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Sarah E.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Michael Bane Award from Stony Brook University Department of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah E.

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Throughout my musical training, I have worked with distinguished performers and educators in the classical music community. I have studied with Lawrence Dutton (of the Emerson String Quartet), and Nicholas Cords (of Brooklyn Rider), Karen Ritscher (of Manhattan School of Music), and Nancy Buck (of Arizona State University). My teachers have been taught by some of the most eminent string pedagogues of their generation, including Dorothy Delay, Karen Tuttle, Lilian Fuchs, Harvey Shapiro, and Heidi Castleman. This broad survey of teaching styles and philosophies gives me a great breadth of knowledge which I apply to each student.

I have been teaching for over a decade in many settings. These include: my own private studio, TakeLessons, music stores, and performing arts studios.

Before earning my masters degree in performance, I was honored to be awarded a Teaching Assistantship for the viola studio of Professor Nancy Buck at Arizona State University. During my teaching ...

About Sarah

Sarah went from a baby banging pots to a professional musician performing in Carnegie Hall and with Grammy Award winners. She began her classical training early and is fluent in piano and string instruments. Sarah first knew she loved teaching as the first volunteer keyboard instructor at the Nevad

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Brittany
I love learning from Sarah as an adult student! She is so patient and kind, and explains things in multiple ways if I am confused. I definitely recommend her for any student!
Eliana A.
It was a very welcoming approach to the Violin world my daughter felt on her 1st lesson. Sarah was so patient,soft spoken and well versed with her violin skills that made the class worthwhile.
Cole
Kids loved Sarah
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Charles B.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Performance/Education from Ithaca College
  • Teaching since 1990
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Charles B.

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Students will learn to play violin using a variety of methods.

About Charles

I have been teaching stringed instruments for over 25 years. I use both the Suzuki and traditional methods.

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Don S.
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.
Keiko
I love it!
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Avenira C.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Avenira C.

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Focuses for Violin could include...

Notation / Sight Reading
Duet & Ensemble Performance
Solo/Improvising
Composition
Instrument Maintenance
and so much more!

Let's Play Music!
Many people think that learning an instrument is a long and grueling process that takes years before being any fun, but this couldn't be any farther from the truth!

Especially in this day and age with so many resources available, it does not have to take decades to reach a fun and satisfactory level of musicianship.

What you are looking for is someone who can teach you what YOU want to know.

My approach to music teaching is fully CUSTOMIZABLE.
Instead of following a strict curriculum, every lesson is tailored specifically to your goals and interests.

Not interested in reading notes? No problem.
Only want to cover your favorite pop songs? You got it.
Trying to write your own stuff? Let's focus there!

Whatever makes music fun for you, you can count on me to help you find less

About Avenira

What is it that sparks your unique musical expression? That is what I'm here to help you find and pursue. Maybe you want yourself, or your child, to know everything there is to know about music? Perhaps you'd like to learn to how to play your favorite songs? Or do you have your owns so

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Joy
My 16-year-old ---who had not practiced for over a year---is absolutely loving her lessons with Ms. Avenira! With only 3 lessons, I am now seeing the spark for playing the violin return to my daughter's eyes. Ms. Avenira is meeting my daughter "where she is" and truly customizing lessons to move her forward. She provides detailed updates for each lesson, and I could not be happier with my investment. Excellent teacher.
Michelle P.
Avenira really connected with my 14 year old, while our daughter has always been enthusiastic to learn an instrument, putting in the practice and the work has been a challenge in the past. Avenira's format, which allows flexibility for how the student learns best, is really working. My daughter has been practicing every night (unprompted by us), and is really excited abut her next lesson with Avenira. She also loves that she can learn both guitar and piano with Avenira, since she is interested in both. Avenira was very motivating, complimenting our daughter for being focused and for doing a great job during the lesson. Definitely would rate Avenira A+++++++!!
Ela
Avenira has such kindness! She has taught me so so much and she was the best instructor I had. She let me learn the song I wanted to learn, and I felt more passionate and confident about my singing and playing than ever. I wanted to practice more, I wanted to become better, and this never happened with other instructors.

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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
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  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1998
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on violln learn the basics.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Jonathan T.

33 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors in Music Performance from Emory and Henry College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jonathan T.

