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Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
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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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Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!
David B.
1st lesson. was an awesome experience. Knowledgeable, patient and encouraging!
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Leslie S.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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

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Elizabeth W.

Baltimore, MD
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Berklee Entering Student Talent Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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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Amy N.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in viola performance from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2002
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Amy N.

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Enjoyment and engagement precede technical study— always!

Why are you drawn to this instrument, piece of music, or performance situation? We will study all of the things you’d expect: scales, exercises, études, and repertoire. But I like to think I add more value than the notes on the page. And learning to play an instrument is all about reflecting your joy of playing it to the world! Precision is necessary but first is passion. This is why we always begin with enjoyment and engagement.

I consider the whole person I am teaching. I like to approach playing any musical instrument with the whole mind and body. You’ll learn how to most naturally hold and play your instrument with as much ease as if you were simply walking down the street. Only with ease can we play these instruments for life!

About Amy

Hi! I'm Amy, and I am thrilled that you've arrived at my profile. I'd love to work with you. Feel free to send me a question or inquiry today! Teaching is my passion. Every student, lesson, and class I teach lights me up! Everything I do outside of teaching (performing, practicing a healthy

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Candice L.
Amy is a wonderfully gifted teacher! My teen daughter loves her teaching style and encouraging personality. Amy has a knack for understanding a student's strengths and weaknesses and guiding them to reaching their potential. We highly recommend her!
Finnian Jones
My 2nd grade daughter is enthralled with learning the guitar and Amy deserves much of the credit. Her teaching skills are perfect for my daughter - fun, interactive and at the right level! I am thrilled we found Amy and look forward to watching my daughter's guitar skills grow! - Jen
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Amy is a super friendly and knowledgeable tutor! I loved all our lessons and hope to get more lessons with her in the future.
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Deanna B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Germain Prevost Viola Scholarship from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Graduate Diploma in Viola Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
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Deanna B.

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// AUDITION PREP //

Are you preparing for a...
- Conservatory/music school audition?
- Youth orchestra audition?
- Orchestra seating placement?

Depending on your specific needs, lessons may cover:
- Bowings/fingerings
- Coaching on solo repertoire
- Interpretation of orchestral excerpts
- Mock auditions
- Weekly practice schedules to keep you on track

Send me a message telling me more about what you're working towards & I will outline a sample plan for you!

About Deanna

I have been playing viola for over 20 years. I regularly perform with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and have also performed with a variety of other groups, including the Boston Chamber Music Society and the St Lawrence String Quartet. I studied viola wi

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Kyle
Deanna is a thoughtful and caring teacher who is both challenging and nurturing. I have learned so much from her!
Jaron
Deanna is a world class Viola player!
Cameron
Deanna has been my go to music teacher for several years, and I've always been impressed by her knowledge of music, professionalism and teaching style.
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Rebecca P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelor's Degree from Weber State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rebecca P.

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Students must be five years old or older or must able to read English. Instruction will vary based on each student's goals, but usually includes technique, note reading, music theory, improvisation skills and performance opportunities.

About Rebecca

My life is all about beauty and expression.I teach writing, violin and viola and seek students from around the globe, and I can help you not only perform to your best ability but also teach you to love it. I am college-educated and good with students from ages 5 and up.

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Andrea C.
Rebecca teaches with the Suzuki method. She accommodates my previous experience with music, filling in some gaps and skipping over what I know. She also accommodates other needs: I take a lot of notes, slowly, and she waits while I finish.

In person lessons are the dream, but Rebecca works around the limitations of the internet beautifully. Her instructions are sometimes a direct how-to, other times about exploring by myself as I practice.

Finally, it's clear she loves the instrument. Now viola lessons and practice are the highlight of my day!
Raysa A.
My daughter loves Rebecca
Mark R.
Rebecca gave some great starting points to practise on.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Elkridge, MD

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Elkridge is $71. 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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$42 average
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$55 average
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"As a complete novice but a bit older than most students, I really appreciated Ms. Amato's patience and willingness to tailor lessons to those things I would find most fulfilling but that would still provide the skills I need to improve my playing."
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Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"Catherine did a lovely job with my 9 year old daughter!"
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Took Viola lessons from Catherine W.
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"Dr. J is fabulous. I am a credentialed music teacher at a public school and she comes to teach sectionals and ensembles. She has a strong rapport with the kids, who adore her, while simultaneously having high expectations. Students feel appropriately challenged and love working with Dr. J. She is the celebrity on campus for all ages alike."
Joanna
Took Viola lessons from Jordan W.
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"Keiko is very patient and kind. She made several suggestions for me to modify my technique to improve my sound. Even though I had difficulty with it, she encouraged me to keep going at it. I am excited for our next lesson."
Edmund
Took Viola lessons from Keiko T.
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"Helen McDermott
Exceptional Violist, Masterful Teacher

Helen McDermott is an exceptionally talented violist who is also a masterful, empathetic teacher. She brings a truly unique combination of technical virtuosity, pedagogical professionalism, and psychological insight into the music studio. I know this from personal experience because I have greatly benefited from being one of her viola students.
Her vast experience as a professional violist gives her a wealth of technical knowledge, not only about how to play the viola but, more importantly, how to play beautiful music with this instrument. She has studied, and continues to study, different teaching methods, drawing from all of these approaches to develop a program of instruction designed to meet each student’s individual needs. She also connects empathetically with her students, creating an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual respect that alleviates anxiety, thereby allowing genuine learning to take place.
In short, her breadth and depth of expertise, in both musicianship and pedagogy, make her an ideal viola teacher who guides students on their path to realizing their full potential as a violist and as a complete musician."
Farley
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"wonderful teacher for getting you going on the violin ; ) lessons are relaxed and the time flies by because she keeps it fun and interesting ! Also was very helpful in my journey to purchase a violin ; )"
Charlotte
Took Viola lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"Pepina was direct and very clearly communicated what she wanted me to do. She told me when I was doing things right and helped me when I was doing things wrong."
katherina
Took Viola lessons from Pepina D.
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"Excellent instructor very professional highly recommended"
Noel
Took Viola lessons from Anne-Marie B.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"I studied with Michael Drobycki during my last two years of high school. In that time he helped me tremendously with my technique and developing my sense of musicality. I was able to make huge amounts of improvement within that time, which allowed me to place into my school’s highest orchestra as well as All-Region placement. Additionally, he helped me find the viola that I concertized on for more than nine years. He continues to be one of my mentors to this day."
Rizwan
Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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