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Michael C.

6 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael C.

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Hi! I'm Michael Shingo C. and I am a violinist, pianist, and composer.

In my teaching, I emphasize efficient, goal-oriented practice, and provide a strong technical foundation while always keeping musicality and expression in mind. I encourage my students to develop problem-solving skills that will ultimately allow them to create their own interpretations about a piece of music. I believe that each student has a different learning style and, with this knowledge, I design a program of study specifically for them.

Learning music is all about tackling technical or musical problems in many different ways until we find an approach that works for you. As multi-instrumentalist who also writes music, I can offer many different perspectives on a single issue and draw from a wide range of knowledge that serves me in my daily creative pursuits.

About Michael

Hello I'm Michael! I am a violinist and composer with a diverse skill set and 17 years of experience. I learn and grow as I pass on my knowledge and constantly find ways to better serve my students and help them achieve their goals.

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Paige Q
I have been a student of Michael’s for approximately 7 months. My only previous experience with violin had been one year in elementary school band class and 8 months with a private teacher. When my private teacher’s lesson schedule changed, I was introduced to Michael and was greatly impressed by his skill level and teaching style. I have learned so much more than I had expected in each lesson, like how to self-tune, use a metronome, shift, and various other techniques. Michael constantly offers feedback on how I can execute techniques better, and I feel that this helps me to learn more effectively. He is always challenging me by giving me harder pieces and scales. I have even been told by my high school orchestra conductor that I have improved so much and she is constantly surprised by how fast I am learning. I highly recommend having Michael as a teacher for anyone looking to learn how to play the violin.
Akshay R
Michael is very talented and he is a great instructor. He explains the techniques really well. Very professional and supportive. I highly recommend him!
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Linnea M.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Young Performing Artist from Virtu Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Linnea M.

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I am a dedicated, fun, and loving teacher who has been teaching for over 13 years. I inspire my students to learn to love music and also to love the hard work and dedication that comes with playing music at a high level. I believe music teaches us incredible life skills and I try to share that with my students, and use music as a tool to help them learn to unlock the highest potential they hold within themselves. Through music, together we can explore how each student learns and approaches the world, and we can help them learn to harness their strengths and work on their weaknesses. Also - learning is fun! I work hard to bring as much joy and enthusiasm to my lessons as I possibly can - I believe that the connection between a student and mentor is very special and I respect and admire all that each new student brings to the table.

About Linnea

*Currently accepting students to start in mid-august 2021!* Note: I realize we are heading into an unpredictable school year and I am flexible with in-person and online lessons. I highly prefer in-person for the students’ sake, but we will take circumstances as they come! Hi! My name is Linnea

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William S.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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William S.

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I have played violin for 14 years, studied under Julliard-trained violinists, and played with professional ensembles. I will teach you how to properly hold the violin, various bow techniques, and beginner and intermediate repertoire. I also have experience working with people with developmental differences.

About William

I am an experienced multi-instrumentalist who plays violin, voice, guitar, trombone, and euphonium. I have played in youth orchestras and jazz bands and have soloed with the longest-running orchestra in the country, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. I currently play violin and sing in my church band.

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Amber J.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1995
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Amber J.

46 Reviews
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Violin is the NUMBER ONE instrument to teach the young (5-10 years)
student musicianship, rhythm, and perfect pitch and musicality.

About Amber

Growing up in Denver, I had a huge desire for singing and performing. By age 14, I was taking weekly singing & piano lessons, was acting constantly in local productions-many times getting the lead role. Some of the productions I acted in: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Camelot, Anything Goes (Reno

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Micaela D.
Amber is a wonderful teacher and we were thrilled we connected with her. We look forward to our new relationship.
Deenya ..
Not a good experience. First day we were set up for lessons she canceled and asked for a different time/day. When that lesson came time she was late and couldn't accommodate the lesson but never contacted to reschedule. A week later for the 2nd lesson, I purchased she sends a text a few hours before the appointment claiming that she talked to another teacher about my grandson and felt she couldn't help him. Way too inconsistent to be offering any lessons. What an awful experience. Time to move on (eye-roll).
Cecilia ..
Great teacher. Gets you started from the first lesson!
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Betsy F.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • 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, th

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Elias S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Essington, PA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Essington 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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"Pays attention to detail, clear teaching and instructions, and finds alternative solutions and/or explanations to reinforce learning."
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Took Violin lessons from Daniel B.
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"Mr. Nikita is an excellent instructor. My son is 14 years old and has learned the violin for 5 years at a studio. This is his first online experience with violin. After several weeks, he has improved his techniques and now enjoys his violin much more. Mr. Nikita is thorough and conscientious. He also prepares homework to guide my son through his practice during the week."
Lee
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"I’ve been learning a lot!"
Meredith
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"I think Elisa is amazing. My daughter learned excellent technique and was given many opportunities to perform solo as well as in an ensemble. Elisa has a great love of music and a natural gift for teaching and it shows in her individualized approach to her students. She is an excellent musician and teacher with infinite patience and respect for her students."
Lisa
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Hi, Three of our children took violin lessons with Cara Arnold for 4-5 years. She was an amazing violin teacher. She understood how to tailor her lessons to each individual child and was adept at finding music pieces that were challenging but also fun for the kids to learn. She has an enthusiasm for violin that she shared with our children and was always encouraging to them- but was also able to toe the line or ask for more when needed. I highly recommend her as a violin teacher. She is thoroughly knowledgeable in her subject and has years of experience with all ages. She also completely enjoys her job and it shows."
Margaret
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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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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"Lauren was incredibly kind and has a great understanding of music. She helped me improve my playing for my school orchestra to maintain my position as concertmaster and also helped me prepare my audition piece for chamber orchestra which I got into. Thanks for everything!"
Carissa
Took Violin lessons from Lauren S.
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"I have absolutely been delighted with my teacher Linda. At almost 50 years old, I was apprehensive about learning to play a new instrument, but she is so welcoming and encouraging. I have been taking lesson since the summer, and I look forward to seeing her every week. Even if I don't get in as much practice as I would like, She is understanding of life's commitments and never makes me feel bad. And despite my MANY questions, she takes the time to explain in detail so I can understand and incorporate the lesson in my playing. I never feel rushed during my lesson and can't wait to surprise her the next week to show her how much I've learned.."
Rachel
Took Violin lessons from Linda C.
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"Geronimo was a great instructor and motivator! He helped me find the right sound and worked with my strong suits as well as helping me strengthen my weaknesses. I would recommend him to any player as he showed me ways to become more confident and enhance my playing."
Katey
Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson and looking forward to the next one."
Robert
Took Violin lessons from Danielle F.
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