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Anna B.

1 Review
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Anna B.

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I am a certified Suzuki Method teacher, currently trained in levels 1-3, with plans for further certification training.

I am fun and supportive. I'm having just as much fun teaching as I want my students to have learning, and creating a patient, supportive environment is integral to my students' development.

I teach all ages and abilities. I am experienced in a variety of teaching levels, from beginning to advanced studies.

Each student has lessons structured according to their individual goals, learning speeds, and musical levels. I teach students of all levels positive playing habits and how to avoid bad habits, and I teach these using the standard classical repertoire for violin and viola.

I emphasize technique and the fundamentals of theory, with students of all levels so they will have the essential building blocks and tools they need to succeed.

I am professional. I have received some of the best education in my field, and with over 20 years of experience in music

About Anna

Inspired by Disney's Fantasia to play violin at age 4, violist Anna Bross hasn't been able to stop performing ever since. She has gone from playing in Grandma's living room to pursuing her dream in Symphony Orchestras and Chamber Groups all across America. She has performed in Arkansas, Colorado

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RYAN M.
Anna is very good at explaining terms and methods in a way that can be easily understood by a novice such as myself by catering to one's style of learning while at the same time ensuring that the student remain grounded on the fundamentals whether it is in the finger positioning, bowing strokes, or proper posture. I love how she is able not only to identify things that I might be doing wrong but also solutions to difficulties that I might be having during the lessons. As a result, I am very happy at how I have progressed in my skill level since I started a couple of months ago. She is very patient, listens to concerns of the student, very easy to talk to, and has a laid back learning environment. I would highly recommend her to anyone I know who might be interested in learning the violin, whether young or old like myself.
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Yoana H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelors in Music Performance, Flute from Pensacola Christian College
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Yoana H.

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I love the viola because of its low timbre! I would love to teach you how to make some beautiful classical music and make everyone around you inspired!

About Yoana

My name is Yoana Hilt and music is my passion. I've been playing since I was 12 years old and truly believe that a life filled with music is a life most enriched. My specialty is piano, flute, saxophone, violin, and viola instruction. Nothing else on earth sounds as good or comes as close to the in

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Kali
What a delight it is to have Yoana as a music teacher for both of my children. She has the perfect blend of skill training and musical passion that she passes on to them. They not only are learning how to master the songs with excellent technique, but more importantly, she teaches them how to truly feel and understand the music. She adds in fun and even a little competition (to make tracking practice hours more like a game) and is always smiling and full of joy which makes them look forward to lessons. As a parent, I have full confidence that she is giving her whole heart to my children throughout their weekly sessions. I love how much she pushes and stretches them, all while loving and encouraging them at the same time. We look forward to many more years learning from her.
Anna
Yoana is so patient with our family and takes the time to notice individual strengths of my children. She takes into account each student's interests and guides and coaches them toward goals they are invested in. She uses a curricula that is classic and gets beautiful results! Yoana is such an amazing cheerleader for her students and her kindness and joy in supporting them is contagious. With her encouragement and strong teaching skill, students are confident and equipped to play music they love.
Kristina
Yoana has a wonderful gift for teaching flute and inspiring enthusiasm in her students. My daughter loves learning from her and enjoys her lessons immensely.

Elisa B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Violin teacher's certificate from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Awarded Concerto competition winner from Willamette Falls Symphony Orchestra
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Elisa B.

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Correct play position, reading viola clef, scales, etudes, solo pieces, shifting, vibrato. Possibility to play in a student string orchestra!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Gale Shuey
Elisa is patient and encouraging
Joshua
Ms. Boynton is a thoughtful and positive teacher.
Grace G.
Elisa is wonderful! She’s patient and fun. My granddaughter really likes her and looks forward to her lesson. She was playing songs by lesson #4.

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving Riderwood, MD

Armen M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English,Russian,Armenian, Russian
  • High school from Tchaikovsky school of music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Armen M.

