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Michael C.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Awarded Sudler Prize in the Arts from Emory University
  • Teaching since 2016
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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.

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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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Bruce R.
Michael is so patient (& talented). Very knowledgeable and calm demeanor. Looking forward to more lessons
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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.
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Jae B.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin from Rutgers University
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Jae B.

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I graduated with the Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin at Rutgers University and I teach from beginners to advanced at music schools in Hoboken and Jersey City. I love to make students interested in music and violin. Please contact me.

About Jae

I graduated with a bachelor's and master's degree with a full scholarship at the Manhattan School of Music. I completed the Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree in Violin at Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts) as a full scholarship recipient. I won the STRAD music magazine com

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Christina
Ms. Jae is fun, patient and insightful. I've really enjoyed taking lessons with her and have learned a lot! I would recommend Jae to any new or experienced violinist.
Colleen
Jae is the best teacher I've ever had.
She taught me music theory and violin. She uses 'Hrimali' violin book for the basic techniques and Suzuki book that I can apply my techniques in the classical famous music.
Haena Stephanie
The great teacher, Jae set a detailed plan for me, and I am improved a lot.
She taught me basic technical skills and it is really helpful to play a classical piece. I am looking forward to having the next lesson this week.
Thank you, Jae.
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Mark T. W.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark T. W.

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All levels of students are welcome. I have over 42 years of experience to help you achieve your best. Electric Violin also offered!

About Mark T.

I have been playing since I was 4 years old and have been loving every minute of it. I have been fortunate to play and tour with many groups here in the US and in Europe. Over the years I have really enjoyed passing on my knowledge and love of music making to others. I would be honored if you gave

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Nicole
Mark has been very flexible in scheduling and very patient in explaining theory. As an adult new to violin I think he has been great in terms of explaining new concepts and being incredibly encouraging. He is also patient and realistic in his expectations of students. Greatly recommend.
Honor
Mark was very knowledgeable, funny, and patient, he really cares about his students. I’m glad that he Was referred to me by take lessons.

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Will
I came to Mark with utterly no background in the violin, wanting to start as an adult learner, and I can't imagine a better teacher than Mark. Mark is helping me gain crucial fundamentals while also learning fun pieces to strengthen those elements and encouraging me to select pieces, too.
I also like that he incorporates some music theory into his lessons.
Finally, I feel like becoming a violinist now, as an adult, isn't as crazy as I worried it might be since I have Mark to teach me.
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Leah K.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Leah K.

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Lessons are tailored to fit each individual student's ability and goals. I believe in challenging students while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment. Lessons will cover music theory, technique, and solo pieces. The goal is to develop in each student the specific skills needed to play a string instrument as well as to nurture an understanding and love for music.

About Leah

Violist Leah Kovach grew up in Salt Lake City and is a member of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. She has performed and taught across four continents with ensembles such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the New World Symphony, and the Houston Symphony. She completed her studies at Indiana U

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Izzy
After the first lesson we knew that Leah was the best instructor our son (11 years old) ever had. Within a week, his sound improved dramatically and he was practicing much more productively. She also pointed us to some great youth orchestra opportunities. We strongly recommend Leah!
Cambria
Leah is fun, energetic and makes learning the violin fun!
Stef
Leah is a great teacher and makes lessons enjoyable. She made it easy to understand what changes I need to make to improve my technique. She gave me reasonable goals for my violin practice in the coming week. I really like her teaching methods and style. I look forward to our next session together.
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Emily S.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from Temple University
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily S.

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Violin is my primary instrument I can teach violin students from the very beginning to the college level. I will happily work on any style of violin music with you!

About Emily

My name is Emily, and I am looking for students of all ages and abilities! I have been playing violin for 14 years and have a degree in violin performance from Temple University's Boyer College of Music. I have taught violin in various music programs in the Philadelphia area. I can also teach viola

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Natalie Z.
Very nice and professional. My daughter loves her.
Jessi
I’m an adult viola student which is kind of different for me. I started playing again after a couple years and I’m trying to learn ways to play with other musicians. Emily has been really good with helping me focus on what I want to learn. She is patient with me and also plays with me and makes me feel comfortable in my lesson. afterwards I feel good and positive and I want to play more! I suggest her for anyone trying to be creative and wants to improve on tempo, rythm, tone etc. she’s good.
Angie C.
It is a year later and my daughter is playing well. Anje enjoys her classes and thinks Emily is a great instructor.
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Lisa N.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • B.A., Applied Mathematics and Music from University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner
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Lisa N.

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Foundational techniques for fingering, bowing, and shifting. Ear training and intonation techniques. Music reading skills. Audition preparation. Practice techniques.

About Lisa

If you don't see the time slot you are looking for, please reach out to me: I can often accommodate other times upon request. Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. Th

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William H.
First time doing online lessons. Lisa made it very easy. She is very upbeat and makes lessons enjoyable.
Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!

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"Our granddaughter Sydney is taking violin lessons from Dan and is enjoying them. I have spoken with her mother and gotten really good reviews from her.

I am in touch with Dan and have been impressed with his professionalism. I would recommend him to others."
Joy
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Humberto was excellent with my daughter in her first class. He was engaging, instructive and so helpful. Excited to continue!"
Micaela
Took Violin lessons from Humberto G.
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"had a very nice experience with a very skilled tutor"
Emily
Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"Margaret is a very helpful instructor."
Cherie Blackwell
Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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"Kendra has been tutoring one of my daughters for about 2-1/2 years, and tutored my other daughter for about 6 months. We have been extremely pleased with the progress they both have made working with Kendra. She is very good at identifying where a student needs to make corrections and does it in a way that is positive and easy to understand. She is excellent at helping students find their own voice - interpreting the music and infusing creativity and meaning into each piece. We really appreciate how she has individualized her teaching approach to each of my girls' needs and goals, and how she is always positive and enthusiastic about their progress. When Kendra moved out of state, we opted to continue lessons with her online rather than find a new local teacher because she has been (and continues to be) such a great instructor. I highly recommend Kendra as a violin/viola teacher."
Heidi S.
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Very impressed with first lesson for my daughter. Rachel is patient, a good listener and an obviously highly talented, skilled musician who can also teach. My daughter came home energized, ready to practice and looking forward to future lessons."
Hart
Took Violin lessons from Rachel G.
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"Amy is an awesome teacher! I am a beginner at playing the violin and am amazed at how much I have learned in just two lessons. Amy is patient, thorough, knowledgable, encouraging, and a very competent teacher. I wasn't sure how online lessons would be, but with Amy they are working out far better than I had anticipated. She is exactly the right teacher for me."
Kendy Boardman
Took Violin lessons from Amy R.
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"Susanna is the an amazing instructor extremely patient and kind especially with adult learners. I’m so glad that I found her and I hope to continue lessons with an incredible teacher."
Crystal
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Patient and answered all my questions! Looking for axes to lesson #2."
Jared
Took Violin lessons from Zachary H.
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"The great teacher, Jae set a detailed plan for me, and I am improved a lot.
She taught me basic technical skills and it is really helpful to play a classical piece. I am looking forward to having the next lesson this week.
Thank you, Jae."
Haena Stephanie
Took Violin lessons from Jae B.
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