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Anna B.

1 Review
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Bachelor of Music from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2007
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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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Leslie S.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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

Amy N.

14 Reviews
Frederick, MD
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Winner from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2002
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Amy N.

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Enjoyment and engagement precede technical study— always!

Why are you drawn to this instrument, piece of music, or performance situation? We will study all of the things you’d expect: scales, exercises, études, and repertoire. But I like to think I add more value than the notes on the page. And learning to play an instrument is all about reflecting your joy of playing it to the world! Precision is necessary but first is passion. This is why we always begin with enjoyment and engagement.

I consider the whole person I am teaching. I like to approach playing any musical instrument with the whole mind and body. You’ll learn how to most naturally hold and play your instrument with as much ease as if you were simply walking down the street. Only with ease can we play these instruments for life!

About Amy

Hi! I'm Amy, and I am thrilled that you've arrived at my profile. I'd love to work with you. Feel free to send me a question or inquiry today! Teaching is my passion. Every student, lesson, and class I teach lights me up! Everything I do outside of teaching (performing, practicing a healthy

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Candice L.
Amy is a wonderfully gifted teacher! My teen daughter loves her teaching style and encouraging personality. Amy has a knack for understanding a student's strengths and weaknesses and guiding them to reaching their potential. We highly recommend her!
Finnian Jones
My 2nd grade daughter is enthralled with learning the guitar and Amy deserves much of the credit. Her teaching skills are perfect for my daughter - fun, interactive and at the right level! I am thrilled we found Amy and look forward to watching my daughter's guitar skills grow! - Jen
Harini Iyer
Amy is a super friendly and knowledgeable tutor! I loved all our lessons and hope to get more lessons with her in the future.

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving Sykesville, MD

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Andy S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BFA 2012 - Performance/Composition from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andy S.

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As a session musician, Andy has recorded his viola talents for dozens of artists across the LA area (Hayley Kiyoko, Yore, Zac Poor). As a teacher, he specializes in the Suzuki method, with a strong emphasis on sight reading and expression. He will help take away the intimidation from learning your instrument, and get you having fun to bring your playing to the next level!

About Andy

I am Andy. I am a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts with a BFA degree in Composition/Violin Performance. I will be attending school again in the Fall to get my teaching certificate to teach in the public school system. My violin playing has been featured on Glee, with Kevin Olusola (

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Paul
Andy always manages to motivate my daughter and get her to enjoy playing her viola, which is no mean feet! She looks forward to the lessons and has improved greatly over the last couple of years.
Danielle
Andy has been teaching my son piano for the last two years. My son always looks forward to going to piano with Andy and he has made so much progress. Andy is very communicative about my son's progress and ideas he has for new goals. Andy is very good at helping my son keep his enthusiasm for piano. He is also sensitive about where my son is at in terms of what he needs to strengthen or if any adjustments need to be made. I highly recommend Andy, not only as a music teacher, but as a person with whom you would want yourself or children to spend time with each week.
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One of the best Cello instructors in the region. I strongly endorse this talented man.

Michael G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael G.

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I take an approach that will best fit the student. I combine elements of Galamian, Delay, and Tuttle schools of thought to best fit the student on an individual basis. My three areas I focus on are: tension, tone, and intonation. Not every student responds to a specific, cookie cutter, formula, so this is why I draw from several sources to make sure I have the tools needed to connect with the student.

About Michael

I have been playing viola for 20 years! I have a masters in viola performance, and I’m currently working on my Doctorate. I’ve performed with many professional symphonies including both the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. I’m also currently the assistant orchestra direc

Dawnn F.

57 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelors of Arts in Instrumental Music and Music Theory from Bluefield College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dawnn F.

57 Reviews
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1 hour lesson with music theory, performance tips, and of course playing music!
I have been teaching for 6 years. In 2013 I received my Bachelors Degree in music from Bluefield College. I have played for the Rappahannock Youth Symphony and the Bluefield College Orchestra and I have in duets and trios with members of the Roanoke Symphony. I enjoy playing music, because music echoes the soul. Everyone may speak a different language, but all musicians speak the same language of notes and rhythm.

About Dawnn

I have been playing violin, viola and cello for 20 years at the age of only 27. I am the Principal Conductor of Ovation Youth Symphony Orchestra. Previously, I was the Assistant Conductor of the Crossroads Youth Orchestra. I have been teaching for 10 years. I have experience teaching children as

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Wendi ..
Fantastic teacher. Great feedback and classes tailored to where the student is in progress.
Jacqueline S.
Dawnn is an excellent instructor and I will continue lessons with her.
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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Sykesville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Sykesville 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 $154 per hour.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$58 average
60 min
$73 average

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"Miss Susanna is very nice and very patient- even when I'm being super ADHD! She also doesn't over or underestimate me, which I very much appreciate."
Claire
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"We have tried a few instructors for strings and they were not the right fit for us. We finally struck GOLD with Charles! Very professional, not at all condescending with his feedback (this was our problem with a couple others), taught my son things he has not learned in school in terms of correct form/placement of viola, and bow technique. We are very excited for the next lesson!"
Stratton
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"Though our experience with Jiawei was brief (just three lessons as a summer fill-in for our regular teacher), our daughter very much enjoyed working with her. Jiawei is certainly someone we would pursue as a regular teacher if we had that need."
Jess
Took Viola lessons from Jiawei Y.
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"Mimi is a generous teacher. Very knowledge and patient. We’ve only had one lesson, but are looking forward to many more!"
Alex
Took Viola lessons from Mimi D.
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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"It is a very delightful experience to work with Mimi. She is helping me get those deep lovely tones from the viola and helping me with techniques to help me play without fatigue so I can play longer and with more enjoyment!"
Maggie Bloodworth
Took Viola lessons from Mimi D.
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"Since my son began working with Martina, he has progressed by leaps and bounds. Martina is very professional and wonderful with my child!! She’s prompt and reliable. We love her!"
Renee
Took Viola lessons from Martina S.
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"will is a great teacher, he has a clear voice, has patient, knows encouraging kid, leaves home work and follow up with it."
Ying
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Betsy was AMAZING!! She helped me work on scales and my concerto, she made it so mug more fun and was very nice to be around."
Annmarie Seaman
Took Viola lessons from Betsy F.
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"I have had the privilege of knowing Susanna for several years now. She is a wonderful teacher. Susanna takes the time to, not only teach, but get to know the individual. She is gifted and very talented in her field."
Karen
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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