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Mel P.

20 Reviews
Troy, MO
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
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Mel P.

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Classical, traditional method and Suzuki method. Studied with Dr. John Kendall, founder of the Suzuki method for the United States. Have played with Southern Illinois University orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony exhibition concert. Have performed in Europe, North America and Asia.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Thomas W.
First lesson but Mel is keen on understanding where the student is, strengths, weaknesses and charting a path forward. Strong teacher. Great personality. Look forward to the work ahead
Alan J.
Great teacher. I was taught exactly what I asked for. Looking forward to practicing it now.
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Gabriel M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded First Prize from Marbury Violin Competition
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Gabriel M.

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Hi, my name is Gabriel and I'm a violinist currently serving as Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, Principal Violin II of the York Symphony, and a section violinist in the Harrisburg Symphony. In addition to extensive orchestral experience, I am looking forward to performing as soloist in an upcoming concert with the York Symphony, and I have given numerous chamber music performances and other small recitals.

My musical education was completed at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, where I received three music performance degrees: BM, MM, and GPD. I was awarded top merit scholarships for all of my studies there, and I received the first prize in the undergraduate violin competition.

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I enjoy teaching violinists of all levels, from first time beginners to those with years of experience looking to audition for colleges/conservatories or orchestral opportunities.

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About Gabriel

Thank you for taking the time to consider joining my studio! As a teacher, I am very analytical, specific, and ordered in my approach. The study of the violin should be encouraging and exciting, and it should never feel overwhelming or too difficult. With steady student practice, thoughtful

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I was a little concerned about the online learning but Gabriel is an amazing teacher and my 7 year old loved her first lesson with him...
Jennifer
Our daughter has taken lessons both in-person and on-line with Gabriel. Being a performing violinist himself, he provides a high quality of teaching. He is positive and supportive, and pleasant to work with.
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Ruby B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Ruby B.

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My teaching style is fun and relaxed! I focus first and foremost on teaching the enjoyment of music, and let everything else develop from there.

During lessons I teach sheet music literacy, violin skills and techniques, music theory, and composition. Sheet music is an important part of playing the violin, so we begin working with it from day one. While teaching new skills and techniques I love to explain why we do things the way we do, and give examples of how it can improve one's sound. This helps make the "boring stuff" much more interesting and fun. In addition, I like to include theory and composition because they wonderfully round out students' musicianship. Theory is key to understanding why music works the way it does, and enables students to collaborate with others in a multitude of settings. Composition is often my students' favorite part of the lesson, because it empowers them and allows them to explore and be creative, while building confidence and technical skills.

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Hi! I'm Ruby. I'm a Senior Music Major at the University of South Alabama, and a member of the USA Honors College. I have been playing the violin for 16 years, and teaching for 3. Over the years, I have been trained in several different styles and genres, and I love to teach each one of them. I

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Alani S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Alani S.

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Have you ever wanted to play violin, but never knew where to start? Do you have trouble learning correct technique, practice strategies, or struggle finding good repertoire to learn? Well, you've come to the right place!

In our first lesson, I will likely ask you to demonstrate your level to me, either by telling me or showing me what you know. I will use this to better understand your strengths and weaknesses and go from there. You can expect to come away from our first lesson with some learning materials, a plan for going forward, and an encouraging start to our journey as musicians together!

Some examples of things students can learn from me include: expanding repertoire, ear training, music reading, improvising, jamming, music theory, and technique.

About Alani

I am a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for bluegrass and old time music. I have been studying music since the age of 9, and fell in love with traditional music when I was 13. I love to perform and have had the opportunity to share the stage with many of my hero's. My interest in teaching st

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Shachar Rose
Really fun, met me where I was at. A really great experience, looking forward to our next lesson
Sharon W.
I was pleasantly surprised by Alani's calm and patience. Very knowledgeable and make understanding music easy.
Missy Kremer
Knowledgeable and patient!
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Lauren S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Lauren S.

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Whether you want to play classical violin, fiddle like a bluegrass star, or perform like your favorite pop artists, I can set you on the path to success! My private students range in age from 4 to 40 years old, and I have gone on to become music teachers, composers, and professional musicians. My most influential teachers have been members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and graduates of The Curtis Institute of Music.

