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Lynn K.

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Fiddle
Starting at $30
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
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Lynn K.

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Private Fiddle Teacher

Violin/Fiddle technique, bowing, standard notation, backup, classical, bluegrass

About Lynn

Whether you are 5, 25, or perhaps 85 years old when you make the decision to enter the world of music, you will be changing your life for the positive.   Your relationship with music & your chosen instrument is unique & will be lifelong.  I look forward to sharing your excitement as we pursue

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November 8, 2019
Katherine S.
Just had my first lesson on learning to play the Banjo. Lynn appears to be the perfect teacher for me. She is extremely knowledgeable, yet was able to explain the basics that made sense with my novice understanding, and gave great constructive feedback, as well as encouragement and praise. I look forward to many more lessons with Lynn.
November 7, 2019
MICHELLE SPENCER
Exceptional teacher. Lynn is patient and her passion for music is contagious! I always look forward to each lesson.
September 17, 2019
Allison Wilson
Always learning new things
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Ashley D.

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Fiddle
Starting at $34
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ashley D.

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Ashley has 15 years experience playing professionally, and has taught for ten years. Students age in range from 5 years to adults, learning by ear and reading music notation. The lessons are individual instruction. Bluegrass, Country, Old-Time, Gospel and Classical styles are taught.

About Ashley

Hello! Are you interested in learning the Bluegrass, Country, Gospel, or Old Time Fiddle style of playing violin? I can help you! I have been teaching professionally since 2009, and I have loved every minute of it! I specialize in teaching music for violin / fiddle by ear and music notation. Y

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August 4, 2019
Amanda
I am so glad that I took lessons from Ashley! I had been playing for about a year and a half when I started my lessons in January of 2018. We had hour-long sessions once a week for about a year, but the time always felt too short! We usually learned about a song a week, sometimes more and sometimes less depending on how quickly I picked it up. Since I could already read sheet music, I mostly learned by ear, and Ashley did a wonderful job with slowing the songs down and helping me repeat them until I could play by memory. Now, I'm really glad I learned through ear training because it's an invaluable skill to have! I also really enjoyed playing harmony with her -- so cool. She always had songs hand-picked for me to learn, or, if there was a song that I really wanted to be able to play, she would help me with that one. Ashley is the best -- such a sweet, patient, and encouraging teacher! She even offered to have me play with her on stage! If you have the chance, take lessons from Ashley!!!
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Ilona M.

(17)
Fiddle
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Polish
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I start with the beginning skills on Essential Elements and then use fiddle methods

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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September 20, 2019
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
March 2, 2019
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
June 18, 2018
Robin
Ilona is a wonderful teacher. She really tunes in to your level and has a vast knowledge of musical repertoire making lessons very exciting. Anyone lucky enough to get Ilona is going to be star!!she is patient and responsive to questions and a very interesting and fun gal

Meet Online Fiddle Teachers Serving Canastota, NY

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Sam K.

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Fiddle
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sam K.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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June 13, 2019
Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
June 18, 2018
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
October 8, 2016
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through
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Daniel P.

(3)
Fiddle
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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I am a multi-talented string player specializing in jazz, celtic (irish) and traditional fiddle styles.

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, mandolin, ukulele and bass. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degre

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May 17, 2019
Michelle B.
Daniel is so patient and easy to work with ~ he makes learning the cello seem so easy and natural and has so many practical ways of explaining an instrument I have no prior knowledge of. I had never played a stringed instrument but always loved the cello, so I was a bit nervous to begin. His gentle nature and patience have made me even more enthusiastic to learn. I have been loving each lesson and look forward to the next each time I leave! I'm looking forward to next week already! :-)
January 13, 2019
Jeff
Super friendly guy, learned a lot at my first lesson and looking forward to my next lesson with him.
September 13, 2018
Robert K.
Daniel really knows his stuff. I learned a lot today!
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Ilona M.

(17)
Fiddle
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Home Home

  • Speaks Polish
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
  • Teaching since 1990
Quick view profile
Online Fiddle Teacher

I start with the beginning skills on Essential Elements and then use fiddle methods

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

Reviews
September 20, 2019
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
March 2, 2019
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
June 18, 2018
Robin
Ilona is a wonderful teacher. She really tunes in to your level and has a vast knowledge of musical repertoire making lessons very exciting. Anyone lucky enough to get Ilona is going to be star!!she is patient and responsive to questions and a very interesting and fun gal

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Canastota, NY

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Canastota is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $45 and $130 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Hallie was great. Very easy to take a lesson online and fun!!!!"
- karen
Took Fiddle lessons from Hallie C.
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"Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!"
- Catherine
Took Fiddle lessons from Sam K.
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"Very patient and beyond knowledgeable! I haven't done anything with TakeLessons before and my online class was hosted via skype so it was easy to get connected and learn at my own pace. I like that my lessons will be tailored to my style and my level of musical understanding. She has excellent follow-up for after the lessons as well. I'm excited to be a student again :)"
- Blyth
Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"Never having touched a violin before, Antoinette is a great, and patient, teacher!"
- Patty
Took Fiddle lessons from Antoinette A.
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"Awesome teacher and fiddle player. Very talented, patient and great vibes!!"
- Sam
Took Fiddle lessons from Oceana C.
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"Mel is very professional and a great teacher he makes each lesson fun and interesting and I would recommend him to anyone and all ages"
- Wil
Took Fiddle lessons from Mel P.
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"Not only is this instructor an excellent musician she is a gifted teacher who is a wonderful role model. We would recommend her highly without any reservation."
- Mary
Took Fiddle lessons from Julianna Z.
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"Great teacher"
- Alison
Took Fiddle lessons from Lynn K.
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"Oceana is a great fiddle teacher! We have a lot of fun together and I’m learning a lot and quickly! Fiddle isn’t as hard as I thought it was going to be! I definitely recommend Oceana she’s the best music teacher in LA!"
- Carly Davidson
Took Fiddle lessons from Oceana C.
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"best ever"
- Alyza
Took Fiddle lessons from Mel P.
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