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Kathy B.

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Detroit, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Sign Language for the Deaf, Sign Language for the Deaf
  • B.A.Degree from Marygrove College
  • Awarded National Senior Olympics 5th place award for the 200 yard Breaststroke for my age group 60-65 in 2007. from National Senior Olympics at the National Senior Games in 2007.
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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 e

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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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Kendra R.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Quartet Performance Scholarship from University of Colorado
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Kendra R.

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Having taught and performed for over 30 years, I have had the pleasure of working with students of all levels and ages. For beginning students, you can expect to be playing and learning to read music within your first month of taking lessons. I am happy to say that my intermediate and advanced students have met goals of preparing for auditions with success, performance events, and simply studying new technique and repertoire for their own pleasure. I look forward to meeting and sharing your musical endeavors!

About Kendra

Hello and thanks for visiting my webpage on Take Lessons. My name is Kendra, and I have been performing and teaching professionally for over 30 years. I received my performance training at Colorado University in Boulder and Brandon University in Manitoba, Canada. My career as a teacher, recording

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Aidan
Kendra was so helpful and encouraging to our son during his first lesson, while also remaining firm in the techniques she was asking him to practice! She asked throughout the lesson if he had questions or if she needed to clarify anything, which we appreciate because he doesn't always admit if he doesn't understand.
Kay H.
I wrote a review when my daughter was a beginner, as she started to learn viola at her middle school. 4 years later, after 1 all-state, 2 district honors, and 1 London performances - all thanks to Kendra - my daughter continues to learn under Kendra's encouraging, precise instructions. Thank you Kendra!!!!
Angelique M.
I studied viola from 4th grade through college and have had many different teachers. I took a very long break from studying because it was getting to be too much like work and no fun.
Returning as an adult student was a tough decision for me, but Kendra has made it fun again! We've worked through some of my old bad habits that none of my previous teachers addressed and I can play without left hand pain for the first time in my life. It's amazing!

Kendra is patient and encouraging and has really helped me rediscover my joy and love of playing the viola. I can't recommend her enough!
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Melissa D.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Melissa D.

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I like to tailor my lessons to the needs of each student. I can teach all styles from, classical, to jazz to fiddle and contemporary or rock. Whatever the style, I strive to focus on good musicianship, theory and technique developing right hand dexterity and the bow arm along with the left hand and vibrato. I use several different methods depending on the age and ability of the student.

About Melissa

I began playing violin at age 10 after years of singing in children's choirs. I continued my musical journey at Sam Houston State University where I earned a Bachelors degree in Music and my Texas All Level Music teaching certification. I was a middle school orchestra director for 17 years. During t

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Paige M.
Page likesMelissa and looks forward to her next lesson. She enjoyed Melissa's teaching technique and looks forward to continuing with her.
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Sylvia P.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.

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Lipeng C.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Master Degree of Music Performance from Ball State University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Lipeng C.

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I have been teaching for over 22 years. I also performed solo recitals, chamber music concerts, and orchestras nationally and internationally for over 22 years. I have performed with Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Hong Kong Philharmonic, China National Symphony Orchestra and more. I approach each student as a unique and promising artist. I help them set individual goals, then plan and prepare lesson materials tailored for what he or she intends to achieve. I encourage them to work hard, dream big, and enjoy the rewards of learning and performing music.

About Lipeng

I am a professional musician and educator with over 22 years of teaching experience. I have played with the legendary Yo-Yo Ma, Riccardo Muti, Joshua Bell, Renee Flaming and other world famous musicians. I am currently a tenured violinist with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Steinway piano educator,

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Charlyn B.
The best instructor for my daughter.
Will recommend to friends and family.
Audrey
Lipeng is very patient and encouraging for my beginner 11-year-old, using the video format well to demonstrate the songs and watch the student. She has been a good fit for a player who is motivated to improve but can complain a little bit about practicing everyday.
Paul C.
Very first lesson with Lipeng and I enjoyed it so very much. Lipeng encourages to listen to the music and then accentuate the notes to make it music, not to simply play them.
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Cindy C.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Cindy C.

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Holding a Master's degree at Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, I'm an experienced teacher and have taught students of all ages. I'm happy to help my students set up lesson plans. To build students’ foundation in ear training, music theory and skill improvement are all necessary and beneficial to music study. I believe that both short-term and long-term goals help students be more motivated, active and determined on instrument learning. I'm happy to discuss repertoire with students, based on their interests and levels. Besides, I always love to see my students have overcome stage fright and pressure, frequently playing in performances and competitions confidently.

About Cindy

As a professional violinist, pianist, and educator, I'm passionate on sharing the beauty and knowledge of music. I started playing the piano at the age of four and playing the violin in the following year. Having experience in orchestra and chamber concerts, I've been exploring music in a variety of

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Novi 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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"She knows how to help me fix my old problems, and aquire new skills

One of the best teachers I have ever known. She knows a student's need well enough to help them reach their goals in taking lessons."
Josephine
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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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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"Simply an amazing teacher

I've always wanted to play Violin but was always intimidated by the instrument, especially when I finally bought one and picked it up for the first time.

My intimidation went away when I started taking lessons with Kelvin.

Kelvin provided all of the necessary steps and guidelines along the way from my first note to my first song and did it with many examples that I can perfectly relate to.
He keeps things simple yet very complex at the same time.
The way he teaches is very easy to understand.
He can instantly notice a mistake if I've made one and he is able to correct it easily.

And through all of this, every lesson I take with him is very fun and exciting.
Kelvin is truly a professional and it is wonderful to be able to learn to play violin from him."
Derek
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Assunta Bailey Is THE BEST VIOLIN TEACHER EVER !!!
She is patient, kind, knowledgeable, always prepared, and smart as a whip. Besides being an EXCELLENT instructor, she is also an EXCELLENT MUSICIAN, with years of performing under her belt. Assunta is always prepared for her lessons and she makes learning fun easy. Assunta is just a wonderful teacher, and you will learn a lot from this extremely talented violinist."
Rosalind
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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"Throughout my entire music experience, Marisa is one of the best violin teachers I've ever had. She taught me how to listen and improve the sound I was producing, correct my bow hold, overcome my performance anxiety, and much more. I would highly recommend Marisa, no matter what your experience is with the violin."
Kendalia
Took Violin lessons from Marisa I.
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"My son loved lessons with Catherine"
matthew
Took Violin lessons from Catherine W.
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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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"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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"Zhana is an excellent teacher. She emphasizes with me getting a good, clean sound as a foundation. She has high standards and a pleasant manner."
George
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"My 6 year old couldn't stop talking about her first lesson. She was very nervous but the instructor put her at ease and provided constant encouragement."
Sophia
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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