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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 students 5 and up
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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
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Lauren S.

Arlington, VA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Lauren S.

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Whether you want to play classical violin, fiddle like a bluegrass star, or perform like your favorite pop artists, I can set you on the path to success! My private students range in age from 4 to 40 years old, and I have gone on to become music teachers, composers, and professional musicians. My most influential teachers have been members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and graduates of The Curtis Institute of Music.

About Lauren

Lauren Ellis S is a dynamic violinist, violist, and music educator in the DMV. She has performed with ensembles including American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and the Maryland Lyric Opera, and she has worke

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Rafaella L.
Lauren is clearly knowledgeable and dedicated to teaching music properly.

Wilma Evangeline B.

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

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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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Araya B.

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  • Teaches students 7 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2020
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Araya B.

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My name is Araya and I have over ten years of experience playing the violin. Aside from teaching, I am a songwriter and a musician. I am also learning to play the guitar and piano.

I have played in local orchestras such as The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon.

I specialize in teaching beginner violin. Laying a solid foundation is super important in my lessons. I will teach you how to read music if you don’t already know how to. We will also cover music theory, scales, and different finger and bowing techniques.

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About Araya

My name is Araya and I am a violinist, singer, songwriter, pianist, and am currently learning the guitar. I am located in The Rogue Valley here in Southern Oregon. Starting January of 2020 I started teaching beginner violin privately locally, and now teach beginner violin online as well. I

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Jolene
Araya has been a wonderful teacher for our daughter and has done a fantastic job so far! She’s very reliable, patient, and knowledgeable. She has also been very flexible with our schedule. I would highly recommend her!

Dan C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan C.

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Students will work within a variety styles of music including the Suzuki method, fiddle and popular music. Good technique will be emphasized that will improve sound and intonation and musicality. Games and various practice techniques emphasizing visual, aural and physical learning modalities will help students enjoy lessons and learn more quickly.

About Dan

Hi. My name is Dan Christian. I play a lot of different instruments and have been teaching for thirty years! I received my Bachelors of Music Education from University of Northern Colorado and my Masters of Music from Colorado State University. I just retired from public school teaching and enjoy w

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Emese L.
Dan is a wonderful teacher. My 14 years old daughter has been taking violin lessons from him, and she likes each lesson with Dan. He is very knowledgable and professional. He is also very good with children; he is extremely patient, gentle, and encouraging. Thank you Dan!
Annabelle
I've had Dan teaching my 4 yr old for about a month now and so far it's going great! He's very good with young kids and has a gentle approach.
Austin A.
Awesome instructor and awesome guy! Learned a lot in one lesson!

Teala S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Teala S.

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I teach children starting at 7 years old, all the way to adults. I teach each player proper playing technique that can be used for classical playing, fiddle-playing and pop music. I also teach music theory and sheet reading alongside violin technique. I tailor each lesson to the students wants and needs.

I have been playing violin for 20 years and have been trained in classical and Fiddle style playing. I also have a full knowledge of Music Theory and how to read sheet music. I believe that learning should be fun and rewarding.

About Teala

I have been playing violin for 20 years and have been trained in classical and Fiddle style playing. I also have a full knowledge the music theory and how to read sheet music I believe that learning should be fun and rewarding!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Kensington, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Kensington 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 $235 per hour.
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"Such a wonderful teacher ! Christina is kind and so patient with kids who are learning music. She is so smart and her knowledge in music is amazing. My daughter has progressed significantly in the last few months with Christina , at a much better pace than all her previous years learning with other tutors. She is training my daughter for ABRSM exam too . Christina has great communication skills and always lets us know the ways to help kids learn better. Her positivity and graceful presence has made my daughters passion for music increase immensely !! Great teacher !!! Highly recommended!!"
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Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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"So patient with my 3 year old son. The curriculum was well suited for a 3 year old boy!!"
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Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"Excellent temperament. Off to a great start."
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Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"I’ve been taking lessons with Mr. M. since 2012, I’ve tried in these years other teachers but no one could nearly satisfy my musical needs as Maestro M."
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Took Violin lessons from Lorenzo M.
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"Awesome first lesson."
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Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"The whole family (including my son) is amazed at how well he is playing after 3 lessons! Thanks Susanna!!"
Nikhil
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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Ms. Chris is awesome. My son started taking lessons to see if he really liked the violin about 3 1/2 years ago and fell in love with the violin. I do believe he likes it simply because he has an AWESOME teacher. She pushes him when he needs to be pushed and encourages him to audition for performances. He has done a wonderful job and we highly recommend Ms. Chris Heins!"
James
Took Violin lessons from Chris H.
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"Really understood my 9 year old daughter who was contemplating a switch from Suzuki to something else. Fun, engaging, energetic - highly recommended."
Mikael
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"Susanna is a great teacher . She is so patience. .explains everything so that even I as a beginner understand..Can't wait for my next class.."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Kristen is a wonderful teacher. Very patient and methodical. I highly recommend classes with her."
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Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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