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Raycurt J.

20 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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Joshua C.
Raycurt has the knowledge and passion for the arts that makes for an excellent teacher. Highly recommend.
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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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Daniel L.

2 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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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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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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Valeria P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Valeria P.

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Extensive knowledge in leading all aspects of musical shows and orchestras. Internationals tours in South America including Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador. Performed three times as part of the orchestra for Richard Clayderman on his Ecuador tour.I have a vast experiene for 10 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate violin student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Want to play your favorite songs? Interested in learning to write and read music?
Not only will you be playing your favorite playlist songs, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Do not hesitate . Never is late to start learning a new instrument. Let's get started!!!

About Valeria

I am a professional violinist. I have a Bachelors Degree in Music with a violin specialization and Musical Pedagogy. Violin students can expect to improve week to week in their skills and technique. It is important to be consistent with violin classes; I teach students to release built up tension a

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MARBEL
She is an excellent teacher. I've been with her for more than a year. and already made presentations and learned a lot with her. I like your study skills that makes the class more fun. I like very much how she goes step by step with patience that has given me a lot of confidence. I recommend it
Jennifer R.
I love her
Jennifer R.
I thought she was a great teacher she is really kind and helpful
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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"Experienced violin teacher of 29 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical violin skills. I specialize in Suzuki , and fiddle Celtic music etc...,

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects o

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
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Jim C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master in Music from University of Maryland
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Jim C.

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I am passionate about violin playing and love sharing my 20+ years teaching experience with students ranging from young to adult, beginner to advance levels.

About Jim

I am passionate about teaching and love sharing my violin playing with all students from beginner to advance in all age group and music background. I graduated from LACHSA and continue my degree in violin performance in Mannes school of music (BM) and University of Maryland (MM). From almost 2 decad

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"Nicole is extremely upbeat, joyous and fabulously encouraging

I love Nicole's joyful presence and very encouraging manner. She's talented and works with me to ensure that I get over my insecurities as a new player and enjoy the experience. Also love that she's very attuned to the physical toll that playing and performing takes and takes the time to explain the need for and the how to of exercises that will help me avoid injury or pain and to make my playing more toneful. I am very happy that I got to be one of her students. Oh, and she's been very good at accommodating my schedule and working with me when medical or travel needs interfere with my regular lessons."
Marcia
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"Jessica is great! We have been doing private lessons for over a year and she is wonderful. We love her patience and encouragement with our child. She always makes her feel inspired to continue with music."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Me and J worked together for three years before I went to college and I’m glad she asked me for this review. J is really patient and fun to work with. I mostly wanted to learn movie music and she was cool with that. Good lessons, chill teacher."
Adam
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Maureen keeps our child motivated

Our eleven-year-old child "J" has been taking violin lessons from Maureen for one year. J expected to pick up the violin and play right off the bat, but the most fundamental part of the process is learning to read the music. This was somewhat frustrating and disappointing to J at the time, but Maureen encouraged and reinforced the basics so that a solid foundation is established. She encourages regular practice time rather than demanding it, communicating to J that the reward to consistent practice is improvement. J feels great about the accomplishment. Self-discipline has been instilled through this process. We enjoy hearing the progression of skill level at practice time over the past year. The sound is lovely. J is allowed to choose music that J is interested in. While Maureen is pleasant and responds immediately to any scheduling communication with us - the parents - she is first and foremost J's teacher and communicates all homework to J (not us). J is becoming more independent and responsible through this journey, enjoying the instrument and appreciating the skill of accomplished musicians. Maureen has also helped J with vocal exercises for school performances, so she is a versatile instructor. J looks forward to going to the lessons with Maureen and is sad when there is an off week."
Devon Rice and Jeff Garcia
Took Violin lessons from Maureen S.
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"I am so honored to have a great teacher with such excellent skills. I have been with Autumn now for 4 years and I love learning to play the violin with her on my side. I would recommend her to all potential students"
Loraine
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her lesson and is looking forward to the next."
Sophia
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Excellent teacher. My daughter really enjoys her lessons."
Jimmy
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Ms. Erica has more experiences with young kid. she is make the Violin lesson so much fanny & Interesting with the kid. I am happy than my daughter said : Mom , I have interested the Violin and I will learning more lesson with Ms. Erica. So, I want to said, Thank very much Ms. Erica."
Angela
Took Violin lessons from Erica T.
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"Mr. Lacey is the Best!!

My 5 year old LOVES him. Mr. Lacey communicates well with his students. He uses positive reinforcement, but makes it a point to teach that students take ownership. My grandson has only been taking lessons for a couple of months, and is already playing several songs on the violin. I would totally recommend Mr. Lacey to anyone interested in learning an instrument."
Marlis
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Rob is a great violin teacher. He is very competent and knows how to break the steps down to help our 6-year old learn this complex instrument. We are excited to see her learn and grow!"
Lindsey Eusterwiemann
Took Violin lessons from Rob F.
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