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Julianna Z.

(5)
Fiddle
Starting at $22
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Julianna Z.

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Private Fiddle Teacher

I've been playing the fiddle for 26 years and have been teaching for 10 years. I welcome students of all ages and have taught people between the ages of 5 and 60. I started out learning with a fiddle teacher playing by ear and then later switched to a classical teacher so I have a broad range of music that I love. But my favorite style to play is fiddle music.

About Julianna

I have been playing the fiddle since I was 7 years old and I took lessons for 13 years. I started out taking lessons from a fiddle teacher who taught me entirely by ear. Later on, I also took classical violin lessons and I teach both styles, however I will just be focusing on fiddle music with my o

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October 2, 2019
Anna
Julie is literally amazing! Best teacher in music I have seen. She is so versatile and works with each child according to who they are to their strength and weakness. Always encouraging to my kids. She makes it fun for my kids and gives them the desire to play to the best of their abilities.
October 1, 2019
Peggy
Julianna is the best!!! My daughter has been taking lessons from her for 5 years and has learned so much!!
October 1, 2019
Mary
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.
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Patrick M.

(17)
Fiddle
Starting at $33
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Fiddle Player of the Year from International Bluegrass Music Association
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Patrick M.

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Private Fiddle Teacher

Hi there! 😃 I am an experienced teacher & performer of 15 years. I love working with all ages and skill levels! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be learning tunes in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of technique, music theory, and ear training. I'm stoked to meet you! I'm excited to help you on your musical journey!

Here's a list of my Education, Accolades and Experience!
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from Towson University, MD (2011)
International Bluegrass Music Association's 2017 Fiddle Player of the Year
Strathmore Performing Arts Center Artist in Residence
International Bluegrass Music Association's 2015 Momentum Award Instrumentalist of the Year
Fiddle Player for the Grammy Winning Duo, Dailey & Vincent

Waldorf School of Baltimore, MD
Odyssey School, Baltimore, MD
Mike's Music, Ellicott City, MD
Augusta Heritage Bluegrass Week, Davis & Elkins College, WV
Common Ground on the ...

About Patrick

Patrick M. is available for online lessons worldwide! Patrick has been playing violin and mandolin for over 25 years and has taught music since 2008. The International Bluegrass Music Association named Patrick "Fiddle Player of the Year" for 2017, one of the music industry’s highest honors. He teac

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November 4, 2019
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October 28, 2019
Evan T.
Evan is loving his lessons with Patrick. He has improved so much in such a short time and is having fun!
July 31, 2019
Angel
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Lynn K.

(35)
Fiddle
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 to 85
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Lynn K.

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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 26, 2019
Gina C.
lynn is great
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.

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Amber W.

(19)
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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  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Online Fiddle Teacher

Experienced Music teacher of 8 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 their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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September 12, 2019
Adrita M.
Amber was very nice.. she knew how to jump in right where my daughter had left her last teacher and became a favorite on the first day. :)
August 21, 2019
Donna
Amber makes lessons challenging and fun. She's got a great teaching style, develops student's confidence, and knows what a student needs to work on to become their best.
June 20, 2019
Alec
She’s wonderful & patient. My son, Alec, is enjoying his lessons.
She also gives good advice on practicing and taking care of the sax.
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Laura S.

(29)
Fiddle
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 5th place, Young Adults from National Oldtime Fiddle Championships
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Laura S.

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Online Fiddle Teacher

Fiddle is the best instrument! (Ok maybe I'm biased!)
I enjoy helping all levels and ages to learn awesome tunes while using great technique!

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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October 24, 2019
Addy
Such a sweet teacher!
July 11, 2019
mary
Very professional and innovative techniques that guarantee success!
January 19, 2019
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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Ashley D.

(1)
Fiddle
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Business Administration from East Tennessee State University
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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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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Cottekill, NY

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Cottekill is $67. 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
$55 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Erin is very patient and full of great ideas. She has helped me tremendously in only a few short lessons."
- Natalie
Took Fiddle lessons from Erin C.
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"He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better."
- Roger
Took Fiddle lessons from Marc D.
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"Concetta was such a treat to have in our home! She came out all the way from NY to NJ for my mothers birthday, and though she is a beginner, emerged from the 1 hour lesson so inspired to keep practicing, able to fully complete her first song! She even did a little performance at the end on the lesson! She is a great people person, fun to talk to, and she really knows her stuff. Excellent choice!"
- Lindsey
Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"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!"
- Welcker
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Awesome coach. knows her stuff."
- David
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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"So fun!! I love it!"
- Mary
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Excellent first lesson with Kelvin with my 12 year old son beginner."
- Anonymous
Took Fiddle lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Bryan is a wonderful player, teacher, and person. He is patient and methodical.

I highly recommend Bryan!"
- Neel
Took Fiddle lessons from Bryan M.
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"Julie is an amazing fiddle teacher! It is intimidating to take lessons as an adult and she made me feel very comfortable from day one. She is fun and has a laid-back, warm personality. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn fiddle!"
- Jennifer
Took Fiddle lessons from Julie C.
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"Mel is a great listener. My first lesson was great."
- Lew
Took Fiddle lessons from Mel P.
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