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Chris H.

12 Reviews
California, MD
Starting at $39
  • Music Performance (violin) from St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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
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Thomas W.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner
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Thomas W.

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Private Violin Teacher

I can help beginning students on violln learn the basics.

About Thomas

Thomas J. W. is an active music teacher, composer, adjudicator, and clinician in the greater Philadelphia area. He has over fifteen years experience as a concert band director, marching band director, jazz improvisation instructor, choral director, private instructor, and marching drill writer. His

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Cindy
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Lorraine Anne
Fabulous! What a great teacher! And SO KNOWLEDGEABLE about all kinds of music! THANKS! looking forward to all my lessons!
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Joe S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Music Composition (BM) from California State University, Long Beach
  • Awarded Game Audio Network Guild Scholars from Game Audio Network Guild
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joe S.

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Private Violin Teacher

Technique, musicality, and the love of making music!

About Joe

Joe is an award-winning composer, arranger, and violinist based in the Los Angeles area. From an early age Joe has lived and breathed music. Growing up in an artistic family he was inspired to begin his musical path starting with the violin. After teaching himself several other instruments and play

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Jack V.
Very patient with those trying to learn, and a very fun person to talk to, whether it be about the instrument or anything else.
Elizabeth F.
Joe is a fun, professional and talented teacher! He gave me advice and etudes that really helped me play interesting breaks at gigs. Have your questions and goals ready to tell him, and he will give you exactly what you need to sound better. He is very intuitive and understanding, and he will use every minute of your time efficiently with practical exercises that work. He was also very responsible, dependable, easy to reach and punctual. I'm scheduling more lessons with him!

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving Mechanicsville, MD

Tim N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Sound Recording Technology from University of Massachusetts - Lowell
  • Teaching since 2003
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Tim N.

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I have experience in a wide variety of styles and techniques and play both acoustic and 7-string electric violin. I do everything from classical to country to rock and metal. I have been teaching for 15 years and am passionate about helping you develop not only your technique, but your musicianship. I can help you with your classical technique, but also teach you to improvise and learn by ear. I teach all levels of student.

About Tim

I'm an acoustic and electric violinist with experience in classical music and modern forms such as country and rock. I am a performer, composer, and recording engineer with a master of music degree in sound recording technology. I have a passion for all music and live performance and especially lov

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Laurel K.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laurel K.

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I like to be super-customized with my lessons! If there's a pop song your student wants to learn, GREAT! If they're getting ready for an upcoming orchestra piece and are struggling with their part, let's work on that! I am super flexible, and just like my students to ENJOY their time working on music with me!

About Laurel

Hi! I have been playing violin since 1st grade, and speaking Spanish fluently since 2008! I love kids and love sharing music and Spanish with others! I graduated from Indiana University in 2013! I minored in Spanish and Music! I have extensive Music Education experience and was the Music

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lea S.
Laurel is an inspirational, energetic teacher that was a perfect fit for my daughter, who looked forward to seeing her each week. Laurel is patient and engaging, setting up solid foundations as well as playful practice. Thanks Laurel!
Nour A.
My daughter enjoyed Laurel very much. Laurel was extremely encouraging and gave her major ego boosts. She gave her the right amount of homework and a writing exercise :) my daughter asked for her again! Laurel is extremely warm and nurturing. Thank you Laurel!
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Catherine W.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, mandarin
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded MSM Scholarship from Manhattan School of Music
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Catherine W.

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Online Violin Teacher

This is my profession.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Ameri

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Merlene
I had a great experience because Catherine is an amazing instructor.
She taught lessons with a high degree of professionalism and care. As a novice, I was able to learn a lot because Catherine was patient and attentive to my learning style.
Teba
My two oldest children (one more advanced in piano than the other) began taking lessons with Catherine just this year. They have both shown significant improvement and love her as an instructor. They also look forward to practicing in between lessons. We could not be happier.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Mechanicsville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Mechanicsville is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $230 per hour.
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"We just moved to the area, and my daughter started taking violin lessons with Damien. She had been quite attached to her former violin teacher, but Damien made her feel at ease right away. He is patient, engaging, and encouraging, and at the end of the lesson my daughter was very eager to resume the weekly lessons she started back home."
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Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"Julie? Yes.

I wanted to start taking the violin seriously, and Julie was certainly the best teacher for that (and still is!). She helped me prepare for my audition for my school's chamber group and although I did not make it that year (being that I had started lessons a couple months before my audition day), I did the next year. Not only that, I made it by a long shot. I was fifth chair, first violin. Even before then I noticed how much I had improved studying with Julie. She not only worked with me on how to efficiently practice and approach the music itself, but taught me proper technique to yield the best sound--for instance, using the ENTIRE bow, an important thing to do... She is patient, her instruction is invaluable, and improvement is guaranteed (given that you also work hard). It is also superfun playing duets with her <3."
Valerie
Took Violin lessons from Julie P.
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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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"In a scale of 1 through 10, and 10 being the highest, I give her a perfect 10."
Edna
Took Violin lessons from Rui M.
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"Amazing teacher! Got so much help from her over the years. She has been teaching me for three years now, and it has honestly been so helpful. She is always ahead of time, and reminds me about the lessons. She gives outstanding pieces of music for me to try and I really do enjoy every single one. I truly do learn so much from her and I am extremely happy that I can learn the violin from a professional like her!"
Mary
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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My son started working with Ms. Autumn about two years ago. Before he started lessons, he was feeling frustrated and behind other students his age. He is now shifting, using vibrato, and showing so much confidence in his playing. Thank you!"
Lindsey
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Tracy is a great instructor. She is punctual, efficient and patient. I really enjoyed her class and looking forward to mastering the violin under her expert guidance ."
Nisha
Took Violin lessons from Tracy T.
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"Great first lesson!"
Viviana
Took Violin lessons from Marvett H.
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