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Kathy B.

31 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Sign Language for the Deaf, Sign Language for the Deaf
  • Teaching since 2005
  • B.A.Degree from Marygrove College
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Kathy B.

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I have been teaching violin boht in the schools and privately for over ten years. I take both beginners and intermediate students. I ask that they are able to read well as reading music can be very difficult to a new student.
I use the books String Builder Book 1 for Violin and Strictly Strings Book 1 for Violin, and Music Ace Deluxe which is a fun way to learn their music theory on the computer.
The students will learn their lines and spaces for both the Treble Clef and Bass Clef as well as the note values in their first few lessons as well as the fingering for ope n and closed strings.
I ask that the students practice everyday except the day of their lesson for only 15 minutes as their fingers are not use to it yet. Once they have been playing for awhile then I ask that they start practicing a little longer each day.

About Kathy

I am a patient, enthusiastic teacher in the following areas: piano, violin, cello, drums, music history, and music theory. I have taught vocal and instrumental music in both Catholic and Public schools, and in after-school programs, for 20 years, and have been giving private lessons for 9 years. I

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Cynthia O.
A great passionate violin instructor.
Loquacious, but each moment of verbal conversation has a message that leads to the musical lessons of the day. I really appreciate her knowledge and skill. I am often reminiscent of my violin instructor as a child. Each session leaves me with the zeal to practice hard in eager preparation
for the next.
Robert
Kathy is a kind, patient and methodical teacher. She develops your piano skills with a structured program of theory and exercises geared toward constant improvement. She has helped me improve my piano technique throughout our time together. I have been able to play increasingly challenging pieces on a regular basis with her. I look forward to steadily improving my piano skills.
Robert Bilenchi
I have recently returned from a week long stay at the Sonatina Piano Camp in Bennington VT and would like to notify all those piano students who may read this review as to the wonderful experience attending this camp can be. The camp takes adult piano students at all piano skill levels from beginner to well accomplished. Students stay in shared rooms (2-4 persons) which includes a piano in every room. Attendance is usually 18- 27 persons. The mansion itself is home to approx. 30 pianos. All meals are provided (and are outstanding) as well as piano classes and 4 lessons with concert pianists or university piano professors. Ample time is provided to practice a performance piece for the end of week performance night. Master classes are given on several evenings for those wishing to perform a work in progress piece for the attendees and the camp owner providing a public lesson.
I have found that the attending student group to be extremely supportive to all other students especially to those experiencing performance anxiety. Repeating attendees (from all over the country) have formed lasting friendships among themselves which have endured for years. Eight week long sessions are given throughout the year. In addition there are summer sessions for school aged youth
and also 4 short week sessions for those wishing to try a sampling of the camp. This past January was my 3rd year attending the camp and I will be returning again next year. My experiences at the camp have been truly unforgettable. More information can be obtained at Sonatina.com
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Natalie F.

4 Reviews
Dearborn, MI
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Natalie F.

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Experienced teacher of 6 years, specializing in strings! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Natalie

Violinist Natalie Frakes is an experienced performer and educator and believes deeply in using music as a vehicle for social change. Natalie graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University in Detroit. In addition to performing, she continues to be an active advocate for musical educa

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Zachariah
Natalie F was my orchestra director when I attended Oxford High school. Her direction has inspired me to become the best musician I can be as I attend undergraduate school for double bass performance. Natalie is amazing at setting up the experiences to know what it is like to be a musician. Also, she typically is very knowledgeable about current going on’s in the orchestral world. She has on multiple occasions given me or recommended me for professional gigs. I’ve known her long enough now to have seen her growth as a music educator and can tell you that she has a bright future in this regard.
Heather
Very detailed oriented. Excellent rapport with students and well connected in the professional and semi-professional music community giving students additional performing opportunities.
Lindsey
Natalie has been so helpful with our transition into online lessons. So grateful for all of her wonderful insight and vast knowledge of the instrument. Her lessons have been so fun and enjoyable!

Glenda J.

26 Reviews
Taylor, MI
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 55; Female: 5 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Glenda J.

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About Glenda

After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to

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Charles
She is incredible, just a wonderful person to talk to and an amazing teacher, I can’t wait for my next lesson with her
Bridget G.
Glenda is a wonderful teacher for my almost 6 year old daughter. Ellen is learning and having lots of fun. Glenda is encouraging and kind and able to keep my daughter's attention and interest even in a virtual setting. Thank you, Glenda!
Randy J.
Great experience....awesome teacher, highly recommended

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Alani S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • General Education from Wilde Lake High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alani S.

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Have you ever wanted to play violin, but never knew where to start? Do you have trouble learning correct technique, practice strategies, or struggle finding good repertoire to learn? Well, you've come to the right place!

In our first lesson, I will likely ask you to demonstrate your level to me, either by telling me or showing me what you know. I will use this to better understand your strengths and weaknesses and go from there. You can expect to come away from our first lesson with some learning materials, a plan for going forward, and an encouraging start to our journey as musicians together!

Some examples of things students can learn from me include: expanding repertoire, ear training, music reading, improvising, jamming, music theory, and technique.

