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Lidia P.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Lidia P.

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Every student is different; therefore there is no one method or strategy that will work universally. I create tailored lesson plans for each student taking into account age, experience, personality and learning style. Lessons can include ear training, music history, harmony, sight reading and improvisation depending on the level and goal of the student. When working with young children, I typically use games and activities and follow Mimi Zweig’s principle of violin teaching, which is based on natural physical motions nurtured in a non-judgmental environment. This pedagogy uses the Suzuki repertoire but can also be used with other books. The Suzuki method is one of the most popular in the US. This method establishes strong musical and technical fundamentals. Other methods lead to similar results and can be just as enjoyable and interesting.
For older children and adults, I choose appropriate repertoire based on their musical interests, while still focusing on technique. Typically ...

About Lidia

I was born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, and started playing the viola at the age of 5. When I was 19 I moved to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where I attained a Bachelor of Music with Honours. Following my Bachelors degree, I completed a Master of Performance at the Royal C

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Andy O.
Easy going, right to the point, and with a great game plan for improving my playing. Can’t wait for my next lesson.
Sabrina
Lydia is an excellent violin teacher. She has a very gentle, patient demeanor which is so important when working with kids. My daughter started lessons just after turning 5, and though her focus was not always there, Lydia always found ways to keep her learning and engaged. 6 months later, my daughter is much more focused and already playing songs and starting to read music. I think it's important to note that Lydia is very organized, always on time, professional, and pleasant to work with. Very highly recommend!
Zevi W.
Lidia is awesome! She is a great teacher; so patient and loving! My son looks forward to her lesson every week. We are so grateful!

Cristina H.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, mandrine
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Awarded First prize of Taipei viola competition from National Taiwan Government
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Cristina H.

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Experienced Violin and Piano teacher of 8 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 classical Piano and violins skill. I specialize in classical,but i can also teach you some pop .

About Cristina

I am Cristina, Violin Piano Music teacher, recording artist and educator. Classical trained from Piano and Violin when I was 5 and switched to viola after high school. I earned Advanced Certificate and Music Performance Master degreed from New York University where I also teach private lesson as

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faigy
cristina is the violin teacher of my dreams! she is proffesional,kind, patient(a very necessary train in violin stady ) yet quick. a real all in one! with such a teacher u can truly reach far
Kavita
Such a wonderful teacher ! Christina is kind and so patient with kids who are learning music. She is so smart and her knowledge in music is amazing. My daughter has progressed significantly in the last few months with Christina , at a much better pace than all her previous years learning with other tutors. She is training my daughter for ABRSM exam too . Christina has great communication skills and always lets us know the ways to help kids learn better. Her positivity and graceful presence has made my daughters passion for music increase immensely !! Great teacher !!! Highly recommended!!
Sue
My son has been taking lessons from Cristina for 2 years and wow has he progressed. He loves his lessons, can read music, and is playing well. The struggle is getting him to practice! Cristina has a great blend of warmth, knowledge and discipline that works well for my 6,7, and now 8 year old son. I highly recommend her.

Christina A.

11 Reviews
Bound Brook, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
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Christina A.

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Learn to play violin with poise and fun! With proper technique and practice, one can thoroughly enjoy the classics, country, pop, broadway music, and whatever else you like to play!

About Christina

My studio is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting those needs. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry! With over 14 years of teaching experience in both the classroom a

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Jay C.
She is terrific!!
Vihaan B.
Christina was wonderful. She made my son comfortable and tried to know about his likings in order to charter a course to suit his aptitude.
Prathik T.
She was like dby our kids and highly recommend her.

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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on violln learn the basics.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy ..
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Benjamin S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BM Jazz Violin Performance from Manhattan School of Music
  • Awarded Teacher Appreciation for 2 Student Winners of Young Arts Jazz Competition from National YoungArts Foundation
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Benjamin S.

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Music education has always been a passionate and integral part of my life, growing up with a family owned music school, understanding first-hand the importance of music education from an early age. I have been teaching private and group violin, viola and piano students of all levels and ages for close to ten years now and specialize in my own unique individualized teaching methods, including Suzuki, with a focus on tone production, intonation, music theory, creative problem solving regarding technical advancement in intermediate classical students as well as beginning to intermediate instruction in jazz and improvisation on stringed instruments and beginning to intermediate piano. Jazz instruction includes philosophical approaches to groove based bowing, mastering the fingerboard, crafting creative and melodic improvisations and an intensive on music theory and harmony. Every lesson, regardless of style, level or instrument, is catered to the specific needs and personality of each ...

