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Evan H.

9 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $85
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Evan H.

9 Reviews
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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 violin and have been teaching for over 10 years. I studied violin through the collegiate level, and my teachers included a former concertmaster of the NY Philharmonic. I work with students of all abilities, emphasizing both technical skills and musicality.

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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.

Chris H.

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

Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
  • Teaching since 1995
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Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
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Private Violin Teacher

I've been teaching String Instruments like Guitar and Violin for Beginners and Intermediate level for many years.
In Teaching Violin for my beginner students, we usually review the basics of how to play the violin including how to hold the violin, violin tuning, violin fingering , violin bowing and violin care. My students also do warm-up to strengthen and improve their violin playing with violin scales, violin etudes, and violin exercises.
For my Intermediate violin students, we refresh our memory of the fundamentals of music theory such as how to read violin music, rhythm and key signatures.

About Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

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Adrienne E.
This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her.
Keion G.
WILMA is very good working with Keion. He is very hyperactive however she is very patient with him and after one session he has learned a lot
Selah A.
Wilma is a very sweet and knowledgeable instructor. My kids enjoy her.

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Astrid J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks english, español
  • Bachelor in violin from Autonomous University of Bucaramanga Colombia
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Astrid J.

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The student achieves what he wants by always getting his best version of what he decides to do.
I design a totally personalized method based on what the student wants to achieve. Since I'm from Colombia, I like to put some of my culture on the way I teach and the way I see music.
My main goal is to put the student at a point where he enjoys learning and also progresses based on his effort and interest. Enjoy life through music, enjoy music through life.....

About Astrid

In my 25 years of experience I have learned to observe and understand the need of each student who comes to me, from there my main goal is to get the best version of my students in their attempt to learn the instrument and take them to a point where they enjoy to learn and at the same time to conti

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brian brooks
Very good teacher and human being, I´ve learned the instrument´s bases very well because of the way she explains them ... highly recommend it
Louis
Astrid is an excellent and patient instructor for both beginners and advanced students. Highly recommended!
lucia
help me a lot to find my confidence as a person. I like the way she explains difficult technique concepts, she makes them easier! I truly recommend her 100%
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Maggie G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2017
  • MFA in Graphic Design from Iowa State University
  • Awarded Teaching Excellence from Iowa State University
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Maggie G.

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I have been teaching violin for 3 years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever.

I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exercise books. I love to teach students of any age - adults and kids. For younger students, I recommend a parent be present to help with lesson setup and note-taking. You're welcome to sit in on the whole lesson or just the first and last 5 minutes or so.

Also, I love introducing students to alternative styles of violin. Want to learn how to play in a rock band? I can help! Want to play by ear and jam? We can do that too!

No matter your end goal, we'll work on posture and playing technique to help you achieve a beautiful sound and comfortable playing. We'll also work on basic music theory and note-reading.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Maggie

I have been teaching violin for several years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever. I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exerci

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Liz
Maggie gave me violin lessons way back when I was in high school, and when I decided to pick up my violin again as an adult, Maggie was the first person I thought of to call. I don't know where I would be as a student without Maggie's patient, consistent, and thoughtful teaching style. I have ADHD and carry a lot of insecurities from childhood about my ability to stick with an instrument, and Maggie meets me where I am every single time. Maggie listens to my goals with the instrument and tailors lesson plans and teaching styles to my specific needs.

10/10 would lesson again -- especially for students that are daunted by the process of learning an instrument or who will benefit from a compassionate, trauma-informed educator who has experience working with neurodivergent students.
dex
Maggie is an excellent teacher! Super patient and great at breaking things down into parts that are easy to pick up and remember. I'm often a very frustrated learner, but Maggie has been amazing about encouraging at the exact moment it's needed (often before I even fully realise I need it!). Starting to learn violin as an adult was daunting, but something I had wanted to do since I was young, but it hasn't been the impossible task I thought it would be -- and that's definitely due to having engaging instruction that makes learning both challenging and fun!
Leah Jardon Juarez
I have been with maggie for 1 year now and she has showed me so much She explains everything so so good she does lovely complements she has patience I love learning with maggie she is the best violin teacher I have ever gotten she is really kind I have learned so so so much I would never ever change my teacher I love her 😊 I love learning with her she’s the best teacher! I know you will love her too!
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Katherine B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Katherine B.

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Winner of the 2010 NJ Governor’s Award in Arts Education, Katherine has been teaching the violin for over 8 years.

About Katherine

Winner of the NJ Governor's Award in Arts Education, Katherine holds both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Violin Performance from two of the top music conservatories in the country and performs with professional orchestras all over Florida including the Sarasota Orchestra, the Jacksonville Sympho

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Janet
We were so pleased with Katherine and feel fortunate that we found a teacher for our daughter who not only plays professionally, but who studied with two of the great touring and recording pros out there. Katherine's skills as a violinist are top-notch, and her ability to connect with my daughter, teach her advanced skills, plus motivate her to want to advance in her school orchestra was so important. Katherine is a great violinist and that inspired my daughter to want to play better Its rare to find a teacher who is at the top of her profession who loves the violin and music so much that she makes her students feel special and important. Katherine is a joy to be around and its made such a difference to us.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Friendship, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Friendship 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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"A year ago, after a long 40 year or so break, I returned to my violin.
My professional career has nothing to do with music. Learning violin again is a hard work. The physical challenge is there, the ability rapidly to develop muscle tone and memory “sadly just isn’t there anymore.” My right arm is as stiff as a 2x4 stud and left fingers slip. So, lighting dashes over strings will take longer – much longer - to perfect.

But, Tigran reminded me that he has not found any shortcuts and he has been looking for a long time. I resumed very basic finger exercises and routine scales. And the results were very slow but the reward was there.

Tigran is very structured and systematically approaching how to improve the intonation and tonal quality. So, I am happy to leave it up to him to take the lead."
Dunne
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Mr. Kelvin is a passionate musician, best that I've known. His lessons are not boring and always go by in a flash. He is good at identifying problems that needs correction and he will point them out consistently until rectified. Highly recommended if you are looking for a teacher to give you pointers to bring your music up a notch!"
Kui
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Mark is excellent! My son took violin lessons with him and he loved it."
Maria
Took Violin lessons from Mark T.
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"Fantastic as always!!"
Erich
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Great job. She really did a good job helping me hit all the rhythms I wanted. I would recommend her to others who need a good violin instructor."
Rhiannon
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Outstanding teacher and lovely person."
Virgil Scudder
Took Violin lessons from Anne-Marie B.
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"Best teacher ever!!! Very patient and flexible."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Benita L.
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"I absolutely love Lauren! I’ve been taking lessons for a few weeks now and she is so incredibly patient and friendly and helpful. She really takes the time to go through everything step by step if you don’t understand something and is so encouraging and positive :) I highly recommend!!!"
Josy
Took Violin lessons from Lauren T.
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"My daughter is a senior in high school and had her very first online lesson with Lisa tonight. She was pleased and said she is very nice"
Kylie
Took Violin lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"Autumn is very supportive an a great teacher she has a gift that is hard to find in most instructors."
John
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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