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Cristina H.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, mandrine
  • Master of Music Performance from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cristina H.

6 Reviews
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I Love to teach viola, because I love the way this instrument sounds. Everyone thinks it is just like violin but actually there is so many different way to bowing and tech from violin. My goal is make hear how viola sounds, it can actually even touching then cello and violin in some melo piece .

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.
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Kira H.

8 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Kira H.

8 Reviews
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I can teach up to intermediate violists via the Suzuki method up to about book 7.

About Kira

I graduated from Mannes College of Music with a BS in violin performance and a minor in psychology. While at Mannes, I was a student of Sally Thomas (Julliard School), and other primary teachers include Yi-Wen Jiang (Shanghai String Quartet), Claudia Schaer, Amy Barlowe and Oscar Ravina. I have per

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Jennifer K.
Kira has been teaching my daughter for more than 5 years now. She tailors her lesson to my daughter’s needs, whatever they may be. Kira has been helping my daughter grow in so many ways – not just with violin skills. I highly recommend Kira!
Vladimir Y.
Great teacher.
Experienced, very patient and helpful.
Erin S.
Kira is an absolute gem! My daughter is a novice and Kira's teaching method was so "in tune" to her getting the best learning experience. My daughter is very enthusiastic about her violin lessons that she can't wait till her next lesson! Thank you Kira for being the best instructor ever!!

Benjamin H.

2 Reviews
Caldwell, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded Finalist in New York American String Teacher's Association/National School Orchestra Association Solo Competition from American String Teacher's Association in collaboration with The National School Orchestra Association
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Benjamin H.

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Hi, I'm Benjamin! Thank you for viewing my profile page. I am a professional violinist and violist with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in performance from the Manhattan School of Music. I am Suzuki Registered and State Certified in both New Jersey and New York to teach in public schools grades K- 12. I have over 20 years of experience in the music industry. Whether you're a beginner looking to explore something new or an advanced player looking to prepare for an audition, I am happy to help!

About Benjamin

An active teacher, as well as performer, Mr. Hellman has been teaching violin and viola since 2004. He has taught students of all ages and experience levels. He currently teaches violin at the Lindeblad School of Music in Pine Brook, New Jersey.

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Robert C.
Ben is such a nice guy patient with my son (15) he comes home proud of what he learned after each lesson!!
Tommy N.
Benjamin is very good teacher, he has a lot of patience
teaching 71 years old person
and Yes Very nice person

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Susanna S.

159 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
  • Teaching since 1994
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Susanna S.

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Experienced viola teacher with over 25 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 viola playing skills and technique. I specialize in Traditional Classical string music, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki books, and traditional scales and etude books. I have the following tools available to use during lessons: metronome, tuner, rosin and my music library.

About Susanna

Susanna S. has over 25 years of teaching experience on violin, viola and cello in private lessons, small groups, large groups and school orchestra settings. Currently, she runs her own studio and is teaching weekly in person private lessons at her home in Pittsburgh or online lessons. She offers

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Laila G.
Susanna is a patient and thorough teacher who is willing to cater her lessons to the student's comfort level. The violin is a difficult instrument, but she makes it fun to play and learn. Highly recommend!
Brooke
My daughter really enjoyed her viola lesson with Susannah. It inspired her to start practicing viola more. Susannah was great with my daughter.
Angela K.
I like working with Ms. Susanna. She has helped me a lot.
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Rebecca H.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM of Music Education from St. Xavier University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rebecca H.

11 Reviews
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My enthusiastic teaching style makes learning music with me fun & exciting. My philosophy is to teach the individual by customizing the Music curriculum to the specific needs of the student. As partners in learning, the student will achieve the highest success through positive reinforcement & a positive learning environment. Students can expect to have their love of music nurtured as they gain technical competency through our lessons.

