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George C.

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  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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George C.

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I am free to teach violin as well. 8+ years experience.

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About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended Mu

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.
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Danielle F.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Winner of the Samuel G. Cross Scholarship for Music Education from Dr. Robert McCashin
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Danielle F.

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I am a professional violinist who also holds a valid VA teaching license. I focus on student-centered learning to make sure everyone gets the instruction they need. Whether you're looking to start on the right foot, get ahead in school, or take your playing to the next level, I'm here to help!

About Danielle

Hello! My name is Danielle and I'm a strings teacher (don't worry - I teach the fun stuff too!). I've been playing violin since age 5, viola since age 13, and 'cello since age 18. I have Bachelors Degrees in Violin Performance and Music Education from James Madison University, and I play both Violin

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Elena L.
Great with my daughter and very friendly
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Matthew A.
Danielle was a very intuitive teacher- she listened to my goals, and helped provide me with a clear path toward them, conquering some of the basics, scales, pentatonic, and such... but also some of the more advanced nuances like harmonics and vibrato. If you are trying to learn violin or fiddle, I'd recommend Danielle.
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Raycurt J.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • 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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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

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Violin:
A wooden stringed instrument in the violin family; it is the smallest and highest-pitched. The violin typically has four strings tuned in perfect fifths, and is most commonly played by drawing a bow across its strings, though it can also be played by plucking the strings with the fingers (pizzicato). Violins are important instruments in a wide variety of musical genres. They are most prominent in the Western classical tradition and in many varieties of folk music. They are also frequently used in genres of folk including country music and bluegrass music and in jazz. Electric violins are used in some forms of rock music; further, the violin has come to be played in many non-Western music cultures, including Indian music and Iranian music. The violin is sometimes informally called a fiddle, particularly in Irish traditional music and bluegrass, but this nickname is also used regardless of the type of music played on it.
Lessons always start with the basics: Tuning, hand/bow

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Sylvia P.

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  • BA from Thomas Edison State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Sylvia P.

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I use the Suzuki Violin Method and the ABCs of Violin Method, but am willing to work with other method books as well. I have developed extensive supplemental resources that I'll use with any curriculum.

I also work with orchestra/band students to help them succeed, usually taking a break from the method books to focus on that season's music.

I can prepare you for contests and auditions, help you work in a small or large ensemble, grow you as a soloist, or help you learn a new style.

Beginning students will gain a solid grasp of all the "essentials": basic theory, sight reading skills, counting, and technique. As soon as you have these, you have a lot of freedom with what you want to work on!

I take kids, adults, and teens. I have experience teaching kids with disabilities including Down's syndrome, trauma/PTSD, ADHD, cerebral palsy, and more.

About Sylvia

Hi! I'm Sylvia--I play piano, violin, and viola professionally, and guitar, flute, and clarinet amateurly. I'm in school to become a music therapist, since I've seen how powerful music can be in treating a huge variety of illnesses, both physical and mental. My teaching core values are: -praise

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Justin
Sylvia gave me resources to start building a new talent from day 1. She is always professional, on time, encouraging and patient. Great experience, well worth the money!
Gloria
She really focuses on encouraging students when they perform well, motivating you to work harder. She’s very patient when explaining things and makes sure you understand it before moving on. Overall a great teacher!
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Lisa M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Lisa M.

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Let’s find the beauty and joy of playing the violin. We’ll learn how to pluck and use the bow, read music, play duets and even play along with music tracks. Intermediate students may bring their own music.

About Lisa

I earned my BA in Music at the University of Virginia and Masters at UMET in Puerto Rico. I began playing music in the 5th grade. With support and encouragement from my teachers and parents, I joined the school orchestra, enjoyed violin, piano and guitar lessons, and competed on Regional and State

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"Kristen has been so patient with me and already taught me many things to help me be a better violist. Many thanks!"
Andrea
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Very professional instructor! Extremely knowlegable! Mark is very patient and informative. This is my 2nd year taking violin lessons and I love it!"
Sheryl
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Ms. Kathy is a great teacher."
Hassan Kenya
Took Violin lessons from Kathy B.
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"My 8 year old is just getting started with lessons with Jessica, but she liked her right away. She's very patient and encouraging, no matter what sounds come from the instrument! She seems very experienced and happy to share her talent with others. (my daughter always says about Jessica's playing "her's sounds so pretty!")"
jodi
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Susanna is an excellent instructor! I've been with her for a year as an adult beginner and learned a great deal. She is patient and supportive -- exactly what you need in an instructor. She also has a great sense of humor lined with kindness, which helps when you create some truly tragic notes on your violin."
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Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Tremendous improvement in technique

Kelvin is a tremendously gifted musician and instructor. He has increased my level of confidence. He continues to push me to my fullest potential. His lessons are very thorough. I most appreciate the encouragement he gives me to use my talent. He is both patient and kind. I recommend him highly."
Melissa
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Charles has been great with my early skill development. He continues every week to stress the basic for my violin training. He remains supportive and patient. We have had lessons in person and online. I am beginner at 65 years old and I would highly recommend Charles Bossert as a violin, and other strings instruments instructor. Thank You Charles for your help."
Don
Took Violin lessons from Charles B.
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"Actually it worked great! My 5year-daughter joined the lesson with Chelsea. And she said she loved the lesson! She is already looking forward to next lesson."
Hana
Took Violin lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Great teacher! I am just beginning and Tigran is being so patient and he makes the lesson fun."
Chris FLaherty
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"I had my first lesson with Luther today. He is personable, informative, gave constructive feedback and encouraged me. I found his style of instruction helpful.
I’m looking forward to my next lesson with him."
Tamara
Took Violin lessons from Luther W.
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