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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
Reading, PA
Starting at $40
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  • Bachelor of Science Piano Performance from Clearwater Christian College
  • Teaching since 2001
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Samantha D.

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Techniques and various methods depending on goals of the student

About Samantha

Samantha started taking piano lessons at age 3 from her mother, who was also a music teacher. She played piano continuously through school, and also learned to play clarinet, guitar, flute, trumpet and sax, often playing different instruments in her school's band. She also learned the violin and cel

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MaureenC
Wonderful!

Samantha D. is wonderful. My kids play so well for only 1 year'sworth of lessons. I would highly recommend her to anyone! I am blownaway by the music that comes out of the Piano from a 7 and 11 year old.My 11 year old signed up for her first music competition at school. Ifyou told me one year ago I would have girls playing a piano, I would notbelieve you. I truly thought they would quit after a couple of months.Not the case. They are musically talented and still love it. Thanks toSamantha D! They are now thriving in the in-school music program.Thank you, TakeLessons, for filtering out the best teachers. When achild has a small window of interest, you have to grab it the rightway...the wrong teacher would not have given me these results.
PatK
My granddaughter, Katelynn, enjoys her trumpet lessons with Samantha. Samantha is caring, seems to enjoy teaching & has patience; which is needed since Katelynn needs a little extra attention learning things
MaureenC
Highly Recommend her!

My daughters (10, & 6) have only had three lessons with Samantha! They love it. Her nature is kind and welcoming. She can tell how much they can handle so doesn't overwhelm them with too much theory or pieces to play. She strikes a nice balance. My 10 year old started composing her own song when she became bord with the beginner book! Samantha has added to this excitement and changed her teaching style to match my daughters learning style. My daughter was beaming! Samantha has taught her how to take the next pieces of theory and add it to her song. She also ordered music my daughter enjoys like Selena Gomez. My 6 year old is excited every week and doesn't want to be late. My husband and I thought this would be just another thing to start and quit. So far they are going strong!
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Mark L.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Awarded Who's Who in American Teachers, Jazz Festival Award from National Academic Affairs, CCC
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Mark L.

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You will be guided by me through method books and also use supplemental materials I create to help you advance. You will learn the basic 5 positions of the instrument to increase your sounding range. You will learn orchestra skills including following a conductor and articulation and intonation, styles of expression, and rhythm. I have been teaching violin for 7 years. My students have won seats in school orchestras and spots in various music schools. I want to be your next instructor.

About Mark

AS OF APRIL 21, 2020 I AM ONLY TEACHING ONLINE. I DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS VISITING MY STUDIO BECAUSE OF THE CORONA OUTBREAK. I teach according to your individual needs. I only teach in my own studio. I do not travel anymore. I also have time to teach lessons every other week. You may inquire

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Torrey L.
Mark is a fantastic piano teacher! He is patient and caring. He also has a unique way to help children remember important foundational elements of piano playing. I highly recommend!
Tanya E.
Wonderful instructor; I am a beginner at piano and was surprised how quickly I began to learn! Mark is patient, encouraging and informative. Highly recommend!!
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Maggie G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Teaching Excellence from Iowa State University
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Maggie G.

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I have been teaching violin for 3 years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever.

I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exercise books. I love to teach students of any age - adults and kids. For younger students, I recommend a parent be present to help with lesson setup and note-taking. You're welcome to sit in on the whole lesson or just the first and last 5 minutes or so.

Also, I love introducing students to alternative styles of violin. Want to learn how to play in a rock band? I can help! Want to play by ear and jam? We can do that too!

No matter your end goal, we'll work on posture and playing technique to help you achieve a beautiful sound and comfortable playing. We'll also work on basic music theory and note-reading.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Maggie

I have been teaching violin for about 4 years and playing for over 25. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever. I teach using the Suzuki Method and S

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Maggie gave me violin lessons way back when I was in high school, and when I decided to pick up my violin again as an adult, Maggie was the first person I thought of to call. I don't know where I would be as a student without Maggie's patient, consistent, and thoughtful teaching style. I have ADHD and carry a lot of insecurities from childhood about my ability to stick with an instrument, and Maggie meets me where I am every single time. Maggie listens to my goals with the instrument and tailors lesson plans and teaching styles to my specific needs.

