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Popular Viola Teachers in Jamaica, NY

Cristina H.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, mandrine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded First prize of Taipei viola competition from National Taiwan Government
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Cristina H.

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I Love to teach viola, because I love the way this instrument sounds. Everyone thinks it is just like violin but actually there is so many different way to bowing and tech from violin. My goal is make hear how viola sounds, it can actually even touching then cello and violin in some melo piece .

About Cristina

I am Cristina, Violin Piano Music teacher, recording artist and educator. Classical trained from Piano and Violin when I was 5 and switched to viola after high school. I earned Advanced Certificate and Music Performance Master degreed from New York University where I also teach private lesson as

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Sue
My son has been taking lessons from Cristina for 2 years and wow has he progressed. He loves his lessons, can read music, and is playing well. The struggle is getting him to practice! Cristina has a great blend of warmth, knowledge and discipline that works well for my 6,7, and now 8 year old son. I highly recommend her.
Sarah
Our 8 year old had been taking violin for two years and was about to the point of quitting due to the lack of motivational teaching. I went in search of a teacher that could motivate her while still progressing rapidly each week! My daughter is so eager to please Cristina, because she makes the lessons fun and interesting. When I check in to see how the lesson is going, my daughter is engaged, and answering questions correctly which tells me she's still paying attention - even in the evening hours when she's tired. Cristina mixes classical and popular music as well. I still have to ask my daughter to practice each night but she pulls out her violin on her own a couple of times a week as well. It's a complete 180 from where we were 8 months ago. Cristina is a rare find and I'd recommend her to anyone who wants to ensure their child is getting the best violin training while being inspired!
Everett
Our 11 year old daughter, Drew, started with Cristina for a little over a year, and has made some amazing progress from not knowing how to play, to having great intonation and musicality. Cristina teaches our daughter in a way that works with her interests and learning style, rather than having a regimented curriculum. I think this has allowed Drew to be way more excited about playing.

i've been playing music all my life but since i'm a square parent, it's hard for me to teach drew :) Cristina does a great job giving her guidance during the lesson.
i would highly recommend her as a teacher!

Pedro V.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA Music Performance from Hunter College
  • Teaches students 9 to 50
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Pedro V.

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About Pedro

I offer lessons to students that have a desire to improve their playing and knowledge of music. A brief summarization of my process: -Establish concepts for healthy practice routine with the student. The type of practice is more important than the raw amount of practice. -Set a 3-4

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Franklin L.
He is superb!
Robert
Pedro is an excellent teacher. He's able to blend the technical aspects of playing with the artistry of the instrument. I've already learned a great deal from him in only five lessons.
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Versatile Instructor for All Ages

I'm an adult student, but you can feel a comfort and relaxed atmosphere in the immediate presence of Pedro. This is such an important factor in learning an instrument. This feeling would serve to greatly help and child right on through adult learning. Good Job!

Benjamin H.

2 Reviews
Caldwell, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from Manhattan School of Music
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Benjamin H.

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Hi, I'm Benjamin! Thank you for viewing my profile page. I am a professional violinist and violist with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in performance from the Manhattan School of Music. I am Suzuki Registered and State Certified in both New Jersey and New York to teach in public schools grades K- 12. I have over 20 years of experience in the music industry. Whether you're a beginner looking to explore something new or an advanced player looking to prepare for an audition, I am happy to help!

About Benjamin

An active teacher, as well as performer, Mr. Hellman has been teaching violin and viola since 2004. He has taught students of all ages and experience levels. He currently teaches violin at the Lindeblad School of Music in Pine Brook, New Jersey.

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Robert C.
Ben is such a nice guy patient with my son (15) he comes home proud of what he learned after each lesson!!
Tommy N.
Benjamin is very good teacher, he has a lot of patience
teaching 71 years old person
and Yes Very nice person

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving Jamaica, NY

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Esther K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
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Esther K.

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Hi! I am an experienced teacher of 6 years and received my Bachelor and Master degrees from Juilliard in NYC. I am starting my doctorate degree at Arizona State University and also teaching viola at the University. I am well experienced in all levels of playing and would love to help you enjoy the viola as much as I do!

About Esther

I am a professional violist and recently graduated from The Juilliard School in NYC with my Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. I have served as principal violist of The Juilliard Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival and School Orchestra, The Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra, and Tenafly High School Ho

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Amy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Amy B.

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i was so fortunate in my earliest viola lessons as a child to learn from teachers who studied with Karen Tuttle and William Primrose.

I have spent the past 20 years learning about the body, brain, and mind and how we learn! So I really investigated the process of learning to play at a technically and artistically high level.

