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Kathy B.

31 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Sign Language for the Deaf, Sign Language for the Deaf
  • B.A.Degree from Marygrove College
  • Teaches students 7 to 76
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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

Entela J.

4 Reviews
Livonia, MI
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 4 to 60
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Entela J.

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Professional violinist, available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn fast, while also building a strong foundation of mastering all violin skills. I specialize in classic style, typically use Strictly strings books for beginners combine with Suzuki books, Wholfhart etc for intermediate, Kreutzier, concertos for advanced.
My students are the best wherever school they go to, first chairs in orchestras. Let's get started !!!

About Entela

Professional violinist with over 25 plus years experience

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Crysti
Highly impressed with the way Mrs. Entela teaches! She truly helped my son advance with the violin but made sure he understood everything along the way. Highly recommend her!
Sarah
My daughter took violin lessons with Mrs. Entela and she was a very productive teacher. My daughter advanced tremendously within a small amount of time and I was very impressed with how Mrs. Entela worked. Marvelous work!
Aditi
I took viola lessons from Mrs. Entela and had already played prior to meeting her. She taught me so much within such a short period of time. Highly recommend lessons from her!

Glenda J.

26 Reviews
Taylor, MI
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French, English
  • ,Music Education, French, Drama from Wayne State University
  • Teaching since 1990
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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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Dontae W.
She is a awesome teacher very patient
Curley
First lesson was a student/teacher familiarization. Glenda is very friendly and is very knowledgeable concerning music. I look forward to future lessons with her!
Pallavi D.
Glenda is an amazing teacher she explains everything very patiently .

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Lisa N.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Whitlock Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
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Lisa N.

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Foundational techniques for fingering, bowing, and shifting. Ear training and intonation techniques. Music reading skills. Audition preparation. Practice techniques.

About Lisa

Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. The family moved to Miami, FL, but Lisa chose to move back north to attend college at the University of Rochester, and continue he

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Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!
Don
Lisa has been great at explaining some aspects of Jazz theory and improvisation that I have missed or only glossed over in the past. She has given me worksheets and examples that are nicely presented for further study. I recommend her for woodwinds and theory studies! A great teacher and a teachers teacher actually!

Artem K.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Bachelor of Music from Dalhousie University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Artem K.

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I have been playing violin since the age of 6. One day I had to make the difficult decision choosing between violin and piano, because both instruments are very dear to me. I chose violin as my primary instrument for its lyrical qualities and closeness to human voice. At the age of 13 I won the Saint Petersburg Violin Competition and performed with the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic.
I am excited to share my love for this instrument with my students no matter what age they are. I see each person as an individual who has their own artistic voice and I will help you to further develop it.
I have won Gartoff International Violin Competition, Freiburg International Violin Competition, Dalhousie Solo Competition, Halifax Rose Bowl, Roosevelt Violin Competition and most recently competed in Schoenfeld International String Competition in Harbin, China, where my quartet placed 3rd. Recently I performed the Brahms Violin Concerto in the Symphony Centre downtown Chicago with Roosevelt ...

About Artem

Hello dear students! My name is Artem and I have been playing violin since I was 4 years old and am a freelance musician, composer and pedagogue. I am passionate about teaching because I believe education and willingness to learn is an extremely important factor for personal development and succe

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Joseph G.
Not only is Artem a world class violinist but also a very nice person who will make you look forward to the next lesson.
Elizabeth C.
Artem is extremely professional, positive and great MAESTRO!! In the short time I have been with Artem he has taught me valuable foundation techniques. I highly recommend Artem for students who are serious about fine musician techniques and being world class artists!
Jamie W.
Artem is an excellent teacher. He provides the perfect balance of explanations, demonstrations and expectations for at-home practice. Thank you so much!
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Christine W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christine W.

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I am currently offering violin lessons for anyone in any level! I want to share the joy of playing violin with students, whether it's your first go at it or if you're interested in honing skill sets or if you're working towards an audition or recital.

