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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.
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Alethia E.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Emmerson (Emme) N.
Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week.
Lynne R.
Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching.
Mark N.
Alethia is a very talented teacher and violinist. She is extremely professional, attentive and accommodating to her students needs/goals. As an older student with no musical background, she has made the violin less intimidating and more accessible by breaking it down and making it less complex and easier to understand. While, I've only been with her a few years, I'm very proud of the progress I've made with her. If you are interested in taking up the violin, I highly recommend her.
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Sylvia S.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Longy School of Music of Bard College
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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 Schwartz 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

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Richard H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles
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Richard H.

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It is important to have teacher, student, and parents work together to see the accomplishments happen in the future. I make the lessons meaningful, so that my student can retain the information and practice effectively at home. My ultimate goal is to have my student think critically and listen carefully, so that they can become their own teacher.

About Richard

I started playing the violin when I was 12 years old. Some of my notable teachers include: Ricardo Cyncynates, Rochelle Abramson, Guido Lamell, and Tatiana Chulochnikova. I enjoyed playing in the summer music camp at Interlochen and Curtis Institute of Music Summerfest for Adults. I performed as a m

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Joanna
Richard is a great music teacher. Very patient. My child started her first violin lessons and looking forward.
Sandra
Very patient and helpful!!
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Cecilia G.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Member of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda from Iota Kappa Chapter
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Cecilia G.

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More than 15 years of experience teaching.
Suzuki or traditional method.
Solo, orchestra, chamber music and Tango style!

About Cecilia

I have a Master degree in violin performance from UND and I am finishing (ABD) a Doctoral’s program at the University of Minnesota. Also I taught violin to students of all ages, and performed as a soloist, a recitalist and a chamber musician. I had played in Japan, China, Brazil, Argentina, Ital

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Our daughter is very happy with her new violin teacher, Cecilia. Thank you very much!
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Mark T.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $19
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark T.

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Violin is a complex art, one that takes many years to develop, but can be one of the most rewarding experiences in your life. Despite its challenges, love for the violin and music should never take a back seat in a lesson, That is what I will focus on. Nevertheless, there are methods and techniques crucial to violin playing that I will also keep at the forefront. At the end of the day, students have their own unique voice that I will try to nurture while at the same time teach them the fundamental tools to achieve it. Whether just starting out or already playing for many years, I will strive to do what is best for the student. To all of you, I wish you best of luck with violin and hope you can join me in making music!

About Mark

Hello! I am a graduate of Eastman School of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance. I have experience teaching students of all ages, as well as coaching student chamber music. I enjoy all types of music and transcribe music as a hobby. I also play for weddings, concerts in nursing home

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Carolyn P.
Great instructor and communicator! Mark took time to understand my experience and goals, recommended music that I can start with right away. Does a great job of connecting with you.
Helen
My 10-year-old son is brand new to the violin, and Mark has been very helpful in guiding him through each step. My son loves his lessons!
Mallika W.
Mark has excellent teaching skills and is very knowledgeable. Both these make learning with him a pleasure.
Highly recommend.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Pennington, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Pennington is $74. 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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"Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"I began as a COMPLETE beginner a year ago and strongly recommend Kristen to anyone seeking a patient, flexible, knowledgeable teacher who, through the violin both challenges and inspires growth and unique individual creative expression. Oh and, she plays like an angel..."
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"Very nice and competent. Works great with the child to help strengthen skills and work on necessary areas to improve. Highly recommend!"
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"Ali is lovely and seems to have developed a good relationship with my young son."
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Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Artem is extremely professional, positive and great MAESTRO!! In the short time I have been with Artem he has taught me valuable foundation techniques. I highly recommend Artem for students who are serious about fine musician techniques and being world class artists!"
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Took Violin lessons from Artem K.
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"My 4 year old daughter looks forward to going to practice, Lipeng thinks ahead and knows what her student needs. I highly recommend her services . My look forward to purchasing more lessons--so my daughter may play in one of her concert."
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Took Violin lessons from Lipeng C.
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"Jessica is an awesome instructor! She made me feel comfortable and completely at ease.
I’ve never even attempted to play before our lesson, and by the end we were practicing playing each string. I’m very excited about our future lessons!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"For my first lesson ever I think it went very well."
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