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Megan H.

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Kalamazoo, MI
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Doctor of Musical Arts: Violin Performance from University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

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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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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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Maggie G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MFA in Graphic Design from Iowa State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maggie G.

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I have been teaching violin for 3 years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever.

I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exercise books. I love to teach students of any age - adults and kids. For younger students, I recommend a parent be present to help with lesson setup and note-taking. You're welcome to sit in on the whole lesson or just the first and last 5 minutes or so.

Also, I love introducing students to alternative styles of violin. Want to learn how to play in a rock band? I can help! Want to play by ear and jam? We can do that too!

No matter your end goal, we'll work on posture and playing technique to help you achieve a beautiful sound and comfortable playing. We'll also work on basic music theory and note-reading.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Maggie

I have been teaching violin for about 4 years and playing for over 25. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever. I teach using the Suzuki Method and

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Liz
Maggie gave me violin lessons way back when I was in high school, and when I decided to pick up my violin again as an adult, Maggie was the first person I thought of to call. I don't know where I would be as a student without Maggie's patient, consistent, and thoughtful teaching style. I have ADHD and carry a lot of insecurities from childhood about my ability to stick with an instrument, and Maggie meets me where I am every single time. Maggie listens to my goals with the instrument and tailors lesson plans and teaching styles to my specific needs.

10/10 would lesson again -- especially for students that are daunted by the process of learning an instrument or who will benefit from a compassionate, trauma-informed educator who has experience working with neurodivergent students.
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Maggie is an excellent teacher! Super patient and great at breaking things down into parts that are easy to pick up and remember. I'm often a very frustrated learner, but Maggie has been amazing about encouraging at the exact moment it's needed (often before I even fully realise I need it!). Starting to learn violin as an adult was daunting, but something I had wanted to do since I was young, but it hasn't been the impossible task I thought it would be -- and that's definitely due to having engaging instruction that makes learning both challenging and fun!
Leah Jardon Juarez
I have been with maggie for 1 year now and she has showed me so much She explains everything so so good she does lovely complements she has patience I love learning with maggie she is the best violin teacher I have ever gotten she is really kind I have learned so so so much I would never ever change my teacher I love her 😊 I love learning with her she’s the best teacher! I know you will love her too!
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George C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
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George C.

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I am free to teach violin as well. 8+ years experience.

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About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended M

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

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Francesca B.

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  • Bachelor of Music - Violin Performance from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Francesca B.

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Hello! My name is Francesca Bass, and I am a professional violinist. I have over twenty years of experience as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. I received my Bachelor of Music Degree in violin performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music where I studied with Joel Smirnoff, Jaime Laredo, and Jinjoo Cho, and I received my Masters Degree from Rice Univeristy's Shepherd School of Music where I studied with Paul Kantor. My orchestral and chamber music experiences have allowed me to travel to Europe and Asia, and I have performed in Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall, the Musikverein in Vienna, and the Concertgebouw. I want to share my love of music and the violin with students of all ages. As a teacher, I am encouraging, empathetic, and dedicated. I am certified in the Suzuki Violin Method Book I, and I will soon be certified in Book II. As a student in my studio, you will feel supported and gently challenged. I encourage development of a student's individual artistic ear

About Francesca

It is so nice to meet you! I can't wait to share my love of music and the violin with students of all ages. As a teacher, I am encouraging, empathetic, and dedicated. I am certified in the Suzuki Violin Method Book I, and I will soon be certified in Book II. As a student in my studio, you will fee

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Zeynep A.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Turkish
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zeynep A.

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Through her dedicated teaching, Zeynep instills in her students a solid technical foundation as well as guiding the development of her students' own unique musical voice and musicianship.

