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Nicholas H.

76 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor's in Music Performance from Georgia State University
  • Awarded Gerschefski/Reader Cello Scholarship from Martha Gerschefski
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Nicholas H.

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I'm an experienced and dedicated musician, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for over a decade for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphon

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Freddrick G.
This far he is a very knowledgeable and professional person. Unfortunately we found that my cello was lacking due to defects in build and so now I have to get a replacement which I am hoping does not hinder our lessons. He has been very helpful with getting me sites to get material and tools necessary for our sessions. Look forward to our next session and moving forward.
Johanna B.
He is really good at helping you understand how to play the instrument in detailed but open ways. He is a font of information.
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Ana N.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Ana N.

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Hello and welcome to my studio! I am a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger known for my multi-genre diversity in both classical and jazz styles. I have over 7 years of teaching all ages and levels of students in piano, violin, voice, clarinet, saxophone, and music theory.

Each lesson is catered to your specific goals and needs, whether you're a beginner or a serious student seeking a career path in music. Let's make music together!

About Ana

I am a professional musician and educator fluent in classical, jazz, Latin jazz, R&B, and pop styles. Currently residing in the Bloomington IN area, I have performed with a variety of groups across the Midwest including Michael Spiro's Descarga 5, the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, and the Buselli W

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James
I really enjoy taking saxophone lessons with Ana. She is extremely knowledgeable in topics related to saxophone, jazz, and improvisation. Her lessons are very organized, intellectually stimulating, and she provides just the right amount of structure while allowing me the space to develop my own creative ideas. I highly recommend taking a lesson with her. You’ll thank me later!
Christine
I have played clarinet for 5 years now and am working on music for solo pieces and band class. Ana gives me lots of material to work on and I am feeling more confident about my playing!
Amanda D.
I'm a classically-trained flutist and have been taking Jazz improv and theory lessons with Ana for four months. I have learned so much from her - she has opened my eyes to jazz and made it fun and approachable. The lessons have given me a deeper appreciation when listening to jazz, improved my listening skills, and made me a better player. I never thought I would be able to do improv, and after a few weeks of lessons it came very easily to me. I highly recommend Ana to anyone who wants to learn jazz improv, regardless of what instrument they play!
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LisaJo B.

4 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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LisaJo B.

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LisaJo brings more than 40 years of private studio experience to her students.
Steeped with knowledge of music history, theory and composition, LisaJo has a Bachelor of Music Education from Eastern Illinois University, and extensive orchestral-performance experience as a violinist and conductor. During the past 40 years, she has developed her abilities as a diagnostician of obstacles in the musical learning process--both cognitive and physical.
While teaching students from age eight through adult, and enjoying all of them, LisaJo has become a recognized teacher of of the adult beginner and adult restart. She takes a very individualized approach with her students, recognizing technical and emotional components to each individual's learning process.
Although she has studied with teachers from various other violin lineages, her technique is based on the teaching of Carl Flesch and Ivan Galamian.
Additionally LisaJo studied with Kato Havas, whose New Approach to string ...

About LisaJo

I have 40 years experience as a private teacher in the Chicago area. I teach all ages, including adult beginners. I am classically trained with a Bachlelor's degree in Music Education. I use standard European methods, as well as American fiddling methods. I try to find the key that ignites the mu

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Adam N.
LisaJo is an incredible teacher. I was hoping to take in-person lessons, but due to the pandemic I (reluctantly) opted for online instead. All my doubts have been cast away... LisaJo's infectious enthusiasm leaps through the screen and her competencies as both a teacher and musician are evident through her ability to provide clear, creative instruction that translates directly into progress. I always look forward to my lessons - I'm learning lots but also having a great time with it :) I super recommend LisaJo if you're looking to learn violin!
Meng
LisaJo is so patient and she shows me lots of details I should pay attention to.
I highly recommend her to other students.
Katie
Best teacher ever!!!!! I went from knowing absolutely nothing about the violin to playing in the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra after 2yrs of lessons. Through our lessons together Mrs. Lisa Jo taught me technique yes, but she also taught me so much more. She instilled in me a love for music and it’s many intricacies that I will cherish forever. Truly an amazing teacher
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Julia L.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese, Mandarin, English
  • Master degree/ Viola Performance from New England Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2017
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Julia L.

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My lessons for beginners are based on Suzuki and Rolland’s method for beginners. These methodologies emphasize using correct positioning and being comfortable and having an encouraging environment.
When I teach, I strive to help students learn the most efficient practice methods and to develop a healthy attitude towards learning music. Your progression on the instrument is what will take you to the next step. Either playing solo and chamber have the same core values: beautiful tone production, fine intonation, pure rhythm, expressive playing, knowledge of musical styles, acute listening, excellent ensemble skills. If you study with me, I will help you master these concepts and techniques at your own pace and help you find your own musical voice through playing the piano/viola/violin.

