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Kendra R.

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Hendersonville, NC
Starting at $25
  • string performance from University of Colorado
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kendra R.

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Having taught and performed for over 30 years, I have had the pleasure of working with students of all levels and ages. For beginning students, you can expect to be playing and learning to read music within your first month of taking lessons. I am happy to say that my intermediate and advanced students have met goals of preparing for auditions with success, performance events, and simply studying new technique and repertoire for their own pleasure. I look forward to meeting and sharing your musical endeavors!

About Kendra

Kendra has been performing and teaching professionally for over 30 years. As an experienced musician and home school parent of three, she truly understands how to tailor the teaching experience to each student's needs and goals. Working in studio and online, Kendra has provided convenience, flexi

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Kendra had my 13 year old for about a year and a half as a complete beginner, and we'd still be with her for sure were it not for an easier alternative at a new school this Fall. Kendra has an amazing understanding of the younger student and what incentivizes them to learn and grow fast. My child practiced once a day for at least 30 minutes and in the above time is already making a lot of beautiful music. If you/yours is motivated, Special K is the way! Thnx, Kendra
Corinne
Kendra has been a joy to work with so far through virtual lessons. We are just beginning with her and we are encouraged to continue forward. She has a laser eye for technique and is warm and kind. She not only explains technical placement but she also explains the reasons why they are important. She is great with my 9 year old and really checks for understanding along the way.
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Joy M.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Moody Bible Institute
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Joy M.

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The learning and sharing of music right now is more important than ever, and with over 10 years of private teaching experience, I will be able to teach you how to play and share music with others through carefully planned lessons in creative and fun ways! I use tested and proven teaching techniques, such as the Suzuki method, and personalized lessons to help each student individually meet their learning goals and grow in the love of music. However, not only will you grow in your musicianship, but you will grow in character, confidence, and courage as well. Let's get this quarantine music scene started!

About Joy

I am a professional violinist, pianist, and teacher with a degree from Moody Bible Institute in Violin Performance. I am passionate about learning and believe that even as the teacher, you never stop! Each and every student is unique, and together we will come up with a plan that ensures the s

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Alana
Joy is a wonderful, hard-working teacher. She is very thoughtful of her students. She is always trying to find creative ways to teach. She is reliable and trustworthy. I saw my daughter grow and learn so much from Joy in the couple of years we had her teach. I highly recommend her.
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Mary E H.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Danish, French, Spanish
  • Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mary E H.

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Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to violin or if you've played for years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 23 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 4+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer, and I perform and teach music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn.I have been teaching and performing music professionally for 23 years. I truly enjoy teaching and fulfilling the students needs and seeing them progress as a musician. Y

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Max M.
Mary-Elizabeth has been very patient in teaching our 6-year-old son!
Joel S.
Mary-Elizabeth is great! Very patient, helpful, and encouraging. I highly recommend working with her. She'll have you playing in no time.
Shannon

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Lauren T.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Turkish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lauren T.

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I work in NYC as an actor/musician, and am currently The Fiddler in the Drama-Desk winning revival of The Fiddler on the Roof Off-Broadway! As a classically trained musician, I have found myself playing a wide range of genres in my professional life, from musical theater to bluegrass. Our lessons will include scale work, ear-training, and a range of repertoire catered to your wants and needs!

About Lauren

I'm a Broadway performer in NYC, and have played such roles as the Fiddler in the hit off-Broadway revival of The Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Oscar and Tony award winner Joel Grey (2019 Drama Desk Winner Best Musical Revival) and Reza in the national tour of Once (Tony winner best musical). I

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James
Absolutely amazing! I am an adult beginner and Lauren has been extremely patient and energetic with me as I learn to not hit other strings and screech.
Silvia S.
Lauren has been an exceptional teacher for our daughter who has just begun her singing journey.
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An T.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music and Mathematics from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I teach violin and viola lessons to students of all ages (including adults!) and skill levels. Lessons will be catered to you, whether you want to start from the beginning with Twinkle Twinkle Little Star or have a tune from the radio you've been wanting to learn. I believe learning to play an instrument is more than just learning notes and rhythms-- it's about developing yourself in all aspects of life. Here you can develop life skills including curiosity, dedication, responsibility, patience and so much more, all while having fun and enjoying yourself at the same time.

About An

Hailing from Lincoln, Nebraska, An began learning violin at the age of 9 as part of the Lincoln Public Schools elementary strings program. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Violin Performance at the University of Colorado Boulder. An graduated with high distinction from the University of Ne

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Paul W.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

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About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Esra
Great teacher! Very encouraging and positive!
Justin
My name is Justin, and I've been tutored by Paul since October 2018. I came to him without any prior music experience and unsure if I could ever learn to play the guitar. I'm glad that I chose him as my tutor. He knows how to explain different concepts in a way that I can understand. That coupled with his eagerness for me to get better makes him an excellent teacher. Every time I attend his class I'm always motivated to improve. I would definitely recommend him to anyone trying to play an instrument.
Braylen W.
My son's first lesson with Paul went well. My son has ADHD and keeping his attention takes work. Even though my son had a meltdown during his lesson, Paul showed patience and continued to encourage him. After my son's first lesson, he was excited and told us how much he enjoyed drums.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Asheville, NC

