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Eugene H.

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  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Master's Degree in Piano Performance from Tchaikovsky Conservatory Kiev, Ukraine
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eugene H.

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Greetings and Salutations! I want to let you know, whether you're a music student or a fellow lover of music, that you have great untapped potential for music! More so than most people would tell you, because music is a powerful, life giving, uplifting gift that comes to all those that love and enj

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Sarah C.
Mr. Eugene is an excellent instructor. He is informative, positive, and able to accurately assess the needs of the student. We didn't miss a beat with the virtual lesson, I felt it was as good if not better than any face to face lesson. We would highly recommend Mr. Eugene for violin (or piano), his extensive music knowledge and experience added an invaluable foundation to the instruction. Thank you!
Kas R.
Excellent Teacher

I am an older student and I started to learn to play the piano more than a year ago under a different teacher. I started with Eugene about 4 months ago. I was struggling with the piano previously. But after just 2 lessons with Eugene, I found myself playing confidently. Eugene explains so clearly and everything makes sense to me now. I enjoy practicing everyday now. He is excellent teacher, patient, and very professional. He is always on time.
NkiruU
Eugene is the best piano teacher I have ever had! He doesn't just know how the teach piano but music as well! I'm so glad that I chose him!
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Luther W.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Luther W.

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both the violin and viola in a variety of professional ensembles including substitute viola work with the Borromeo String Quartet. I draw from this performing background to teach my students of all ages and abilities.

I currently act as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at Merrimack College, where I serve as a primary instrumental teacher to enrolled students. I have also acted as the primary violin teacher for Main Street Music, LLC, in Waltham. Additionally, I run a private studio of 5-10 students as young as 6 and as old as 60. Of these, some never touched an instrument before our first lesson, and some are serious conservatory-bound musicians intending to make a career as a performer.

About Luther

I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both th

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Thao R.
My daughter has had very good lessons with Luther. He is enthusiastic knowledgeable, and has great techniques. He understands kids and works with my daughter very well. She improves a whole lot and enjoys playing.
Robert O.
Extremely nice and very patient.
Olivia R.
Mr. Warren explained very well on how i could improve my techniques in playing the viola. I learned alot from my first lesson and hope to learn more with him.
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Grady L.

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Starting at $44
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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Grady L.

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I am offering violin lessons, both online and at students' places! Whether you have no music experience at all or have some violin experience, I can help you improve technique and musicality by working on exercises and various pieces of music. Not only do I draw from my experience studying music and taking private lessons since childhood, but I also tailor my lessons to meet each student’s individual learning style and interests.

About Grady

I am offering violin lessons and math tutoring, both online and at students' places in the SF Bay Area! Recently graduated with a BA in applied mathematics and music from the University of California, Berkeley, I currently play violin in the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and Baroque Ensemble. I

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Danica Caferro
Grady is patient and kind, and great at breaking problems down to explain the foundation for deeper understanding.
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Erin C.

52 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Erin C.

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I teach everything from beginner to advanced, basics to shifting, vibrato, theory, and technique. I teach classical, religious, fiddle, and pop. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, etc. I help students with their school orchestral music and audition pieces also.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for churc

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Sheena
My daughter and I had our first lesson with Erin together. We both had a lot of fun and learned alot in the first lesson.
James
Erin went above and beyond to get me my first ever violin/fiddle lesson on my birthday as part of a surprise from my family. As someone who plays other instruments but has never touched anything with a bow, I was very thankful to have Erin to introduce me to the instrument with patience but also thoroughness and clear expertise. Very much looking forward to continuing lessons with Erin as I begin to learn this instrument.
Elaine M.
always fun and informative!
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Emily W.

18 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Emily W.

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Whether young or old, raw beginner or experienced player, I am happy to teach you! I am keenly aware to the needs of my students and adjust my teaching based on each individual's musical interests and goals. I have experience preparing grade-school aged students for NYSSMA solo festivals.

About Emily

American violinist Emily W. is an active and versatile performer of chamber and orchestral music. As a chamber musician, Emily has appeared with the Mannes American Composers Ensemble in the ensemble's Alice Tully Hall debut. Additionally, she has collaborated with the Newman and Oltman Guitar Duo

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Michael Y.
Emily was patient with me as a beginner. Her instructions were very detailed, easily understood and very helpful. Her pace was just right - not too slow, not too fast. She took the time to observe my technique and make corrections gently as needed. I would highly recommend Emily for online violin instruction to students of all ages.
Yitao
I’ve been learning with Emily for 4 years now and have seen major improvements with my playing. She is such a dedicated, hardworking teacher. I have gotten so many amazing opportunities working with her, such as joining youth orchestras, playing in recitals, concerts, etc. No matter your level, she always motivates you to do better. I wish I could learn with her forever :((
Lara
So far so good. Emily was extremely patient and my daughter said she liked it a lot.
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Kathleen L.

45 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • PhD Ethnomusicology from Indiana University
  • Teaching since 1993
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Kathleen L.

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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. I am a Suzuki certified instructor and registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

About Kathleen

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

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Laurie Z.
we had so much fun playing together
Laurie Z.
always new and exciting! always more to learn.
Mary Ann S.
Kathleen is so very encouraging and helpful no matter what problem I'm having. Love my lessons!!!!!

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"I've been playing a few instruments for 23 years, and finally decided to get into violin. Farobag made me realize that I know next to nothing about the violin, and there is so much to learn. I played only a few notes in my first lesson, but his instruction was worth every penny. I am very excited for the next lesson and look forward to learning everything I can from Farobag. Highly recommended."
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"We really love Zhana. Very attentive and thorough teacher. Spends a lot of time on proper technique. Always finds a way to encourage a young learner."
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"Jessica was great. My daughter was so happy that she learned so much just on the first session that she literally cried."
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"The first lesson was a little stressful for my daughter but Stephanie made her feel comfortable and not overwhelmed."
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