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Damien G.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance from University of North Texas
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet solois

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Luke
Damien was very knowledgeable and patient with my son. He’s excited for his next lesson.
Dana
My son had never played the clarinet before. I signed him up with Damien to get an intro to the instrument, play with the correct embouchure, and learn a few simple songs. My son definitely got a head start before virtual learning starts in the fall and enjoyed learning about the clarinet. Damien was patient, direct and very knowledgeable. I only intended to do summer lesson to get him started, but I will definitely consider lessons again after he gets settled with his new school schedule.
Math
Literally, the best instructor ever!

Emily M.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Master of Music - Violin Performance from DePaul University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily M.

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I have been teaching in a variety of settings for the past 12 years. I am an encouraging and structured teacher who wants to help students set and reach their goals! After years of extensive classical musical training, I have developed a refined teaching style that suits students of all ages and backgrounds!

About Emily

At the age of four, I began studying violin at the Colburn School of Performing Arts in Los Angeles, California. I was trained using the Suzuki Method until the age of nine. Throughout my adolescent years I competed in solo violin competitions, performed in numerous orchestras, attended prestigious

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Mino
Great! I enjoyed the lesson with my son, too. (Maybe more than my son!)
Emily
Emily has a vibrant attitude and a straight forward approach in teaching. I'm delighted to be her pupil!
Bijou
Great first lesson
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Geronimo O.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian and Portuguese, French, Spanish, English
  • DMA from University of Oklahoma
  • Teaching since 2005
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Geronimo O.

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Unlike many instructors who simply use the same cookie-cutter method in their teaching, I believe in adapting to each individual student for consistent progress. By meeting them "where they are," focusing on their learning style, and developing a systematic approach to fixing bad habits and eliminating weaknesses in their playing, every single one of my students achieves musical growth, command of the instrument, and an overarching love of music.

My two decades of professional experience both as performer and instructor allows me to draw on multiple methods, exercises, and repertoire that will help you develop your full potential while always enjoying your musical journey.

About Geronimo

Music has been a passion of mine since I can remember, both as a performer and as a pedagogue. I have experienced firsthand the transformative, healing, and communicative power of music, so my ultimate goal is to share my expertise through teaching and performing. I am a classically-trained violin

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Bryan
I took lessons from Geronimo for a few years and I really developed a lot under his teaching. He is very good at pinpointing issues and also fixing bad habits. He also helped me to become better at practicing, which is extremely helpful. Overall a great teacher and would highly recommend.
Hairong
My daughter took lessons with Geronimo for two years while he was pursuing his PhD at the University of Oklahoma. Geronimo is a great instructor. He is very clear, concise, and effective in communicating with kids during the lesson. It's very easy to follow and understand him even for younger kids. He uses every minute of each lesson in teaching, and truly cares about educating kids on musics. Geronimo emphasizes skills and techniques, which offered my daughter a solid foundation to move up (she has been attending Oklahoma Youth Orchestra for one year). Thank you, Geronimo for being a great instructor!
Katey
Geronimo was a great instructor and motivator! He helped me find the right sound and worked with my strong suits as well as helping me strengthen my weaknesses. I would recommend him to any player as he showed me ways to become more confident and enhance my playing.

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Brynn M.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor's of Music in Music Performance (Violin) from Youngstown State University
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Brynn M.

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Brynn teaches violin lessons to a wide range of students at all levels. From beginners to more advanced students, Brynn will use her friendly and organized teaching style to help all of her students achieve their goals. She uses the Suzuki books and the Barbara Barber scale method as a foundation for basic technique. Students will also learn basic music theory such as reading notes, rhythms and recognizing key signatures for all major and minor keys. She has roots in classical training but her students will be exposed to classical music along with rock, pop and contemporary styles of music. Brynn cannot wait to work and make music with you!

About Brynn

Brynn is an experienced violinist with a Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance from Youngstown State University. She has studied under the guidance of Professor Joseph Kromholz. She has been playing the violin for 13 years. She is classically trained but has experience performing other genres.

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Brandy
Brynn was such a great teacher for my daughter! She was engaging and supportive throughout the lesson. Her knowledge about music and the viola is phenomenal! My daughter is so excited to connect with Brynn for her lessons each week.
Salome
It was our first lesson and as a parent I trust Brynn to position my daughter to be a great violin player. As she instructed my child she also made sure that I understood what she was teaching so that I can assist her with practices at home. This was very forward thinking and I appreciated her sharing her knowledge with me! My daughter has a great time!
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Virginia A.

