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Leslie S.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $67
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaching since 1989
  • 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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Nikita B.

11 Reviews
Owings Mills, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory
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Nikita B.

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Having more than 20 years of experience of playing violin and viola including hundreds of performances around the world as well as studying with the renowned teachers in Russia and the US, I am combining the best traditions of classical training with my own unique approach. My lessons are fun and very productive. For me, each student is very special and I am always finding the way to unlock the potential of each and every one of them!

About Nikita

Hello everyone! Music is my passion and I love to teach and play violin. I've been teaching violin for 10 years as well as playing concerts around the world including Germany, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Lithuania and throughout USA as a soloist and chamber musician.

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Nico
Nikita is an awesome teacher. He is very patient with kids. I only had one lesson and I like him already.
Rene A.
very good
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Elizabeth W.

Baltimore, MD
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Berklee Entering Student Talent Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Degree (B.M.) in String Performance and Film Music from Berklee College of Music
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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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Brian R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brian R.

4 Reviews
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You will get better! I focus on giving you all the tools you need to create and perform. I enjoy teaching pop music, songs from the radio, and making you a better violist. For serious players, I teach music theory, fun scale exercises, and can prepare you for a musical future, including college and auditions! I will help you be a great musician.

About Brian

When I was seven, I began violin and piano lessons. I have performed in the Billings Youth Orchestra, led the Helena High School Orchestra, performed with Montana State University Symphony as Principal Second Violinist, and played in the Helena Symphony as well as the MSU Chorale. I earned my Bache

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Ryan
I started my violin lessons with Brian during my sophomore year of high school and continued with him through my senior year. He immediately began working with me on the music I had received from being in the Capital High School Orchestra. Throughout my years with Brian, we worked on perfecting many solos, creating beautiful ensembles, and enhancing my knowledge of music theory. Brian provided me a perfect transition as I moved from playing in high school orchestra to making music in my personal life. Whether you an absolute beginner or have been playing for years, I would absolutely recommend taking lessons from Brian! He is an amazing teacher, working with you every step of the way in pursuing your dreams in music, whatever they might be.
Mason
Brian is a great and patient teacher. He listens to me and pushes me when he knows that I can do better. He is super talented, super nice, and he has a good sense of humor. 10 out of 10 would recommend.
Lindsay
Super awesome teacher! So good with both younger kids and teenagers and the hard work he puts in to help others really shows in his students!
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Dayna N.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • B.A., Music Production from SUNY Purchase College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dayna N.

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Students can expect a relaxed, fun, and encouraging atmosphere for learning. The viola can be an intimidating instrument- you will make a lot of unpleasant sounds before you start sounding great- and that's okay! I'll be there to guide you and help you reach your goals.

If you're already an experience player, you can expect me "workshopping" your technique. We will analyze your form, practice patterns, and playing style, to ensure that you are growing and improving from the moment we begin. I will push you to become the most expressive player that you can become, but at a pace that feels comfortable for you.

What young students can expect:

- Preparing for entry into school orchestra
- Polishing up school orchestra repertoire
- Learning new material and scales
- Perfecting their technique
- Preparing for NYSSMA
- Preparing college audition tapes (I do have the ability to record these as well)
- Learning to play with confidence
- Learning vibrato

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About Dayna

Hello!, My classical training began at age 10, when I started to play the viola. From there, I was able to translate my musical skills to violin, guitar, piano, voice, composition, and songwriting. Originally a biology major at SUNY Purchase College, I quickly became restless knowing that I was

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Franklin B.
Great teacher of the violin! Always patient and supportive. Not going to make you feel bad if you mess up, but still encourages to push yourself further.
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Cameron K.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 to 75
  • Electrical Engineering from Lone Star Collage
  • Teaching since 2011
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Cameron K.

17 Reviews
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Learning to play a string instrument is tough but the payoff is so worth it!

About Cameron

I give lessons from my house in north Houston and I sometimes go to students homes depending on location. I currently give lessons for violin, viola, cello, piano and guitar. As a music teacher, my goal is to give my students fun and productive lessons. I teach my students all the essential techn

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Stacy
I began violin as an adult. Cameron has always made certain lessons are at my level. If a technique needs more work, we focus on that. I always leave a lesson feeling like I am learning, and knowing I will continue to progress.
stacy
My first lesson was today. I know I have made the right choice of instructors.
Tim K.
Cameron is great and really wants his students to learn violin the correct way. I tend to want to take shortcuts and he encourages me to learn the foundation and work from there.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Pasadena, MD

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Pasadena is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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"Thank you for the lesson and have a great weekend."
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Ms Susanna was timely to the session and patient with my son as we ran into some difficulties from my end. He enjoys the 1:1 interactions already."
Quinn
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Very patient with a new learner.. :) Small technical hiccups, but was a great lesson overall"
David Bates
Took Viola lessons from Jessica B.
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"Helena was a pleasure to work with. It was my first viola lesson in decades. I was not sure how the online lesson would go but it worked well for me. She was so patient and helpful and very encouraging. Look forward to the next lesson!"
Barbara
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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"Elizabeth was my first viola teacher. I got a great foundation with her and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the way!"
Emma
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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"I had a great first lesson with Kelvin! He's fast and efficient and knows how to maximize the online time slot! This is gonna be fun!!!"
Brian
Took Viola lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Virginia’s so patient, understanding and energetic! I never was embarrassed when I would make mistakes and our lessons were never stressful. Virginia has taught me so many techniques, strategies, and practicing methods that improved me as a musician and will continue to. Not only was she an amazing instructor but she was also a shoulder for when I was in distress. Thank you Virginia!❤️"
Janiya
Took Viola lessons from Virginia A.
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"Great instructor! Michael has a great attitude and is clearly very talented. He is willing to adjust the curriculum in order to accommodate my specific needs/ weaknesses. Balances core exercises, scales (including note reading homework), and music playing. We've already started playing songs together which really helps me hear the notes better!"
Abel
Took Viola lessons from Michael S.
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"Elizabeth is a fantastic teacher. She taught 2 of my daughters. One of them played viola and one played violin. Both of the girls enjoyed Elizabeth's sweet demeanor, enthusiastic approach to teaching, and the encouragement to do their best. The girls advanced during the 2 years they took lessons from Elizabeth."
Deborah Walter-Wright
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons from Will for about a year. We are lucky enough to live near Athens, so lessons take place at our home. I have been so pleased with Will. He is a great teacher - enthusiastic, kind, patient, and knowledgeable. Even though he has many students, he always remembers exactly what they were working on. He takes interest in my daughter's life and will ask her how marching band is going, or other things about school. I especially like that Will is someone that she can look up to as an example of hard work and perseverance. He's not only a great teacher, but he's just a good person, and I am so glad we found him!"
Julie
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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