About Alani

I am a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for bluegrass and old time music. I have been studying music since the age of 9, and fell in love with traditional music when I was 13. I love to perform and have had the opportunity to share the stage with many of my hero's. My interest in teaching st

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Dave M.
Really enjoying my lessons with Alani. She’s very knowledgeable and has good plans of action each week. I would Recommend her as teacher.
Fronia
Alani is an awesome fiddle teacher who gave me the personal attention needed for a beginner. As an adult student, she was quickly able to assess my strengths, weaknesses and learning style. She made me feel at ease and had lots of patience. I would highly recommend Alani to anyone looking to learn the fiddle. Can’t wait for my next lesson!
Colin
I saw a post on Facebook by Alani that she was giving fiddles lessons. It had been a while since I picked up the fiddle and thought that this was the best way to get back to playing. I messaged her and we set up a date and time for the lesson. The lesson was amazing, we were both a little nervous but it didn’t stop us from playing some awesome music. Alani was really patient with me as I hadn’t tuned or played my fiddle in a good while. After the lesson, Alani sent me audio files of the music we played so that I could listen back and continue learning. Overall a great lesson, and I hope to take another soon!!
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Thomas H.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Thomas H.

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Tom is a Denver based composer, arranger, and musician best known for his multi-instrumentalist role in the Grammy nominated rock band, Devotchka. He has performed on many recordings including those by M Ward, She and Him, Nathaniel Rateliff, Bettye Lavette, Eric Bachman, Calexico, and Sage Francis. As an arranger and orchestrator, he has worked closely with a variety of groups including, The Colorado Symphony, The Flaming Lips, The Lumineers, Amos Lee, Gregory Alan Isakov, Trampled By Turtles, Ingrid Michaelson, Lettuce, and Opiuo. He has written original music for theater and dance, including performances by Wonderbound and the Colorado Symphony of "The 7 Deadly Sins", "De Troya" by Dallas based Cara Mia Theatre, and performances of Shakespeare's, "The 12th Night" for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. His latest project is "Modern Victims", a collection of pop songs recorded under the banner "Post Truth Serum", with Elin Palmer and Shawn King (Devotchka). Tom is a ...

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Tom is a Denver based composer, arranger, and musician best known for his multi-instrumentalist role in the Grammy nominated rock band, Devotchka. He has performed on many recordings including those by M Ward, She and Him, Nathaniel Rateliff, Bettye Lavette, Eric Bachman, Calexico, and Sage Franci

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Amanda G.

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Teaches Online
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  • B.M. in Performance from James Madison University
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amanda G.

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My goal is to create a positive learning environment that addresses a student's specific needs. I focus heavily on increasing a student's critical thinking skills so that they can easily problem solve during their practice sessions, increasing their ability to grow as a musician.

I have five years of teaching experience, with age groups pre-k to high school. Last year, I received my masters degree in violin performance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Thanks for your consideration and I'm looking forward to working with you!

About Amanda

As someone who has been playing the violin for 18 years, I know that searching for a teacher that is amazing and effective is not an easy task. There are so many violin teachers out there that the choice can be overwhelming. How do you know that these teachers will be a good fit? Are they worth it?

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Calvin
I worked with Amanda for almost a year until I had to relocate outside the area and she has been very professional and has always been flexible with schedules. As an adult learner who took basic lessons in the past, she was very patient and helpful throughout the entire learning process from holding the bow to tuning the violin. Highly recommend and would definitely continue taking classes!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Franklin, MI

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Franklin 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 $230 per hour.
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"Rebekah is an awesome violin instructor! She is accomplished, patient, knowledgeable, and a very nice person. She is instructing my 16 yr old daughter at our home which is so convenient for me! Sometimes my schedule gets a little crazy but Rebekah is very flexible. I am very happy and my daughter loves her lessons."
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Took Violin lessons from Rebekah S.
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"Ms B. is concise and shows an understanding of where my daughter is at in the process. Irene said she had fun and is looking forward to the next lesson. Thank you."
Irene
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Candice is a great teacher. very knowledgeable and she also makes lessons enjoyable for my teenage son. He has improved a lot since starting lessons with Candice last year."
Hsin-Yun
Took Violin lessons from Candice A.
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"We are so thankful for Miss Calvino’s commitment to finish out the year with virtual lessons! Even though my daughter couldn’t be with her physically, she kept my daughter’s interest and continued to make lessons fun and engaging. I was so thankful to be able to listen in and realize the depth of learning my daughter has had the privilege of experiencing over the past year and a half. Miss Calvino has always challenged her with difficult but fun musical selections and scales and I can’t wait to continue to watch my daughter grow and learn! Thank you Miss Calvino!"
Crystal
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth C.
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Ms. Chris is awesome. My son started taking lessons to see if he really liked the violin about 3 1/2 years ago and fell in love with the violin. I do believe he likes it simply because he has an AWESOME teacher. She pushes him when he needs to be pushed and encourages him to audition for performances. He has done a wonderful job and we highly recommend Ms. Chris Heins!"
James
Took Violin lessons from Chris H.
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"Very pleased with my first lesson! I'm an adult beginner and I appreciated her frankness and encouragement!"
Natasha
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"I am very happy with Arielle. She knows how to transition her teaching skills for adults."
Melanie
Took Violin lessons from Arielle-Khrystiana P.
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"First lesson was a real confidence booster. Mark had me quickly making music with my violin. And I'm already looking forward to the next lesson! My excitement to know this instrument has increased exponentially."
Joseph
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"She is a talented instructor! Patient and helps you understand difficult areas of any piece."
Kathleen
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"Before Mr.Williams, I never enjoyed going to lessons. He genuinely cares for his students and definitely helps to improve skill. He is very talented in violin and just overall an amazing teacher!"
Jeanie
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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