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Megan H.

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Kalamazoo, MI
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan H.

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It is my goal as a teacher to "decode" each individual student's personal learning style. I strive to create a fun and safe learning environment and to instill the values of lifelong learning, curiosity, and self-improvement in my students. My primary goal as a teacher is to make playing the violin easy and fun.

My teaching begins with a strong technical foundation. Having strong basics allows the violinist to play their instrument with ease, having the freedom to play musically and creatively. I provide students with a balance of scales and arpeggios, etudes and technical exercises, and classic repertoire, and supplement with fiddle, pop, and jazz tunes, according to the student's interests.

I firmly believe that students can begin learning a musical instrument at any age. While I love working with children, I have developed a specialty in teaching adult beginners. The majority of my students are adult learners between ages 25-65 who are either learning an instrument for the ...

About Megan

Hi there! I am Megan. I have been teaching violin and viola privately for over 12 years, both in-person and online. I have been a TakeLessons instructor for approximately the last 5 years. In addition to my private studio, I am also a violin, viola, and group class instructor for Kalamazoo Kids in T

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Tom Reaghard
One of the things Megan has besides the skill is a good attitude towards her students.
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Tom Reaghard
Megan is smart, knowledgeable and pleasant. She makes the hard stuff seem easy. I just hope that I'm a good student, so I can keep working with her.
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An T.

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Starting at $35
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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I teach violin and viola lessons to students of all ages (including adults!) and skill levels. Lessons will be catered to you, whether you want to start from the beginning with Twinkle Twinkle Little Star or have a tune from the radio you've been wanting to learn. I believe learning to play an instrument is more than just learning notes and rhythms-- it's about developing yourself in all aspects of life. Here you can develop life skills including curiosity, dedication, responsibility, patience and so much more, all while having fun and enjoying yourself at the same time.

About An

Hailing from Lincoln, Nebraska, An began learning violin at the age of 9 as part of the Lincoln Public Schools elementary strings program. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Violin Performance at the University of Colorado Boulder. An graduated with high distinction from the University of N

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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science Piano Performance from Clearwater Christian College
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Samantha D.

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Techniques and various methods depending on goals of the student

About Samantha

Samantha started taking piano lessons at age 3 from her mother, who was also a music teacher. She played piano continuously through school, and also learned to play clarinet, guitar, flute, trumpet and sax, often playing different instruments in her school's band. She also learned the violin and cel

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Wonderful!

Samantha D. is wonderful. My kids play so well for only 1 year'sworth of lessons. I would highly recommend her to anyone! I am blownaway by the music that comes out of the Piano from a 7 and 11 year old.My 11 year old signed up for her first music competition at school. Ifyou told me one year ago I would have girls playing a piano, I would notbelieve you. I truly thought they would quit after a couple of months.Not the case. They are musically talented and still love it. Thanks toSamantha D! They are now thriving in the in-school music program.Thank you, TakeLessons, for filtering out the best teachers. When achild has a small window of interest, you have to grab it the rightway...the wrong teacher would not have given me these results.
PatK
My granddaughter, Katelynn, enjoys her trumpet lessons with Samantha. Samantha is caring, seems to enjoy teaching & has patience; which is needed since Katelynn needs a little extra attention learning things
MaureenC
Highly Recommend her!

My daughters (10, & 6) have only had three lessons with Samantha! They love it. Her nature is kind and welcoming. She can tell how much they can handle so doesn't overwhelm them with too much theory or pieces to play. She strikes a nice balance. My 10 year old started composing her own song when she became bord with the beginner book! Samantha has added to this excitement and changed her teaching style to match my daughters learning style. My daughter was beaming! Samantha has taught her how to take the next pieces of theory and add it to her song. She also ordered music my daughter enjoys like Selena Gomez. My 6 year old is excited every week and doesn't want to be late. My husband and I thought this would be just another thing to start and quit. So far they are going strong!
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Laura B.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Laura B.

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As a music instructor, I am eager to cater to the needs of each individual child and to provide them with engaging musical experiences in supportive environments. I have previously provided violin, viola, and piano lessons to students of all ages both through Thompson Tutoring in Portage, Michigan and Reverb Lessons in Chicago, Illinois. I have approximately six years of private teaching experience.

I recently graduated from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts with a Master of Music Degree in Viola Performance. In 2016, I graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Viola Performance and Spanish. My performance experience includes both local and international venues. I have performed locally throughout the Southwest Michigan area, in orchestras such as the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Whiting Park Symphony Orchestra, Holland Symphony Orchestra, and Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra. I have also performed internationally ...

