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Susanna S.

176 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching violin for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, community orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods, Barbara Barber books and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Students in Pittsburgh, PA: I am fully vaccinated and so is my family. I am offering in person lessons in my home if you are fully vaccinated. If you are under 12 years old, you must wear a mask and I will wear a mask too. Susanna S. has over 27 years of teaching experience on violin, viola and

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Susanna is an excellent instructor! I've been with her for a year as an adult beginner and learned a great deal. She is patient and supportive -- exactly what you need in an instructor. She also has a great sense of humor lined with kindness, which helps when you create some truly tragic notes on your violin.
Betsy
Susanna was a very kind, patient, and successful instructor while working with my 7-year-old son!
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Erica T.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition from Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
  • Bachelor of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Erica T.

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I have a lot of experience with the Suzuki method as a teacher and also a player having started with that myself. However unless the player or parent specifies that they want strict Suzuki, I go with my method which involves Suzuki but also other methods. I was not strict Suzuki and it definitely worked for me as well as students of mine!

About Erica

My name is Erica and I have been playing violin for 19 years and teaching for 8. I have a violin performance bachelor degree and Suzuki Teacher Certification for books 1-10 from The Cleveland Institute of Music. During my time teaching in the Suzuki program I worked with 15 students at different l

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Kristen C.
Erica is a wonderful violin instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and great with my 12 year old daughter. Erica is also very flexible with the schedule. I highly recommend her!
Kelly
very helpful in setting up posture and technique, which is what i was looking for.
Angela
Ms. Erica has more experiences with young kid. she is make the Violin lesson so much fanny & Interesting with the kid. I am happy than my daughter said : Mom , I have interested the Violin and I will learning more lesson with Ms. Erica. So, I want to said, Thank very much Ms. Erica.
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Sara C.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Piano Performance Certificate & A.A. Music from Riverside Community College
  • Teaching since 2000
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Sara C.

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I began violin at the age of 12. I was immediately in love with it at 11 after hearing my best friend play for our school band. After traveling to Branson, MO, I returned home with my first violin just after turning 12. I played in my many youth orchestras including the Bloomington Youth Symphony, Terre Haute, Columbus and my highschool orchestra. I teach Suzuki style using a variety of method books. I teach ages 5 and up. Learn proper bow hold. Violin requires good intonation and solid technique both of which I ensure each of my students follow from the beginning.

About Sara

Hi! My name is Sara. My studio began in 2000, teaching one violin student here in Bloomington. After I moved to California I became a freelance harpist. I performed with many orchestras and performed at Capital Records for the Stan Lee Documentary “With Great Power, The Stan Lee Story”. I starte

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Si T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Si T.

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What I love about teaching is that moment when the student is making beautiful music and is enjoying themselves. My lessons are fun and methodical. I focus on what the student needs and how they can achieve their goals with the instrument.

About Si

I am a professional musician in Los Angeles area. I play with Los Angeles Ballet, San Bernardino symphony, Earth Call orchestra, Hour of Power orchestra. I have performed with Mary J Blige, Pattie LaBelle and recorded for Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow. I have a BM from Hall conservatory.

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Calvin A.
Si is a superb teacher and musician. His playing is phenomenal and his deep knowledge of music coupled with his teaching skills makes studying with him awesome. Teaching is a delicate process and Si definitely understands how to navigate it in a professional and enjoyable manner.
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Marina K.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics from Northeastern University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Marina K.

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I'm a great teacher for young children! I've played the violin for over 10 years and have taught professionally at a music school back home in NY. I've worked a ton with kids, from being a pre-school aid to baby-sitting special needs kids, so I am very good at keeping lessons fun and interactive. Even though I don't play professionally now, growing up with music and having orchestra class be a safe space to express myself was so impactful in shaping the adult I have become. The violin is an amazing instrument to learn and I hope I can spark enthusiasm in your child and inspire them to stay with it as they grow.

About Marina

Hi! I'm Marina and I look forward to possibly working with you! Violin: I have been playing the violin since I was in third grade and took private lessons through middle school. Starting when I was 15, I began teaching private lessons to local elementary schoolers in my area and went on to tea

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Megan S.

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  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Megan S.

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Certified EC-12 TX Music Educator, 12 years public school orchestra teaching experience, full time virtual teacher on violin, viola, and cello since March 2020. I have a passion for teaching beginners and intermediate students and I have extensive working with students in this capacity. We will have fun and learn a lot!

About Megan

I have spent my whole career as a teacher working with middle school age (and older) students. I love the excitement and enthusiasm of watching a student discover a new side of themselves that only comes with learning a new instrument! My passion and teaching strength lies with taking a student from

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Carnegie, PA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Carnegie 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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"Aleksandre is a fantastic music teacher. He helped me learn how to read music and get started on the violin. He is very pleasant and informative."
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Took Violin lessons from Aleksandre R.
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"Great learning environment, very patient teacher, comfortable lesson pace, good instruction"
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Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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"What a fun way to learn. Kathleen is great!"
Lynn
Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"A lesson with Chin K. is a professional experience. We learned so much in such a short amount of time. We were very impressed!"
Rachel
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"My daughter likes her violin lessons with Jessica. Jessica discussed the goals upfront and is focused on helping my daughter achieve those with right level of feedback on how to improve."
Hari
Took Violin lessons from Jessica D.
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"Tom is very patient with younger students that get distracted easily. One of my children is very interested in learning Irish folk music and Tom is great about helping him explore his interests in music. I love having lessons in home. It's very convient and allows me to keep my toddler entertained while my other children are doing lessons. Lessons are also affordable. I would definitely recommend Tom!"
Erin
Took Violin lessons from Thomas M.
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"Dr Kalantzi is very patient and instructive. She always encourages and challenges. I have been taking lessons for three years and have learned so much from her. She tries to tailor her lessons to the musical tastes of the student to keep you engaged in the lessons. Dr Kalantzi is a wonderful instructor!"
Lynn
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Mark is a talented musician and worked very well with my son to help improve and fine tune his viola performance just before he heads off to college. Emphasis was placed on technique and musicality. A great experience ! At one point Marked picked up his electric violin and played a beautiful duet with my son that was amazing!"
Anne
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"I have improved my playing quickly with the tips Susanna gives me. She is patient and very good at explaining techniques!"
Bernadette
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin."
Cynthia
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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