About Lauren

Lauren Ellis S is a dynamic violinist, violist, and music educator in the DMV. She has performed with ensembles including American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and the Maryland Lyric Opera, and she has worke

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Rafaella L.
Lauren is clearly knowledgeable and dedicated to teaching music properly.
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Geronimo O.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian and Portuguese, French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Geronimo O.

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Unlike many instructors who simply use the same cookie-cutter method in their teaching, I believe in adapting to each individual student for consistent progress. By meeting them "where they are," focusing on their learning style, and developing a systematic approach to fixing bad habits and eliminating weaknesses in their playing, every single one of my students achieves musical growth, command of the instrument, and an overarching love of music.

My two decades of professional experience both as performer and instructor allows me to draw on multiple methods, exercises, and repertoire that will help you develop your full potential while always enjoying your musical journey.

About Geronimo

Music has been a passion of mine since I can remember, both as a performer and as a pedagogue. I have experienced firsthand the transformative, healing, and communicative power of music, so my ultimate goal is to share my expertise through teaching and performing. I am a classically-trained viol

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Bryan
I took lessons from Geronimo for a few years and I really developed a lot under his teaching. He is very good at pinpointing issues and also fixing bad habits. He also helped me to become better at practicing, which is extremely helpful. Overall a great teacher and would highly recommend.
Hairong
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!
Katey
Geronimo was a great instructor and motivator! He helped me find the right sound and worked with my strong suits as well as helping me strengthen my weaknesses. I would recommend him to any player as he showed me ways to become more confident and enhance my playing.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Elsberry, MO

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Elsberry is $73. 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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"Wilma is very nice, patient and knowledgeable."
Logan
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Great instructor. Organised way of teaching. She makes learning easy. I like it."
Samira
Took Violin lessons from Ran T.
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"Jocelyn is an incredible violin teacher. I have improved a great deal under her guidance over the past two years. I felt a bit nervous trying a new teacher to begin, but she made me feel welcome, and wasn't judgmental or tough to work with. Would highly recommend of you're looking for digital violin tutors!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jocelyn Z.
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"Antoinette was patient and effective during my first lesson. As an adult, having never taken a violin lesson in my life, I was nervous. But Antoinette has confidence in me and I am looking forward to more lessons with her!"
Donna
Took Violin lessons from Antoinette A.
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"My 8 year-old daughter had her first 2 lessons and I was so impressed and pleased with Brittany's knowledge and professionalism with the lesson. She was great with my daughter! I strongly believe finding the right Instructor makes all the difference. I would highly recommend her."
Angela Park
Took Violin lessons from Brittany N.
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"Very patient and calm.
Very talented teacher."
Matthew
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"Complete and knowledgeable

I've recently took a block of 20 lessons with Kristen and I can say without a doubt that her skill at conveying her knowledge is unsurpassed. There was never a session that I came away from that I didn't learn something. I could describe my issues every week and she would offer several suggestions on overcoming it. Because of this, she made it possible for me to reach new heights in my skill with my instrument, but also a deeper understanding of music structure and theory. I highly recommend her if you are looking for that one teacher to help lead you, for any age."
Kathryn
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Ran was such a wonderful instructor and overall person. My son loved her and so did I. My 10 year old learned so much Ran, because she has so much knowledge and passion for the violin. I just recently moved out of the area, so I am not within driving distance anymore to Ran. However, I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn the violin or sharpen an already existing skillset. I believe Ran has transferred her passion for the violin to my son and to myself as well. I wish I could give her 10 stars! She is awesome!!!!"
Ruby
Took Violin lessons from Ran T.
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"Passionate on teaching, love to help students on problem solving, and continuous progressing as teacher on teaching methods.
Many good and gifted players are not necesaarily the best teacher he’s a top level violinist and a top level pedagogue... a true inspiration for all of his students."
Davide
Took Violin lessons from Lorenzo M.
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"Sweet personality, very patient, and super flexible with schedule. Daughter is really enjoying playing again"
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Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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