About Laura

I provide engaging violin, viola, and piano lessons to students of all ages and am eager to help you learn!

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Grace
Very good teacher, our daughter likes her and is motivated to get better.
Liuxi
I learned piano with her. She is a good teacher.
Eva B.
Laura is an amazing teacher - I could see it right away - and my daughter really opened up to her. It seems, however that my daughter may not be ready to study the piano just yet. We bought a 5-lesson package, so we will see if that changes between now and then. Either way, Laura was a great choice for our first piano instructor!
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Daniel R.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel R.

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Daniel Ray graduated from Central Michigan University in 2020 with a Master's degree in music performance. As a graduate assistant, he served as co-concertmaster in the CMU symphony orchestra, coached sectionals and small ensembles, and taught lessons to undergraduate violin students. As a soloist, he performed in the CMU honors recital and received 2nd place in the Chamichian String Competition.

Previously, Daniel earned a B.A. in music performance from Luther College where he served as principal 2nd violin in the Luther College Symphony Orchestra. He was also a finalist in the the concerto competition, and received the Hemp Prize, which is awarded annually to an outstanding senior string musician.

Currently, Daniel works as a freelance performer and teacher from his residence in Bowling Green, Ohio. As a teacher, Daniel is committed to providing students the knowledge and technical foundation to achieve their musical goals.

About Daniel

Daniel Ray graduated from Central Michigan University in 2020 with a Master's degree in music performance. As a graduate assistant, he served as co-concertmaster in the CMU symphony orchestra, coached sectionals and small ensembles, and taught lessons to undergraduate violin students. As a soloist,

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Sonja P.

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  • Teaching since 2008
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Sonja P.

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I am an experienced violin teacher of over 10 years to students of all ages and levels! I cater to each student as an individual and teach what is appropriate for their wants and needs. Students will build strong technical and musical foundations while having fun mastering their instrument! I specialize in teaching (and performing) classical, pop, rock, and folk music.

About Sonja

I am a professional violinist and violin/viola teacher. I have been playing the violin for over 20 years and have over 10 years of experience as a freelance strings teacher and orchestral violinist. I am an intuitive, compassionate, and energetic mentor to students of all ages and levels. I strive t

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Kalamazoo, MI

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Kalamazoo is $75. 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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"I had a great first lesson with Damien. He is patient and extremely considerate. Damien took the time to determine a baseline of my general knowledge. He answered my questions and fully explained the concepts that we discussed. At all times I felt that I was having a positive experience and I have set goals for my next lesson. I am energized and motivated to continue and look forward to my next lesson with Damien."
Diane Heyman
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Victor is an excellent teacher. He teaches music that I am interested in, and tailors lessons to my skill level. He has a strong background in music theory, and has done a great job of helping me grasp concepts that I have never understood before. As an beginning adult student, I could not have found a better teacher."
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Victor Q.
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"Assunta is very kind,sweet,loving,and smart taking lessons with her has been the best time she is loved but most of all she is the best of the best teachers in takelessons."
Sarai
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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"Ms. Margaret is patient and understanding, and really helps my daughter to see the skill to be developed. I really appreciate her attention to detail and approach."
Patrice
Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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"One lesson in, I'm feeling ready to tackle a Bruch concerto!"
Zach
Took Violin lessons from Laura B.
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"Elizabeth is an outstanding violin pedagogue. She is also patient and sympathetic to my musical needs. She has a great sense of humor and makes lessons fun. I can recommend her without reservation."
Al
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Complete and knowledgeable

I've recently took a block of 20 lessons with Kristen and I can say without a doubt that her skill at conveying her knowledge is unsurpassed. There was never a session that I came away from that I didn't learn something. I could describe my issues every week and she would offer several suggestions on overcoming it. Because of this, she made it possible for me to reach new heights in my skill with my instrument, but also a deeper understanding of music structure and theory. I highly recommend her if you are looking for that one teacher to help lead you, for any age."
Kathryn
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Chenyu is an absolutely fantastic teacher! She instantly puts my daughter at ease, while keeping her on track with lessons. I couldn't be happier with her teaching style!"
Alix
Took Violin lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"Jonathan has a demonstrable amount of knowledge about the violin including different playing styles, music theory, and its practical application. His approach is incremental and measured that adapts to my specific strengths and weaknesses intermixed with an appropriate amount of patience. He is also very personable. I always look forward to our lessons together."
Chad
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Shahrzad has a way of keeping my 11 y.o. son engaged throughout the entire lesson. He has fun, but at the same time he is being challenged. He practices without us even asking,. He will start orchestra in middle school this year and I know he will be ready!"
Nathan
Took Violin lessons from Shahrzad P.
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