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Antoinette A.

21 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • General Education from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Antoinette A.

21 Reviews
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Beginners typically take 60 minute classes once per week at a recurring time. Young children typically take half hour classes and older children, adult musicians and those on a budget typically take 45 minute classes. The most common lesson length to start with is 60 minutes, as the teacher will need to tune your instrument and help you get set up. Some students choose to take lessons twice per week when a concert is coming up, to catch up from a vacation or if they just want to make faster progress.

In class, you will learn new techniques, receive guidance on how to achieve the best sound possible and learn songs that you like and that interest you. You are expected to take this guidance and practice it thoroughly at home until you feel comfortable with it, so that when you are in class next, the teacher can move on to a new concept or skill which builds upon the skill practiced at home. They will only move you forward once you can do the more basic technique.

About Antoinette

I deliver two types of lessons: private lessons and group classes. If you are interested in group classes, please inquire for more information. Finding a trained violinist and finding a good violin teacher are two very different things. When I see other teacher's profiles, they boast of the yea

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Khalee C.
My son did a 45 minutes class and by the time he was finished he was reading and playing music πŸŽΌπŸ€—. Antoinette made it so easy and simple
Jennifer
Antoinette is, by far, the best music instructor that I have ever hired. Music has always been a part of my life. As a child, I took piano lessons for years and continued on and off through college. As a complete novice to the violin, I was nervous to begin such a challenging instrument as an adult hobby. Antoinette is encouraging, intelligent and incredibly skilled. Her calm demeanor and patience is vital to one's success. She focuses on the building blocks to a successful technique with ease. I am incredibly grateful to Antoinette for reminding me of how enjoyable music can be. I look forward to our weekly sessions around my busy work schedule. Her location is conveniently located within walking distance from the subway in NYC.
Tonia
I took violin lessons for a year with an instructor I found through a different organization (not TakeLessons)--and I learned more in one hour with Antoinette than I learned in 30 lessons with that other teacher. In just one lesson, I can see that Antoinette is friendly, smart, encouraging, knows her stuff--and knows how to teach (which not every good player can do). I'm an adult, but I bet she'd be just as great with a student of any age.

Emily M.

4 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music - Violin Performance from DePaul University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Emily M.

4 Reviews
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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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Agnes Z.

Stamford, CT
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Haitian Creole, Fench, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 10
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Agnes Z.

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Violin lessons with me are entertaining. We will learn from Suzuki that has music like twinkle twinkle little start, etc.. The beginner Will be interested to learn those pieces of music and will try to play it on the violin. Also, we will learn from "Essential Elements for Strings" for violin to make sure that we have a good posture and great sound. I have been teaching violin for 17 years from five years old to 13 years old. I taught violin at the Episcopalian church of Stamford CT from 2008 to 2015. I love working with kids and seeing their progress.

About Agnes

HI, My name is Agnes, and I started learning the violin at the age of 3 years old, and my entire families are musicians. I play the violin and the viola. My sister plays the violin, the viola, and sing the opera. My father plays the guitar, the piano, the flute, and he is a choir director. My mothe

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Kathleen L.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • PhD Ethnomusicology from Indiana University
  • Awarded US Fulbright, NEA Grant, Aspen Music Scholarships from United States Fulbright Commission, NEA, Aspen Music School
  • Teaches students 4 to 75
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Kathleen L.

18 Reviews
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With a PhD in Ethnomusicology and a Masters in Violin Performance, I love teaching everything from Celtic fiddle tunes to classical concertos.

About Kathleen

With a PhD in Ethnomusicology and a Masters in Violin Performance, Kathleen teaches everything from Celtic fiddle tunes to classical concertos. Dr. Lavengood has performed with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Indiana's Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Reno Chamber Orc

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Kim V.
Where do I begin. Kathleen is extremely patient with me and very encouraging. I have loved the violin for a long time. However, over the years I would get discouraged and quit. With Kathleen, I look forward to our sessions. She's very knowledgeable and I like that she will play along with me and send audio clips that reinforce the place where I struggle. I have learned so much in such a short period. She's a keeper! I'm truly blessed to have her in my (music) life. Thank you so much Kathleen.
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Mary E H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Danish, French, Spanish
  • Awarded String Department Special Achievement Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Mary E H.

