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Sylvia S.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sylvia S.

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Join me to achieve:

• a solid technical and musical foundation for beginners
• improved technique and increased musical expressiveness for intermediate & advanced players
• support developing strong rhythm and sight-reading skills
• a sense of community with other students and parents during this time of isolation
• confidence and joy in performing

I use a combination of Suzuki approaches, improvisation, Dalcroze-inspired eurythmics, and somatic movement awareness (inspired by Feldenkrais and Alexander Technique) to simultaneously develop fluent musicality, joy in making music, a solid instrumental technique, and musicianship (including reading and theory). A former sufferer of tendonitis, she has a particular interest in addressing and preventing performance injuries, in both beginning and experienced players.

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I’ve had the great pleasure of both studying with and watching Sylvia teach others for several years. She’s kind, patient, and always calm, even through my last-minute

About Sylvia

Fascinated and deeply inspired by the relationship between music, movement, and dance, violinist and Dalcrozian-in-training Sylvia is a passionate chamber musician in both modern and historical performance practices. A native of Boston, MA, Sylvia performs currently with Guts Baroque Duo, L’Esprit

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Mary D.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Doctor of Education from Pepperdine University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary D.

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Suzuki Violin program for students of all ages, experienced teaching violin to young children, opportunities for duet work for older students, piano accompaniment during lessons. Small violin available for young student trial lesson.

About Mary

My name is Mary and I have been teaching piano, voice, violin, and music theory for more than 35 years. I have an undergraduate degree in music, a masters degree in special education, and a doctoral degree in education. I am a professional musical director and have directed over 50 shows.  I am a

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Hindy R.
I was very happy with Mary’s lesson. I only did one so far, but I was impressed with her talent, her skill, and her methods. She’s great! I definitely recommend using Mary as your violin teacher.
Dayana
Merry is the best teacher we love her
Sofia G.
first piano class, a "10"
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Chelsea S.

50 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chelsea S.

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Hello!

I have over 10 years of musical experience playing the violin, and other instruments. I also have over 3 years of experience working with children ages 4-12. I have the ability to work with all ages.

My interest is in the student. I am interested in tailoring lessons to the goals and desires of each student. I specialize in students starting out and getting their feet wet in the music world. I believe in setting goals and achieving them in a way that works best for my students.

About Chelsea

Welcome everyone! I have a few beliefs: I believe that everyone should know how to play an instrument. Whether it is violin, ukulele, piano, their voice, whatever! Music is a part of what makes us human, and is important for personal development. I believe that no one is "too old" to star

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Shantell
Wonderful instructor who makes learning engaging and fun for my 6 year old.
Solomon
My son really enjoyed his first lesson. Thank you so much Chelsea!
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Jessica B.

58 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Maryland Distinguished Music Scholar from Nominated by the Baltimore School for the Arts
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Jessica B.

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Want to learn diverse repertoire, improve your rhythm, or finesse your technique? Take lessons that are engaging and fun, as well as focus on varied types of repertoire and styles, reading proficiency, musicality, technique and music theory so you are happy and confident with your playing!
I've been teaching violin and viola professionally for 12 years. I pride myself in making lessons tailored to your wants and needs so you meet your goals as fast as possible! My experience includes teaching private and group lessons at my private studio, students' homes, as well as at various music schools, summer camps and festivals. Advanced students have been awarded spots in All-State competitions, summer festivals and talent scholarships for college as well as admission at highly competitive Conservatories. I can't wait to work with you!

About Jessica

**I will be on maternity leave from 12/20/2021-02/01/2022. Thank you!** Music has been passion of mine since a very young age, so it was inevitable that it would end up being my career. Naturally, a love for teaching the wonders of music followed suit! I am classically trained professional violin

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Jessica is a great teacher. She is very patient and I like how she has fun and creative ways to teach violin to kids. She provides great feedback.
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Maxwell A.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Music Education and Performance from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maxwell A.

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Private lessons for those interested in learning the violin and/or viola. Any level or age group! Specialized training in helping students learn either instrument, transfer from one instrument to the other, or double up! Very flexible schedule, and highly individualized instruction. My professional experience and training encompasses teaching, conducting, coaching, and performing in both the United States and Europe. Lessons available in English, Spanish, or Dutch. I look forward to making music with you!

About Maxwell

As a professional violist, I have studied and travelled in both the United States and Europe to hone my craft. My approach to teaching the violin and viola is simple: I believe strongly in the need for individualizing the content, trajectory, and goals as they best fit the student. I earned my BM in

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Jessica
Max is a thoughtful and insightful teacher and musician who will work with students to make holistic ways to improve musicianship and approaches to music.
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Durham, NC

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Durham is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $250 per hour.
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"Margaret is very good"
Gabriel
Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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"Mary is wonderful. Great Chemistry with her"
Dolly
Took Violin lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"Very nice and articulate instructor!"
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Took Violin lessons from Edna B.
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"I'm 14 and Mr. Humberto treats me like an adult. Mr. Humberto is extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and patient. He slowly squeezes out all the bad habits that I had and puts good techniques in their place. He pushes me to be a better violinist. I am enjoying my time under Mr. Humberto's direction."
Olivia
Took Violin lessons from Humberto G.
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"In my first lesson Luther was able to give me suggestions, which I hadn't been taught in eight years of instruction, for improving my violin playing. By the end of the lesson, I had already improved on the piece of music I was working on."
Maddie
Took Violin lessons from Luther W.
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"The first lesson was a little stressful for my daughter but Stephanie made her feel comfortable and not overwhelmed."
Annika
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"First lesson and so far so good! Very patient, warm and incredibly knowledgeable. She reignited my excitement for learning :0)"
Heather
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. I would use his services long term."
Sheila
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"I was very happy with Mary’s lesson. I only did one so far, but I was impressed with her talent, her skill, and her methods. She’s great! I definitely recommend using Mary as your violin teacher."
Hindy
Took Violin lessons from Mary D.
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"Very knowledgeable and works great with 6 years old. Will do wonders for your kids self esteem."
Dustin
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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