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Interested in building your chops and becoming a better musician? Let me help you grow as a musician! I hold a Masters Degree in Music Performance, am a Certified North Carolina Teacher, and am currently an orchestra director specializing in strings.

About Jonathan

Jonathan Todd has been performing and teaching in the Charlotte area and CMS Schools since 2012. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Emory and Henry College and then went on to earn a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance with a concentration in Music Theory and

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yang
Jonathan is very patient and professional.
Michael
My high school daughter has received trumpet lessons from Jonathan for over a year. He is an excellent instructor, very knowledgeable and patient. As a school teacher, he knows how to work with kids in a way that gives him an advantage over a non-teacher performing artist. We've done lessons both in person and online. I'd highly recommend Jonathan to any parent looking to have their middle school/high school student take private lessons.
Fan Z.
Jonathan is very patient with my kid and made the first lesson fun.
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Andrew Z.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrew Z.

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Not only do I have certification in specifically private lessons, but I have a very wide range of experience. I have played classical music, quartet music, new compositions, avant-garde pieces, and also in jazz and rock bands. I taught music professionally in public schools for 5 years, and I've been teaching privately for 7. I'm an active professional performer, as well as a composer, and the former principal violist of The Parker Symphony.

About Andrew

I love music, and I love teaching music. I have been actively involved in the music industry since 2008, performing in classical concerts, quartet performances, and even rock and indie bands. I love passing my expertise on and igniting a passion for playing in others.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Saco, ME

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Saco is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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$43 average
45 min
$58 average
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"Cédrick so far has been great. He really focuses on your needs, regardless of experience , and guides you through proper technique and training of the violin. He is extremely knowledgeable in music technique and theory."
Reya
Took Violin lessons from Cedrick A.
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"Kudos to Kelvin! He played an integral part in preparing Nick for his audition with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra in Atlanta. The best part is that Nick passed the audition and will be joining the orchestra later this month. Kelvin and Nick have a great connection. He truly supports my son's love of music."
Melissa
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Stephanie is extraordinary!

I never gave it any thought that it would be possible to learn such a complex instrument via Skype. To find someone as professionally trained as her is very challenging in of itself, but to have someone of her caliber teach my daughter from many miles away in the comfort of our home is truly amazing! Stephanie was very patient, observant, extremely knowledgeable and a talented teacher. It is quite a luxury to have the opportunity to work with her. I'd recommend her highly. If you are hesitant to try her online lessons I would suggest you at least give it a chance; you will be pleasantly surprised."
J
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"I'm an older, experienced player that has had some specific problems after returning to violin after a long hiatus. I was concerned most with my vibrato and a bouncing bow. Kendra zeroed right in on those problems and they were resolved in just three lessons. Kendra is patient, knowledgeable and perfect for an adult player at any level. I imagine she is fantastic with younger players, as well."
John
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Great teacher!!

Anna is an outstanding teacher who really understands how to get through to a student! She places a lot of emphasis on physical aspects of violin technique such as relaxation, that often go unaddressed by most teachers, leading to future problems.

The most striking thing about Anna's pedagogical style is that she is truly passionate about bringing the music to life. She constantly emphasizes the emotional interpretation of the music, however simple the piece may be, and ensures that the student projects the right tonal quality and color to bring out these interpretations.

Working with her has been a great experience, and I always eagerly look forward to the next lesson!"
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Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Kathleen is the absolute best! I have had many violin instructors and with Kathleen, I have improved leaps and bounds. She is very knowledgeable. When a passage is difficult, she knows just what to say and just what to do to help me through it. She is very supportive and pleasant. If I could give Kathleen 10 that is not enough. thank You, Kathleen. I think I'll keep you forever!"
Kim
Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"I took lessons from Geronimo for a few years and I really developed a lot under his teaching. He is very good at pinpointing issues and also fixing bad habits. He also helped me to become better at practicing, which is extremely helpful. Overall a great teacher and would highly recommend."
Bryan
Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"My son has learned a lot from Jonathan, and we really appreciate him as a teacher. We have been taking lessons for some time, and will continue to do so!
Highly recommended!"
Mei
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Very patient teacher."
Martha
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Very personable and teaches the violin very clearly, she is excellent !"
Chad
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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