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Elisa R.

7 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from New England Conservatory
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Elisa R.

7 Reviews
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Hello! I am offering beginning to advanced lessons for students of all ages (age 3 through adult). The methodology that I teach is directly from Oberlin and New England Conservatories. My teaching philosophy is to self motivate students through fun and a positive learning environment. I have over 10 years of teaching experience and have taught in a variety of settings across the US and Taiwan.

About Elisa

Hello! I love to teach and I have devoted my life to obtaining the highest music education possible. Learning to play an instrument is fun but it is also challenging. My lessons consist of technique and general music training that include aural skills and music theory. My lessons are a lot of

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Laura
Elisa is a great violin teacher. She is patient and fun, yet challenges our daughter which helps her advance quickly. She is very skilled at setting developmentally appropriate goals and my 9 year old daughter loves her!
Laura
Elisa is a great violin teacher for my 8 year old daughter. She is clear with her expectations and sets attainable challenges while making lessons enjoyable. My daughter has learned faster than I expected and looks forward to every lesson. I highly recommend her for teaching young children.
Hadley
Elisa is wonderful! She's excellent with my 7-year-old -- very patient and makes the lesson fun.

Rebekah S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • BA in music from Montclair state University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rebekah S.

8 Reviews
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I teach from beginner to intermediate Viola, I am also very open to teaching other kinds of music the student wants to learn

About Rebekah

Hello my name is Rebekah S. I am a violin teacher from beginner to advanced. A beginning to intermediate piano teacher and a beginner to intermediate Viola teacher. Experience- Member Lakeland Youth Symphony 1991-2000 Participated in 4 Strings Summer Camp for 2 years Taught at Path 23 home

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Marlene
Rebekah is an amazing teacher. My 11 year old daughter is excited at every lesson. She is patient, fun and works well with her knowledge of reading music and playing the piano. I would highly recommend Rebekah!
Mia D.
Rebekah is an amazing teacher. My daughter enjoys her lessons. She makes my daughter feels at easy and enjoys learning.

Leah S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music Education, concentration in violin from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Leah S.

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Hi! My name is Leah, and I love to teach music! My specialties are string orchestra instruments, including violin, which I have been playing since I was five years old, viola, cello, and upright bass. I am currently finishing my degree in Music Education at Temple University, with a violin concentration. I have performed violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, trumpet, saxophone, clarinet, and percussion, as well as singing, in community ensembles. I have worked successfully with beginners all the way up to advanced musicians who are preparing for competitive auditions. I am passionate about teaching technique, musicianship skills, and repertoire in a way that is fun but also highly effective. I look forward to working with you!!!!!!!!
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About Leah

Hi! My name is Leah, and I love to teach music! My specialties are string orchestra instruments, including violin, which I have been playing since I was five years old, viola, cello, and upright bass. I have a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Temple University, with a violin concentration,

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Dayna N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • B.A., Music Production from SUNY Purchase College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Dayna N.

9 Reviews
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Students can expect a relaxed, fun, and encouraging atmosphere for learning. The viola can be an intimidating instrument- you will make a lot of unpleasant sounds before you start sounding great- and that's okay! I'll be there to guide you and help you reach your goals.

If you're already an experience player, you can expect me "workshopping" your technique. We will analyze your form, practice patterns, and playing style, to ensure that you are growing and improving from the moment we begin. I will push you to become the most expressive player that you can become, but at a pace that feels comfortable for you.

What young students can expect:

- Preparing for entry into school orchestra
- Polishing up school orchestra repertoire
- Learning new material and scales
- Perfecting their technique
- Preparing for NYSSMA
- Preparing college audition tapes (I do have the ability to record these as well)
- Learning to play with confidence
- Learning vibrato

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About Dayna

Hello!, My classical training began at age 10, when I started to play the viola. From there, I was able to translate my musical skills to violin, guitar, piano, voice, composition, and songwriting. Originally a biology major at SUNY Purchase College, I quickly became restless knowing that I was

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I had a great first lesson and look forward to more!
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Panagiota K.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Honorary Member from National Music Honor Society, Theta Chapter
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 85; Female: 6 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner
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Panagiota K.

