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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • 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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Rhea C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Awarded Winner and Solo Debut from National Symphony Orchestra, Young Soloist's Competition
  • Teaching since 2008
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Rhea C.

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Rhea has taught professionally for over a decade, and strives to teach her students that violin playing is not just about technique, but also about learning the language of music and communicating artistic ideas through the violin. A native of Maryland, Rhea served as concertmaster of school orchestras, Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras, American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras, All-State, and All-Eastern. She is the first violin sectional coach of the Philharmonic, Symphony, and Young Artists orchestras of MCYO, and is proud to come full circle by nurturing the next generation of young musicians. Her students have served as orchestral section leaders of their respective schools and/or youth orchestras, and have earned scholarships from several music programs in the area.

At the age of twenty, Rhea made her solo debut with the National Symphony Orchestra, and has performed at some of the world's finest concert halls including Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Rhea studied ...

About Rhea

Biography: Rhea began her violin studies at the age of five, and has continued to balance artistic achievement and philanthropy throughout her career. Her performances have ranged from solo engagements with symphony orchestras to benefit concerts for cancer centers, as well as advocating for musi

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Alan
I was looking to learn the violin during the pandemic, and was fortunate to find Rhea. I've always wanted to learn how to play the violin so I can unwind my days with music after a demanding work schedule. She's taught me so quickly and thoroughly, and I've been able to learn my favorite pop and movie theme songs. She's been so flexible in accommodating in-person and online lessons depending on my needs.
Kelly
My son has had many teachers, but none as attentive and detailed as Mrs. Rhea. For the first time, he is focused in his lessons, and he knows exactly how to practice. He even said, "I can't wait to be a violin teacher like Mrs. Rhea!" What a special thing to hear from my 8-year-old son. We're so grateful we found Mrs. Rhea.
Chris
Excellent teacher who has a unique way of connecting with my daughter both personally and musically. Professional and smart
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Ana N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Earl Hines Outstanding Soloist Award from Wynton Marsalis
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ana N.

3 Reviews
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Hello and welcome to my studio! I am a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger known for my multi-genre diversity in both classical and jazz styles. I have over 7 years of teaching all ages and levels of students in piano, violin, voice, clarinet, saxophone, and music theory.

Each lesson is catered to your specific goals and needs, whether you're a beginner or a serious student seeking a career path in music. Let's make music together!

About Ana

I am a professional musician and educator fluent in classical, jazz, Latin jazz, R&B, and pop styles. Currently residing in the Bloomington IN area, I have performed with a variety of groups across the Midwest including Michael Spiro's Descarga 5, the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, and the Buselli W

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James
I really enjoy taking saxophone lessons with Ana. She is extremely knowledgeable in topics related to saxophone, jazz, and improvisation. Her lessons are very organized, intellectually stimulating, and she provides just the right amount of structure while allowing me the space to develop my own creative ideas. I highly recommend taking a lesson with her. You’ll thank me later!
Christine
I have played clarinet for 5 years now and am working on music for solo pieces and band class. Ana gives me lots of material to work on and I am feeling more confident about my playing!
Amanda D.
I'm a classically-trained flutist and have been taking Jazz improv and theory lessons with Ana for four months. I have learned so much from her - she has opened my eyes to jazz and made it fun and approachable. The lessons have given me a deeper appreciation when listening to jazz, improved my listening skills, and made me a better player. I never thought I would be able to do improv, and after a few weeks of lessons it came very easily to me. I highly recommend Ana to anyone who wants to learn jazz improv, regardless of what instrument they play!
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Chin K.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $200
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, French, Korean, German
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Prizewinner from The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
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Chin K.

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It is so important to learn from a real professional. I am international soloist and pedagogue, having studied with the world's greatest teachers, Ivan Galamian, Dorothy DeLay, Josef Gingold, etc. international violin competitions winner. It is very easy to get faulty instruction at any stage of the development. Mine is of the highest of quality. I can teach from beginner to the most advanced. Have been teaching for 40+ years.

