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Maya S.

4 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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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 n 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 auditi

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Marisol Q.
She like you ! And will return next week.
Gene
Maya has been my daughter’s violin teacher for 5 years. She teaches in both English and Japanese, which expands my daughter's musical knowledge in 2 languages. She is patient and works well with kids. My daughter enjoys learning from Maya.
Lianna
Maya has been my violin and piano teacher for about 7 years. She’s very patient and fun to work with, but sometimes strict for what I work on. We have to prepare for the annual students recital she has in the spring, but i feel I’ve learned a lot from her. She’s my favorite teacher!
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Joshua F.

28 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Joshua F.

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I'll teach you to draw the bow as good as anyone else.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Joshua
Excellent!
Lawrence (.
Joshua was prompt, pleasant and to the point. I am eager to see how things progress. Very good for a first lesson.
Carol H.
Great experience! Great guy and knows his stuff

Emily M.

4 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music - Violin Performance from DePaul University
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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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Alethia E.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Emmerson (Emme) N.
Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week.
Lynne R.
Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching.
Mark N.
Alethia is a very talented teacher and violinist. She is extremely professional, attentive and accommodating to her students needs/goals. As an older student with no musical background, she has made the violin less intimidating and more accessible by breaking it down and making it less complex and easier to understand. While, I've only been with her a few years, I'm very proud of the progress I've made with her. If you are interested in taking up the violin, I highly recommend her.
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Connie E.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 19; Female: 4 to 80
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Connie E.

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I'm passionate about music and have a Masters Degree in Violin Performance with over 20 years experience teaching the violin. I accept students from beginner to advanced levels and will help you achieve your goals whether you are wanting to learn the violin as a hobby, for school or pursue music as a professional career!

About Connie

I love teaching, and enjoy passing on that joy, knowledge, and experience to my students! I have a Masters Degree in Violin Performance and 22 years teaching experience. Lessons are tailored according to the student's goals, abilities, and preference in musical styles. Whether you're wanting to lea

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Hoshin L.
She is patient, very organized and clear. My child really enjoy the lessons with Connie.
Kelsey
I’ve been taking online lessons from Connie for 6 months now and couldn’t be happier. She helped me develop a good foundation and has been so encouraging along the way! I love that she pays attention to detail and goes out of her way to write weekly lesson notes, make recordings for me, adds in music theory and is helping me towards my first exam. Connie’s passion for music and teaching is evident and I’m thankful I found her online!
Mona
My son has been taking lessons from Connie and we love having her as his teacher! She helps him with his confidence playing solo and also working through school orchestra music... he’s now one of the more advanced in his group! Connie focuses on the details to set up a good foundation and has been great helping him with some bad habits he devolved years ago. She has lots of experience with every age group and teaches all the way through very advanced level. Thankful she came recommended to us!
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Michael C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Master of Music in Composition from Temple University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael C.

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Hi! I'm Michael Shingo C. and I am a violinist, pianist, and composer.

In my teaching, I emphasize efficient, goal-oriented practice, and provide a strong technical foundation while always keeping musicality and expression in mind. I encourage my students to develop problem-solving skills that will ultimately allow them to create their own interpretations about a piece of music. I believe that each student has a different learning style and, with this knowledge, I design a program of study specifically for them.

Learning music is all about tackling technical or musical problems in many different ways until we find an approach that works for you. As multi-instrumentalist who also writes music, I can offer many different perspectives on a single issue and draw from a wide range of knowledge that serves me in my daily creative pursuits. ~

About Michael

Hello I'm Michael! I am a violinist and composer with a diverse skill set and 17 years of experience. I learn and grow as I pass on my knowledge and constantly find ways to better serve my students and help them achieve their goals.

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Leslie H.
Paige Q
I have been a student of Michael’s for approximately 7 months. My only previous experience with violin had been one year in elementary school band class and 8 months with a private teacher. When my private teacher’s lesson schedule changed, I was introduced to Michael and was greatly impressed by his skill level and teaching style. I have learned so much more than I had expected in each lesson, like how to self-tune, use a metronome, shift, and various other techniques. Michael constantly offers feedback on how I can execute techniques better, and I feel that this helps me to learn more effectively. He is always challenging me by giving me harder pieces and scales. I have even been told by my high school orchestra conductor that I have improved so much and she is constantly surprised by how fast I am learning. I highly recommend having Michael as a teacher for anyone looking to learn how to play the violin.
Akshay R
Michael is very talented and he is a great instructor. He explains the techniques really well. Very professional and supportive. I highly recommend him!

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"Kelvin did it again! He supported and prepared my son for his orchestra audition. Nicholas was accepted into the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra for the third year in a row. Kelvin has helped him to achieve this goal each time. Thanks Kelvin for being such a great instructor and truly investing in my son."
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"We love Ms. Brown!

Ms. Brown is professional and kind, which is a wonderful way to learn a new skill like playing the violin. My daughters were taught by her years ago as young children and then we lost track of her. When we found her on TakeLessons, we signed up, willing to drive miles for her instruction. She is thorough, clear in instruction and so even tempered. What a great teacher!"
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"Anna is an awesome instructor for my 12 year old daughter who is a beginner. Each lesson my daughter learns something new and progresses on the violin. Anna does a great job of teaching the basic techniques and not letting my daughter develop bad habits. Anna gives clear feedback: she praises what was done well and corrects what needs improvement. Anna encourages my daughter to excellence while making the lessons fun. My daughter loves violin lessons with Anna and looks forward to each lesson."
Brenda
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"I am really enjoying my time with Edna. She is an incredibly skilled communicator and very structured with her approach. I am adult learning violin and I really appreciate her calming personality and positive support. Highly recommended!"
Chris
Took Violin lessons from Edna B.
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"Hi my name's is Alex I had my first violin lessons to day . I had fun learning about the violin"
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Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"Jill was great! First lesson completed and I have already learned a ton! She is very motivating which makes the whole experience extremely positive. I highly recommend Jill and hope to keep learning more and more in the next lessons!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"A wonderful teacher who cares his students

I have been taking violin lesson with Kelvin for ten years now...my sister also studied with him since she was 7 years old...got her full scholarship at Indiana university with music major.
He is very professional, great communication, very patient and very encouraging
Highly Recommended!"
Anita
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"This was my first lesson with Susanna. She was very nice and helpful. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with her."
Lauren
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Gabrielle is wonderful! She is an excellent teacher and our son is really enjoying his lessons with her. Thanks Gabrielle!"
Hugo
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"I learned so much from my 8 years of lessons with Dr. Kim and I would not be the player I am now without his teaching. He is able to build a solid technique with a scientific approach, and also gives good guidance with interpretation. He will find a way to solve all your weaknesses."
Jeremy
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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