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Lisa B.

24 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa B.

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Private Violin Teacher

Read and play music, improvise and appreciate violin music, including classical and jazz.

About Lisa

Elementary school principal and music teacher for more than 10 years. BA in Music, Graduate degree UMET, Puerto Rico. Recording and performing experience. *** Lesson Details *** Guitar: Strum and play chords, chord progressions and songs. Singing, finger picking, basic theory, reading music, com

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Nicole H.
First lesson since I was in 8th grade. Lisa helped me get reacquainted with the instrument.
Shahzad
Lisa is kind, knowledgeable, and encouraging. She is adaptable, too, working well with a student with disabilities. We are glad we found her.
Maggie
Miss Lisa is very nice, patient and encouraging! My daughter loves her!
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Leslie S.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $67
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Leslie S.

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I am a professional violinist in the National Philharmonic at Strathmore. I am a violin and viola teacher at a private school of music. I have been teaching students of all ages, from 6-adult for thirty years. I love teaching all ages and levels. What matters to me is that the student wants to learn to play the violin and enjoy music.

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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Evan H.

9 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Evan H.

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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.

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving Rockville, MD

Glenda J.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French, English
  • ,Music Education, French, Drama from Wayne State University
  • Teaching since 1990
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Glenda J.

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About Glenda

After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to

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Dontae W.
She is a awesome teacher very patient
Curley
First lesson was a student/teacher familiarization. Glenda is very friendly and is very knowledgeable concerning music. I look forward to future lessons with her!
Pallavi D.
Glenda is an amazing teacher she explains everything very patiently .
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Charlotte M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Charlotte M.

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I am so excited to help you start making beautiful music on the violin, viola, or cello! I am passionate about making learning as fun, simple, and efficient as possible. I have studied with some of the best music teachers in the world at the top music schools in the US, and have performed with Midori and Yo-Yo Ma. I perform all over the world, and I know how to bring your playing to the next level, whether you are a beginner or have been playing for years. My students love the way I communicate concepts, techniques and musical ideas. I know that learning a string instrument takes hard work, but it also has to be fun and really creative. We will learn traditional repertoire, technique and theory, and I will also teach you improvisation skills so that you feel comfortable making the music your own. Let's get started and make some beautiful music!

About Charlotte

Hey there! My name is Charlotte, and I am a professional musician and teacher. I primarily perform as a violin and viola player, but I also teach cello and voice. I currently live and work in Berlin, Germany, where I play and teach music in many different styles including classical, improvisation,

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Abraham
Charlotte is a wonderful, friendly , and inspiring teacher who never ceases to come up with unique ideas and fun exercises. She finds ways to bring out your strengths while helping you improve in areas that need work in an innovative and interesting way. She is a great musician herself and I always love hearing her play and demonstrate. I would highly recommend her to everyone !
Sofia
Charlotte was a wonderful violin teacher for our 10 year old son. She was encouraging, inspiring and challenging too. She always had a positive attitude and gave him good feedback. He really liked going to his lessons.
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Dan P.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Romanian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dan P.

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Online Violin Teacher

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About Dan

I am a member of the Chicago Northwest Symphony Orchestra. I have been instructing students from kindergarten to high-school all over Chicago area for the past thirteen years. My highest accomplishment is having a high-school sophomore student playing first chair first violin on Chamber Orchestra a

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CA
Great teacher, very helpful and patient. Can't recommend him enough!
Izaki
Dan is a fantastic teacher! I studied with him when I was younger and returned after 13 years or so. He is very flexible and will tailor the lesson to your individual needs. Dan is also very perceptive and thorough in his approach, which really helps fine tune your playing. Highly recommend!
Jessica
Dan puts a big emphasis on technique and it will likely make for a better player in the long run. Lessons have lots of examples and he checks for understanding frequently.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Rockville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Rockville 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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"I have an extremely busy life and Elizabeth is very understanding and patient with me. I appreciate this very much and it helps me not feel intimidated, pressured, or give up on myself. She encourages me to find at least a few minutes everyday to practice and that the muscle memory will get better as I progress. I highly recommend Elizabeth for any age student."
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Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Brittany is amazing. She clearly is a talented musician as well as she is amazing with kids. My kids were very excited to be taught by her and greatly look forward to their lessons.
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Took Violin lessons from Brittany N.
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"My daughter worked with Kris for almost eight years and Kris was always dedicated and committed to her growth. He is an enormously capable and talented violin teacher- we highly recommend him!"
Tracy
Took Violin lessons from Kris M.
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"My son started playing Viola in school and took a likening to it. Orchestra class was learning how to play Star Spangled Banner. Listening to him practice I felt he could be great. My son has been taking lessons with Dr. Kalantzi since June 2018. She has been an awesome instructor. I have heard lots of improvement in many of the the songs he practices. He has participated on stage for the concert series with confidence. Dr. Kalantzi has been an very helpful at guiding and teaching my son to be his very best at viola. We look forward to practice every week."
Angie S.
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"It was a great learning experience. Looking forward to next lesson."
Daniel
Took Violin lessons from Anna K.
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"Very attentative. Up to date on the everything concerning violin. Very interested in student. Not rushing through lesson. Passionate about music."
danielle
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Cathy has been working diligently with me to help my technique to improve, which, strictly speaking, is sadly lacking on my end. She is very patient, bless her! Overall, I am pleased with her and my hope is to become a better musician with her guidance."
Debra
Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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"Emily is a wonderful instructor! She is patient and has very effective teaching techniques. Thanks Emily- I've learned so much in just 3 lessons!"
Jizhe
Took Violin lessons from Emily S.
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Diane is a great Teacher.
We are very pleased that she is teaching our young daughter (12) to play the Violin. At the beginning we were a little bit nervous since this was the first time for my daughter to be in contact with music and it turned out to be great.
Diane has been very supportive, always finding better ways to reinforce the lessons and making sure her students understand every practice objective. She is patience, very flexible and she always emphasizes the importance of having fun while one learns to play an instrument. She works hard to prepare and keep a good record of every single lesson.
We are excited, but most important, our daughter is enjoying learning to play the violin. Thanks Diane!"
Gerardo
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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