia with a Master of Music degree in violin performance. I teach vi

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Kelsey
I’ve been taking violin lessons from Carla since 2016 and she’s amazing!
Current student (Anna)
Well, fisrt of all she is the BEST teacher ever. I have been her student for 10 years. She is extremely experienced, an amazing violinist/pianist, always nice and really cares about the progress of your musical ability. Overall the best teacher in the world in my opinion ;)
Beth
Carla is the most kind and patient instructor. My girls have learned so much from her. She goes above and beyond to think outside the box and encourage my girls to work their hardest.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Dunkirk, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Dunkirk 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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"I just can't say enough about Ms. Amber, but I'll try. Her depth of experience in music pours from her so effortlessly and lovingly. She is a constant stream of encouragement, praise, reinforcement, and discipline throughout my daughters 45 minute voice and violin lesson. It is such a pleasure to hear her stories of past and present music experiences that span the globe. Ms. Amber is the quintessential music instructor and we are so glad to know her!"
Kara
Took Violin lessons from Amber J.
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"It was my first lesson and now I have some idea how hold the violin and the bow. My homework is to practice a few notes on each string and then to practice playing the A scale. I think I can do it in two octaves. What is challenging is to play the scale without hearing a screeching sound. I'm looking forward to playing like Sarah Chang (hopefully after five lessons)."
Harold
Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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"Kan W. is such an amazing teacher. She gave me all her time. She was very flexible with me even though when she just had her new born baby. I am a beginner and I had a special request from Kan to learn a song to play on my wedding (which was last September). In three months she taught me two! she did more than enough on her part to teach me how to play the songs that I picked. She was very helpful with the process. She simplified the notes for me, found easy version and even went through the notes I found and listened to my examples. She also has great techniques for practicing. I loved her approach. Besides all of this, she was really motivational. She is a great teacher. I look forward to take lessons with her again."
Randa
Took Violin lessons from Kan W.
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"My son enjoyed violin lessons with Dr Kalantzi. She is very kind and encouraging. My son always left his lesson with great confidence."
Lena
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Ellen is excellent! She has listened to our daughter and helped her to learn several songs on the violin which is what she wanted. She is actually practicing almost daily! Ellen plays alongside her so she can get a feel for the notes and how they sound. I like the way she teaches. She encourages and praises our daughter all the time."
Lara
Took Violin lessons from Ellen W.
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"An excellent teacher for my 7year old daughter. Very patient, on time, and engaging. An excellent teacher and mentor."
Saba
Took Violin lessons from Brianna L.
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"Nicole is a GREAT instructor. She is very patient and kind. My 5 year old daughter always looks forward to her violin lessons with Nicole because she makes it fun and exciting for her. My daughter is also now doing piano lessons with her and I am VERY pleased with how she's coming along. I highly recommend Nicole especially if you have children who are very shy and nervous."
Erica
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"Amy has just been wonderful for our daughter. Our daughter is quite shy and quiet, and Amy is very patient with her. After only a few lessons, I can already hear an improvement in my daughters playing and her confidence level is soaring. Amy is a fantastic teacher! Thank you!"
Lydia
Took Violin lessons from Amy R.
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"My daughter really enjoys learning with her.She improved a lot ."
Meryem
Took Violin lessons from Annarita T.
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"I highly recommend Jill Good as a violin teacher

Taking violin classes with Jill Good has been a great experience for me. I wanted to learn how to play violin at the age of 26, but I was afraid of the difficulty. With her this was not a problem, she was an amazing teacher and has been able to teach me from the very beginner level. In one year I learnt much more than I even expected, I feel as if I have made a lot of progress. She also has the ability to connect with her students and her talent at teaching is truly superior, which makes it even more enjoyable to go to class and play violin around her! She is extremely dedicated and experienced and the most important thing is that she is also very patient, at least with me!
I admire her for her joy and love for violin, another of the things I am very thankful from her is that she came with me to the store and helped me to chose the right violin to buy and now I am so happy with my violin."
Nastassia
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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