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Dayna N.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A., Music Production from SUNY Purchase College
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Dayna N.

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Students can expect a relaxed, fun, and encouraging atmosphere for learning. The violin can be an intimidating instrument- you will make a lot of unpleasant sounds before you start sounding great- and that's okay! I'll be there to guide you and help you reach your goals.

If you're already an experience player, you can expect me "workshopping" your technique. We will analyze your form, practice patterns, and playing style, to ensure that you are growing and improving from the moment we begin. I will push you to become the most expressive player that you can become, but at a pace that feels comfortable for you.

What young students can expect:

- Preparing for entry into school orchestra
- Polishing up school orchestra repertoire
- Learning new material and scales
- Perfecting their technique
- Preparing for NYSSMA
- Preparing college audition tapes (I do have the ability to record these as well)
- Learning to play with confidence
- Learning vibrato

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About Dayna

Hello!, My classical training began at age 10, when I started to play the viola. From there, I was able to translate my musical skills to violin, guitar, piano, voice, composition, and songwriting. Originally a biology major at SUNY Purchase College, I quickly became restless knowing that I was u

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I had a great first lesson and look forward to more!
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Mary V.

71 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Mary V.

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Lesson Format

30m lesson:
Scales
Sight-Reading
Repertoire (Pieces)

45m lesson:
Scales
Sight-Reading
Etudes
Repertoire (Pieces)

60m lesson:
Scales
Finger Exercises
Etudes
Sight Reading
Repertoire (Smaller Pieces)
Concerto

Recommendations:
Beginners: One 30m session per week
Enthusiastic Beginner: Two 30m sessions per week
Intermediate Student: One 45m session per week
Advanced/Experienced Beginners: One 45m session per week
Intermediate-Advanced: One 60m session per week

Clarification about level (please read to assess yourself)

Beginner: No experience, interested in trying it out and seeing if it's for them
Enthusiastic Beginner: No experience, motivated to improve
Intermediate Student and/or Advanced Experienced Beginner Students: Students who have either already taken lessons, or perhaps are students enrolled in school programs in orchestra who have experience playing and want to add to their playing
Intermediate-Advanced: Experienced with ...

About Mary

Miss Vaillancourt is the rare combination of professional singer and certified Music Educator. She has worked in International Schools all over the world and is now a freelance soloist singing on concert and operatic stages in Europe. Recent engagements include Sofia National Opera (Small Stage) & S

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Magda
I have put my daughter in singing classes with many different teachers but none were as spectacular as Mary. She is in love with these classes and all the technique being taught in them, and I've noticed a lot of progress in her singing plus confidence in her ability. I sadly cannot afford any more classes but recommend Mary whole-heartedly to anyone that really wants to advance as a singer and have serious improvement.
Michelle W.
Mary is an excellent violin teacher. She has a firm yet kind approach with an effective method in teaching a challenging instrument. She is punctual, reliable and passionate about teaching. In short, we had a wonderful experience and highly recommend Mary!
Mae
I am a soon to be Music Education College major and Mary has helped me tremendously through that process. I have gotten into al the schools I’ve applied to and u don’t think I could have done that without her!💕
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Raycurt J.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
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Raycurt J.

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Melodies in your head and a song in your heart, but your voice isn't so great, or maybe it is. I can teach your to connect the physicality and express yourself with a Violin or Viola. (soprano or Alto). The tough part is learning hold to hold the violin properly. It takes a couple months to train the muscles a new stance. With my help your posture and breathing will become as one with the music It's not a myth, the violin is the most complex instrument to learn.

Comprehensive program with ear training and reading music.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Joshua C.
Raycurt has the knowledge and passion for the arts that makes for an excellent teacher. Highly recommend.
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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Mark L.

81 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark L.