Zeynep has professional experience teaching at:
• Juilliard School (Morse Teaching Artist, and Music Advancement Program),
• New York Philharmonic (Teaching Artist),
• Lincoln Center and the New York City Department of Education (Violin Faculty for Audition Boot Camp at Lincoln Center)
•The Aspen Music Festival (P.A.L.S. Program),
• Stony Brook University (CCMP Chamber Program)
• Bilkent University (Guest Teacher and Master Classes)
•The Nord Anglia International School NY (private violin teacher)
• Elizabeth Faidley Studio (Violin Faculty)

Pedagogy Education at The Juilliard School:
- Insights Into Learning: Edward Bilous
- Arts in Education: Thomas Cabaniss

About Zeynep

Hello! My name is Zeynep Alpan and I am a Turkish-American violinist living in New York City. I am a graduate of the Juilliard School (B.M. and M.M.) and am currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Stony Brook University. I have worked with education programs at the Juilliard School, t

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Ryu M.
A lot of great advice given to motivate my son!
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she is great in all perspectives patience always calm and smiling very on time and professional great place and everything setup in a marvelous way great way of explaining thing so that one grasps it easy and quickly
Madison G.
Great coach with a lot of patience.
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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, Geman
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Raycurt J.

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Melodies in your head and a song in your heart, but your voice isn't so great, or maybe it is. I can teach your to connect the physicality and express yourself with a Violin or Viola. (soprano or Alto). The tough part is learning hold to hold the violin properly. It takes a couple months to train the muscles a new stance. With my help your posture and breathing will become as one with the music It's not a myth, the violin is the most complex instrument to learn.

Comprehensive program with ear training and reading music.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Schoolcraft, MI

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Schoolcraft is $76. 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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"Extremely patient and encouraging, every lesson is a pleasure."
Michael
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"My first Violin lesson was wonderful! I felt immediately comfortable with Shannon so i was very relaxed for the lesson. I learned alot my first lesson and it makes me excited to go home and practice what i learned! Cant wait til my next lesson!"
Lisa
Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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"Just had my first lesson and Speedy seems awesome. I can tell I'm really going to enjoy his teaching style."
Jesse
Took Violin lessons from Speedy B.
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"My daughter took lessons with Geronimo for two years while he was pursuing his PhD at the University of Oklahoma. Geronimo is a great instructor. He is very clear, concise, and effective in communicating with kids during the lesson. It's very easy to follow and understand him even for younger kids. He uses every minute of each lesson in teaching, and truly cares about educating kids on musics. Geronimo emphasizes skills and techniques, which offered my daughter a solid foundation to move up (she has been attending Oklahoma Youth Orchestra for one year). Thank you, Geronimo for being a great instructor!"
Hairong
Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"It has been only 3 classes with Ali. My daughter is motivated to practice every day which itself is a wonderful thing."
Adrija
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Great teacher and very passionate! She's patient, positive, responds promptly when I message her with any questions or rescheduling conflict. Great at explaining techniques. I could not have asked for a better Violin teacher.

When searching for a violin teacher, I researched and reached out to a place down the street from me, and it took them over a week to just give me a quote on how much lessons are and when I could schedule them. I decided to do more research and compare. I contacted a few others and then I contacted Antoinette and she responded within a day. Even though she is much farther from my home, I decided to go with her because I knew that she would be a teacher who cared. And I was right :)

Very happy with my lessons. I have taken a little hiatus and now back and buying the packaged deals for more lessons with Ms. Addy"
Jackie Huynh
Took Violin lessons from Antoinette A.
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"We had our first online violin lesson with Susanna for my son. At the beginning I was sceptical if online lessons would work but Susanna's way of teaching has convinced me that we have found the right teacher.
She was excellent in showing my son the correct techniques and my son told me afterwards how excited he was."
Mehmet
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Larisa was very patient with Paladin in teaching him the basics of how to set up and hold his violin. He was excited after his first lesson."
Paladin
Took Violin lessons from Larisa K.
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"Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME"
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"Excellent teacher. I have a little musical background since I play acoustic guitar, but this is the first time playing the violin. Antoinette is great at communicating and prioritizing what is and is not important from the mass of new information presented to a new student. Definitely a fun learning experience, highly recommended!!"
John Staudenmeier
Took Violin lessons from Antoinette A.
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