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Evan H.

9 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelors from University of Florida
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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 studying violin and have been teaching for 10 years. I studied violin through the collegiate level with accomplished professionals, including a former concertmaster of the NY Philharmonic. I work with students of all abilities, emphasizing both technical sk

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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.

Melissa M.

2 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in music performance and music education from SUNY Fredonia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melissa M.

2 Reviews
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As a student of mine you can expect to improve your playing skills week to week. I can teach from the very first lesson on. Students will learn techniques to improve their playing and will play fun music. If you are interested in learning improvisation, I can help with that, too. I enjoy teaching violin, viola and cello.
I am most passionate about teaching students to become independent, critical thinking musicians who will be able to rely on their own knowledge to learn new music as they go along. I stress music reading, ear training, and strong fundamentals in playing. I am very encouraging, love spreading my love of music.

About Melissa

I began playing violin in elementary school, and immediately knew this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. My first words as a baby were lyrics because I sang before I spoke. I played violin until 11th grade when I fell in love with the sound of the viola. I studied music performance

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Tom
I’m a former student of Melissa’s. She is very patient and I learned very quickly under her direction. I’m happy to see her teaching again. I’m anxious to continue learning the cello with Melissa.
Alicia J.
I have been taking lessons with Melissa since the end of February. She is an excellent teacher and I have learned so much already! She is encouraging and makes me want to come back week after week to learn more!

Annie M.

8 Reviews
Lorton, VA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts - Instrumental Music Education from Saint Olaf College
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Annie M.

8 Reviews
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I've been teaching violin for 14 years and my students have gone on to win top prizes at the Solo & Ensemble Festival, featured soloists, and become music majors! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play a few songs and read music, and as time goes on you'll be able to develop a beautiful tone! I typically use the Suzuki books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: audio recordings, and an extensive music library. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Annie

Hi, there! My name is Annie M and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2005 and have loved helping my students grow as musicians, grow as people, and enjoy their instrument! I went to Saint Olaf College and earned a degree in Instrumental Music Education in 2005. I'm a

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Radhika R.
Annie is very patient and in tune with my daughter. Her ability to teach is impressive. Annie has good knowledge and experience. My daughter loves her!
Bob H.
Annie was extremely patient and engaged. Good teacher for adult beginners.
Robert O.
Robert was nervous for his first lesson. Annie’s teaching style set him at ease very quickly. She was clear and concise with her instructions. Very hands on as needed: adjustment of violin, bow , hand and arm placement,etc. I, as Robert’s parent, was very impressed with Annie.

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Gabriel M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
  • Awarded First Prize from Marbury Violin Competition
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Gabriel M.

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Hi, my name is Gabriel and I'm a violinist currently serving as Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, Principal Violin II of the York Symphony, and a section violinist in the Harrisburg Symphony. In addition to extensive orchestral experience, I am looking forward to performing as soloist in an upcoming concert with the York Symphony, and I have given numerous chamber music performances and other small recitals.

My musical education was completed at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, where I received three music performance degrees: BM, MM, and GPD. I was awarded top merit scholarships for all of my studies there, and I received the first prize in the undergraduate violin competition.

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I enjoy teaching violinists of all levels, from first time beginners to those with years of experience looking to audition for colleges/conservatories or orchestral opportunities.

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About Gabriel

Thank you for taking the time to consider joining my studio! As a teacher, I am very analytical, specific, and ordered in my approach. The study of the violin should be encouraging and exciting, and it should never feel overwhelming or too difficult. With steady student practice, thoughtful

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Lais E.
I was a little concerned about the online learning but Gabriel is an amazing teacher and my 7 year old loved her first lesson with him...
Jennifer
Our daughter has taken lessons both in-person and on-line with Gabriel. Being a performing violinist himself, he provides a high quality of teaching. He is positive and supportive, and pleasant to work with.

Joe M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA MUSIC EDUCATION (vocal emphasis) from Vanguard University of Southern California
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Joe M.

18 Reviews
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Learn how to play beautifully with proper technique, scale exercises, and by sight-reading fun music!

About Joe

With a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Vanguard University, I've been teaching Voice, Violin, Piano, and Guitar since 2002. Currently I'm the music teacher at Oakwood Academy Schools of Long Beach and at Kids Space in Whittier. I am also the Music Director for Arts Aloud Theater Group.

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Stephen
Worth double what he charges
Alexander
My first guitar session went great and learned so much! Very easy going guy and explains everything so well!
Matthew
Joe is the best pop singing instructor out there! He is experienced, friendly, cooperative with schedule, very cool, and does super knowledgeable! Looking forward to future classes.
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Mark L.

67 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Mark L.

67 Reviews
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You will be guided by me through method books and also use supplemental materials I create to help you advance. You will learn the basic 5 positions of the instrument to increase your sounding range. You will learn orchestra skills including following a conductor and articulation and intonation, styles of expression, and rhythm. I have been teaching violin for 7 years. My students have won seats in school orchestras and spots in various music schools. I want to be your next instructor.

About Mark

AS OF APRIL 21, 2020 I AM ONLY TEACHING ONLINE. I DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS VISITING MY STUDIO BECAUSE OF THE CORONA OUTBREAK. I teach according to your individual needs. I only teach in my own studio. I do not travel anymore. I also have time to teach lessons every other week. You may inquir

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Aaron B.
Mark is awesome. He has a uniquely designed and patented method to reach reading music quickly. My daughter learned to read all the violin notes with rapidity in two months. Today he had her play a new piece she never saw before by reading the music. The smile on her face when she realized what she had accomplished was priceless.
Krishna
Very Knowledgeable and student friendly. My brother really enojyed his first class. Thank you!
Todd
I love this guy! He's patient, supportive, encouraging and always has a cheerful demeanor. His positive attitude keeps me motivated to continue learning. "Drops fill buckets".

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Potomac, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Potomac 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 $230 per hour.
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"A lesson with Chin K. is a professional experience. We learned so much in such a short amount of time. We were very impressed!"
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Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"Our first lesson was amazing. He is very kind and patient and has a great personality. We are excited to have found him and can't wait for next weeks lesson"
Christopher
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"She was always on time and very professional. Kept my kid interested even when he was discouraged and frustrated."
Robert
Took Violin lessons from Sarah W.
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"Amy is an awesome teacher! I am a beginner at playing the violin and am amazed at how much I have learned in just two lessons. Amy is patient, thorough, knowledgable, encouraging, and a very competent teacher. I wasn't sure how online lessons would be, but with Amy they are working out far better than I had anticipated. She is exactly the right teacher for me."
Kendy Boardman
Took Violin lessons from Amy R.
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"Ardalan is a great teacher and really works well with kids."
Jerrianne
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"She's a great teacher

Diane has been teaching me the violin for almost four years. As her student I've had the opportunity to play at places such as Strathmore and the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. She teaches me both traditional and Suzuki methods, so there's a lot of flexibility concerning learning techniques."
Vivian
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"The class went very well."
Arya
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"Delightful first lesson...great instruction..look forward to all he can teach me..."
Sherry
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"my daughter has improved so much in just a few lessons! thank you miss Tracy"
Mindy
Took Violin lessons from Tracy T.
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"I thought Violins were hard to learn, but that all changed when I started as a beginner with JoAnne as my teacher. She made it easy for me to understand well."
Gerek
Took Violin lessons from JoAnne H.
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