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Alyssa M.

4 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor's of Musical Arts in Violin from Penn State University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alyssa M.

4 Reviews
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Experienced fiddle teacher of 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of violin technique skills and improvisation. We'll learn Celtic, bluegrass, rock, jazz, blues or any genre you are interested in!

About Alyssa

Hello! My name is Alyssa. I can't wait to meet you! Experience: I've been teaching stringed instruments for over 9 years to many ages. I focus on the Suzuki method with the young children and I believe in strong fundamentals. Ear training is a wonderful gift that comes with the discipline of vio

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Emma
Alyssa is a pleasure to work with! I'm looking forward to more lessons with her.
Allie L.
Amazing instructor, always provides detailed notes on what we should practice for the week. Fun charts and stickers to track practice and highlight progress for my 6 year old. Works so well with children and really knows how to listen to them. Highly recommend.
Oliver
I've had a great experience with Alyssa.

Her lessons are clear and well paced to accommodate your learning style and goals. Her enthusiasm makes class very enjoyable.

I would recommend Alyssa as your instructor.
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Amanda R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Baldwin-Wallace University
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Amanda R.

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In my lessons, I provide my students with both technical studies as well as appropriate and inspiring music to develop their skills and help them reach their goals.

About Amanda

I've been teaching violin, viola, and fiddle for 13 years, and I love sharing all kinds of music with my students. To do that, I've developed my own teaching method that includes learning by ear and learning from sheet music, with music tailored to each student's age, level, and musical tastes. The

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Caitlin
Amanda has been my teacher for the last few years. As someone who has played violin for a bit more than a decade, I can say without a doubt that she’s one of the best teachers I’ve ever had. She actually helped me fall in love with playing violin again!

She helps me refine and improve the skills I already have as well as learn new ones. She also adapts her teaching style to her students’ needs - if something seems like it’s not working for you, then she’ll help find a way that actually helps you develop your skills. She’s also really kind and understanding, and makes genuine connections with her students. I highly recommend taking lessons from her.
Sophia
Amanda is really great at finding different ways to explain things so they make sense. She’s also very good at working with people; allowing them to find their own way while helping them acquire their own skills. She makes an actual connection with her students and is a constantly kind person in general.
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Julie C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors in Education from Bowling Green State University (Ohio)
  • Teaching since 1986
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Julie C.

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As a teacher, I am extremely upbeat and encouraging! I meet students where they are and seek to make lessons enjoyable as well as challenging. I am absolutely passionate about bluegrass and old-time music! I began playing viola in 1972 at age 9, switched to fiddle (violin) in 2003, and have been performing in bands as a bluegrass fiddler ever since! Teaching is in my blood, as I was a full-time high school English teacher for 32 years prior to my recent retirement. I've been teaching fiddle students for the past five years, and have helped many beginning and intermediate students learn how to play songs and continue building their skills. I work primarily with training by ear, but can also help students learn to read music. If you're ready to "pull out the fiddle and rosin up the bow," then give me a call!

About Julie

I've been performing as a fiddler in bluegrass bands since 2003, and have absolutely loved my own journey as a musician! A lifelong musician, I started on viola at age 9 and played in school orchestra through high school and on into college, even as I earned my degree in secondary English Education

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Duncan
Julie is absolutely wonderful! She’s extremely patient and very talented. I was only able to take fiddling lessons for a relatively short amount of time (less than a year) but I feel that I walked away with an excellent start. Can not recommend enough!
Jennifer
Julie is an amazing fiddle teacher! It is intimidating to take lessons as an adult and she made me feel very comfortable from day one. She is fun and has a laid-back, warm personality. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn fiddle!
Ally
Julie is an amazing teacher! She tells you what you need to improve in a gentle way and is always enthusiastic about any progress you make, no matter how small.

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Alyssa M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor's of Musical Arts in Violin from Penn State University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alyssa M.

4 Reviews
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Experienced fiddle teacher of 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of violin technique skills and improvisation. We'll learn Celtic, bluegrass, rock, jazz, blues or any genre you are interested in!

