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Zeynep A.

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New York, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Turkish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zeynep A.

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Private Violin Teacher

Students who are interested in getting ready for an audition will receive lessons and coachings tailored to meet their specific goals so that they can have a successful audition.

Zeynep has had professional experience teaching at the Juilliard School (Morse Teaching Artist, and Music Advancement Program mentor), The Aspen Music Festival (P.A.L.S. Program), The Nord Anglia International School NY (private violin teacher), New York Philharmonic (teaching artist), Lincoln Center and the New York City Department of Education (Violin Teacher for Audition Boot Camp at Lincoln Center).

Zeynep is a Teaching Artist at the Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School, and has also privately taught at the Aspen Music festival and School (P.A.L.S program) and is currently a private violin teacher at the Nord Anglia International School NY. She has worked with the Education Programs at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. while being a National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellow.

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About Zeynep

Hello! My name is Zeynep Alpan and I am a Turkish-American violinist living in New York City. I am a graduate of the Juilliard School (B.M. and M.M.) and am currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Stony Brook University. I have worked with education programs at the Juilliard School, t

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Addison/Lauren
My daughter had the pleasure of taking lessons with Zeynep this past summer in the PALS program in Aspen. She loved each week when it was lesson time. This is what Addison had to say, "She always would say the area I needed to work on nicely. I loved that she gave me knew things to learn at each lesson. If I didn't understand, she would keep encouraging me until I did." This was an excellent experience!
Bethany
A unique and special experience! My daughter always looked forward to her sessions with Zeynep. She has been her mentor for the past two summers at the PALS program. Once after a lesson my daughter told me that she was surprised how much better she played the song after her session with Zeynep. I love the way Zeynep engages with my daughter and brings out the best in her.
Grace
Zeynep was my teacher for the PALS summer program in Aspen. Her positive attitude made my weekly lesson enjoyable. My playing improved greatly during my summer with her. She helped me become a stronger player. Watching her perform in the orchestra was inspiring.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Yakov D.

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Private Violin Teacher

Beginners: posture, finger techniques, bow techniques, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
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Robin B.

New York, NY
Starting at $167
  • Masters of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Robin B.

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I have taught professionally for 15 years. Evaluating the needs of each individual student, a course of study will be created that will both challenge the
student, and build confidence as they develop playing and reading skills.

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Evangeline N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Evangeline N.

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We're two sisters who grew up playing violin together. Now we'd like to share our love for the instrument with others in our community. Between us, we have 40 years of playing experience, and we're happy to vary our lessons to interact with all learning styles and ages. We both trained at the School of Music of the University of Northern Colorado, and have learned from some of the best musicians in the region. We look forward to getting to know you!

About Evangeline

We're two sisters who grew up playing violin together. Now we'd like to share our love for the instrument with others in our community. Between us, we have 40 years of playing experience, and we're happy to vary our lessons to interact with all learning styles and ages. We both trained at the Schoo

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Peter B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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Peter B.

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Instructions are based on custom curriculum for every student. The curriculum is based on student's desires and abilities and compiled from multiple sources.

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Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my students read

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Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
Claudia
Peter has exceeded my expectations, I look forward for my lesson every week. I honestly can say He is the best teacher I’ve ever had. I am a 44 yo violin beginner student who has had 5 teachers in the last 6 years, I didn’t learn much with them, this been said, with Peter in just 3 months I feel I have learned more than my other teachers. Peter is so, so patient and extremely professional. I am very pleased to have found such a wonderful teacher.
Krystyna
Peter is always on time, patient with beginners, and gives valuable guidance.
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Dongbin S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Winner of the 2011 Central Washington University Concerto Competition from Central Washington University
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Dongbin S.

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I have been teaching children of all age groups to acquire a solid foundation in violin playing. Whether it be pre-K beginners, or high school students getting ready for college auditions, I will communicate with the students and parents to set a number of goals to achieve.
I also welcome adult students, beginners and amateur enthusiasts alike.

