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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $22
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  • Awarded Winner-Concerto Competition from UNT
  • Teaching since 1990
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet sol

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great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.
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Alethia E.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Emmerson (Emme) N.
Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week.
Lynne R.
Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching.
Mark N.
Alethia is a very talented teacher and violinist. She is extremely professional, attentive and accommodating to her students needs/goals. As an older student with no musical background, she has made the violin less intimidating and more accessible by breaking it down and making it less complex and easier to understand. While, I've only been with her a few years, I'm very proud of the progress I've made with her. If you are interested in taking up the violin, I highly recommend her.
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Katie S.

12 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
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Katie S.

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I offer Beginner and Intermediate violin lessons for all ages.

About Katie

Master of Music Education The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Bachelor of Music The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Current Public School Teacher Over 18 years experience teaching private violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano lessons!

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Tommy
Not just by the book. Is very musical in approach, ear training, theory etc... highly recommended
Franklyn
The first lesson was exactly as expected. Very professional. My son will continue with Katie. He is very excited to work with her.
Cheryl
Katie is the best! A talented musician and a very patient teacher -- she makes learning to play a real joy.

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Phoebe S.

8 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Violin Performance from Hartt School of Music
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Phoebe S.

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I have been teaching violin for seven years. Though I am classically trained, my interest in music goes far beyond classical music. I am constantly listening to various genres of music and consider myself a forever learner, loving everything in music from Prokofiev to the Flaming Lips. It is my job to help guide my students through their musical journeys, whether that is helping them get into their regional orchestra or teaching them that one song they've always wanted to learn. I teach out of the Essential Elements and Suzuki Method books. Though my lessons are fun and relaxed I will always give my students that extra push when needed. My goal is to help each student reach their personal success and to instill a love for playing music.

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About Phoebe

Hello! I am a classically trained violinist and violist. I have been playing violin for 16 years and teaching for 7. I got my Bachelor's degree from the Hartt School of Music in 2017. Since then, I have performed at Woolsey Hall, Ivoryton Playhouse, Playhouse on Park, and the Bushnell Performing Art

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Melinda Patterson
My daughter (12) LOVES Miss Phoebe. We were so excited for our daughter to have private lessons even during COVID craziness. Phoebe is very patient and works well with kids. She is very communicative and has even telephoned when one of our lessons couldn't work out due to technical difficulties. My daughter's music teacher has been impressed with her growth, even though there is not in person orchestra at her school.
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Trisha
Phoebe is the kindest and most patient instructor ever. She has really connected with my daughter and gotten her excited by letting her choose fun music.

Kendall D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Education from Furman University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Kendall D.

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When I teach violin, my lessons address students' performance goals while also emphasizing that the music-making experience should be about fun and enjoyment. I bring enthusiasm and curiosity to lessons as I facilitate students' musical growth.

About Kendall

I'm a musician, a music educator, and music researcher. I enjoy teaching and sharing my passion for music with students of all ages. I currently teach at the Urban College of Boston as an adjunct professor and I substitute teach for Newton Public Schools. I received my Bachelor of Music in Music Edu

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Anna
I feel very lucky to have my son take flute lessons from Kendall! She is a wonderful teacher. Her lessons are dynamic, engaging and fun. Thirty minutes fly by like three minutes. Next time will schedule a longer session.
Natnicha
Kendall engaged my daughter in her first flute lesson. She is a talented musician who seems keen to share her passion. We look forward to future lessons with Kendall.
Felipee H.
She is great very good with our 6 yr old.

Melody H.

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  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melody H.

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What students can expect to gain from my lessons: technical excellence + wholistic musical education + enjoyment.

I teach students of all ages, and welcome students with different musical (and non-musical) backgrounds. As a violinist and composer myself, I teach classical violin while nurturing my students through a wholistic musical education, empowering them to take control of, play, and enjoy various genres of music. My goal is to share and grow in my students a lifelong enjoyment of violin and music.

About Melody

I am a classical violinist and composer from the San Gabriel Valley, and have been teaching private and group violin to students of all ages since 2016. I graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a BM in Composition in 2019. I am a former member of the APU Symphony, APU Studio Orchestra, Olympia

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Kirkwood, PA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Kirkwood 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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"Kate is an incredible teacher - I cannot recommend her highly enough. I have played violin off and on for almost 30 years, and Kate has worked carefully and thoughtfully to help me with basics that I didn't realize I could improve on that have already changed my playing for the better. Kate has a positive and encouraging approach that inspires confidence and joy in practicing. She is able to clearly break down each element of fingering, shifting, and bowing when I am having trouble. She is a gem and I am delighted to revisit my love for the violin under her guidance."
Molly
Took Violin lessons from Kate O.
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Took Violin lessons from Emily S.
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Amy
Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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""I look forward to lessons every week. In these 10 months, I have gained confidence in my ability to learn the violin. I am a beginner (hobbyist) and I feel I learned more in the first four months as Dr. Olevsky's student than I would have learned in a year with any other teacher. Dimitry's teaching style is very concise and technical. From the very first lesson to present, he strongly focuses on form, technique and efficiency in learning, which is ultimately making all the difference in my progress. In hand with technique, Dimitry is exceptional at using theory, analogies and stories to help work through each step of the learning process. He is also very insightful and willing to share stories, history, and/or any information related to his experiences as a musician...which I enjoy hearing. I find Dimitry to not only be a fantastic teacher, but a patient, kind, and funny person who is passionate about what he does and what I am there to learn. He has high standards and exp ects exceptional effort from me as a student..which is a lot of hard work. In return; however, I have unlimited access to his wealth of knowledge and experience...and sometimes I get to just listen to him play the pieces I am learning which is worth all of the effort in and of itself. So beautiful""
Kim
Took Violin lessons from Dimitry O.
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"Ani K. is very patient and fluent in her instructions. This is just what I need, as I'm learning from scratch."
Juanita
Took Violin lessons from Ani K.
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"My daughter has blossomed under Milena and has developed a real love for playing the violin. Milena has very high standards for her students and is supportive and encouraging. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week."
Rashmi
Took Violin lessons from Milena A.
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"I only have had the introductory lesson. So far I think it’s going to be great. I like that she structures the lessons and homework and I’m sure I will improve a lot."
Shandra
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Ben is a very positive and enthusiastic teacher. He is quite familiar and clearly very involved in music.
Provided answers to all my questions and constructive criticism where improvement was needed.
He is always quick to provide positive reinforcement and encouragement."
Ian
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Cara is one of the most talented and incredible music teachers that I have ever known. She taught two of my children for the past several years - my son studied violin and my daughter studied piano. Cara has an incredible gift to understand how children learn and to encourage their confidence. She personally helped my son to not only do well, but to excel by becoming concert-master, winning a concerto competition and to gain entrance into a very acclaimed string music program.

It is one thing to simply teach and quite another to develop children into talented musicians. Cara understands children, she is extremely knowledgeable about music and incredibly talented at being more than just a teacher, She provides not only a lesson but helps children to see the possibilities of music and was a tremendous help to me to better understand how to guide my children's musical aspirations. I consider her one of the most talented individuals that I have ever known and would not hesitate to have my children enrolled as one of her students."
Pam
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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Nick
Took Violin lessons from Andy S.
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