For beginners: We will start with the proper positions of how to hold the violin and bow. From here, we will expand into solidifying note reading, and note association with the violin. Depending on progress, I will then introduce short pieces.

For those who do not know how to read any music, I offer theory as well.

For intermediate: We will review proper violin and bow hold, go over scales, arpeggios and begin different violin positions and vibrato! Very exciting. I will discuss how best to practise, focus is essential for efficiency. We will cover a variety of short works.

For advanced players: Depending on your goals, this is flexible. Overall, an overview of correct technique, working on the expression of musical ideas, ...

About Christine

I remember the first time I saw a violin and knew I wanted to take lessons. My first teacher lived just down the road from me, I loved my lessons, and couldn't wait to learn piece after piece. I ended up learning with him from 5 to 18 years of age after which I went to America to earn a Bachelor of

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Charlie H.
Christine is a very patient and encouraging teacher. She did a great job of explaining and demonstrating everything. It's a great experience learning with Christine.
Weihong H.
Great teacher with profound knowledge and patience.
Jessica H.
I have known Christine since 2015. She is a very detail-oriented, highly advanced violinist and her demeanor is professional and caring. She would make a fantastic teacher for all ages and levels.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Saint Clair Shores, MI

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Saint Clair Shores is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $230 per hour.
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"First lesson was an excellent experience. I did not have a violin and prior to my first lesson, Nikita took me to several places to select a violin and a bow. This was invaluable to me. I love my violin and Nikita helped me get a very good price, more than 35% less than the listed price and about 40% less than what I had budgeted. He tried the violins at the places we went and people would stop what they were doing and watch and listen to his playing. It was so beautiful. I plan to have Nikita as my teacher for years to come."
Natalya
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Zoe was very apprehensive about her first lesson. Susanna made her feel so comfortable. She was so patient and knowledgeable. Zoe is looking forward to her next lesson. I would highly recommend Susanna!!!"
Zoe
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Gail is a very good and kind violin teacher and was just perfect for my son's introduction to instrument. He really enjoyed the lessons and learning how to play each of the strings then putting them together in a song. It was a wonderful experience."
Logan
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"I had taken lessons locally for several months and was very frustrated. I was given a color coded sticker and sheet music to get me playing fast however I actually wanted to learn to read and understand music.

On a lark I found Stephanie on the takelessons site. We scheduled a call where I explained my experience, frustrations, and what I wanted to accomplish. I honestly did not think online classes would work. Was I wrong!! It takes great skill in verbally correcting bow holds, etc. and Stephanie is terrific. Before I was told to practice but I never knew HOW to. Stephanie assigns specific tasks, # of time to repeat, and duration for homework. She is so friendly and easy to work with. I would recommend her for any age or skill level??"
Corrie
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Jill was great! First lesson completed and I have already learned a ton! She is very motivating which makes the whole experience extremely positive. I highly recommend Jill and hope to keep learning more and more in the next lessons!"
Brunno
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"My kids Love Mr.Randall. He is so patients and fun! Learning with him I can see the progress in my kids! They are getting better and better everyday! Thank you Mr. Randall."
Kayli
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"I have been playing in a string quartet with Omer for two years and I can easily say he's one of the most talented musicians I've ever worked with. He's also a kind, intelligent, and reliable person. Judging from the skills he displays in quartet work I have no hesitation in saying that he is a wonderful teacher."
Lenna
Took Violin lessons from Omer A.
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"It has been several months now since my ten year old son switched to Lily. Lily has been doing a wonderful job on motivating my son who used to dread of going to violin lessons a lot. In addition to being patient and encouraging, Lily's musical expertise is also incredible."
Ching
Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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"Randall was great, very patient and explained process very well , I will have to put my lessons on hold for a while. I have broken my knee and may need surgery.. Will get back in touch soon"
Cari
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"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!"
Brittany
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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