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Yakov D.

22 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
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Yakov D.

22 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.
He is just excellent.
Araf H.
Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.

Michael P.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Hunter College
  • Masters of the Arts in Music Education from Hunter College
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Michael P.

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For my beginning violin students, I have found the Essential Elements Series to be highly effective, as well as the Suzuki methodology. All lessons will typically start with scales/arpeggios and be followed with the selected piece(s) we have chosen together. All of my students will attest that I set clear and high expectations for every lesson, yet am very understanding, friendly and approachable right from the start. My goal is to provide every individual with the tools necessary for becoming a well-rounded musician, so that they too can share their love for music with others.

About Michael

Beginning his cello instruction at the age of 8, Michael spent the majority of his early years under the guidance of Nancy Hambleton-Torrente, current director of music for the Yorktown public school districts in Westchester county. During his undergraduate years, he attended Colgate University whe

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Melody
Great lesson. Received good feedback on technique.
Ke C.
I had a great class with Michael. He is extremely experienced in teaching and he has a very focused teaching strategy. Definitely take his class if you are interested in cello.
Yemi A.
I have been taking lessons with Michael for over a year now. I've taken lessons before with other instructors (though not in cello). Michael is one of the best instructors that I have ever had. He instructs and challenges you to get better, while at the same time being patient with your development. It has been a pleasure being a student of Michael.

Ran T.

10 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaching since 2001
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Ran T.

10 Reviews
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Trained Suzuki violin teacher
Classical genre/traditional violin repertoires
Sight Reading
Ear Training

About Ran

Hi there! I am Ran. I have been teaching individual violin lessons to children and adults of all musical levels since 2001. I am currently available to teach lessons at your home also at my studio. I have helped students to prepare and to pass the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music grad

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Frank T.
Great experience
Ethan C.
Ran is very knowledgeable and patient my son Loves her!!
DWARAKA
Very very helpful in teaching basics....

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Xenia D.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Awarded Winner from 2009 Gisborne International Music Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Xenia D.

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Because I studied abroad — across three continents (Australia, UK, USA), I have a more worldwide perspective on violin performance practice. I also bring a flexible approach to my discipline, since my focus in classical music encompasses both traditional and modern repertoire. I am very intimate with the art of performance, as I am an avid recitalist and collaborator.
I was a Teaching Assistance/Fellow at UCLA for three years, and I have taught privately for the better part of a decade. The main tenet in my pedagogical philosophy has always been to allow a student to express their own voice, and to cultivate the discipline around their unique expression.

About Xenia

I am a violinist originally from Sydney, Australia. I graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium with a Bachelor in Music Performance, a Masters from the Royal Academy of Music, London, and a Doctorate from UCLA. As a performer, I have performed in Australia, New Zealand, China, UK, Europe, and USA.

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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Jeanmarie J.

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Experienced professional with degrees in music and music education, and a background teaching strings and string orchestra, strives to develop a foundation of musical skills along with a love of the instrument and music in students of all ages.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.
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Leah K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Leah K.

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Lessons are tailored to fit each individual student's ability and goals. I believe in challenging students while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment. Lessons will cover music theory, technique, and solo pieces. The goal is to develop in each student the specific skills needed to play a string instrument as well as to nurture an understanding and love for music.

About Leah

Violist Leah Kovach grew up in Salt Lake City and is a member of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. She has performed and taught across four continents with ensembles such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the New World Symphony, and the Houston Symphony. She completed her studies at Indiana

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Cambria
Leah is fun, energetic and makes learning the violin fun!
Stef
Leah is a great teacher and makes lessons enjoyable. She made it easy to understand what changes I need to make to improve my technique. She gave me reasonable goals for my violin practice in the coming week. I really like her teaching methods and style. I look forward to our next session together.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Garden City, NY

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Garden City is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Sarah was extremely patient and sweet with my 4 year old son! Would recommend."
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Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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"My son enjoys working with Jonathan. He feels he is being appropriately challenged, looks forward to his lessons."
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Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Connie is a teacher who really concentrates on the positive. She is a teacher who gives positive feedback in every lesson. She knows the material inside and out. Connie has a lot of joy in her teaching. She is a joyful and lovely person. I find her an amazing teacher!"
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Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Easy to work with, friendly, patient ,and knowledgeable,"
Brittnea
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"My daughter is very happy with lessons from Jill."
Annabel
Took Violin lessons from Jill Z.
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"Alicia is a GREAT instructor. Extremely patient and friendly as well. I like how she likes to challenge you and keeps the learning process interesting. I have seen her interact with her young students and they all seem to love her. I will continue to take lessons from her and I highly recommend her as well."
Omar
Took Violin lessons from Alicia B.
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"Passionate on teaching, love to help students on problem solving, and continuous progressing as teacher on teaching methods.
Many good and gifted players are not necesaarily the best teacher he’s a top level violinist and a top level pedagogue... a true inspiration for all of his students."
Davide
Took Violin lessons from Lorenzo M.
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"I am a beginner. Her instructions are very clear and simple. She makes sure that I understand the basics concepts really well. I really enjoy going to her classes."
Anirudh
Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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"Garrett is unbelievably talented, kind, and thorough. I feel confidently that any student seeking instruction will find a remarkable instructor in Garrett!"
Timothy J Pappas
Took Violin lessons from Garrett C.
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