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Maria O.

Brewster, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 30; Female: 7 and up
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Maria O.

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Experienced violin, viola and piano teacher of 30+ 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 reading, theory and performance skills. I specialize in classical music. I use a variety of methods and literature all dependent on personal need and style of each student.

About Maria

Maria O has been teaching piano lessons since she was in high school. There were enough children in the neighborhood who inspired her to teach piano. She took up BS degree in Music Education, and her main interest was teaching private violin and piano lessons. Her usual clients really varies a g

Antoinette A.

21 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $36
  • Teaches students 14 to 80
  • Teaching since 2005
  • General Education from SUNY New Paltz
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Antoinette A.

21 Reviews
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Beginners typically take 60 minute classes once per week at a recurring time. Young children typically take half hour classes and older children, adult musicians and those on a budget typically take 45 minute classes. The most common lesson length to start with is 60 minutes, as the teacher will need to tune your instrument and help you get set up. Some students choose to take lessons twice per week when a concert is coming up, to catch up from a vacation or if they just want to make faster progress.

In class, you will learn new techniques, receive guidance on how to achieve the best sound possible and learn songs that you like and that interest you. You are expected to take this guidance and practice it thoroughly at home until you feel comfortable with it, so that when you are in class next, the teacher can move on to a new concept or skill which builds upon the skill practiced at home. They will only move you forward once you can do the more basic technique.

About Antoinette

I deliver two types of lessons: private lessons and group classes. If you are interested in group classes, please inquire for more information. Finding a trained violinist and finding a good violin teacher are two very different things. When I see other teacher's profiles, they boast of the yea

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Khalee C.
My son did a 45 minutes class and by the time he was finished he was reading and playing music πŸŽΌπŸ€—. Antoinette made it so easy and simple
Jennifer
Antoinette is, by far, the best music instructor that I have ever hired. Music has always been a part of my life. As a child, I took piano lessons for years and continued on and off through college. As a complete novice to the violin, I was nervous to begin such a challenging instrument as an adult hobby. Antoinette is encouraging, intelligent and incredibly skilled. Her calm demeanor and patience is vital to one's success. She focuses on the building blocks to a successful technique with ease. I am incredibly grateful to Antoinette for reminding me of how enjoyable music can be. I look forward to our weekly sessions around my busy work schedule. Her location is conveniently located within walking distance from the subway in NYC.
Tonia
I took violin lessons for a year with an instructor I found through a different organization (not TakeLessons)--and I learned more in one hour with Antoinette than I learned in 30 lessons with that other teacher. In just one lesson, I can see that Antoinette is friendly, smart, encouraging, knows her stuff--and knows how to teach (which not every good player can do). I'm an adult, but I bet she'd be just as great with a student of any age.

Glenda J.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French, English
  • ,Music Education, French, Drama from Wayne State University
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 55; Female: 5 to 75
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Glenda J.

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About Glenda

After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to

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Margaret J.
Glenda is very patient and understanding. I am learning quite a bit from her. I enjoy working with her.
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Charles
She is incredible, just a wonderful person to talk to and an amazing teacher, I can’t wait for my next lesson with her

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Leslie S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Leslie S.

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I am a professional violinist and violist. I learned to play viola when I was 13 and our school music teacher was forming a string quartet. We had many terrific violinists at the school but no violists so I volunteered to learn. It opened up many worlds and opportunities for me. I received a big scholarship because I played viola when I did my Masters Degree at Boston U. I got chances to travel abroad that were only because I played viola. So it’s a wonderful thing for students to add if they already play violin or to switch to if they prefer the deeper, darker sound. Have fun! Add opportunities to your life!

About Leslie

I can teach any and all ages and have for thirty years! All you need is a desire to learn. I have taught complete beginners and advanced students who win competitions. I have a Master's degree from Boston University in music performance and have performed with the Washington National Opera, the Bo

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Keiko T.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students Male: 6 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Keiko T.

27 Reviews
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Viola jokes are for losers... I think viola has one of the most gorgeous tone in the entire orchestra family. I can work on solo pieces as well as chamber music / orchestral excerpts of your choice.

