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Jill G.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jill G.

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Whether you're 3 or 103, if you're playing violin (or starting to play!) I hope you're EXCITED about it!! Over the years, my students have said that their lessons are/have been their favorite times of each week. I believe learning to play viola should be full of joy, learning, thinking, and feeling. Bring that joy alive for yourself by partnering with me as your musical guide. I bring over 30 years of experience and pure joy to my work, and I'd love to share that with you!

About Jill

I've been in and around music all my life. I started violin at age 5, part of the first generation of Suzuki violinists in the United States. I've loved being a professional violinist and violin teacher for over 30 years! And I've also founded and directed three community music schools in Newburyp

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Shannon G.
Thank you for a great lesson! I learned a lot and I’m looking forward to next week :)
Julian
Jill has been great! I’m an adult beginner who was nervous about jumping into learning the Violin. Jill is very helpful, super encouraging and knowledgeable. Also very flexible with my schedule. I recommend her to anyone starting out. I look forward to my next lesson!
Deborah S.
I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. Jill is an excellent teacher. She is patient and so easy to follow. Btw she is an amazing violinist. I’m so impressed.
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Betsy F.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Betsy F.

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Lessons are fun. My philosophy is that students should have music in their lives and benefit from the lessons they take now for years to come. Learning to play a musical instrument will help students with math skills, study habits, and develop a skill that will last for a lifetime.

After 3 months students will understand the fundamentals of their string instrument, know how to care for their instrument, warm up properly, be able to read and play introductory passages. After 6 months the student will have learned basic music theory, how to read music, and have advanced through playing multiple songs.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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Allison M.
She was wonderful with our daughter and patient. Our daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!
Aubrey
My daughter loved the lesson and told me she felt like a superstar. Betsy is wonderful with children. She’s patient and kind and obviously very talented. Looming forward to our next lesson.
Tristan O.
Betsy's and my son's 1st lesson was great! She was so patient and positive which helped my son really get excited about his lesson. She really helped him get through some frustration times. She helped him with so much. My son was very happy.
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Panagiota K.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Violin Performance from Arizona State University
  • Awarded Honorary Member from National Music Honor Society, Theta Chapter
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Panagiota K.

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Experienced teacher, teaching for 20 years at universities as well as beginner and intermediate students. Building a strong foundation and cultivating musical expression, I have successfully prepared students for auditions and helped them pursue their goals. Lessons are customized to the needs of each student. All ages and levels, professional or for fun are welcome!

About Panagiota

I have been teaching nearly 20 years at several universities including Indiana University and Arizona State University, as well as beginning and intermediate students. Building a strong foundation and cultivating music expression, I have successfully prepared students for entrance auditions of unde

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Surjya N Misra
Ms. Panagiota is an excellent instructor. My kid loves the empathy and attention she gives to the details and ensures continued progress..
Alex K.
I’ve taken three online lessons so far with Panagiota, and they’ve all been excellent. She was immediately able to tell which exercises would be most helpful for my right arm technique, and I feel like I’ve made more progress in the last three weeks than I have for the last year+. I would unreservedly recommend taking lessons with her.
Addison L.
My daughter loves taking lessons from Panagiota! She is patient, kind, encouraging and a great teacher. We are very pleased.
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Jeanmarie J.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeanmarie J.

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Experienced professional with degrees in music and music education, and a background teaching strings and string orchestra, strives to develop a foundation of musical skills along with a love of the instrument and music in students of all ages.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.
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Catherine W.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, mandarin
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music from Manhattan School of Music
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Catherine W.

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This is my profession.

About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Ameri

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Sophia D.
Great with children very understanding knows a lot of information willing to help you succeed in success! Would recommend to anyone.
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Merlene
I had a great experience because Catherine is an amazing instructor.
She taught lessons with a high degree of professionalism and care. As a novice, I was able to learn a lot because Catherine was patient and attentive to my learning style.
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Mary V.

39 Reviews
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  • Speaks Russian, Italian
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mary V.

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Although I mainly sing now, I was originally a violinist and played all through college in professional orchestras, quartets and even as a soloist.

As a professional Music Educator, I have run String Programs in various International Schools among many other instrumental ensembles. I've conducted student orchestras & built many programs from scratch. Please see the links in my profile of the beginner orchestras as well as my playing!

Although I do not play professionally anymore, I still play very well, and am a perfect teacher for a beginner and intermediate student. I know how to get students started quickly and with confidence. Choose me to jump start yourself or your child.

I think my biggest strength as a strings teacher is helping this tedious time as a beginning violinist be fun and useful. My students really enjoy their lessons. I also have a lot of experience online and anticipate all of the normal issues (tuning, instrument care, etc;)

I've trained a lot of ...

About Mary

Hello everyone, I hope you are staying healthy amid the COVID-19 Crisis. This is such a difficult situation for everyone. Stay home and stay safe. If you are interested in online music lessons, consider me, as I've been teaching online for the past 3 years. I've mainly taught voice but have

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Triplett
We had a nice discussion about singing and set a goal to start practice. Looking forward to the next lesson.
Lynn Woodard
Mary is an extremely talented vocalist and a very gifted teacher. I came in with no training whatsoever and was comfortable with her immediately. She is constantly challenging me to stretch beyond my comfort zone, which has made a huge difference in my vocal range and my confidence. She is very knowledgable about the mechanics of singing and searches for just the right analogies for my untrained brain to get my "singing parts" into the correct position to the produce the best sound. She is also patient and encouraging. She really is amazing and I couldn't be happier with my lessons and progress. Highly recommend Mary!
Marsia
As an inexperienced singer, Mary is helping me find my voice, and so far, I love it! She is very clear and concise when it comes to teaching, and there is a level of expectation when it comes to practicing, which I love, as it holds me accountable for my progress.

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"Gabrielle is very gentle and really good with high energy children. She is also very encouraging. Recommend!"
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"The teacher was amazing. No pressure, no stress, just fun!"
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"Knows her craft! Skilled at modeling and conveying concepts in ways students can understand. Challenges students in a way that motivates them to want to perform well."
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"Keiko is a sensitive teacher who is both fun and demanding at the same time. She acted as a chamber music coach for me and her careful advice helped us a great deal. Highly recommended."
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"Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!"
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"A consummate professional and gifted teacher. Her love of the instrument is infectious. Her sense of humor puts you at ease."
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"wonderful teacher knowledgably and patient my daughter love her."
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"Kelvin is amazing! Very patient and he really helps me feel comfortable and confident that I can master playing the Violin in no time! Thanks to him, I'm constantly improving and learning how to play the RIGHT way!"
Alison
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"Autumn is an amazing teacher that can successfully relate to all age groups and nurture their musical education accordingly. My daughter has been taking lessons from Autumn for years and has developed beautifully during this time. Autumn also incorporates performance while teaching so that skill is also learned along with playing. We have really enjoyed Autumn as a teacher and are thankful we found her!"
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