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Raycurt J.

20 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Joshua C.
Raycurt has the knowledge and passion for the arts that makes for an excellent teacher. Highly recommend.
J
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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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Theatre Arts and Psychology (triple major) from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
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Zachary J.

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Have played violin for over 25 years, taught for over 15 years.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspirationa

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Chance S.
Chance really enjoyed her lesson. She said Zachary was encouraging, engaging, super nice and knowledgeable. She is looking forward to next week.
Eric S.
Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson.
Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
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Daniel L.

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Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Daniel L.

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Violin is the air I breathe and I love teaching it! While I make most of my money performing and improvising on the violin, I have classical training and I take the pedagogy of music and specifically the violin as a very serious responsibility because of how it has shaped my life both in health and in injury. Don't worry, we still have a lot of fun in lessons :)

I tailor my approach to the needs of each individual student I have. (I recently found out I'm good at teaching online so I'm taking this site more seriously now) Unless you are an advanced player looking to improvise, we will likely begin my devising some exercises to work on posture and technical foundation based on your needs. If you are a complete beginner or are seeking lessons for your child, then we will start at the beginning :)

Young students taking online lessons must have a parent in the room to take practice notes (I will help you with what to write) and that parent or their partner must be willing to help guide

About Daniel

Hi! My name is Daniel and I have been playing the violin since I was 6 years old. I first plugged in to play with a band at 16. I have classical training and have studied with members of the Minnesota Orchestra (a top ten global orchestra), as well as international soloist, Ittai Shapira. I'm fro

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Justine
Daniel is such a great instructor. We began at home/in-person lessons for our son and Daniel immediately connected with him. He made the lessons fun and absorbable, such that we saw progression each week. The lessons went so well that when we purchased a home over an hour away, we decided to try online lessons, and everything is going just as well!
Karisa
Daniel does a wonderful job making learning an instrument fun. The kids look forward to lessons each week and he caters to their individual strengths and skill levels.
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Emily W.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Presser Scholar from Columbus State University
  • Doctor of Musical Arts - Music Performance from CUNY - Graduate Center
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Emily W.

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Whether young or old, raw beginner or experienced player, I am happy to teach you! I am keenly aware to the needs of my students and adjust my teaching based on each individual's musical interests and goals. I have experience preparing grade-school aged students for NYSSMA solo festivals.

About Emily

American violinist Emily W. is an active and versatile performer of chamber and orchestral music. As a chamber musician, Emily has appeared with the Mannes American Composers Ensemble in the ensemble's Alice Tully Hall debut. Additionally, she has collaborated with the Newman and Oltman Guitar Duo i

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Michael Y.
Emily was patient with me as a beginner. Her instructions were very detailed, easily understood and very helpful. Her pace was just right - not too slow, not too fast. She took the time to observe my technique and make corrections gently as needed. I would highly recommend Emily for online violin instruction to students of all ages.
Yitao
I’ve been learning with Emily for 4 years now and have seen major improvements with my playing. She is such a dedicated, hardworking teacher. I have gotten so many amazing opportunities working with her, such as joining youth orchestras, playing in recitals, concerts, etc. No matter your level, she always motivates you to do better. I wish I could learn with her forever :((
Lara
So far so good. Emily was extremely patient and my daughter said she liked it a lot.
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Christine S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $57
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Masters in Violin Performance and Chamber Music from University of Michigan
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Christine S.

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I’ve been playing violin for 20 years, and one of the greatest rewards is passing along all I’ve learned to my students! I’m here to help you reach your goals and cheer you on along the way, whether you want to simply have fun learning a new skill or you want to work intensely toward a performance or audition. I care deeply about providing a safe and engaging learning environment to help my students thrive. I would love to teach you or your child!

Distinguishing features:
-I have degrees from top music schools where I studied with some of the most sought after violin teachers in the country. I hold dual master’s degrees in violin performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan where I studied with Colburn alum Danielle Belen, winner of the 2008 Sphinx Competition and former teaching assistant to Robert Lipsett. I earned my bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Oberlin Conservatory with Juilliard alum David Bowlin, winner of the 2003 Washington International ...

About Christine

I hold dual master’s degrees in violin performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan where I studied with Danielle Belen, winner of the 2008 Sphinx Competition and former teaching assistant to Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School. I earned my bachelor’s degree in violin performan

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Kimberly B.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Kimberly B.

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Have you been playing for a long time, or have you never picked up the instrument before? Whether you are a child or an adult, I have a style of teaching for you. I've been playing since I was a child and have a special place in my heart for the is instrument. I actually began learning from a fiddle player and trained classically later. If you want to learn how to succeed in playing this rewarding and satisfying style, this is the place for you.
Are wondering why every time you hit a certain note, it squeaks, or crunches, or sounds glassy? Or maybe you can't quite read the notes. Perhaps you are no stranger to the instrument, but need improvement of musicianship, expression, etc. Let me help you master the skills you're trying to achieve. With my help, you can make breathtaking music!

About Kimberly

I grew up in a household of 9 where music was always center stage. We would sing as a family in different venues and were often called the VonTrapp family. I have enjoyed singing and performing from a young age. I began studying flute at age 8, after scoring highest in the harmony listening exam and

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Jen
Teacher! Looking forward to working with her again.
Phillip L.
Very patient with my adhd kid!
Allison
Kimberly was so good with my daughter. We are looking forward to more lessons with her!

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"Rich was happy after the first class and he started to wonder, would Kelvin be available to teach him a guitar lessons as well (we thought it is a great beginning) :)

Also, Kelvin immediately pointed out that the violin we have picked is too small for Rich, where other teacher didn't say anything about it. We changed the size and it helped a lot with holding violin and feeling more comfortable. Thank you !"
Rich
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I think she can make learning fun."
Earl S
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Hi this is Lia and I really enjoy taking lessons from Elisa with my grandpa and there's lots of fun activities to do a long the way! So I and my grandpa totally reccomend
-Lia"
Jeffery
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Jessy was very knowledgeable and give me useful feedbacks and ideas on my playing. I was constantly being challenged in developing my skills and musicality and continuously growing. I would recommend her for any adult beginner like me."
Chee Wei
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"Emily is prompt and professional. She demonstrates expertise as both a violinist and a teacher. She uses a caring and compassionate approach when teaching all 3 of my children. She is able to relate to them and meet each one of them at their unique level. I do recommend Emily!"
Stephanie
Took Violin lessons from Emily W.
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"This was my first lesson, and I have already learned a great deal and also stopped some bad habits! Kendra is fantastic! And patient too..."
Erich
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"My daughter has had multiple instructors over the past 4 years and Helena is her favorite. Her technique and personality make her a joy to work with and Elsa is eager to practice and looks forward to her lesson each week."
Elsa
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"My first lesson was great and I'm looking forward to practice and be a better violinist with erin."
Sina
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"It was great start by Dustin for my son with guitar and daughter with violin"
Yazan
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"Nice teacher with patient. My child learns in great progress."
Annie
Took Violin lessons from DaNece L.
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