About Chin

Hi, I am international soloist and pedagogue, soloist with orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and winner of major and top prizes at numerous prestigious international violin competitions including th

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Jessica
Dr. Chin Kim is an excellent teacher. He is kind, patient and detailed, and will work with you on a skill until you’ve mastered it. I’ve studied with him on-and-off since 2012 (I moved around a bit), and every time I go back to lessons, I improve exponentially. All levels of students, from beginner to professional, can learn a lot from him.
Jaime
Highly recommended! The most insightful and kind teacher. I had learned so much from him and dramatically improved every aspect of my violin playing. I was very fortunate to have learned from him.
Drew Y.
I was a student for over six years of Dr Chin Kim, from pre-college into my undergraduate studies. His encyclopedic knowledge of violin technique, repertoire, and history of the craft is unparalleled and still enamors me to this day. He is a masterful pedagogue who can offer students of the violin at all levels-even full professionals-access to unprecedented knowledge and understanding. I have since risen to be one of those professional products of Dr Kim’s teaching myself, with a graduate degree from the Shepherd School of Music followed by a tenure in the concertmaster pool at The Orchestra Now from 2016-2019-and I attribute much of this success to the knowledge and attention given by Dr Kim.
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Susanna S.

178 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching violin for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, community orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods, Barbara Barber books and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Students in Pittsburgh, PA: I am fully vaccinated including the booster and so is my family. I am offering in person lessons in my home if you are fully vaccinated. If you are under 12 years old, you must wear a mask and I will wear a mask too. Susanna S. has over 27 years of teaching experien

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Rhonda
Susanna was very easy to understand, very kind and patient to explain the basics of proper cello placement, bow hold and how to bow properly. I highly recommend her as a cello instructor!
Vidya V.
Alpha G.
Susanna is an excellent instructor! I've been with her for a year as an adult beginner and learned a great deal. She is patient and supportive -- exactly what you need in an instructor. She also has a great sense of humor lined with kindness, which helps when you create some truly tragic notes on your violin.
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Debra R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner
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Debra R.

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Learn to play the violin with creativity, encouragement, and consistency. Violin students will learn through lessons that are customized to address the goals of each individual learner. Students will aspire to be creative, musical, and confident as they strum this beautiful stringed instrument.

About Debra

Ages taught: Male: 3 to 18; Female: 3 to 18 Debra has been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and has helped students learn to read, write and perform music in a fun and relaxed environment. Debra received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Morgan State University with a concentrati

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Makayla W.
Debra is a great teacher, she made my daughter feel comfortable and she is easy to talk to.
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"He took the time to start at my daughter’s level but also to push her to improve as well! He gave good constructive criticism and homework for her to improve faster!"
Reagan
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan B.
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"Nicholas is a great violin teacher. My son likes his teaching very much. Nicholas is very knowledge for the music he is teaching, and he provides great practice notes for every class. The practice notes is very helpful for my son."
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Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"The instruction is clear, and pleasant. And the suggestion was very helpful. Enjoyed!"
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Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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I am an adult learner new to music lessons, and so was very anxious during my first violin session with Raycurt. I can't say enough about his professionalism and easy teaching style. We spoke prior to the meeting, and he told me what I needed to get started. More impressive, he showed up during a snowstorm! I highly recommend him."
Evva
Took Violin lessons from Raycurt J.
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"Ms. Jae is fun, patient and insightful. I've really enjoyed taking lessons with her and have learned a lot! I would recommend Jae to any new or experienced violinist."
Christina
Took Violin lessons from Jae B.
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"Megan loved her lesson! Charlene was great!"
Megan
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"OMG my excitement is through the roof after my first lesson with Humberto! I can't even get my feet to touch the ground. I am an adult, basically starting from scratch picking up my violin for the first time in 20+ years having played for a year as a kid. I was so nervous, and feel silly starting at such an elementary level, and Humberto's instruction was not only expert, but his enthusiasm was completely genuine. He was authentically supportive every step of the way and thrilled at every moment of progress. His infectious smile made me feel so safe being a novice starting over and so excited for my next lesson...which he's not teaching me in Spanish since he learned I need to practice my dusty Spanish skills as well! Couldn't recommend him highly enough, love love love Humberto and can't wait til next week's lesson!"
Kelly
Took Violin lessons from Humberto G.
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"Elisa is wonderful!!!! My son is very happy and is looking forward keep learning how to play the violin. Elisa is patient and professional."
Glenn
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Kathleen is so very encouraging and helpful no matter what problem I'm having. Love my lessons!!!!!"
Mary Ann
Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"My son has seen much improvement the last few months after being taught by Thomas. Very highly recommended!!"
Grace
Took Violin lessons from Thomas V.
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