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Lidia P.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Master of Performance from Royal College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lidia P.

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Every student is different; therefore there is no one method or strategy that will work universally. I create tailored lesson plans for each student taking into account age, experience, personality and learning style. Lessons can include ear training, music history, harmony, sight reading and improvisation depending on the level and goal of the student. When working with young children, I typically use games and activities and follow Mimi Zweig’s principle of violin teaching, which is based on natural physical motions nurtured in a non-judgmental environment. This pedagogy uses the Suzuki repertoire but can also be used with other books. The Suzuki method is one of the most popular in the US. This method establishes strong musical and technical fundamentals. Other methods lead to similar results and can be just as enjoyable and interesting.
For older children and adults, I choose appropriate repertoire based on their musical interests, while still focusing on technique. Typically ...

About Lidia

I was born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, and started playing the viola at the age of 5. When I was 19 I moved to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where I attained a Bachelor of Music with Honours. Following my Bachelors degree, I completed a Master of Performance at the Royal C

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Andy O.
Easy going, right to the point, and with a great game plan for improving my playing. Can’t wait for my next lesson.
Sabrina
Lydia is an excellent violin teacher. She has a very gentle, patient demeanor which is so important when working with kids. My daughter started lessons just after turning 5, and though her focus was not always there, Lydia always found ways to keep her learning and engaged. 6 months later, my daughter is much more focused and already playing songs and starting to read music. I think it's important to note that Lydia is very organized, always on time, professional, and pleasant to work with. Very highly recommend!
Zevi W.
Lidia is awesome! She is a great teacher; so patient and loving! My son looks forward to her lesson every week. We are so grateful!

Edwin K.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Edwin K.

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Need to prepare for a college audition? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to attend Juilliard pre-college and you want to go the extra mile preparing your entrance exam. Or maybe you simply want to advance your skills and learn good practice technique. With me, you’ll get a teacher who has active real-world experience as the violist of the world-renown Tesla Quartet. I am a Doctor or Musical Arts with degrees from the Yale School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. I have had experience playing solo, chamber and orchestral repertoire. I can guide you through the fundamentals of developing mindful technique and aural skills, and can help you find the heart of your individual expression.

About Edwin

I am the violist of the Tesla Quartet, and in that capacity have played in many of the greatest concert halls across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Performing is my career, but teaching is my passion. I have taught children as young as 6 just beginning their studies all the way up to septuagenaria

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Ashley M.

4 Reviews
Teaneck, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Associate in Music from LaGuardia Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashley M.

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I specialize with beginner, intermediate and adult learners. I currently hold a degree in music education from LaGuardia Community College, pursuing my master's and bachelor's at Montclair State University this fall for music education and performance for the viola. I'm not afraid of travelling (in fact, I enjoy it!) and am easily reachable and approachable. I understand the world of music, let alone classical music, can be intimidating and challenging; in response to this, I develop an individual basis teaching method as everyone's needs are different and make the experience as fun and engaging as possible.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

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Cynthia
She cancelled 20 minutes into the lesson. Very unprofessional.
Dalia
My lesson with Ashley was wonderful. She is very patient and great at explaining things to an adult beginner like me, and clearly very passionate about violin music and teaching. She was very easy to get in touch with after I set up the lessons. Thanks!
Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.

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Dave P.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Viola Performance & Musical Studies from SUNY Potsdam
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Dave P.

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Learn to play viola with technical efficiency and learn to unleash your inner musical self! Lessons are about fostering a learning environment where a student can explore, develop and harness musical and "violistic" ideas for themselves. My teaching focuses on building musical skills as well as critical reasoning skills, work habits, creative problem-solving, and self-awareness. Students will experience a wide range of viola repertoire and etude material.

About Dave

My name is Dave and I LOVE to play and teach the viola! My students find success at school music festivals, youth orchestra auditions, and college auditions. I have experience teaching students from 4th-40th grade and love getting to know the needs of each student.

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Maceo
Dave has been providing an excellent experience for me the past few years I have been having lessons with him. Even during online lessons Dave knows how to explain and demonstrate ideas and concepts. When it comes to taking a person's playing to the next level, I'd always recommend Dave.
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Tasha M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Graduate Assistant from Eastern Michigan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Tasha M.

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Viola lessons are geared toward student goals: better orchestra seating, youth orchestra auditions, coaching for chamber ensemble performances, college auditions, or simply to master the instrument. I'm fun and engaging, and make the lessons informative without being overly taxing.

About Tasha

Tasha has been teaching private lessons since 2002 and is currently available to teach lessons online until the pandemic is over. Tasha has helped students win competitions, become concertmasters and section principals of their school and youth orchestras, go on to study music at university, and e

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Chelsea S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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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 sta

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Teresa
She did a great job at helping me feel comfortable with the instrument
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Elizabeth C.
Chelsea is the perfect fit for my teenage daughter. Her lessons are engaging and fun. I love how she takes time to get to know her students which gives them the ability to play with confidence. Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Hackensack, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Hackensack is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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"Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough."
Charlene
Took Viola lessons from Carolyn B.
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"I'm really enjoying learning to play the viola from Susanna. She is a fantastic teacher who knows what I need!"
Jenna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Helen has taught and is continuing to teach both my daughter, for viola, and my son, for violin. Helen has been absolutely amazing with each of my children. She has been able to adjust to their needs and personalities keeping them engaged and excited to keep learning.

I love that Helen makes sure her students understand the fundamentals of their instruments, and she spends time teaching the kids the correct way to hold the instruments and bow so they form good habits from the beginning.

Helen is patient, kind and full of positivity and praise for her students. I am thrilled to have Helen work with my children."
Heather
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"If you’re looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable and patient strings teacher, you will love Mrs. Heins. Both of my sons have been taking lessons from Mrs. Heins for several years (one for viola and one for cello). They have learned so much under her instruction, such as earning All-County and All-State honors. They also practice their live performance skills twice a year during informal musical concerts. Mrs. Heins also offers participation in the Royal Conservatory Music Development program, which can earn your child credit for college. She is a gem and should you choose her, you won’t be disappointed."
Leslie
Took Viola lessons from Chris H.
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"Very comprehensive. Very friendly. All around great instructor."
Israel
Took Viola lessons from Alicia B.
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"Wesley is a fantastic teacher! My son has greatly improved since studying with her. She constantly fosters a community of encouragement while holding him to a high standard."
Elizabeth
Took Viola lessons from Wesley H.
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"She was amazing. Kind and encouraging and so inspiring. My daughter had a lot of anxiety going in but just glows whenever she talks about her first lesson. Can’t wait for the next!"
Simone
Took Viola lessons from Angela C.
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"Tigran is patient and pays attention to detail. I would highly recommend him."
Gabe
Took Viola lessons from Tigran N.
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"Jill is an excellent instructor. She is patient and funny. Kind and informative. She is highly knowledgeable and one of the first Suzuki kids."
Gerlinde
Took Viola lessons from Jill G.
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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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