In addition to gaining expertise in the techniques in violin playing, students in my studio will be given opportunities to gain comprehensive music knowledge including theory, sight singing, ear training, and any relevant music history, as the above-mentioned knowledge are indispensable elements in violin playing. Singing and clapping are essential parts of the lesson. When students are equipped with the basics, they can play anything and make the music they want.

About Dongbin

I am a concert soloist, and have given concerts home and abroad. I have previously served as the concertmaster at the Hartt Symphony Orchestra and the Waterbury Chorale. I am also an avid chamber musician with chamber music experience from age of 15 as a member of the Shin Trio. I was appointed as

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Ridgewood, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Ridgewood is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"I'm 35 years old, originally from South Carolina, and I decided I wanted to take up violin again. I was a violinist in junior high and high school, but quit after high school to pursue other interests. Well, the interest came back decades later! I found Nicolas on here because I live not far from his studio in the Valley and he's been wonderful! He recommended a great place in Studio City that I could buy m new violin and it was a great rec. He's been very patient with me even though I probably talk his ear off. He's really helping me to remember things I forgot and he's very encouraging without being condescending. I just get a comfortable, relaxed feeling from him. Great teacher!"
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Took Violin lessons from Nicolas R.
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"First class and it was wonderful!!!!"
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Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"a lot attention to detail and technique when playing violin. Great for daughter because until now she has been all about rushing and getting it over with.. Now it will be more about taking time with each piece and aim for perfection. Even tho she is going over pieces she already played she's not complaining."
- Jinhee
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"This is our first experience with a violin teacher. My daughter has so far loved the classes. Gabrielle is playful with the child and very energetic. She is very careful and detailed in her approach which is very important when working with a child who is beginning to learn. She keeps the child engaged through out the class, with games, little dance steps, striking conversation with the child etc. She has interesting ideas and techniques to teach this difficult instrument to a five year old. So far we are very happy with Gabrielle."
- Vishakha
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"Dustin Newbold has been my violin teacher for nearly eight years.
He is an accomplished musician and outstanding teacher, always patient, encouraging, and professional. He brought me through the very early stages of the violin as a beginner student, to now playing first violin in the community orchestra.
He has not only helped me become a better musician, but has been very knowledgeable in bringing me through the rough times of bowing, tuning, and even selecting the appropriate violin, strings, and accessories.
Dustin has the sensitivity to understand the student's level of ability and skill, and he creates a path for improvement. Lessons are always challenging and fun.
I highly recommend Dustin to any student who is serious about learning music, and especially to those to aim to be proficient on their instrument."
- Gina
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"We had our first lesson for our daughter with Regina, and after Regina had left, our daughter was pumped to keep the lessons going. Regina was very encouraging and a great teacher!"
- Abby
Took Violin lessons from Regina H.
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"I bought violin lessons as a birthday present. Nicole was extremely patient (first time learner) and helpful. I would gladly book her again."
- David
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"I recently start to learn Violin with Jonathan and learn a lot more than what I was expected! I was a little bit disappointed because I heard it's late to start violin in my age but since I start with Jonathan, he always been helpful and encourage me.

He's very knowledgeable and perfectly patient. He has the ability to listen and understand where I am in my learning curve and adjust his lessons to my skill level which I love about him.
Not only he knows his stuff and makes his teaching personal to your needs, but he also has a way to make you feel successful even when you are struggling. I always feel better about my playing when I leave his class.
What I like about his teaching style most; he hands you a key to learning more rapidly. I think this is the best kind of teach that you can find.

For these reasons I highly recommend him and I truly appreciate his time, patient, and knowledge.

I wish one day come to I play like him; clean, easy and professional :-) !"
- Sheida
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Just keeps getting better and better..."
- Robert
Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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"Very professional, patient, kind and supportive instructor.
I do recommend her for sure. I felt comfortable and enjoyed the class.

Thank you!"
- Rafael
Took Violin lessons from Anna R.
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