3 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to violin or if you've played for years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 22 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 4+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary E

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer, and I perform and teach music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn.I have been teaching and performing music professionally for 23 years. I truly enjoy teaching and fulfilling the students needs and seeing them progress as a musician. Y

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Samantha
Mary-Elizabeth taught me violin for 2 years. I was brand new and she made picking up violin easy and enjoyable. She recognizes current and future problems and suggests exercises to correct them. She always has a positive attitude, which helped me avoid getting frustrated. Her classes were relaxed and thorough. I could not have asked for a better teacher!
Alexandra
I have a great experience of teaching with Mary ! I was already violonist but she helped me discover the wonderful world of fiddle music. I had a complete classical training and I wanted to be more free with my music so Traditional Irish tunes where the best !
Mary is very kind, patient, sweet, funny and will know how to adjust to your need without any doubt. She is a awesome musician in a great variety of music so have your pick !
Stine
We met Mary-Elizabeth for the first time in January 2009 by recommendation of The Royal Danish Academy of Music.
We were looking for a private violin teacher for my daughter Elisabeth, age 13, who at that time had never played an instrument before and was clearly shy and nervous about the project.
From the very first lesson, Mary-Elizabeth not only showed the skills and the basic technique of teaching the violin to younger children, but most impressing was her enthusiasme and joy that immidiately spread to the student. You could tell, that this was a teacher who loved playing too!!
And that opened all the doors for the difficult practising and today I have a daughter who enjoys so much playing that she brings the violin on every holiday to make sure she always has the instrument nearby!
I can sincerely recommend Mary-Elizabeth for teaching and I guarantee you, the students will love playing and look foreward to her lessons!

Hannah W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 to 18
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Hannah W.

2 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

Here at NB Violin Studio we believe that great foundations lead to great futures. That’s why we’ve created a comprehensive violin lesson curriculum that focuses on the fundamentals of music, preparing students for a lifetime of musical understanding, enjoyment, and achievement. Our instructors specialize in teaching violin lessons utilizing the Suzuki Method alongside other supplemental materials tailored to the students’ learning needs.

With nearly 20 years of violin experience, lesson instructor Hannah has developed a unique perspective and skill set in this field. She began violin lessons at the age of 4 learning the Suzuki Method and has since then continued to be passionately involved with classical repertoire, music theory, chamber groups, musicals, orchestra rehearsals, and lesson instruction. She has held numerous principal positions with the Everett and Cascade Youth Symphonies- playing in coveted venues such as Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Wa. Since moving to New Braunfels, ...

About Hannah

Here at NB Violin Studio we believe that great foundations lead to great futures. That's why we've created a comprehensive violin lesson curriculum that focuses on the fundamentals of music, preparing students for a lifetime of musical understanding, enjoyment, and achievement. Our instructors spec

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Katy
I can’t say enough good things about Hannah! My daughter is taking lessons from her and has learned so much already in such a short amount of time. She is so kind and makes it such a comfortable and fun learning environment for her students. My daughter looks forward to lessons every week and I would highly recommend her to anyone interested in learning to play the violin!
Logan
Hannah has been very helpful in teaching me. She has also been patient and I'm learning a lot.

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"Jessica was fantastic with my 8 year old son. Very patient and positive!"
- Lisa
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Ardalan is a great teacher and really works well with kids."
- Jerrianne
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"I'm just starting so it was great to get so much encouragement from Mark! Plus, he helped me find a violin online to purchase. Thanks Mark!!"
- Denise
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"I am an international student living in the US, and teacher Anna is incredibly patient, nice, and fun to learn with. I have around 8 months being her student and even though I had cancelled multiple lessons due a variety of reasons, I am about to finish Suzuki 1 and I already started another book. Learning something new when you are in your late teens might be hard, but with her I have improved a lot and I feel happy with my skills. I think that she can adapt easily to any kind of student while still making them learn what she wants them to. Also whenever I have a question or need something, she will always answer within one day without having to wait until the next lesson, which makes learning a lot easier."
- Valeria Tupac Yupanqui
Took Violin lessons from Anna F.
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"We were so pleased with Katherine and feel fortunate that we found a teacher for our daughter who not only plays professionally, but who studied with two of the great touring and recording pros out there. Katherine's skills as a violinist are top-notch, and her ability to connect with my daughter, teach her advanced skills, plus motivate her to want to advance in her school orchestra was so important. Katherine is a great violinist and that inspired my daughter to want to play better Its rare to find a teacher who is at the top of her profession who loves the violin and music so much that she makes her students feel special and important. Katherine is a joy to be around and its made such a difference to us."
- Janet
Took Violin lessons from Katherine B.
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"perfect teacher

Thanks Helena for her patience in teaching my 10-year old son.

My son is in intermediate and advance level. Helena makes music materials easy to understand so that he can love it....."
- Linglin
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"We love Miss Krisztina! Very sweet, very talented and wonderful with my 6.5year old. Extremely patient. We highly recommend her!"
- Abigail
Took Violin lessons from Krisztina K.
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"good teacher, great lesson"
- Jonathan
Took Violin lessons from Josiah B.
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"It has been about 7 months since I started my lessons with Jonathan. He is reliable and hardworking. I love getting lessons from him and I am super happy that I was able to find Jonathan as my teacher! “You rock, Jonathan! Thank you!!”"
- Alice
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"It was my first lesson and now I have some idea how hold the violin and the bow. My homework is to practice a few notes on each string and then to practice playing the A scale. I think I can do it in two octaves. What is challenging is to play the scale without hearing a screeching sound. I'm looking forward to playing like Sarah Chang (hopefully after five lessons)."
- Harold
Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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