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Michael C.

6 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Sudler Prize in the Arts from Emory University
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Michael C.

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Hi! I'm Michael Shingo C. and I am a violinist, pianist, and composer.

In my teaching, I emphasize efficient, goal-oriented practice, and provide a strong technical foundation while always keeping musicality and expression in mind. I encourage my students to develop problem-solving skills that will ultimately allow them to create their own interpretations about a piece of music. I believe that each student has a different learning style and, with this knowledge, I design a program of study specifically for them.

Learning music is all about tackling technical or musical problems in many different ways until we find an approach that works for you. As multi-instrumentalist who also writes music, I can offer many different perspectives on a single issue and draw from a wide range of knowledge that serves me in my daily creative pursuits.

About Michael

Hello I'm Michael! I am a violinist and composer with a diverse skill set and 17 years of experience. I learn and grow as I pass on my knowledge and constantly find ways to better serve my students and help them achieve their goals.

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I have been a student of Michael’s for approximately 7 months. My only previous experience with violin had been one year in elementary school band class and 8 months with a private teacher. When my private teacher’s lesson schedule changed, I was introduced to Michael and was greatly impressed by his skill level and teaching style. I have learned so much more than I had expected in each lesson, like how to self-tune, use a metronome, shift, and various other techniques. Michael constantly offers feedback on how I can execute techniques better, and I feel that this helps me to learn more effectively. He is always challenging me by giving me harder pieces and scales. I have even been told by my high school orchestra conductor that I have improved so much and she is constantly surprised by how fast I am learning. I highly recommend having Michael as a teacher for anyone looking to learn how to play the violin.
Akshay R
Michael is very talented and he is a great instructor. He explains the techniques really well. Very professional and supportive. I highly recommend him!
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Erica T.

3 Reviews
Marlton, NJ
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Erica T.

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I have a lot of experience with the Suzuki method as a teacher and also a player having started with that myself. However unless the player or parent specifies that they want strict Suzuki, I go with my method which involves Suzuki but also other methods. I was not strict Suzuki and it definitely worked for me as well as students of mine!

About Erica

My name is Erica and I have been playing violin for 19 years and teaching for 8. I have a violin performance bachelor degree and Suzuki Teacher Certification for books 1-10 from The Cleveland Institute of Music. During my time teaching in the Suzuki program I worked with 15 students at different l

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Kristen C.
Erica is a wonderful violin instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and great with my 12 year old daughter. Erica is also very flexible with the schedule. I highly recommend her!
Kelly
very helpful in setting up posture and technique, which is what i was looking for.
Angela
Ms. Erica has more experiences with young kid. she is make the Violin lesson so much fanny & Interesting with the kid. I am happy than my daughter said : Mom , I have interested the Violin and I will learning more lesson with Ms. Erica. So, I want to said, Thank very much Ms. Erica.
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Astrid J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks english, español
  • Bachelor in violin from Autonomous University of Bucaramanga Colombia
  • Teaching since 1995
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Astrid J.

3 Reviews
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The student achieves what he wants by always getting his best version of what he decides to do.
I design a totally personalized method based on what the student wants to achieve. Since I'm from Colombia, I like to put some of my culture on the way I teach and the way I see music.
My main goal is to put the student at a point where he enjoys learning and also progresses based on his effort and interest. Enjoy life through music, enjoy music through life.....

About Astrid

In my 25 years of experience I have learned to observe and understand the need of each student who comes to me, from there my main goal is to get the best version of my students in their attempt to learn the instrument and take them to a point where they enjoy to learn and at the same time to contin

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brian brooks
Very good teacher and human being, I´ve learned the instrument´s bases very well because of the way she explains them ... highly recommend it
Louis
Astrid is an excellent and patient instructor for both beginners and advanced students. Highly recommended!
lucia
help me a lot to find my confidence as a person. I like the way she explains difficult technique concepts, she makes them easier! I truly recommend her 100%
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Tatiana Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Tatiana Z.

