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Cristina H.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Mandrine, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cristina H.

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Experienced Violin and Piano 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 classical Piano and violins skill. I specialize in classical,but i can also teach you some pop .

About Cristina

I am Steinway Certificated Educator and professional with 10+ years of music teaching experience. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for teaching lessons in a variety of musical instruments, as well as for charting the development of lesson plans and curricula and motivating and encou

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Miles
First lesson for my 11 year old son with Christina. She has a very nice studio that my son was very comfortable in. She identified his level and sent him home with much more difficult pieces than his previous teachers. He has been practicing more because it is more difficult but also he seems to enjoy the challenge which she created for him. Thanks Christina, I am looking forward to watching him progress under your guidance.
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cristina is the violin teacher of my dreams! she is proffesional,kind, patient(a very necessary train in violin stady ) yet quick. a real all in one! with such a teacher u can truly reach far
Kavita
Such a wonderful teacher ! Christina is kind and so patient with kids who are learning music. She is so smart and her knowledge in music is amazing. My daughter has progressed significantly in the last few months with Christina , at a much better pace than all her previous years learning with other tutors. She is training my daughter for ABRSM exam too . Christina has great communication skills and always lets us know the ways to help kids learn better. Her positivity and graceful presence has made my daughters passion for music increase immensely !! Great teacher !!! Highly recommended!!
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Chin K.

16 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $185
  • Speaks German, Korean, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1974
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Chin K.

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It is so important to learn from a real professional. I am international soloist and pedagogue, having studied with the world's greatest teachers, Ivan Galamian, Dorothy DeLay, Josef Gingold, etc. international violin competitions winner. It is very easy to get faulty instruction at any stage of the development. Mine is of the highest of quality. I can teach from beginner to the most advanced. Have been teaching for 40+ years.

About Chin

Hi, I am international soloist and pedagogue, soloist with orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and winner of major and top prizes at numerous prestigious international violin competitions including t

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Jaime
Highly recommended! The most insightful and kind teacher. I had learned so much from him and dramatically improved every aspect of my violin playing. I was very fortunate to have learned from him.
Drew Y.
I was a student for over six years of Dr Chin Kim, from pre-college into my undergraduate studies. His encyclopedic knowledge of violin technique, repertoire, and history of the craft is unparalleled and still enamors me to this day. He is a masterful pedagogue who can offer students of the violin at all levels-even full professionals-access to unprecedented knowledge and understanding. I have since risen to be one of those professional products of Dr Kim’s teaching myself, with a graduate degree from the Shepherd School of Music followed by a tenure in the concertmaster pool at The Orchestra Now from 2016-2019-and I attribute much of this success to the knowledge and attention given by Dr Kim.
Corinne
Dr. Kim helped me build the foundation to my violin playing. As a young learner at 8 years old, he shaped my technique and provided me with the guidance that helped me become the violinist I am today. I studied with Dr. Kim for 10 years up until I went to college, where I am earning a degree in music. I can attribute this privilege to Dr. Kim for pushing me to grow and for teaching me so much during my early years.
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Maya S.

5 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maya S.

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Maya joined the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in 2007. After receiving her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School in 2001, she became a member of the Honolulu Symphony. In Hawaii, she recorded with the prestigious Hawaiian singer Keali’i Reichel on his album Ke’alaokamaile, which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005.

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts. She attended seminars in Japan and England with the Amadeus Quartet and performed in both countries as a member of the Sunrise String Quartet.

In the United States, Shiraishi studied with Masao Kawasaki on scholarships at the Juilliard School, where she received a master’s degree in 2001. She has also studied with Garrett Fischbach from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Yoko Takebe from the New York Philharmonic. She has given solo and chamber music recitals at Lincoln Center in New York and at the Spoleto Music Festival in Italy. She joined ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born in Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin or piano for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audit

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
Ron
I’ve been learning Japanese with Maya for months now. She is so fun to study with, and her teaching is easy to follow. I totally recommend her!
Marisol Q.
She like you ! And will return next week.

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Araya B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • GED from Rogue Community College
  • Teaches students 7 to 50
  • Teaching since 2020
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Araya B.

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My name is Araya and I have over ten years of experience playing the violin. Aside from teaching, I am a songwriter and a musician. I am also learning to play the guitar and piano.

I have played in local orchestras such as The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon.

I specialize in teaching beginner violin. Laying a solid foundation is super important in my lessons. I will teach you how to read music if you don’t already know how to. We will also cover music theory, scales, and different finger and bowing techniques.

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About Araya

My name is Araya and I am 22 years old. I am a classically trained violinist as well as a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. I am located in The Rogue Valley here in Southern Oregon. Starting January of 2020 I started teaching beginner violin privately locally, and now teach beginner v

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Jolene
Araya has been a wonderful teacher for our daughter and has done a fantastic job so far! She’s very reliable, patient, and knowledgeable. She has also been very flexible with our schedule. I would highly recommend her!