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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 May 21, 2021 I AM ONLY TEACHING ONLINE. I DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS VISITING MY STUDIO BECAUSE OF THE CORONA OUTBREAK. I help students who need help due to the struggles they go through with their instruments. I have proven note reading methods for piano, violin, viola, cello, bass, guita

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Parker K.
So far my son is enjoying the lessons! Mark is very patient and thorough, which my son needs.
mary
I learned a ton in my first lesson! Mark is very knowledgeable. He was able to break musical concepts down which made it easier to understand. He was very positive, which helped stay positive!
Torrey L.
Mark is a fantastic piano teacher! He is patient and caring. He also has a unique way to help children remember important foundational elements of piano playing. I highly recommend!
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Jenny B.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jenny B.

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Whether you’ve heard her on any of the Disney Park shows and rides Internationally or on numerous movie scores like Forrest Gump, Paw Patrol or Father of the Bride, classically trained violinist, Jenny is excited to bring over 40 years of teaching, recording and performance experience online.

I love my job! There's no doubt that performing at a high level is exciting but having the opportunity to perform consistently and confidently comes with hard work. I don’t mind working hard but practicing doesn't have to be a chore. It has to be efficient and engaging, at any level.

Jenny has enjoyed student of all ages and levels (yes, even adults!), using traditional, Russian and Suzuki methods. Many of Jenny’s students have continued professionally, while others play for personal enjoyment.

I'm currently a session player in Nashville and some days are filled with recording violin effects that aren't traditionally taught but learned through experience. I'm excited to share both ...

About Jenny

Jenny has performed throughout the US, Europe, Mexico, Peru and Australia as a soloist, chamber musician or symphonic player. Winner of many awards and competitions, including the National Advancement for the Arts Award, Jenny has enjoyed a career as a symphonic and session player in San Francisco

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Luther W.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luther W.

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both the violin and viola in a variety of professional ensembles including substitute viola work with the Borromeo String Quartet. I draw from this performing background to teach my students of all ages and abilities.

I currently act as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at Merrimack College, where I serve as a primary instrumental teacher to enrolled students. I have also acted as the primary violin teacher for Main Street Music, LLC, in Waltham. Additionally, I run a private studio of approximately 20 students as young as 6 and as old as 60. Of these, some never touched an instrument before our first lesson, and some are serious conservatory-bound musicians intending to make a career as a ...

About Luther

I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I hold a bachelor's and a master's degree in violin performance from the New England Conservatory of Music where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a s

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Veronica W.
Thao R.
My daughter has had very good lessons with Luther. He is enthusiastic knowledgeable, and has great techniques. He understands kids and works with my daughter very well. She improves a whole lot and enjoys playing.
Robert O.
Extremely nice and very patient.

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"She's an amazing violinist and a wonderful person! She has taught me so much and is amazing at what she does! She also is a very fun person to be around and to play with!"
Caroline
Took Violin lessons from Danielle F.
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"Betsy is the Best!

Betsy teachs my 3 children, two younger, ages 6 & 11 violin and my 15 year old advanced player on viola and violin. She is an amazing teacher."
Audra
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"Jessica was both knowledgeable with the instrument and patient with our exuberant daughter, who was very excited to start learning. Our daughter is looking forward to more lessons."
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Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Elisa is a great violin teacher. She is patient and fun, yet challenges our daughter which helps her advance quickly. She is very skilled at setting developmentally appropriate goals and my 9 year old daughter loves her!"
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Elisa R.
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"Stephanie is a great human being and my daughter loves her lessons."
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Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Y.
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"It was great start by Dustin for my son with guitar and daughter with violin"
Yazan
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"Miss Danielle has been a blessing to our family! My girls (14 and 5) have a lot of anxiety and special needs, and Danielle has been patient and kind. They have learned so much in a short period of time."
Trixia
Took Violin lessons from Danielle F.
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"She helped me with fingering and bowing today. She is very helpful and a great teacher."
Rhiannon
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"I love Abi’s class!! She is a great teacher and easy to work with. She is also very flexible to teach anything that you want to play. One of the best thing of her class is she always send you a class note after each class, which is very helpful for you to review and remind you what you’ve learned or tips from the class! I highly recommend her!"
Jingyi
Took Violin lessons from Abigail T.
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"Elisa is a great teacher! She is sooooo talented! She was teaching violin to my 8 year old daughter in Ventura CA. She is very kind and patient with kids. We highly recommend her for teaching. We wish she could stay longer. Miss her."
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