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Kira H.

8 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science - Violin Performance from Mannes College of Music
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Kira H.

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I accept violinists of all levels, and have completed Suzuki teacher training through book 8. I also bring in other methods such as Shirley Givens Adventures in Violinland for younger students, and incorporate books from Paul Rolland's teaching methodology.

About Kira

I graduated from Mannes College of Music with a BS in violin performance and a minor in psychology. While at Mannes, I was a student of Sally Thomas (Julliard School), and other primary teachers include Yi-Wen Jiang (Shanghai String Quartet), Claudia Schaer, Amy Barlowe and Oscar Ravina. I have per

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Jennifer K.
Kira has been teaching my daughter for more than 5 years now. She tailors her lesson to my daughter’s needs, whatever they may be. Kira has been helping my daughter grow in so many ways – not just with violin skills. I highly recommend Kira!
Vladimir Y.
Great teacher.
Experienced, very patient and helpful.
Erin S.
Kira is an absolute gem! My daughter is a novice and Kira's teaching method was so "in tune" to her getting the best learning experience. My daughter is very enthusiastic about her violin lessons that she can't wait till her next lesson! Thank you Kira for being the best instructor ever!!
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Jocelyn Z.

New York, NY
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 21; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jocelyn Z.

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“Learning is becoming more aware." My favorite Dorothy Delay quote and one that I implement in my studio. By observing, hypothesizing, deducting, and problem-solving, my students will gain the skills needed not only to succeed in music, but also in every stage of life. I offer both lessons and coachings, in which we will cover violin technique (intonation, sound, phrasing, musicality, performance technique, audition preparation, etc.), and basic music theory (musical forms, rhythm, compositional techniques, etc.)
Lessons are tailored to the students individual levels and needs.

Looking forward to hearing from you!!

About Jocelyn

My musical journey has taken me to venues in Asia, Europe, and North America, such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, and National Sawdust. As a chamber musician and recitalist, I've had the pleasure of working with many classical musicians such as David Finckel, Alan Gilbert,

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Allyson C.

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New York, NY
Starting at $59
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship Award from SFCM
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Violin from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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Allyson C.

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Professional teacher for twenty years! Lessons are tailored to the individual in terms of repertoire preferences as well as teaching style- I have an extensive background and will find the best way to help you. My students tend to make fast progress.

About Allyson

I’m a friendly, passionate teacher with over twenty years experience and a drive to bring out the best in each student. Whether you are wanting to learn how to play with a great position and sound from the start, play your favorite songs, or wanting to apply to the Conservatory of your dreams with

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Adrian
Both really knowledgeable and really good at explaining things in a way you can understand!

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Christina M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christina M.

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I have been playing violin for 19 years coming up on 20. I have played 4 years professionally in the Sherman Symphony Orchestra and love it! I have been teaching for a little over 1 year now and I find it amazing teaching beginners and seeing them grow to love the instrument and the music more and more! Practicing from me you will learn to be confident in yourself and also with your mind and string connection as I love to call it. I have a solid foundation in ear training, note reading, music theory, and more. I'm excited to get to know you and it will be an honor to teach you and for us to play together.
Get ready for some fun learning time!!

About Christina

Hi my name is Christina Mao. I am 23 and have been playing violin since I was 4 years old. Growing up I learned under a professional director of an orchestra and I grew a lot in that time. I have my bachelors degree in the study of music! I played professionally in the Sherman Symphony Orchestr

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Tatiana Z.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Tatiana Z.

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I'm a violinist with 10 years of teaching experience. I am working with students of all ages/ levels. I believe that teacher should help a student to reveal and develop his/her personality through the music, so the lessons are adjusted for each student's needs individually. At the same time, the basis is a professional approach with detailed instructions.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist, regularly performing with several orchestras across Michigan. I have a doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My international background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools. I have experience of wo

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Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!

Candice A.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks American English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Howard Hanson Award from Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester
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Candice A.

6 Reviews
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I'm a professional violist in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra with ten years of experience teaching violin and viola. I teach students of all ages and levels. Music has taught me about resilience, creativity, and dedication – I love sharing these gifts with my students.

About Candice

My teaching style is tailored to each student's personality, abilities, and goals. As a professional violist, private teacher, and previous Visiting Professor of Viola (University of Arizona), my experience helps me find creative and effective ways to help my students learn the violin or viola. I s

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Ann
Candice is awesome! Really encouraging and helpful. She’s knowledgeable and experienced but most importantly she really cares about her students!
Leslie
Candy is a wonderful music teacher! She’s in the Tucson symphony and is a highly skilled teacher. She’s very thoughtful, patient and skillful in her teaching methods. I would highly recommend Candy for students of all ages.
Hsin-Yun
Candice is a great teacher. very knowledgeable and she also makes lessons enjoyable for my teenage son. He has improved a lot since starting lessons with Candice last year.

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"Thorough and clear instruction. Excellent teacher! Five Stars!"
Suzan
Took Violin lessons from Clare H.
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"Ms. Elizabeth is a really good teacher. She has been helping me become a better violin player. I like the way she teaches!"
Rhiannon
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"My daughter Lauren has been taking violin lessons with Connie for the past 3 years. We are so impressed how Connie has helped Lauren develop such a love for the violin! Connie is very knowledgeable, encouraging and also pays attention to detail. We love having her as our violin teacher and so glad we found her on TakeLessons!"
Shelby
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Great teacher of the violin! Always patient and supportive. Not going to make you feel bad if you mess up, but still encourages to push yourself further."
Franklin
Took Violin lessons from Dayna N.
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"Speedy is very patient and kind. As an adult learner, I appreciated the great learning environment."
Erin Walker
Took Violin lessons from Speedy B.
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"Concetta taught violin lessons for my young daughter, who loved the lessons and picked things up so fast with Concetta's guidance. She is patient, engaging and extremely knowledgeable. She offered my daughter a wonderful mix of classical technique and creative songwriting. I have also observed her teaching in a group setting with the violin program she created for the school called Still Waters in A Storm. So inspiring. She has tons of experience. Concetta is a gem. Anyone is lucky to have her for a teacher!"
Ember
Took Violin lessons from Concetta A.
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"It was my first lesson and I really enjoyed. Elizabeth is amazing and I do recommend her weather beginner ,intermediate or advanced!!!:)"
Reena
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"My 8 year old daughter participated in the Aspen Music Festival PALS program last summer and was paired up with Zeynep as a violin instructor. She was an amazing teacher and great with the kids. She is so sweet and incredibly talented. We were privileged to see her perform at the music festival and it was jaw dropping. I definitely recommend Zeynep to anyone looking for violin instruction."
Carrie
Took Violin lessons from Zeynep A.
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"I had my first lesson with Theresa. It was great. She was patient and encouraging. I can't wait for my next lesson."
Maria
Took Violin lessons from Theresa S.
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"Very patient, personable and good at communicating with children"
Autumn
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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