3 Reviews
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  • Bachelor's of Music in Performance from Kent State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Miami String Quartet Scholarship from Kent State University
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Virginia A.

3 Reviews
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If you are a beginner, you can expect to first master technique of the instrument. Afterwards, you will learn how to master a beautiful tone and sound.

As an intermediate, you will learn how to approach things in a different way than normal. You will learn not only how to play something "correctly" but how to play musically, artistically and beautifully.

As an advanced student, you can expect to be challenged to think critically about technique, sound, phrasing, etc.

About Virginia

Take ONLINE lessons during these uncertain times hassle free! I have over 4 years of teaching experience with strings and piano. I have played my primary instrument, viola, for over 10 years. I love to encourage students that quantity doesn't always beat out quality. That being said, I love

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Abby
I honed so many of my skills through my lessons with Virginia and she is very understanding and helpful
Janiya
Virginia’s so patient, understanding and energetic! I never was embarrassed when I would make mistakes and our lessons were never stressful. Virginia has taught me so many techniques, strategies, and practicing methods that improved me as a musician and will continue to. Not only was she an amazing instructor but she was also a shoulder for when I was in distress. Thank you Virginia!❤️
Grace
I learned so much and enjoyed my lessons.

Yakov D.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yakov D.

21 Reviews
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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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Araf H.
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Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!

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"Very pleased with my first lesson! I'm an adult beginner and I appreciated her frankness and encouragement!"
Natasha
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Jessica started teaching my son in Feb 2014, just after he turned 5. He told me that he wanted to play an instrument and chose the violin, so we went online and found Jessica here and on the Suzuki website. Her experience and reviews really stood out and I can tell you from our personal experience that every word is true. She is the most patient, kind, fun, engaging, and positive teacher you could ask for for your child. And on top of it all, she is an excellent violinist herself who really understands music and how to explain it.

My son has come a really long way and he is very proud to be able to play the violin! He is not always the easiest to work with, (some days his favorite word is 'no'!) but she really encourages him when he gets frustrated and I know she is a big part of why he has come so far.

One of the things I love about Jessica is her ability to adapt seamlessly to the needs of her students. She is flexible and able to adjust what she does to take advantage of her students' strengths and gradually improve their weaknesses and doesn't just stick to one way of teaching. She is also incredibly accessible if you have questions or need guidance and always stays in touch, even with her busy schedule.

After a few months of my son taking lessons, we even decided to hire her for an extra half hour so that I could get formal instruction too. I am 39 and never seriously played an instrument before (1 year of elementary school clarinet, notwithstanding) yet she can go right from teaching my 5 yr old to working with me without missing a beat. I feel like she brings out the best in her students and I see concrete improvement in my own skills and understanding every week and can't believe how far I have come in only a few months with her.

So bottom line is whether you are 5 or 50 and no matter your experience level, if you are looking for a violin teacher, I highly recommend hiring Jessica immediately"
Heather
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"I came to Mark as a senior in high school. I had been playing in orchestras for 7 years up until this point and wanted to see if I could refine my technique before heading into college. Even in my limited time with him, Mark helped me fix most if not all of my bad habits and gave me valuable knowledge to continue learning on my own! He was very friendly throughout the whole experience and was flexible with my busy schedule."
Jacob
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit."
Isaiah
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"Friendly and patient"
Sophia
Took Violin lessons from Cheyenne R.
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"Jonathon is a very enthusiastic and professional teacher. My son has been learning from him for 6 months and we are very happy with the experience and progress. Highly recommended!"
Shaohui
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"My first violin lesson ever went great. Michael is very knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely recommend!"
Gregory
Took Violin lessons from Michael S.
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"A unique and special experience! My daughter always looked forward to her sessions with Zeynep. She has been her mentor for the past two summers at the PALS program. Once after a lesson my daughter told me that she was surprised how much better she played the song after her session with Zeynep. I love the way Zeynep engages with my daughter and brings out the best in her."
Bethany
Took Violin lessons from Zeynep A.
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"Micheal is a fantastic teacher that manages to solve every question and problem I have about my instrument. His teaching technique breaks down complex things into easy-to-understand lessons that help give me and his other students great comprehension of the topics that we need to know to become better musicians. I sincerely cannot recommend him enough to beginning and intermediate musicians."
Tanush
Took Violin lessons from Michael C.
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"He was focusing my daughter ‘s abilities and gave her analytical assessment and lectures. We are pretty much pleased!!"
Inha
Took Violin lessons from Tarcisio B.
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