About Alyssa

Hello! My name is Alyssa. I can't wait to meet you! Experience: I've been teaching stringed instruments for over 9 years to many ages. I focus on the Suzuki method with the young children and I believe in strong fundamentals. Ear training is a wonderful gift that comes with the discipline of vio

Recent Reviews
Emma
Alyssa is a pleasure to work with! I'm looking forward to more lessons with her.
Allie L.
Amazing instructor, always provides detailed notes on what we should practice for the week. Fun charts and stickers to track practice and highlight progress for my 6 year old. Works so well with children and really knows how to listen to them. Highly recommend.
Oliver
I've had a great experience with Alyssa.

Her lessons are clear and well paced to accommodate your learning style and goals. Her enthusiasm makes class very enjoyable.

I would recommend Alyssa as your instructor.
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
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"Experienced fiddle performer and teacher of 25 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of fiddle perform skills. I specialize in blue grass, Celtic music typically use Celtic selection album and all level blue grass music books.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
Ryan J.
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I enjoyed the lesson

Kelly H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2004
  • 1 year from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kelly H.

2 Reviews
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I teach violin / fiddle not through one method or genre but a unique blend of various styles, each one taking a fundamental seat in a broader performance curriculum. For example, beautiful classical pieces form our most baseline technique while country western or bluegrass make for a strong and agile bow, not to mention having some tricks to merry up the campfire or front porch gatherings. Pop / Blues / Jazz and Rock n Roll are perfect genres for prospective improvisors and future stage performers. From Lindsey Stirling to Charlie Daniel's Band to Stephane Grapelli I enjoy teaching towards the goals and dreams of every student.

About Kelly

Kelly began studying violin at age four through the Suzuki Method. At age 18, she moved to New York City and made a living primarily as a street performer, playing  jazz standards in the Subway and Central Park.    She began studying jazz violin at The New School for Contemporary Music, and perform

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Shineade
Kelly is a very talented and skilled violin player. She makes the lessons very relaxed and is great at teaching online, I've found the lessons so useful as I'm a complete beginner at the fiddle. She's extremely knowledgeable and knows all there is know about the violin/fiddle, I can not reccomend her enough.
Rachel
Kelly is a wiz at the fiddle, and just a music genius all together. She has taught me so many things that have helped me with my skills, and makes it feel easy. She’s also very patient, which makes me feel at more comfortable with the learning process. Anyone would be very lucky to have her for their teacher!

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Montclair, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Montclair is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $100 per hour.
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$39 average
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$53 average
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$66 average

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"Alani is a charming and patient teacher. I especially appreciate (for me) her focus on fiddle vs. violin techniques. (The "fiddle" teachers near me are violin players and don't really understand the difference in playing technique.) I highly recommend her if you're looking for some fun fiddle lessons."
Mike
Took Fiddle lessons from Alani S.
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"This was my first experience with an instrument at all, as an adult. Margaret was very kind, patient, and helpful. We got further on lesson #1 than I ever imagined!"
Zach
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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"Excellent! Both of my girls were happy and excited after the lessons. They are very different and Elizabeth connected with both of them."
Katy
Took Fiddle lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Kelly is a great violin player and a really good teacher. She can play with begginers like me and help me understand the basics that I need to know."
Grace
Took Fiddle lessons from Kelly O.
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"She is wonderful with my 9 year old daughter. It is my daughter's first instrument and she looks forward to each class. Highly recommended."
Candice Brady
Took Fiddle lessons from Dee F.
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"Excellent first lesson with Kelvin with my 12 year old son beginner."
Anonymous
Took Fiddle lessons from Kelvin L.
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"She is very professional, helpful, thorough and efficient. Knows her stuff!"
Sebastian
Took Fiddle lessons from Ilona M.
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"Mel is a great listener. My first lesson was great."
Lew
Took Fiddle lessons from Mel P.
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"Never having touched a violin before, Antoinette is a great, and patient, teacher!"
Patty
Took Fiddle lessons from Antoinette A.
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"Erin is very patient and full of great ideas. She has helped me tremendously in only a few short lessons."
Natalie
Took Fiddle lessons from Erin C.
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