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Elisabeth H.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students Male: 2 to 22; Female: 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elisabeth H.

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I have been teaching music lessons professionally for 15 years to students of all ages. From Beginner to Advanced, all levels are welcome and lessons will help you progress further from where you are. Music is fun! Lessons are conducting in a positive and fun manner so that you hardly realize how much work you are doing. I want to cultivate and bring out your music potential, and support your musical goals. Preparing for a school competition, pursuing entering a higher level music school or university, or want to learn for personal enjoyment, I can help! Ready to start?!

About Elisabeth

Elisabeth has been teaching private lessons since 2006 and is currently available to teach lessons at her studio and online. Elisabeth has helped students succeed in recitals, state competitions, concerts, and has prepared students for entering symphony orchestras. Elisabeth received her training i

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Dana
Elisabeth has been teaching our 12 year old son piano for several years. She is very methodical in working through curriculum in her instruction, but also flexible to include other “fun” songs that he wanted to play to help keep him motivated. She is very patient and efficient during the lesson time. I may add that my husband is a classical pianist so we were looking for a high quality instructor. We also appreciate that she is flexible with changing lessons times on occasion when our schedule may change for a season. We’ve been very pleased with the progress our son has made under her teaching.
Natalie Britt
If your searching for an amazing teacher your search is over. Elisabeth has been wonderful violin teacher to my son! She makes corrections without being critical..that's huge!! We highly recommend her!!
Denise
Elisabeth is helping me realize a dream of learning to play both the cello and the violin in my not-so-youthful years. I deeply appreciate her patience and encouragement, her knowledgeable and confident guidance. Each lesson session is a joy because of Elisabeth's upbeat, positive outlook and her genuine desire to see and hear my playing abilities improve.
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Michael R.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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Michael R.

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Violin is one of my favorites to listen to and includes such a wide range of music, from fiddle, to blues to of course classical.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Sean
Great teacher
Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Cameron K.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best of 2018 from Online Teaching Website
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Cameron K.

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Learning to play a string instrument is tough but the payoff is so worth it!

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Music teacher specializing in string instruments. As a music teacher, my goal is to give my students fun and productive lessons. I teach my students all the essential technical and musical principles which help them to succeed at reaching their goals and avoid developing harmful habits along the way

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Braeden S.
Cameron has been patient and encouraging. He has given a lot of helpful tips to improve playing and seem to be working!
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Eric W.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar / Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric W.

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I started playing violin with the Suzuki method at age 5. I have been teaching violin to ages 4 to adult for over 8 years. While not a concert or symphony level player, I have been providing quality lessons and guidance to beginners and intermediate players of all ages and interest for years. As with all of my lessons, I provide a core curriculum as well as custom tailor to the student's needs and interest. From Bach and other Suzuki classics, to modern favorites like Pirates of the Caribbean or Lindsey Stirling.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo, piano/keyboard, voice/singing, and songwriting. Private studio in downtown Redmond, WA or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for ov

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Josh W.
I'm an intermediate musician learning Ukele for the first time. Eric took the time to help me figure out the basics and ultimately helped me learn to how play two songs with very distinct styles, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Dust in the Wind.
Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with
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Caroline T.

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  • Awarded National First Place Winner from Music Teachers National Association
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Caroline T.

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I am an experienced teacher of 16 years! I thrive on finding each student's specific learning style and cultivating a positive and productive learning experience within that. I apply consistent and focused energy in getting my students to strive for their best, and I aim to inspire them to respond in turn with the same focused and accurate effort.

I teach using a modified Suzuki method. This means that, while I do subscribe to Suzuki's "mother tongue" approach, I also believe that education on an instrument requires literacy from a young age. I have discovered in my years of teaching that an early ability to read notes and understand musical theory and form is not a handicap to a student's development, but rather a benefit to the student gaining a richer, fuller understanding of their instrument and music in general.

I believe that every person can be taught, that parental involvement is crucial in the development of musicians from a young age through the high school years, and ...

About Caroline

Dr. Caroline holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music, Master of Music degree from Mannes College of Music in violin performance, and Bachelor of Music degree from East Carolina University in violin performance and piano performance. Caroline has cultivated a priva

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Joanna P.
Both of my children have been studying violin under Caroline's guidance for over a year now and we couldn't ask for a better teacher. She is very professional, super friendly and simply fantastic with kids. She always finds a way to motive and inspire them so they do better every class. We were a little worried how the transition from in-person to online tutoring, but it's gone great, and we're grateful we were able to find such a good teacher.
Classes with Caroline are always magical and super fun!
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Ruth R.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from University of Minnesota
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Ruth R.

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No more waiting to get to the good stuff! Our proven violin and piano methods let you use the entire fingerboard and keyboard from your very first day.

Other methods restrict student access at first. Students become accustomed to a narrow range. They may become anxious when invited to advance to a new level. Our gentle approach has produced concert violinists, professional fiddlers, and accomplished pianists, as well as avid amateurs.

You don't have to be an advanced player to make music on piano or violin. Some folks need more encouragement, but everyone has something to say. We'll share proven tools in the private lesson to have you playing violin and piano the way you always dreamed.

Experienced teachers, beginners to advanced. Ruth has over 30 years teaching experience in colleges and music schools. Come see the possibilities!

About Ruth

​I teach music to motivated students through songs, stories, and games. ​We also improve our music reading, time management, and problem solving skills. Years ago, I enjoyed a vibrant career as a performer and teacher. I played with classical symphony orchestras and eclectic string bands. I dir

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"Best instructor ever. Very patient."
Sophia
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Ava is fantastic! We highly recommend her. Thank you Dr. Ava"
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Ava P.
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"He is very professional and knowledgeable, always on time for each lesson. He was able to help me improve from the first lesson."
Maria
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"My daughter and I feel he is the best instructor out there. So much so that when he moved out of state, my daughter still wanted to continue with him online. He can teach anyone from beginning to advanced. My daughter has been first violin for many years, but still improved her playing tremendously when she started taken lessons with Mr. Speedy about a year a go. He really is a great instructor!!!"
Karina
Took Violin lessons from Speedy B.
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"Great teacher, patient, always encouraging in a very positive and friendly way"
Giorgos
Took Violin lessons from Melissa F.
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"Excellent violin teacher

Charlene has done a wonderful job with teaching my 6 year old daughter the fundamentals of playing the violin using the Suzuki method. She has not only helped technically, but has also given my daughter the encouragement and patience necessary to develop her confidence with playing. Her high level of experience and passion for playing the violin is very evident. I would highly recommend Charlene to anyone looking to improve their performance with this instrument."
Nicole
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"We have had a very positive experience with Mark Williams. My son has been taking lessons for over a year and progressing nicely. Mark works hard to keep him interested and makes sure that he continues to enjoy learning. Exactly what we were looking for."
Joy
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"I'm a beginner student with no music experience. She is very patient and enthusiastic. I was able to understand some of the basics of music beats and notes on the first lesson thanks to Cathy. She also thought me the proper position to hold the violin. I'm very excited to continue my four lessons with her and I couldn't choose a better instructor than her. You can see her passion for teaching violin. I highly recommend her, especially for beginner students."
Gloria
Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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"Great teacher, very kind and patience."
Rodney
Took Violin lessons from Cindy H.
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"Randall was fantastic. He immediately engaged with my son, and interspersed history and anecdotes into the lesson that made what he was saying even more relevant. Vlad is nine, and new to the violin. He couldn't wait to get home and practice, and is already looking forward to his next lesson."
Vladimir
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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