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Hello. Welcome to my class. This is your time to shine and create music together.

About Armen

Armen M. was born in Armenia, and began playing the violin at the age of seven. From thereon out, Armen received his B.A.and M.A. degrees from Yerevan State Conservatory in Armenia and Artist diploma from Longy school of Music in Cambridge MA. With an impressive background, awards, and distinctions

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Max
Armen has been great with my beginner child! Able to do basic introduction at child level, amazing!
Muller
I had a great first lesson with Armen.
He immediately identified some areas of improvement and I really liked his style which is rigorous, demanding and rewarding at the same time.
Can't wait to our next lesson,

Muller
Badri S.
I was Impressed beyond my expectations.

Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Any level of math and any age

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Emily B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Emily B.

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Welcome to my violin and viola studio! I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each student's learning style, look for ways to encourage individual ownership of learning, and adapt my approach to help meet each student’s needs and goals. I teach both Suzuki and traditional lessons, and draw from a variety of musical styles and approaches to help students develop a broad range of skills that include a strong technical foundation, ear training, sight-reading, ensemble playing, and musical self-expression. Through this approach, I hope to help students develop a lifelong love for music that will serve them in all future endeavors, musical or otherwise.

About Emily

Welcome to Emily Benoit's violin and viola studio! I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each student's learning style, look for ways to encourage individual ownership of learning, and

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Anne
Emily is patient, motivating, encouraging, and knowledgeable - a terrific teacher in every way!
James
Emily is a fantastic teacher! She is very easy to work with, and is great at explaining technical and musical details. I highly recommend lessons with Emily!

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"My son really enjoyed the lesson and he start to practice daily."
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Took Viola lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Catherine did a lovely job with my 9 year old daughter!"
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Took Viola lessons from Catherine W.
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"Great teacher, very nice and helpful."
Taylor
Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"She is a great teacher. She is very patient and clear. She is well-prepared and organized. She is very good at what she does."
Kaylee
Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"Very good teaching style !"
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Armen M.
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"Martina is an accomplished musician who has an awesome professional teaching method that makes my daughter feel extremely successful after each lesson."
Kennedy
Took Viola lessons from Martina S.
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"Will's a great instructor. Very knowledgeable, passionate, and patient. Has a wide range of influences and inspirations. Can't go wrong with this man!"
Karl
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"If you’re reading reviews I bet you’re kinda curious how someone can help you learn Viola online. Let me tell you it really does work!! I am a 26 year old adult who decided to learn viola and Mimi has been helping me fine tune my notes and read music and theory to get better! I wouldn’t recommend online in the very beginning. I feel it was best to go to a shop, get tape on your instrument to know where the baseline for your fingers go. How much rosin to put on your bow because that is tough to tell via a camera, but once you have the basics taking lessons online is great! Mimi is very patient, she can hear my notes and tell me if it’s flat or my bowing is crooked. I send her sheet music I’m interested, we work on basics like scales then we work on sheet music! And if you’re not happy with it they offer a full refund. I would definitely give it a shot if I were you!"
Shannon
Took Viola lessons from Mimi D.
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"Charles is very nice teacher.My kids like so much."
Yuki
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"I absolutely loved my viola lessons with Will! He began by asking questions and asking me to play a few things to gauge what level I was at. I came into these lessons after not having played for 15 years. He was very encouraging and very positive. I asked him to help me with my form in order to gain a better foundation, and he did so well at focusing on that and giving me such helpful pointers. He plays the viola and it was good to hear some of his experience. I also loved learning more of the background and history of the type of music and the techniques we went over. I feel like that adds so much depth to the learning experience. He is very knowledgeable as well as personable. He also never wasted any time during our lessons. He was very good at pacing us so we could get through the different things I had practiced, and yet I didn't feel rushed at all. I would highly recommend Will to anyone (no matter your level)! I was very pleased with my experience and will definitely seek him out for future lessons."
Destinee
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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