About Benjamin

Benjamin Sutin, Jazz and World Music Violinist began his career in Philadelphia where he studied with legendary jazz violinist, John Blake Jr for over six years at the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz. Other teachers have included Sara Caswell, Christian Howes, Jim McNeely, David Krakauer, Bobby Sana

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Kelvin L.

150 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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"Experienced violin teacher of 29 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 classical violin skills. I specialize in Suzuki , and fiddle Celtic music etc...,

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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My son is enjoying working with Kelvin

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Somerset, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Somerset is $73. 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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"Nicholas is professional, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. I am excited about future lessons!"
Kelli
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Lipeng is an excellent teacher and very specific in teaching. She gave me precise Exercises to work on for next week. She is also very encouraging and plays incredibly well. I'm glad I found such a great teacher! Bree"
Bree
Took Violin lessons from Lipeng C.
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"Tom was my 10-year-old daughter's violin teacher, he is very kind, patient and professional."
jia
Took Violin lessons from Thomas W.
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"Betsy's and my son's 1st lesson was great! She was so patient and positive which helped my son really get excited about his lesson. She really helped him get through some frustration times. She helped him with so much. My son was very happy."
Tristan
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"Great teacher! I am just beginning and Tigran is being so patient and he makes the lesson fun."
Chris FLaherty
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Betsy is the Best!

Betsy teachs my 3 children, two younger, ages 6 & 11 violin and my 15 year old advanced player on viola and violin. She is an amazing teacher."
Audra
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"Nicholas seems like a really nice person. This was our first lesson with my 11 year old son and I like how he interacts when giving instructions. He seems very patient and understanding. I will give update as lessons continue"
jayden
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting."
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Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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"Geronimo is a great instructor for my teenage daughter that is very shy. She became more confident in her playing each lesson. Now she is thriving in high school symphony!!!!"
Paula
Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"I highly recommend Miss. Ilona!

My 10 year old boy/girl twins have had lessons with Miss. Ilona for several months. Miss. Ilona, who is classically trained, not only keeps a nice balance between theory and performance, but also accommodates my twins' interests in contemporary music by helping them with their Spring Choral Concert music.

Every teacher has a point of view, personal preferences, and methodological bias that may fit one child but may not fit another child as well. Miss. Ilona, however, constantly leaves her doors open to communicate and listen, and make an effort to understand how my twins feel about the lesson material. She constantly adapts the material and tries new approaches to make them better violinists.

What I like most about Miss. Ilona is that she is willing to provide her students with opportunities to participate in Fund Raising and charity events by donating their musical talents. This allows her students to give back to the community what they have learned. On April 17, 2015 my twins performed at Theosophical Society Fund Raising at Deerfield Beach. On May 30, 2015, they performed at Children’s Oasis International Fund Raising to "enable today youth be tomorrow's leaders” in Africa.

After those events, my son wrote in his essay, “What matters to me most is to make people happy by doing what I enjoy doing…… While we played, the audience was very happy and cheered us after each song. It really made us feel so good…… After the performance, many people came to us and thanked us to play music for them. It really made us feel appreciated and so special. When I hear people saying they raised a lot more money thanks to us, I feel so blessed. I am proud that I can make difference by doing what I enjoy doing……special thanks to my violin teacher, Miss. Ilona and my twin sister."

As Hillary Clinton said, "...it takes a village to raise a child (the traditional African proverb)" during her own presidential compaign during 2007, it seems to Miss. Ilona, raising a musical child is a collaborative business, a business that the teacher, the student and the parents have to run together in order to be successful. Collaborative decision making with a child requires a willingness to listen, negotiate and compromise. As Jessica Turner (music educator) argues music instructors know about teaching music, but when it comes to your child and how s/he learns, we parents are the expert. As an educator myself, I appreciate that Miss. Ilona lets me work together with her to ensure the fit and quality of my twins musical instruction. I feel fortunate that we have found such a great instructor for my twins!"
Hyunsook
Took Violin lessons from Ilona M.
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