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Marvett H.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2007
  • M.A. Music Education from Columbia University, Teachers College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marvett H.

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I teach students from beginner (pre-twinkle) to advanced levels.

About Marvett

I am a very encouraging and engaging teacher who focuses on proper form and technique, while maintaining the student's interest and encouraging creativity. I incorporate both traditional and Suzuki methods and cater every lesson to the students individual needs and goals. There is never a d

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Deja
My lesson was awesome!
Sharon A.
Marvet is the best teacher ever i just starterd few lesonss she Teach me so well , she is great !
DInah
So much patience for beginners like me! Great teacher to have!

Yakov D.

23 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
  • Teaching since 1990
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Yakov D.

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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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Maya S.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maya S.

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Maya joined the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in 2007. After receiving her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School in 2001, she became a member of the Honolulu Symphony. In Hawaii, she recorded with the prestigious Hawaiian singer Keali’i Reichel on his album Ke’alaokamaile, which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005.

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts. She attended seminars in Japan and England with the Amadeus Quartet and performed in both countries as a member of the Sunrise String Quartet.

In the United States, Shiraishi studied with Masao Kawasaki on scholarships at the Juilliard School, where she received a master’s degree in 2001. She has also studied with Garrett Fischbach from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Yoko Takebe from the New York Philharmonic. She has given solo and chamber music recitals at Lincoln Center in New York and at the Spoleto Music Festival in Italy. She joined ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born in Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin or piano for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audit

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
Ron
I’ve been learning Japanese with Maya for months now. She is so fun to study with, and her teaching is easy to follow. I totally recommend her!
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She like you ! And will return next week.

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Crystal G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Crystal G.

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I've played alone and in ensembles for over 25 years. My lessons will start at your level. What do you want to accomplish? What music do you want to play? You'll learn the basics- bow control, intonation, vibrato, shifting positions. What you play with those skills is up to you- that's what makes music enjoyable!
*Note: at this time I am only taking on intermediate students, as I can only teach lessons online at this time due to the pandemic. I would consider anyone who has been playing for at least 1 year to be intermediate level.

About Crystal

My name is Crystal and I've played viola for over 25 years. I can teach both violin and viola. I play professionally and just for fun. I have a bachelor's in music from Vanderbilt University where I studied with Kathryn Plummer. l love teaching people of all ages how to make music! *please note: i

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Janet Yaugo
Great first class!!
Michael M.
My nine year old grandson had his first lesson with Mrs. Graves today and she was wonderful with him! We were both very happy with his lesson.

Shu W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Awarded First Prize for String Quartet from Yuntai International Strings Summer Camp
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shu W.

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teach student different level, have three years teaching experience. Get training of teaching in China. Hold a Bachelor of Violin Performance in Shanghai. Now studying music therapy in NYU. Taught Suzuki violin in Montclair state university, NJ in 2013-2014 school year.

About shu

I'm a violin majored music therapy graduate student in NYU. I played guitar for 3 years. Teaching violin for years, and also can teach intro level guitar. I'm a native Mandarine speaker, and teach mandarine for 2 years after I came to US. I also good at teach Mandarine with Music to help student b

Birute S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Russian, Lithuanian, English
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Birute S.

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In my private violin/viola studio, I am helping my students to love the learning process. If a student wants to play an instrument for their enjoyment, he comes to me. If students have ambitions to get prepared for the test or audition, they know they will get help. For students who would like to prepare for the evaluating test, I contribute to preparing for the ABRSM (Associated Board of School of Music) exams. If a student is a beginner, I teach using the Suzuki Method.

I love helping students to achieve what they want. By learning their abilities, I help them to enjoy playing an instrument.

About Birute

In my private violin/viola studio, I am helping students of all ages to love the learning process. - If a student wants to play an instrument for their enjoyment, he comes to me. Fiddling, classical music, violin, or violin/viola duets are choices that a student can choose. - If students have a

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Westfield, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Westfield is $76. 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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"My son came to Philip as an intermediate violin player, and I can already see progress in his playing in the two months since he started lessons. Philip really engages my son, and gets him excited about playing. He is patient, and seems to really enjoy interacting with my son. I would highly recommend Philip."
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Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"Victor is very patient and tries to make it fun even when you do not sound so great!!!"
Karri Vaught
Took Violin lessons from Victor Q.
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"If you are looking for an excellent teacher that can help you develop both technique and musicality, I highly recommend Zhana.

I have had the privilege of studying with her for seven months as an adult beginner, and I have learned so much. I come out of every lesson feeling like I’ve made progress—even when I am unhappy with how I am playing, Zhana helps me understand a key thing that I need to do to play better. She is able to explain things so that you don’t just conceptually understand, but so that your body can understand too (for all those times that your brain knows what you need to do but your finger/wrist/arm/etc. won’t cooperate).

Because she has played as a professional performer, Zhana draws on her experience to guide you to bring musicality and emotion to whatever you’re playing… even if you’re still in the early Suzuki books like me. I’ve studied with many teachers in the past (in school and privately) for piano, clarinet and voice lessons, so I know that the ability to teach across this broad spectrum of skills is rare.

Zhana isn’t just a great teacher, she is also a wonderful person. I am moving out of the city for a year, but I fully intend to continue lessons with her when I return!"
Julie
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"Really nice lesson. She knows her material and presents it in an engaging way. I have played before and saw instant improvement from minor adjustments she suggested with the first lesson. I look forward to continuing my progress with her."
Tracy
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Wonderful teacher! I'm an adult student and his instructions are clear and easy to understand.
Highly recommended!"
Emiko
Took Violin lessons from Dongbin S.
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"Susanna is extremely supportive and has great patience. She always leaves me feeling encouraged. I am a senior citizen student, so, teaching may mean repeating a couple of times for me. I recommend Susanna to any age student."
Janice
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"My daughter has been taking online violin lessons for the past few weeks and is loving it! Lipeng is helpful and inspires her to love what she is learning. She is very excited to show me the songs she is working on and she seems to be progressing very well from the excellent teaching she is getting. Great Instructor!"
Leah
Took Violin lessons from Lipeng C.
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"Thanks to Jacqueline, I have been able to pick up the violin again (after not playing for many years) and build back my technique reasonably quickly. She has an expansive library of musical exercises and songs that are perfect for making your practicing more efficient and your playing sound better. Over the last two years I’ve started to see her as less of a violin teacher and more of a violin guru. I high recommend her to any new/old violin student."
Alex
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Miss Antoinette is wonderful. She worked with my 3 year old for beginner lessons (resting position, listening and following directions). My daughter adores her. We live in NJ, so the commute to manhattan became too much for my daughter. But the experience was worth it, she learned a great deal from Miss Antoinette who was patient, accommodating, and fun."
Tara Tripodi
Took Violin lessons from Antoinette A.
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"Carolyn was wonderful with my daughter we really liked her she had a very positive attitude and we were thrilled can't wait for our next lesson"
Cagney
Took Violin lessons from Carolyn B.
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