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Joshua F.

27 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
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Joshua F.

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I'll teach you to draw the bow as good as anyone else.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Manu
Joshua is teaching online sax classes to my 6 yrs old. It’s only been a few weeks and we can already see a difference. I recommend Josh to anybody who is looking for teaching sax to their young kids. He is extremely patient and knows his ways to get them to learn. Thank you Josh! We greatly appreciate your efforts!!
Vishnu
We are just 3 lessons in with harmonica for our 13 y/o son. My son has already shown lots or progress. Josh is patient and flexible. Communication and getting his zoom links was very frustrating to start out.
Sanju V.
We had issues connecting with Joshua. He had sent us a zoom link at the very last minute and even though we had an hour long class, the zoom link expired in 40 minutes. we are hoping for a better experience next week.

thanks!

Antoinette A.

21 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $36
  • General Education from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Antoinette A.

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Beginners typically take 60 minute classes once per week at a recurring time. Young children typically take half hour classes and older children, adult musicians and those on a budget typically take 45 minute classes. The most common lesson length to start with is 60 minutes, as the teacher will need to tune your instrument and help you get set up. Some students choose to take lessons twice per week when a concert is coming up, to catch up from a vacation or if they just want to make faster progress.

In class, you will learn new techniques, receive guidance on how to achieve the best sound possible and learn songs that you like and that interest you. You are expected to take this guidance and practice it thoroughly at home until you feel comfortable with it, so that when you are in class next, the teacher can move on to a new concept or skill which builds upon the skill practiced at home. They will only move you forward once you can do the more basic technique.

About Antoinette

I deliver two types of lessons: private lessons and group classes. If you are interested in group classes, please inquire for more information. Finding a trained violinist and finding a good violin teacher are two very different things. When I see other teacher's profiles, they boast of the yea

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Khalee C.
My son did a 45 minutes class and by the time he was finished he was reading and playing music πŸŽΌπŸ€—. Antoinette made it so easy and simple
Jennifer
Antoinette is, by far, the best music instructor that I have ever hired. Music has always been a part of my life. As a child, I took piano lessons for years and continued on and off through college. As a complete novice to the violin, I was nervous to begin such a challenging instrument as an adult hobby. Antoinette is encouraging, intelligent and incredibly skilled. Her calm demeanor and patience is vital to one's success. She focuses on the building blocks to a successful technique with ease. I am incredibly grateful to Antoinette for reminding me of how enjoyable music can be. I look forward to our weekly sessions around my busy work schedule. Her location is conveniently located within walking distance from the subway in NYC.
Tonia
I took violin lessons for a year with an instructor I found through a different organization (not TakeLessons)--and I learned more in one hour with Antoinette than I learned in 30 lessons with that other teacher. In just one lesson, I can see that Antoinette is friendly, smart, encouraging, knows her stuff--and knows how to teach (which not every good player can do). I'm an adult, but I bet she'd be just as great with a student of any age.
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Elana L.

2 Reviews
Ridgewood, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Awarded Marryott Music Scholarship from Rutgers
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Elana L.

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My violin and viola students study classical Russian technique--used by the best players in history. It involves efficient use of the body, both to avoid injury when playing and also to get the best possible sound from the instrument. Students progress in technique, musicality, and music theory.

About Elana

Hello, My name is Elana. I'm a professional violinist and enjoy teaching students of all ages and levels. My students have ranged from ages 4-64. Their goals have ranged from pure enjoyment to those considering a career in music. My goal is to help each student play to the best of their abil

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I am an adult student who has been taking violin lessons with Elana for about a year now. Elana is a highly skilled and talented instructor. Her unlimited patience and constant encouragement is what keeps me going. I always come out of the lessons feeling confident and excited to learn more. While Violin is known to be a difficult instrument to learn, Elana's way of teaching makes you feel like "you've got this!" I'm so happy I've found such an amazing teacher as Elana and I would highly recommend her to anyone who's interested in learning the Violin. With Elana, you can be confident you'll be playing beautifully in no time!
Mila R.
I hired Elana to give violin lessons to my daughter and help her prepare for audition.She already had private teacher but after two years I was not happy with the progress she made and decided to hire someone else.After first lesson with Elana I was sure I made the right decision.After second lesson my daughter told me she learned more with Elana in two lessons than with previous teacher in two years!Elana is very passionate when it comes to teaching violin,she is honest about her expectations and student's progress,yet very patient and mild in interaction.I could not recommend her more!

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Hua Z.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 3rd Prize from Hong Kong International String Competition
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Hua Z.