26 Reviews
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*Due to limited availability, please contact me to discuss any goals prior to booking.

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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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Marsha
Griffin thoroughly enjoys his lessons with Panagiota! She is very patient & encouraging with him, yet manages to challenge him.
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.
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Shadwa M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Master of Music, Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Shadwa M.

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I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over 10 years. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that my students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create an atmosphere that fosters not only growth in technique, but in character, personal discipline, and a long-term appreciation for music.

I am an active performer, and play violin and viola with the Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Pops Orchestras, among others. I hold a dual-Masters degree (MM/MA) in Violin Performance and String Pedagogy from Ohio State, a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Longy School of Music, and a Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Georgia.

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppo

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Shelby R.
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!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Portland is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $109 per hour.
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$122 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$64 average

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"I'm very happy with my first lesson. Helena is very informative, and I really like the way she teaches, with wonderful attention to detail. I'm looking forward to next lessons. Meanwhile I'm practicing!"
Dana
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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"Excellent teacher, she has a charisma that makes children pay attention easily, hence they learn faster."
Lawrence
Took Viola lessons from Estefania
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"I like to study with Ms. Anna T. She's easy to understand and follow."
Lynn
Took Viola lessons from Anna T.
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"Great teacher very knowledgeable and works with you on whatever pieces and style you want to do not just general music. Highly recommended!"
zeph
Took Viola lessons from Michael R.
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"Helen has taught and is continuing to teach both my daughter, for viola, and my son, for violin. Helen has been absolutely amazing with each of my children. She has been able to adjust to their needs and personalities keeping them engaged and excited to keep learning.

I love that Helen makes sure her students understand the fundamentals of their instruments, and she spends time teaching the kids the correct way to hold the instruments and bow so they form good habits from the beginning.

Helen is patient, kind and full of positivity and praise for her students. I am thrilled to have Helen work with my children."
Heather
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"I had a great first lesson with Kendra, she is an excellent viola teacher!"
Melissa
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"My son has been taking viola lessons from Helen for seven years. We have been very happy with her instruction and the wonderful, caring connection she has made with our son and family. Helen encourages each student’s progress while holding them to very high technical and musical standards. She engages students with age-appropriate, entertaining games and prizes to hook their attention and shape important skills and techniques. Helen is focused on molding young musicians into skilled, confident, advanced players while still being understanding and flexible with students’ life changes and schedules.
She encourages students to get involved with chamber music and other orchestra opportunities to expand their ensemble playing, and she connects students with other musicians to collaborate on projects. She has coached our three children with their string trio and has helped them select music appropriate for their level and interests. Helen is happy to help students with their orchestra auditions, seating auditions, and ensemble music.
Helen is an active professional musician as a member of the CSO and Highlands Square Ensemble among other professional musical pursuits and interests. She is involved in bringing musical opportunities to underserved communities through El Sistema and involved in music education in Haiti. This summer our son was able to collaborate with a violinist from Haiti who was visiting Helen. They worked together on several duets on a few occasions.
Throughout the school year, Helen facilitates studio group classes where students can play for each other in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Helen connects students with excellent professional accompanists who are adept at collaborating with young musicians. In addition, she organizes 1-2 studio recitals per year where students can share their work with family and friends.
Helen is a talented musician, an excellent teacher, and a wonderful human being. She is patient, kind, helpful, and encouraging. I highly recommend her as an outstanding viola instructor."
Gloria
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"Betsy was AMAZING!! She helped me work on scales and my concerto, she made it so mug more fun and was very nice to be around."
Annmarie Seaman
Took Viola lessons from Betsy F.
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"Aleksandre is an amazing teacher! I've only been taking lessons with him for a month now and already feel more confident in my technique and happier with my sound! Aleksandre has incredible skill with the instrument and, importantly, is gifted in teaching as well! I highly recommend Aleksandre if you are looking to begin playing the viola or starting up again after decades like me!"
Amanda
Took Viola lessons from Aleksandre R.
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"Julia is a Professional musician that I want to recommend. Her technique and character in viola and piano are fantastic!
Even If you take one lesson from her, you will want to give more than 5 star. 😉"
Jocelyn
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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