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Asheville is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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Gerald
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"All-around wonderful violin teacher! Evan has always been encouraging (and patient!) and made every lesson an enjoyable experience. I've decided to pick up the violin after a very long hiatus and at almost 30 years old - Evan provided a great game plan for me to begin reading music again as well as valuable exercises to improve my form. I'm looking forward to keeping up my violin studies with Evan and know that I've enjoyed my time (and improved my playing ability!) because of his instruction and guidance. I'd highly recommend Evan to any player - young or old - looking to pick up violin for the first time or to further hone their musical abilities."
Eric
Took Violin lessons from Evan H.
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"Ms. Fang is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. I would highly recommend studying with her. Her enthusiasm is contagious!"
Tapan
Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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"Corey has been an amazing teacher for both of my sons! His talent with the instruments, his ability to share facts and make it interesting, and his intuition about what is effective for teaching young kids make the experience really wonderful for our whole family. He has been flexible in scheduling lessons. He is kind and patient with the boys. They look forward to their lessons every week and that is a great victory even if daily practice is challenging. Both boys have shown great improvement in their skills!"
Monica
Took Violin lessons from Corey A.
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"She was very patient, gave me lots of time to comprehend the material presented she went above and beyond asking copies of the song we were practicing so I could take it home."
Marilen
Took Violin lessons from Rosemarie R.
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"Helena is wonderful! She is so patient with both my 6 year old daughter and I. We are both new to the violin but loving it so far!"
Serena
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Ms. Diane is one of the sweetest teachers I have ever had. She is really good at explaining things when I don't understand, is patient, encourages me, and makes learning really fun! Overall she is really great. I highly recommend her."
Debra
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"My seven years old daughter Sydney is one of Dan's students. She enjoys her weekly lessons with Dan very much. Dan is a very skilled, professional and patient. He is one of these teachers that has pedagogic skills to guide his students. Dan is teaching my daughter plying violin but he also teaches her how to develop patience,perseverance and discipline. These qualities will definitely help my daughter in becoming a well adapted human being. We are hoping to have Dan as Sydney's violin teacher for many years to come.
Barbara Sydney's mom"
Sydney
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Good at explaining things to someone who has zero musical experience."
Matthew
Took Violin lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Aleksandre is a fantastic music teacher. He helped me learn how to read music and get started on the violin. He is very pleasant and informative."
Carlos
Took Violin lessons from Aleksandre R.
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Violin in Asheville, NC

By Stephanie Q. - Asheville Violin Teacher

My name is Stephanie Quinn and I moved to Asheville from Chicago one year ago. I auditioned and won seats in three professional orchestras. I split my time between teaching, orchestra work, composing and playing weddings. Asheville is a tourist hub, attracting nature lovers and musicians. Many people move here from Chicago and New York City, because of its eclectic artistic and sophisticated flavor. We have an opera, 3 orchestras within 40 miles, a ballet, several theaters, and countless live music venues.

There are many sources of inspiration for violin students, whether one is interested in classical or fiddling styles. Whether you're a half hour drive from Asheville or live within the city itself, one has a choice to see Hendersonville Symphony, Brevard Philharmonic, Asheville Symphony almost every weekend. Each orchestra has several violinists who are also high-end instructors. If you are a student in Asheville area and participate in a student recital, you may expect a lovely turn out and supportive audience… and not just the parents of the participants! This area has a heavy retirement-age population, so music concerts are well attended and enthusiastically supported. The Asheville Amadeus Festival drew huge audiences for the workshops and master classes, and our GRAMMY award-winning guest piano soloist was Emanuel Ax. Another fabulous event each summer is the Brevard Music Center Festival which includes over 80 opera, chamber and orchestral performances over a seven week period. World class musicians come to perform, and about half the events are free of charge. It is very inspiring for students to be exposed to performances of such a high level!

If you are interested in fiddle music, there are many choices of restaurants or bars to listen and learn every night of the week! After I rehearse with Asheville Symphony I often hit one of the local spots to relax and listen to old town, blues, country, gypsy-jazz, and Irish fiddle music. I recommend a few of my favorites: Weinhaus on Patton Ave, 5 Walnut Wine Bar, The John Henry’s, and Hot Pint Trio. Weinhaus has the best oldies and bluegrass music I’ve ever heard. I’ve seen fiddle players possessing the technique of a classically trained virtuoso violinist. Beginning violin lessons in Asheville can tap you into a rich community of talented musicians. I work with the gypsy fiddler who performs at John Henry’s, 5 Walnut, and Hot Pint Trio, as well as a GRAMMY award-winner who plays with Paul Winter Band at many of these venues.

Beginning violin lessons in Asheville can seem a bit daunting for someone who is just starting out, but remember that practice and enthusiasm will pay off! Two of my students have already placed in prestigious competitions. I also coach the local premiere student string quartet. They’re in great demand and get to perform and make money all around this area.

What makes Asheville special is that people here live with intention and passion. Start violin lessons today and enjoy talented, brilliant people who make beautiful music in our wonderful city!

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