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Hi! My name is Hua and I'm originally from Shanghai, China. I'm currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at Jacobs of Music. I've always loved making friends, helping people, sharing my thoughts and that led me to teaching! I have experience in teaching every level no matter if you just picked up the violin or can already play Paganini caprice I'm your girl! Learn with me I will share my knowledges with you as well as any Asian culture you're curious of. My ultimate goal is to be your friend, your guidance, someone who can be there when you need help, rather than a be teacher who tells you what to do. I will make plans for each individual because every soul is UNIQUE.

About Hua

I love to go out for a walk/hike on a sunny day, take some nice pics, blue sky makes me feel happy. I hate rainy day and I'm absolutely unproductive on rainy days it just bothers me for no reason haha. I love watching shows/movies, play games with friends when I'm not practicing.

Anna T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, Greek
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Anna T.

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Violin lessons for all levels, from starters to last conservatory years or masterclasses, international experience in regular teaching (and playing of course) and assistant prestigious Professors, also around Europe, Russian school.

About Anna

Violin is my life as i consider also violin teaching, and playing of course, i believe that everyone talent can be developed properly with the rigorous academical - violinistic and asthetical formation, as i luckily recieved, i had studied with a pupil of Jacques Thibaud, Stolyarsky and David Oistr

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Brittany N.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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Brittany N.

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I strive to create an environment in which students are inspired to discover, create, learn, express themselves and have fun. I focus on strengthening students' foundational techniques, through scales, etudes and other materials and then applying those skills in pieces and songs that are designed to build a good basis of musical knowledge, helping students to become confident in their musical abilities.

About Brittany

I strive to create an environment in which students feel comfortable to learn, experiment, and express themselves and in which they look forward to coming every week. *** Travel Equipment *** I can provide music and other items needed for the instrument (shoulder rests, strings, rosin, etc) but

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Flora
My daughter said she has a great time with Brittany, she wants more classes can’t wait to see her again.
Molly L.
Brittany is very patient and kind with my two daughters. They really look forward to seeing her. She is also quite pleasant.
Michael
Extremely patient and encouraging, every lesson is a pleasure.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Clifton, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Clifton 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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$59 average
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"Tigran is a skillful, kind, patient and honest teacher. I’m a beginning adult learner and have been progressing very quickly with his help. Tigran’s teaching is structured and organized while keeping the lessons challenging and interesting enough to want to keep going. I value his time and knowledge. I also intend to continue learning the violin from Tigran for the long term. HIGHLY recommend!"
Hadria
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"It was our first lesson and as a parent I trust Brynn to position my daughter to be a great violin player. As she instructed my child she also made sure that I understood what she was teaching so that I can assist her with practices at home. This was very forward thinking and I appreciated her sharing her knowledge with me! My daughter has a great time!"
Salome
Took Violin lessons from Brynn M.
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"Very nice lesson.
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Tommy
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Jesse is a great teacher. He is very patient and caring. He taught my daughter at her pace. He tried using different methods to help my daughter to comprehend quicker and easier. I came there 10 minutes early. He started the lesson immediately. Also at the end of the lesson, he allowed parent time to discuss any concern I might have. We like Jesse a lot!"
Tiffany (student)
Took Violin lessons from Jesse M.
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"Thomas is very patient and kind to my autistic son who is taking violin. He wastes no time getting started with the lesson and uses every moment wisely. He is a gifted teacher and I feel confident that my son will make great strides with Thomas."
Diana
Took Violin lessons from Thomas V.
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"What a great leader! Willing to assist all students to better himself/ herself. She has so much patience. Mrs. Susanna makes it about the children. This instructor gives 110% of her time, her expertise, and love of music and learning."
Susette
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Excellent Violin learning

Mark is an experienced and excellent Violin teacher. He is very flexible, reliable, respectful, and very very patient. My daughter's violin playing has improved very much all because of Mark's teaching skills, style and professionalism."
Richard
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"I had my first lesson with Krisztina today. I was impressed with how much I learned in one hour. Kriszstina is an excellent teacher and I look forward to my next lesson with her."
Mike
Took Violin lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Mark is absolutely amazing! He’s patient and kind and really knowledgeable. My son looks forward to his class 3 times a week! We’re so happy to have found him."
Dylan
Took Violin lessons from Mark T.
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"Chris is a very professional violin instructor. He is wonderful with my daughter and easy to get along with. We couldn't be happier with his lessons."
Jaime
Took Violin lessons from Christopher J.
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