About Keiko

I served as a violinist of the Attacca Quartet, a NY-based string quartet that performs all over the world from 2005 to 2019. In addition to concertizing, I teach students of all levels wherever I go; I have given lessons, masterclasses and lectures in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, P

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Erika
She is excellent teacher! She is clear & goes over basics really well. My daughter loves her.
Yuko Hayashi
Ms. Keiko is a wonderful teacher and also one of the greatest violinists in my opinion.
Luckily, my 6-year-old son could take her lessons and he totally changed in many ways.
He loves violin, but used to practice it for just only 1 hour a day. Once he started learning from her, he was really inspired and started to practice really hard. Now he practices at least 2 hours and more!
I was really worried because it was online lesson so I was wondering if he could concentrate for 60 minutes, but Keiko considered how my son was feeling and understood him well.
She praised my son to encourage improvement and so my son tried to do his very best during the lessons. We are very honored that my son could take her lessons and he’s practicing seriously to get better everyday!
Izzy K.
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Elisa B.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded Concerto competition winner from Willamette Falls Symphony Orchestra
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Elisa B.

17 Reviews
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Correct play position, reading viola clef, scales, etudes, solo pieces, shifting, vibrato. Possibility to play in a student string orchestra!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Lia N.
This year is my 9-year old granddaughter's first step in learning how to play a musical instrument and she chose the violin. We knew that music lessons would be essential to her learning to appreciate her violin. I searched the internet and reviewed several teaching sites before I discovered Elisa's site. After reading about Elisa's experience along with few reviews, I decided to sign Lia up. I found Elisa to be very caring, personable, skilled and professional. My granddaughter is very excited and very happy that she has Elisa for her violin teacher. I highly recommend Elisa!
Gale Shuey
Elisa is patient and encouraging
Joshua
Ms. Boynton is a thoughtful and positive teacher.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Blauvelt, NY

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Blauvelt is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $109 per hour.
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$115 average
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$53 average
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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"She's the best! My daughter started on violin with the school and then moved on to viola. Finding a viola teacher is no easy task! In fact, finding anything for the viola - music, strings, etc ... is difficult! But Kimberly does a great job and got her off to a wonderful start. We are so incredibly happy to have Kimberly teaching our daughter. Do not rely on your child's school to teach viola - go directly to Kimberly."
Katie
Took Viola lessons from Kimberly B.
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"Dr. B. is simply a very dedicated and an amazing teacher. Watching him work is such a pleasure. He genuinely builds a great relationships with his students. He is one of these most credentialed and talented individuals that I've had the pleasure to work with through all my years. You can rest assured that you get success and working with him."
J. R.
Took Viola lessons from Alexander B.
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"Kendra has been a joy to work with so far through virtual lessons. We are just beginning with her and we are encouraged to continue forward. She has a laser eye for technique and is warm and kind. She not only explains technical placement but she also explains the reasons why they are important. She is great with my 9 year old and really checks for understanding along the way."
Corinne
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"She was amazing. Kind and encouraging and so inspiring. My daughter had a lot of anxiety going in but just glows whenever she talks about her first lesson. Can’t wait for the next!"
Simone
Took Viola lessons from Angela C.
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"I've had 5 lessons with Susanna and I couldn't be happier. Patient and has good humor. Highly recommend."
Thomas
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Michael is the rare pairing of a professional performer and fantastic teacher of viola & violin technique. I have seen the benefits of his pedagogy first-hand in my middle school orchestra classroom in Plano ISD. I have been lucky enough to have him teach some of my students for over 3 years. He has helped many of my students overcome barriers in their practicing and performing. With your commitment to putting in quality practice time, lessons with Michael will certainly result in significant musical growth."
Eric
Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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"It's amazing how remote sessions with Kendra would be this effective for my 12-year old daughter. Definitely planning on continuing the lessons!"
Kay
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Miss Susanna is very nice and very patient- even when I'm being super ADHD! She also doesn't over or underestimate me, which I very much appreciate."
Claire
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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