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Laura F.

Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $34
  • Viola Performance from Curtis Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura F.

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I am a professional orchestral musician who was classically trained at the world's best music conservatories, and I love teaching music to students of all ability levels! I am currently a member in the Pittsburgh Symphony, but I have played regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and I used to be a member of Chicago's Grant Park Orchestra and the Kansas City Symphony.

I graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and I also attended the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Music has always been a huge part of my life, ever since I started playing violin when I was 2 years old, and I would love to share the joy of playing music with you!

About Laura

Hi! I'm Laura, and I am a professional orchestral musician in the world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony. I was classically trained at the best music conservatories and have enjoyed traveling around the world to perform at the most prestigious concert halls. Music has always been my biggest passion

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Susanna S.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
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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!

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Local Students: As of Tuesday May 11, 2021 I am fully vaccinated and so is my family. I have resumed 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

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Today was our first lesson and my son ran into my room at the conclusion of his session with nothing but positive things to say about Miss Susanna. He said that she was personable and lightened the mood with jokes during the lesson. She provided him with new techniques and skills just in the first lesson that he found extremely beneficial. He said that she is the teacher that he has been longing for and he thanked me for finding her. We look forward to working with her and his continued progress.
Crystal
Susanna is an amazing instructor who takes the time with her students to truly get an appreciation of the instrument they are learning. Susanna offers any student patience, understanding and a wealth of knowledge to gain confidence in playing. Highly recommend for any Violin, Viola, or Cello students.

Vincent T.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
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Vincent T.

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I have taught for 18 years, giving both private and group lessons. I am a professional musician, having played in numerous bands, recorded and played shows. I have taugh all ages, and all elvels, and all styles. I play a number of instruments including piano, guitar, bass, violin, banjo, mandoli

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Lauren C.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst from German Government
  • BM Violin Performance from Eastman School of Music
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Lauren C.

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Hello there! My name is Lauren, and I'm an NYC-based violinist with over 15 years of experience teaching violin. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Eastman School of Music in Violin Performance and perform regularly at venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center.

As a teacher, I adapt my teaching methods on the spot to introduce and reinforce concepts in a patient, enthusiastic, and creative manner tailored to each student. In addition to equipping my students with proper violin technique, students are empowered and develop their communication skills and confidence while fostering a lasting curiosity for learning and a genuine love for the imaginative and expressive capabilities of music.

Lessons generally focus on four major areas: scales, etudes, ensemble parts (orchestra and chamber music), and solo repertoire. Music theory and ear-training activities supplement work in these areas. A portion of lesson time is also devoted to preparing students for ...

About Lauren

In addition to my teaching, I maintain an international career as a performer. I've performed at festivals such as Venice Biennale, Acht Brücken, Newport Jazz, Beijing Modern Music Festival, and Lincoln Center. I've worked with artists and composers such as Ambrose Akinmusire, Richard Carrick, C

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Laura Partynski
Lauren has been an amazing teacher and mentor. Her teaching technique and talent has made a huge difference in my teenage daughter's musical journey.
Sonia D.
Lauren is a cheerful and patient instructor. She has helped our daughter elevate her skill and proficiency with the violin, and encouraged her to expand her style and technique. Lauren is always punctual, and she seems willing to spend a few extra minutes if necessary at the end of each lesson. She's also flexible with her scheduling. If we have a conflict, she does her best to work around it. Highly recommended.
Andrew D.
Lauren is a cheerful and patient instructor. She has helped our daughter elevate her skill and proficiency with the violin, and encouraged her to expand her style and technique. Lauren is always punctual, and she seems willing to spend a few extra minutes if necessary at the end of each lesson. She's also flexible with her scheduling. If we have a conflict, she does her best to work around it. Highly recommended.
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Lucas B.

39 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lucas B.

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Learning to play the violin doesn't have to be a task. I believe conquering a musical instrument is as much about love as it is dedication. I wouldn't be where I am today without the love and support of my teachers throughout the years. With my teaching, I intend to instill great technical facility as well as a love and respect for the instrument. (Students must provide their own violin)

About Lucas

Hi, thank you for stopping by my profile! My name is Lucas Brown and I teach the violin! Who Do I Teach? Currently, I serve as Adjunct Violin Professor at Seminole State College as well as run a private studio of my own for students in and around the Orlando area and many online students fro

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Christopher D.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.M. in Music Performance from Cedarville University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Christopher D.

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My violin lessons are customized to meet your specific musical goals, and whether you are an adult wanting to take lessons for the first time, or an amateur aspiring to make music your full-time career, I am excited to work with you. My lessons are rooted in a classical foundation, and I am also open to incorporating contemporary techniques and violin improvisation into the curriculum.

About Christopher

I have played and studied music for over 15 years, performing locally and internationally in a wide variety of solo, chamber, and orchestral music settings. I've had several years of teaching experience, both through my private studio as well as affiliations with local music schools. While I lov

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Linda
Chris was very patient with me. I had special challenges due to be an older student that started later in life. We communicated very well--asking and answering questions. Chris knew how to help me as I am challenged with intonation. He did not let me slide which is an excellent quality in an instructor.

When I had questions or problems that we were not able to figure out between the two of us he went to his instructor to ask. He was not afraid to admit that he didn't know. He respected me as a scientist who had challenging questions.

Overall, I highly recommend Chris as an instructor for viola.
Zach
Chris is super knowledgeable, flexible to make lessons work over Skype, and attentive to make sure the lessons are tailored to what I am trying to learn as a growing pianist. I’ve had a great experience, grown a lot, and look forward to more lessons!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Irwin, PA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Irwin is $76. 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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"Lipeng is a truly amazing violin teacher. Experienced, knowledgeable and patient. Knows precisely what to have student work on and communicates extremely well. Just a few weeks and my bowing and tone improve a lot! Will definitely recommend her."
Siqi
Took Violin lessons from Lipeng C.
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"Alyssa is very patient. She's great to work with!"
Mike
Took Violin lessons from Alyssa M.
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"First lesson and so far so good! Very patient, warm and incredibly knowledgeable. She reignited my excitement for learning :0)"
Heather
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"always fun and informative!"
Elaine
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"My daughter had violin lesson with Ms. Crisitna since 2017
my daughter start violin from school and seems has some difficulties that school teacher doesn't have much time help one to one.
So we start having private lesson outside,and Ms Crisitna has helps my daughter fix a lot foundation and build solid skill to apply on school songs. Which is good way for long term playing."
Lilei
Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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"Dr. Kim helped me build the foundation to my violin playing. As a young learner at 8 years old, he shaped my technique and provided me with the guidance that helped me become the violinist I am today. I studied with Dr. Kim for 10 years up until I went to college, where I am earning a degree in music. I can attribute this privilege to Dr. Kim for pushing me to grow and for teaching me so much during my early years."
Corinne
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"Very clear explanations, and I left the first lesson with good goals and a handful of things to practice. Having the lesson online worked out very well and didn't take away from the experience or efficient use of time at all."
Dillon
Took Violin lessons from Daniel B.
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"This was good because she taught me many things i never knew before."
Eric
Took Violin lessons from Rui M.
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"Susanna really takes her time with students and makes sure they understand the music and instrument before proceeding. She is a great instructor that I recommend to anyone."
Crystal
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Lauren has helped me progress steadily. She's patient and encouraging. She always has a suggestion to help me improve my playing.
I always look forward to and enjoy my lessons."
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Took Violin lessons from Lauren S.
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