About Rebecca

IMPORTANT NOTE: Rebecca is a traveling teacher. Once you purchase a lesson package, Rebecca can schedule you in a mutually available time. Rebecca's musical training began at the age of 5 on the piano. As her love of music grew, she began playing the violin at age 8 with the viola to follow a

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Joey H.
Energetic. Complimentary. Explains well....the hour flew by
Diane G.
Rebecca is a wonderful teacher!! She is so knowledgeable and patient. She knows exactly what I need to learn focus on, given my limited abilities. Cant wait for my next lesson!
Bruce
Becca is a fantastic teach, patient and kind and my daughter just adores her. I cannot recommend her enough.
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Laura S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • BA in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Laura S.

29 Reviews
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I enjoy encouraging beginning & intermediate viola students to develop a love of the instrument and solid technique!

I can also help an advanced student who's interested in fiddle repertoire.

About Laura

Laura has taught throughout her musical career and loves nothing better than to introduce students of all ages to the magic of creating their own music! As a teacher, she focuses on balancing inspiration and explanation. Inspiration: because if you don’t love your music, what’s the point? And techn

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Addy
Such a sweet teacher!
mary
Very professional and innovative techniques that guarantee success!
Welcker
Laura has been a great teacher for my 6 year-old daughter (starting taking lessons when she was 5). She is endlessly patient and has a perfect balance of fun and instruction in all her lessons. She helped us every step of the way--picking out the right rental instrument, finding extra workbooks that would be fun, coming up with ways to make practicing at home enticing. Laura is made to be a fiddle teacher--she has a obvious passion both for the music and sharing it with her students. My daughter left every lesson with Laura beaming with pride. I'd recommend anyone searching for a teacher to go with Laura!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Westfield, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Westfield is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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"Lauren is progressing so nicely! JoAnne is a great instructor."
Lauren
Took Viola lessons from JoAnne H.
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"Very good teaching style !"
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Armen M.
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"Let's start at the very beginning...a very good place to start. Absolutely wonderful first lesson!!"
Izzie
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Wesley is an amazing teacher!! She is so patient and kind. My favorite part about learning from her is just how enthusiastic and passionate she is. Wesley believes the music touches lives, and she really shows that in her teaching."
Justin
Took Viola lessons from Wesley H.
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"Leo really liked Rita and the lesson.. they got right to work... she was on time and very focused and friendly... let's keep going !"
Leo
Took Viola lessons from Rita B.
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"Helena was a pleasure to work with. It was my first viola lesson in decades. I was not sure how the online lesson would go but it worked well for me. She was so patient and helpful and very encouraging. Look forward to the next lesson!"
Barbara
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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"JoAnne is very skilled & knows how to work with my child at her level."
Camille
Took Viola lessons from JoAnne H.
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"Helen McDermott
Exceptional Violist, Masterful Teacher

Helen McDermott is an exceptionally talented violist who is also a masterful, empathetic teacher. She brings a truly unique combination of technical virtuosity, pedagogical professionalism, and psychological insight into the music studio. I know this from personal experience because I have greatly benefited from being one of her viola students.
Her vast experience as a professional violist gives her a wealth of technical knowledge, not only about how to play the viola but, more importantly, how to play beautiful music with this instrument. She has studied, and continues to study, different teaching methods, drawing from all of these approaches to develop a program of instruction designed to meet each student’s individual needs. She also connects empathetically with her students, creating an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual respect that alleviates anxiety, thereby allowing genuine learning to take place.
In short, her breadth and depth of expertise, in both musicianship and pedagogy, make her an ideal viola teacher who guides students on their path to realizing their full potential as a violist and as a complete musician."
Farley
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"Patient, sensitive, and wonderful to work with. Brings excitement to playing and learning. A diamond in the rough."
Camille
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"If I could write anything to hope that you choose Kristen to teach you, imagine it here: _______. That said. She is Amazing, Fantastic, Patient, Fun, Understand, did I say Patient!? I am a 28 year old man that is learning Viola as his "2nd" real instrument. I play piano well, and "campfire" guitar. Kristen is teaching me to read Alto clef and play the Viola. She is teaching at MY pace and not complaining when I come in without having the most practice time accomplished throughout the prior week. She has a flexible schedule and is available for communication (email and phone) between lessons (I've rescheduled many times because my work hours are not constant). She's Great! I hope you let her teach you! Thank you for reading."
Anthony Atthowe
Took Viola lessons from Kristen K.
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