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Jocelyn Z.

New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Master of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jocelyn Z.

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I love playing and teaching the violin, and I'm so excited to share my experience with you! I have over a decade of experience with students of all backgrounds and experience levels. My time at The Juilliard School has prepared me well for whatever challenge you would like to take on together. Whether that is growing your love of the instrument, learning a new piece, finding better practice skills, or audition preparation.

Congratulations on taking an amazing first step into learning the violin, and I look forward to meeting you in our first lesson.

About Jocelyn

My musical journey has taken me to venues in Asia, Europe, and North America, such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, and National Sawdust. As a chamber musician and recitalist, I've had the pleasure of working with many classical musicians such as David Finckel, Alan Gilbert,

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Becky Anders
Love my lessons with Jocelyn! She is the best teacher I have ever had, and has really helped my confidence.
Steven Andrews
Jocelyn has been an absolute inspiration to me during our lessons. I was a bit nervous trying digital lessons with a new teacher, but she was an INCREDIBLE help to me as a violinist. Definitely book a few lessons with her.
Jeff
I'm really enjoying my lessons with Jocelyn. I can tell I'm getting better much faster than the last time I tried to pick up the violin. She is a great teacher
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Cedrick A.

2 Reviews
South Plainfield, NJ
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Creole, English, French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelor's of Science in Arts / Music Performance from Felician College
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Cedrick A.

2 Reviews
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My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students achieve their true potential and goals. I've played the violin for 23 years and I graduated from Felician University in 2013. I'm a enthusiastic, fun-loving person and my teaching style is tailored to the needs of my students.

About Cedrick

Hey there! My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2015 and have loved helping my students achieve their true potential and goals. I've played the violin for 23 years and I graduated from Felician University in 2013. I'm a enthusiastic, fun-lovi

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Reya
Cédrick so far has been great. He really focuses on your needs, regardless of experience , and guides you through proper technique and training of the violin. He is extremely knowledgeable in music technique and theory.
Jennifer P.
Let's just say i left my 1st lesson knowing that I was in good hands.

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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.

27 Reviews
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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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Nastaran Y.
He is on time , professional and knows his job .
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Tess T.
Mr. Joshua was great! Very talented teacher. Straight forward and very understanding. Txs!
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!!

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Kristin B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Provost Scholaship from Western Michigan University
  • Viola Performance from Western Michigan University
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Kristin B.

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I want to serve as a supportive and instructional figure that helps cultivate an appreciation of music for all students. In order to do this, I believe it's important to prioritize personal student progress rather than subscribe to a fixed game plan. That being said I take on a relaxed adaptive teaching style that tailors to the student. It's my hope that all students feel comfortable working and discussing music topics with me as I believe thoughtful conversations, whether straightforward or abstract, is an essential learning technique.

About Kristin

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak Scho

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Jack
Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!
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Vicky O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Communications from Jacksonville University
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Fred B. Noble Award for Scholarship from Jacksonville University
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Vicky O.

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Since 2011, I've had the joy of teaching students how to play the violin to the best of their ability. From six year olds just starting out to adults in their 80s who want to learn just for fun, I've successfully taught the skills and techniques to make music on this beautiful instrument.

With a gentle, patient approach, I custom-tailor each lesson to the student's goals, interests, and abilities. Within that framework, I place an emphasis on proper position, technique and intonation. To provide a thorough and well-rounded music education, I also teach note reading, music theory, and ear-training. I do everything I can to make learning fun and engaging -- often using games, flashcards, and interactive exercises to teach certain concepts, especially for younger players. Complex skills are broken down into "bite-sized" pieces that are easy to understand. They are then layered on top of one another sequentially. Through it all, I provide students with steady encouragement and just the ...

About Vicky

Hi there! My name is Vicky. Since 2005, I have been working with students as first an academic tutor, then a violin teacher, then both! This includes over ten years of experience in tutoring math and language arts, two years of tutoring science, and ten years of teaching violin. I use a patient, fr

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Jessie
Vicky is a thorough, caring, and skilled teacher. She is committed to helping students develop a love of music and a mastery of the violin. Highly recommend!
Sarah hernandez
Miss. Vicky, is a very passionate and kind teacher. She has been able to pull my shy daughter out of her shell and become a more confident musican. I highly recommend her. She knows that she has to adapt to different students based on ability and personality. We continue to take lessons and will throughout karinas years.
Karla
Ms. Vicky is an effective instructor because she meets the student where they are. Adult learners require a connection between prior knowledge and new information. Ms. Vicky successfully creates the connections I need to understand new concepts. Ms. Vicky is very patient. She provides the right amount of positive feedback and gently corrects incorrect form when needed.
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Ryan C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, Cantonese, Chinese, English
  • Bachelor in Violin Performance from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 2018
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Ryan C.

6 Reviews
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Make the violin easy! My lessons will help you play the violin with fluency, so that you can have more fun making music!

About Ryan

I am a student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and have been learning in the presence of some of the best teachers in the country. I also play in various baroque ensembles, and have played in numerous festivals and venues across the country, such as the Bowdoin International Music Festi

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Carlos D.
Amazing instructor. I would recommend him to anyone.
Daniel M.
Great violin teacher, good at explaining, and has good rapport with my teen son.
Dimitri L.
I have been enjoying lessons with Ryan a lot. He is great with giving encouragement, pointing out blind spots. Working with him is not just learning the music and instrument, it's learning about yourself and the way you relate to music.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Passaic, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Passaic 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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"I had a good experience with my instructor. She's very knowledgeable and patient. The area where instructions are given are a little cramped."
Carl
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Victor is an excellent teacher. He teaches music that I am interested in, and tailors lessons to my skill level. He has a strong background in music theory, and has done a great job of helping me grasp concepts that I have never understood before. As an beginning adult student, I could not have found a better teacher."
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Victor Q.
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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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"My daughter has been studying with Jessica for over a year now and it has been a great experience. From day one Jessica has worked on strengthening fundamentals and tailoring her instruction to my daughters specific needs; and most importantly, in a positive and thoughtful way."
Brian
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Excellent teacher. Very satisfied!"
Kimberly
Took Violin lessons from Rebekah S.
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"Gail is a very good and kind violin teacher and was just perfect for my son's introduction to instrument. He really enjoyed the lessons and learning how to play each of the strings then putting them together in a song. It was a wonderful experience."
Logan
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"Thank you for all the help!"
Nickolaus
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Cathy is very patient and offers a wealth of musical knowledge!"
Maria
Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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"Great artist and a teacher. My 6 year old enjoys her lessons and I love her down to earth vibe."
Naoko
Took Violin lessons from Catherine W.
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"Emily was very good. Very patient with Caleb. He said he liked the lesson."
Caleb
Took Violin lessons from Emily E.
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