10/10 would lesson again -- especially for students that are daunted by the process of learning an instrument or who will benefit from a compassionate, trauma-informed educator who has experience working with neurodivergent students.
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Maggie is an excellent teacher! Super patient and great at breaking things down into parts that are easy to pick up and remember. I'm often a very frustrated learner, but Maggie has been amazing about encouraging at the exact moment it's needed (often before I even fully realise I need it!). Starting to learn violin as an adult was daunting, but something I had wanted to do since I was young, but it hasn't been the impossible task I thought it would be -- and that's definitely due to having engaging instruction that makes learning both challenging and fun!
Leah Jardon Juarez
I have been with maggie for 1 year now and she has showed me so much She explains everything so so good she does lovely complements she has patience I love learning with maggie she is the best violin teacher I have ever gotten she is really kind I have learned so so so much I would never ever change my teacher I love her 😊 I love learning with her she’s the best teacher! I know you will love her too!
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Joelle A.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joelle A.

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I am an optimistic and enthusiastic teacher, and I LOVE helping students get to the next level! I work best in partnership with my students so that I can tailor my teaching style for what works best for you and the goals you want to achieve.

I specialize in teaching beginning and intermediate violin, and intermediate and advanced level viola. I also teach music theory rudiments which I am happy to work into violin/viola lessons if the student is interested.

About Joelle

BM (summa cum laude), ​Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University; MM, Peabody Conservatory; DMA, Peabody Conservatory. Joelle Arnhold has appeared as a featured young artist at the Kennedy Center, Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, and the Rome Chamber Music Festival. She is th

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Oshea T.

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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Oshea T.

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Hello everyone, My name is Oshea and I am a violinist teaching in northern Virginia. As a jazz musician I'm comfortable performing and teaching various styles, and I prefer to teach music that my students enjoy. My lesson plans are tailored to each individual student, with an emphasis on technique to avoid injury and promote good musicianship. As a performer I have played at the Kennedy Center, Masonic Temple as well as winning multiple international awards for performance. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you to achieve your musical goals.

About Oshea

Hello people of the world, thank you for taking the time to check out my profile. I've been teaching for about five years now, and playing for 13. I'm a pretty relaxed guy so my lessons tend to have a chill "no pressure" vibe. My teaching style is very positive reinforcement based, so I'm always try

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Julia M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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My daughter loves Julia and has progressed so much in the past few months! Very engaging and professional
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Took Violin lessons from Cheyenne R.
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"Aleks is a great and inspiring teacher. He works really hard to make his students play at their best. He taught for us for over 6 years and he is still a esteemed guest artist and conductor at our school. We highly recommend his expertise and professionalism!"
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"Hi my name is Alex I had my first violin lessons today I had so much fun learning about the violin"
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Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"encouraging, patient, enthusiastic

I am greatly pleased with the progress I have consistently made in playing the violin through Jonathan’s help. Jonathan has helped me to improve my bowing, string crossing, intonation, rhythm, musicality, and playing 3 octave scales, arpeggios, etudes, Suzuki selections, and classical orchestral music. It is always very clear what to work on during the week."
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Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Charles was engaging, upbeat, prepared, and a quality teacher. Learning online is extremely convenient and went surprisingly smoothly! I look forward to future lessons."
Travis
Took Violin lessons from Charles B.
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"Very sweet, enthusiastic, and encouraging, my 8 year old took to her right away."
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Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!"
Dulcenea
Took Violin lessons from Jesse M.
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"Ben was patient, kind and full of knowledge. He was great at noticing her hand placement and would make visual corrections as well as show her examples of where she should be. For our first online lesson, I was very impressed. We still need to learn more about the technical aspects of being online (example: where to move the output video placement) but I think that just adds to the fun and experience of the whole process."
Rhyan
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Lucas was very professional and took time with my daughter and evaluate her experience level, so that he could begin her training.
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Kaylee
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Excellent first lesson. Charlene is very patient."
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Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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