Viola is such a beautiful instrument full of so many tone colors, and playing harmony in ensembles really gives you an ear for harmony that is difficult to get any other way.

I will guide you through your viola journey because we need more great creative viola players in the word!

About Amy

I am the great-granddaughter of a musician who used to play with Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman in NYC in the 1930s and 40s! I believe every person has the right to be musically fluent, and to have music available to them as a tool for self expression, emotional expression, stress relief, and

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Ashley M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate in Music from LaGuardia Community College
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Ashley M.

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I specialize with beginner, intermediate and adult learners. I currently hold a degree in music education from LaGuardia Community College, pursuing my master's and bachelor's at Montclair State University this fall for music education and performance for the viola. I'm not afraid of travelling (in fact, I enjoy it!) and am easily reachable and approachable. I understand the world of music, let alone classical music, can be intimidating and challenging; in response to this, I develop an individual basis teaching method as everyone's needs are different and make the experience as fun and engaging as possible.

About Ashley

I am currently a junior at Ramapo College studying music education but I am no foreigner to teaching. I have been teaching for some years now with general ages ranging between 3 to 25, in the violin, viola and cello. I have also taught music theory from a beginner's standpoint to a college sophom

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Kathleen M.
Ashley was very helpful to me. I was floundering. I am a brand new 'musician', still learning to read music. I would still be working with her, but I had to move suddenly. She was very encouraging and I hope to be able to continue lessons again with someone in my new location.
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my grand daughters 1st lesson was great,,ashley took time to tune violin, explained the the whole instrument and how to properly take care of instrument can not wait for my grand daughters next lesson
Kathleen M.
I really enjoyed my 1st lesson with Ashley. She gave me hope that I’m not a basket case. I feel encouraged that I might someday play well enough not to send people running for earplugs or exits.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Jamaica, NY

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Jamaica is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $150 per hour.
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My son decided to play the viola, out of the blue (not for school, just for his own sake), so we went to TakeLessons to find him a teacher.
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Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Susanna is an amazing string teacher! With a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon in viola performance and 20 years of teaching in public schools, Susanna is an expert teacher and player. She is great with both children and adults, and she is in a great location. I highly recommend Susanna as both a viola and violin teacher."
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Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"She is experienced and very knowledgeable. She is going to help me improve my viola playing! I would recommend!"
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Took Viola lessons from Regina T.
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"Mr. Chen is very patient and professional."
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"Charismatic teacher

My daughter is 6-years old and is taking viola lessons with Regina for some weeks now. My daughter finds the class interesting and she is enthusiastic with her progress. The instructor is charismatic, dynamic and didactic."
- Fernanda
Took Viola lessons from Regina T.
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"I am enjoying my lessons with Edna! She tailors the lesson to what I'm trying to achieve. Thank you, Edna."
- Joanne
Took Viola lessons from Edna B.
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"Kristen is a great teacher and very knowledgeable of her instruments. She teaches at a comfortable pace that will urge you to practice more and learn, without out pacing her students. I highly recommend her as an instructor."
- Anthony Atthowe
Took Viola lessons from Kristen K.
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"Will's a great instructor. Very knowledgeable, passionate, and patient. Has a wide range of influences and inspirations. Can't go wrong with this man!"
- Karl
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Helen McDermott
Exceptional Violist, Masterful Teacher

Helen McDermott is an exceptionally talented violist who is also a masterful, empathetic teacher. She brings a truly unique combination of technical virtuosity, pedagogical professionalism, and psychological insight into the music studio. I know this from personal experience because I have greatly benefited from being one of her viola students.
Her vast experience as a professional violist gives her a wealth of technical knowledge, not only about how to play the viola but, more importantly, how to play beautiful music with this instrument. She has studied, and continues to study, different teaching methods, drawing from all of these approaches to develop a program of instruction designed to meet each student’s individual needs. She also connects empathetically with her students, creating an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual respect that alleviates anxiety, thereby allowing genuine learning to take place.
In short, her breadth and depth of expertise, in both musicianship and pedagogy, make her an ideal viola teacher who guides students on their path to realizing their full potential as a violist and as a complete musician."
- Farley
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"My daughter started taking online voila lessons with Nikita, and because this was our first experience with online lessons, we weren’t sure about what to expect. Turns out, my daughter started improving on all of the skills she hadn’t mastered. This growth started very quickly after lessons, thanks to Nikita! Through years of playing, she has never learned to acquire these skills, and after two or three lessons she had fully conprehended them. Nikita helped her so much!"
- Inga
Took Viola lessons from Nikita B.
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