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Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Raycurt J.

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The art of melody and harmony. The importance of inner voices of the string family in quartet playing. Discover the role of the Viola as a solo instrument and within the orchestra.

About Raycurt

Raycurt J. aka "Fiddla", Violin-Viola-Voice-Piano-Rhythm-Dance Multi-talent native of Washington, D.C. began playing music at the age of seven on the piano. Singing in church choirs with family members and participating with the D.C. Youth Chorale. Began instruction on the Viola in the D.C. Yout

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Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!
David B.
1st lesson. was an awesome experience. Knowledgeable, patient and encouraging!

Chris H.

12 Reviews
White Plains, MD
Starting at $39
  • Music Performance (violin) from St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Chris H.

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I do a variety of styles in music for the violin. I use whatever method (book or teaching style) is needed to teach what the student needs to learn.

About Chris

I have been teaching private violin for over 20 years, and private viola/cello for about 10. I have taught in Charles and St. Mary's County Public schools. I am a member of American Strings Teacher's Association, National Association for Music Educators (Maryland Music Educators Association), and t

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JD D.
Ms Chris was great my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. Ms Chris was easy to work with and made my daughter comfortable that she felt free to ask questions and make mistakes without worry. My daughter is looking forward to the next lesson.
Leslie
If you’re looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable and patient strings teacher, you will love Mrs. Heins. Both of my sons have been taking lessons from Mrs. Heins for several years (one for viola and one for cello). They have learned so much under her instruction, such as earning All-County and All-State honors. They also practice their live performance skills twice a year during informal musical concerts. Mrs. Heins also offers participation in the Royal Conservatory Music Development program, which can earn your child credit for college. She is a gem and should you choose her, you won’t be disappointed.
Deborah H.
Had a wonderful time with my teacher she restrung my violin and I got a trade in for an adult si and adult size because I had purchased one for ciao but I got it at music store where she works and they gave me another one with the trade-in and I only had to pay $50 I had a nice time with Miss Hines I even was so excited to go into my lessons I get it two hours earlier and she excepted me so that was good she had time to string the restring the Valium and not show me a lot of things that I needed to do and I’ve also purchased the first book so I’m I’m really excited
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Leslie S.

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

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Betsy F.

23 Reviews
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Lessons are fun. My philosophy is that students should have music in their lives and benefit from the lessons they take now for years to come. Learning to play a musical instrument will help students with math skills, study habits, and develop a skill that will last for a lifetime.

After 3 months students will understand the fundamentals of their string instrument, know how to care for their instrument, warm up properly, be able to read and play introductory passages. After 6 months the student will have learned basic music theory, how to read music, and have advanced through playing multiple songs.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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Misty B.
Betsy is a wonderful violin instructor, and we found her sense of play, imagination, balanced with the need to instruct a good fit for our three year old daughter. Thank you Betsy for your patience and flexibility!
Leah B.
Leah had a wonderful first lesson with Betsy! She provided great instruction and made her feel comfortable. Thanks so much!
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Deanna B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Germain Prevost Viola Scholarship from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Deanna B.

5 Reviews
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I love to teach students of all levels! I perform regularly with the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and I studied viola with Kim Kashkashian at the New England Conservatory. l have been lucky to work with great music teachers my entire life and it brings me great joy to be able to share that tradition with you!

For beginners: learn music fundamentals such as rhythm, harmony, and dynamics. Gain a solid technical foundation to build off of as you advance as a violist.

For intermediate players: expand your current technical abilities to more advanced techniques. Emphasis on growing technical scope & building musicality through development of your individual voice.

For advanced players: get technical advice for difficult passagework in your repertoire, receive feedback on your musical interpretation, prepare for auditions.

I am also available for practice sessions and for one-time coaching sessions.

About Deanna

I have been playing viola for over 20 years. I regularly perform with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and have also performed with a variety of other groups, including the Boston Chamber Music Society and the St Lawrence String Quartet. I have performed in ve

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Kyle
Deanna is a thoughtful and caring teacher who is both challenging and nurturing. I have learned so much from her!
Jaron
Deanna is a world class Viola player!
Cameron
Deanna has been my go to music teacher for several years, and I've always been impressed by her knowledge of music, professionalism and teaching style.

Lea D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lea D.

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Lea Detlefs' teaching style follows the Suzuki philosophy with the belief that music is a language that, like the other languages of the world, is learned most easily and organically through immersion. Ms. Detlefs believes a solid technical foundation makes playing more enjoyable. After all, technique exists to help us create beauty, to play with ease, and to play with confidence. She expects and encourages students to develop their creativity, by expressing their musical ideas and their personalities through the violin.

Lessons with Ms. Detlefs emphasize how to practice, discovery of the students preferred learning style, and the development of tone and musicality. Ms. Detlefs' students develop a set of polished, memorized repertoire; play classical music ranging from Bach to Paganini; are members of their high schools' intermediate and advanced orchestras; learn songs both by ear and musical notation; range in age from 5 to 55 years old; have written their own ...

About Lea

Hi there! My name is Lea Detlefs, and here is my musical history. I was given a violin at the age of seven by my grandfather, and between him and a neighbor who happened to be a retired violist from the Detroit Symphony, my musical education began. I've been playing violin for 26 years now, and

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Allison
Miss Lea is a great teacher who undoubtedly has a love of music. She helps her students develop this same love of music and teaches them how to develop their skills. I have been her student for five years and I love talking lessons with her.
Alan
I have been with Ms. Lea for 6 years, and all those years have been amazing. Since then I have been improving and gaining more understanding of playing my instrument. She is a great teacher and has a great way to teach kids.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Takoma Park, MD

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Takoma Park 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.
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$43 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$73 average

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"I've been getting lessons for 2 years and I've improved greatly."
Miranda
Took Viola lessons from Speedy B.
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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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Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"I'm only a few weeks in to lessons with Will and it's been an incredibly enjoyable experience. He's super patient, very punctual, and explains things in a way that not only make sense, but are actionable as well. Unlike lessons I've taken in the past, his teaching actually makes me want to practice. I see progress with each lesson and that goes a long way in strengthening my desire to continue!"
Crystal
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"My son really enjoyed the lesson and he start to practice daily."
Barbara
Took Viola lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"She made me feel comfortable and took me to the lesson plan step by step. As with the homework."
Yvette
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Nicholas is amazing! He knows how to really explain the viola so that my 10 year-old understands. He’s also very kind."
Ava
Took Viola lessons from Nicholas H.
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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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"Very good teaching style !"
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Armen M.
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