Nikita B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Master of Music from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nikita B.

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Having more than 20 years of experience of playing violin including hundreds of performances around the world as well as studying with the renown teachers in Russia and US, I am combining the best traditions of classical training with my own unique approach . My lessons are fun and very productive. For me each student is very special and I am always finding the way to unlock the potential of each and everyone of them!

About Nikita

Hello everyone! Music is my passion and I love to teach and play violin. I've been teaching violin for 10 years as well as playing concerts around the world including Germany, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Lithuania and throughout USA as a soloist and chamber musician.

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Nico
Nikita is an awesome teacher. He is very patient with kids. I only had one lesson and I like him already.
Rene A.
very good
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Mel P.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1968
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Mel P.

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Classical, traditional method and Suzuki method. Studied with Dr. John Kendall, founder of the Suzuki method for the United States. Have played with Southern Illinois University orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony exhibition concert. Have performed in Europe, North America and Asia.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Tess I.
Mel is a great teacher. He is teaching me fundamentals and music theory along the way. He gives me just the right amount of things to practice each week.
Alisa Fisher
Really great guy so far, first lesson in and I'm havin' so much fun while also getting really good tips. Great personality, probably my favorite music teacher I've had in all of my long and arduous years of existence. Looking forward to lessons to come!
Donn
Great teacher. Enjoying these lessons.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Merrick, NY

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Merrick is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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"Perfect balance of professionalism and passion

Larisa was not our first teacher but she is no doubt the best one. She is highly professional, she accentuates the right positioning of the hands, but the music and emotional expression is on the first place. She combines the best of the Russian music teaching tradition with very attentive and fun environment for kids. She is very sensitive to child's needs and structure her lesson very individually . Not to mention her excellent communication and reliability. She also has a very positive attitude and my daughter is always looking forward to her violin lessons. Thank you, Larisa!"
Vita
Took Violin lessons from Larisa K.
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"The students really benefited from the instruction today. They are so excited to receive these lessons and go away excited for the next one."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Great experience! Erin is engaging when teaching and amazing with my daughter. It was her first lesson and I'm so glad we found Erin to begin this violin journey with!"
Raina
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"I couldn't have found a better instructor. She is very patient and listens carefully to my playing giving much appreciated tips on how I can improve. Always on time and flexible with scheduling. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a violin teacher."
Teri
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"My first lesson with Damien went very well, my son is pleased with his teaching methods. He is good teacher and makes violin lessons fun for my son."
Naveen
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Kathleen is the absolute best! I have had many violin instructors and with Kathleen, I have improved leaps and bounds. She is very knowledgeable. When a passage is difficult, she knows just what to say and just what to do to help me through it. She is very supportive and pleasant. If I could give Kathleen 10 that is not enough. thank You, Kathleen. I think I'll keep you forever!"
Kim
Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"I've had a great experience with Alyssa.

Her lessons are clear and well paced to accommodate your learning style and goals. Her enthusiasm makes class very enjoyable.

I would recommend Alyssa as your instructor."
Oliver
Took Violin lessons from Alyssa M.
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"My newbie (beginner with zero experience) son has been taking violin lessons via skype for almost 2 years now. I specifically was looking for a teacher who could meet us over the internet, considering I needed a break from the commute. Although I wasn't sure this could work, I gave it a shot...& I am SOOO glad I did! I love the flexibility for our lessons to be in the early morning before school, we could only do this online.

My son LOVES playing his violin! It's funny because he wanted to quit once or twice when he came upon new challenges, etc. Gail works patiently with him as he gains confidence, slowly but surely he has improved dramatically. She has customized his lessons perfectly to fit his needs which is what I was hoping for. Online accompaniment to his songs made it even more fun & we just started a fiddle book (my son's request) which he is enjoying enormously.

My son picks up his violin & plays on his own all the time, WOW! He sounds great, is learning good technique & theory, but most importantly he was given a chance to enjoy the learning process, to me this is priceless. You won't be disappointed with Gail, she is a GREAT teacher! So glad we found her!!!

Side note: In the beginning I was trying to figure out how to tune the violin for my son, & fingering.The snark tuner & the chinatera fingerboard sticker gave me some needed confidence that we could do this online."
Bonnie
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"Very good. Got right down to business. I started the lesson not knowing how to use rosin and ended being able to play a song. Looking forward to improving."
Jesse Oakes
Took Violin lessons from Jessica D.
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"She is wonderful! My daughter loves her. My daughter says that she is very nice and very serious about practicing. She has taught her a lot!"
Valerie
Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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