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My belief is that teacher's goal is to help a student to reveal and develop his/her personality through the music, so the lessons are adjusted for each student's needs individually. At the same time, the basis is a professional approach with detailed instructions, from posture, technique skills, and proper practicing strategies to phrasing and music stylistic features.
I teach classical violin and work with students of all ages/ levels.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist and member of several orchestras in Michigan. I studied at St. Petersburg Conservatory and also have a Doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My diverse background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools.

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We have been with Tatiana for past 3 years and she teaches my both kids. She is very knowledgeable , flexible and very interested to teach kids. I would recommend her highly to any one interested in learning violin.
Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!
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Rubi C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Rubi C.

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I have been teaching professionally for 10 years. I specialize in working with beginner/intermediate violin students. I really enjoy teaching all ages. I will help you develop a strong foundation in your technique, music theory, ear training and sight-reading, and audition preparation. Each lesson is customized and individualized in order to accomplish the goals that you have as a student.
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About Rubi

I am a professional singer-songwriter and violinist. I hold a Bachelors from the University of North Texas and my concentration was music. I have experience playing in orchestral settings, chamber groups, recording in the studio, and accompanying Latin artists. I have 10 years of experience giving

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Noah A.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • High School Diploma from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2015
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Noah A.

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I have a very nuanced, and energetic perspective on violin. I'll teach any level of student whether it is complete beginner or advanced learner. I am suzuki certified as well. I have plenty of experience in teaching violin (6 years of private teaching).

About Noah

Hello! My name is Noah Arcenas. I have been playing violin for 11 years, and I am currently pursuing my Bachelor's degree for Violin Performance at the Eastman School of Music, where I study with Yoojin Jang. Throughout my violin journey, I have found a passion in teaching. I really enjoy working wi

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Riverside, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Riverside is $75. 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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"As an adult student I appreciate his patience with me. He focuses on sight reading as well as learning music by ear. I feel that I've learned much in the almost 3 years that I've been taking lessons. His love of music is contagious:)"
Cathy
Took Violin lessons from Thomas M.
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"Excellent teacher with the patience of an angel. Highly skilled violinist with a teaching method that is tailored to the student's interests."
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Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"Mr. Nader is a wonderful teacher who truly cares about his students. He is kind, patient, and funny. When I first started taking lessons from Mr. Nader, I didn't know how to read the notes, let alone play the violin. But through his patience and encouragement I have drastically improved and have come to really enjoy playing the violin. Mr. Nader is very well educated and knowledgeable about a variety of different kinds of music and the history of music. I am very fortunate to have found such a wonderful instructor."
Erin
Took Violin lessons from Nader T.
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"Nikita is very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. My son learned a lot already on his first lesson. This was his first ever online lesson and it was amazing. We can highly recommend Nikita."
Magnus
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"We just moved to the area, and my daughter started taking violin lessons with Damien. She had been quite attached to her former violin teacher, but Damien made her feel at ease right away. He is patient, engaging, and encouraging, and at the end of the lesson my daughter was very eager to resume the weekly lessons she started back home."
Christine
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Nicolas is a great teacher; patient and methodical, which is what I needed as a beginner."
Susan
Took Violin lessons from Nicolas R.
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"Excellent teacher. She teaches in a way that you can learn and understand. I would highly recommend her."
Kathy Miller
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca F.
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"My son's first lesson with Assunta went great. He said Assunta was able to explain things better than his previous teachers in a way that was easy for him to understand. She was very supportive, giving my son new-found enthusiasm for learning violin. She teaches using the same beginner book we already had, which was a big plus. She also sent some extra music that would be fun for him to play. He looks forward to practicing once again!"
Elric
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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"Katie is the best! A talented musician and a very patient teacher -- she makes learning to play a real joy."
Cheryl
Took Violin lessons from Katie S.
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"Jennifer is sweet and patient. Having issues with our internet and she was patient till it came back. Thank you Jennifer!"
Kaitlyn
Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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