About Julia

I have been playing the piano for 24 years and the viola for 17 years, and have been classically trained in both. Since I was 18th I have participated in many well-known music festivals and masterclasses, and have performed in Taiwan, China, Singapore, Germany, Canada, the Czech Republic, Austria, K

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Sandy
Julia is the best instructor we can ever ask for. She is very professional and patient to my sons. Also, she is very encouraging yet also gets across what she expects from her students. We would recommend her to anyone.
Chung-Ping Chou
Julia is really patient and taking care of every lesson seriously. I enjoyed every time I had a class with her.
Emily
Julia is the best piano teacher I have ever had. She always prepares very well. She provides a lot of resources such as online training material, free hangouts. She is very patient and inspired! She would give a lot of useful advice when I face some difficulties. She is the best!
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Abigail T.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks German, English, Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Abigail T.

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There is a potential in every person to be truly great at any one thing. All it takes is hard work and honest determination, with determination being the most important. Because where determination comes, hard work follows naturally.
I hope to inspire my students to really love making music and being creative with their instruments. I can give my students all the information in the world and tips on how to improve at violin playing, but in the end it will not matter if the student has no desire to improve. And that is why I love to teach- inspiring students to love what they do!

About Abigail

Abigail Tsai  received a Bachelors of Music from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded a Performer's Certificate. At Eastman she studied with Professor Oleh Krysa. She is currently pursuing her M.M. in violin performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Ilya Ka

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Layla
Abigail is a amazing teacher! Even though we were learning through online she made it fun and educational. She explained and gave examples that helped me understand and look at things in a different ways. She is very easy to talk to, kind, and funny person. Like I said I was learning with her online and l would absolutely want to work with in person.
Miranda
Great teacher! Takes time to explain things and is always patient with me! Also she makes it fun and not a chore. I am a pure beginner but she teaches me the fundamentals well and I’m confident I can continue to build on this bedrock to become a proper violin player :)
Jay
She taught me how to play the theme of Castle in the Sky. Now it’s up to me to master it!
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Julia M.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Julia M.

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As a graduate of The Juilliard School and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, I have extensive experience performing as a classical violinist and violist in solo, chamber, and orchestral music. I have been playing the violin since the age of 5 and have participated recently in many well known music programs such as the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, the Music Academy of the West, New York String Orchestra Seminar, and Aspen Music Festival. I have experience teaching in violin sections in orchestra and group classes through the Tufts Community Music Program. I grew up learning through the Suzuki method, so I encourage learning by ear and emphasize the importance of efficient and organized practice. In a lesson with me, I would focus on learning classical violin technique in order to produce the best sound, while allowing the student to pick their repertoire based on their musical preferences, however always encouraging exploration of the classical genre!

About Julia

My name is Julia, and I am a graduate of The Juilliard School and a former violist of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. I teach both viola and violin, from beginner to advanced levels. I am also available for practice help sessions or one time coachings. I grew up learning through the Suzuki meth

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Lauren
My daughter loves Julia and has progressed so much in the past few months! Very engaging and professional
Stephen
Very inspiring!

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Allison Park is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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Took Violin lessons from Patrick K.
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"If you are looking for an excellent teacher that can help you develop both technique and musicality, I highly recommend Zhana.

I have had the privilege of studying with her for seven months as an adult beginner, and I have learned so much. I come out of every lesson feeling like I’ve made progress—even when I am unhappy with how I am playing, Zhana helps me understand a key thing that I need to do to play better. She is able to explain things so that you don’t just conceptually understand, but so that your body can understand too (for all those times that your brain knows what you need to do but your finger/wrist/arm/etc. won’t cooperate).

Because she has played as a professional performer, Zhana draws on her experience to guide you to bring musicality and emotion to whatever you’re playing… even if you’re still in the early Suzuki books like me. I’ve studied with many teachers in the past (in school and privately) for piano, clarinet and voice lessons, so I know that the ability to teach across this broad spectrum of skills is rare.

Zhana isn’t just a great teacher, she is also a wonderful person. I am moving out of the city for a year, but I fully intend to continue lessons with her when I return!"
Julie
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"Miss Anna is a lovely violin teacher for my daughter! She is very patient and knows violin so well. She is an excellent teacher, and although we just met her through take lessons for violin lessons, she seemed like she is already our long time family friend! Thanks Miss Anna for sharing your talent with Hanja!"
Blair
Took Violin lessons from Anna P.
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"Joelle had a good time in class for the first session. She is excited about the class and is looking forward to her next session."
Joelle
Took Violin lessons from Brianna R.
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"This was our first meeting with Catherine,she appropriately dressed and on time. She answered all my questions.She and my child worked well together they seem to be a good fit."
Anaya
Took Violin lessons from Catherine W.
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"Great teacher, very helpful and patient. Can't recommend him enough!"
CA
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Randall knew exactly what to do to correct my bow grip and explain and model for me how my bowing wrist needed to change in order for me to bow straight. This has been a problem for me. He is extremely knowledgable. I am looking forward to practicing the exercises he gave me before the next lesson."
Earl
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"Bhrayden had fun learning with Nicole."
Bhrayden
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"Peter is a great teacher I have been going to him for about a year and I have learned so much! Thank you Peter"
Nick
Took Violin lessons from Peter B.
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"I highly recommend Dr Maureen Spanza . She has been wonderful with teaching my granddaughter"
Maureen
Took Violin lessons from Maureen S.
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