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Susanna S.

171 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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!

About Susanna

Susanna S. has over 27 years of teaching experience on violin, viola and cello in private lessons, small groups, large groups and school orchestra settings grades 2 -12. Additionally, Susanna has worked with adult students of all ages and all levels. Currently, she runs her own studio and is teac

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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.
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Elle L.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elle L.

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Originally from Seoul, Korea, she began her music studies at age 5. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in music education from New York University. Also she holds a master's degree in orchestral conducting from Northern Arizona University. With strong understanding and experience in both teaching and music, Elle has developed her unique teaching approach to her lessons. She incorporates much music history, theory, ear-training in her lesson. Thus, her students not only progress very quickly with the violin but also develop remarkable musicality and ample knowledge in classical music. Elle's teaching philosophy is to share life-long gifts of music with her students by nurturing student's love for music.
Elle has 10 years of teaching experience. Her previous posts include the assistant conductor for Northern Arizona University orchestra programs and New York Classical Youth Orchestra, conductor’s assistant for New York University Children’s Choir.

About Elle

Hello, My name is Elle. Nice to meet you! I am an orchestra conductor, but piano has been my primary instrument as a musician. I have been playing the piano my entire life!! I am a firm believer of music's power to enrich our souls and lives, so I feel very blessed to be able to share that gift w

Rebekah S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Rebekah S.

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My name is Rebekah
I teach students from beginner to advanced.
I have been teaching for 20 years been playing for 29 years
I have been teaching Suzuki for 18 years and use other books as well
I always add books in my lessons that the student wants to play.
Their favorite band or classical piece.
I am a person where no matter the age you can learn music!
I have taught from 4 years old to 60.
I love to teach, learning music can change and save someone's life.
Looking forward to teaching

About Rebekah

Hello my name is Rebekah S. I am a violin teacher from beginner to advanced. A beginning to intermediate piano teacher and a beginner to intermediate Viola teacher. Experience- Member Lakeland Youth Symphony 1991-2000 Participated in 4 Strings Summer Camp for 2 years Taught at Path 23 home

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Marlene
Rebekah is an amazing teacher. My 11 year old daughter is excited at every lesson. She is patient, fun and works well with her knowledge of reading music and playing the piano. I would highly recommend Rebekah!
Mia D.
Rebekah is an amazing teacher. My daughter enjoys her lessons. She makes my daughter feels at easy and enjoys learning.

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Gabrielle B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music Education from University of Louisville
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Gabrielle B.

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I've taught ages 3 to 35, beginner to undergraduate collegiate level. I can develop your left hand, bow technique, and musicality to the point that you will sound better when you leave a lesson than when you arrive every single time. I will inspire a love for the instrument that will carry through the week with you.

About Gabrielle

I'm a violinist and pianist from West Friendship, Maryland with twenty years of experience on each instrument and ten years experience teaching. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Louisville. I believe in using positive feedback to develop a student's passion for p

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Jie R.
Gabrielle is very encouraging. It’s a lot of fun to take lesson with her.
John F.
Gabrielle has a really fun personality, which only helps to compliment her piano skill. Not only that, but she is very flexible on scheduling, and understands that things can come up from time to time for either the student or the teacher. With this expectation in mind, her lessons really make the most of the 30 minutes allotted, and her skills show as she helps you step through each measure. I've taken piano lessons before, quite some time ago, and Gabrielle was quickly able to adapt the lesson to what I already knew versus what I had to re-learn or learn for the first time. Definitely recommend!
Rachel B.
Since ive never done this before i dont have much to go off of, but it was still a great experience that was easy to get started.

Yordan T.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, German, English, Bulgarian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Scholarship from National Society of Arts and Letters
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Yordan T.

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Yordan has been teaching violin and viola for more than ten years. He holds a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from Lynn University Conservatory of Music. Born in Bulgaria, Yordan has performed on stages across the world since he began playing at age 6. He has appeared as soloist with various orchestras, including the National Repertory Orchestra, the Dali International Festival Orchestra, and the Lynn Philharmonia and he is frequently invited as a guest artist at music festivals across the United States. He can be heard on the recently released recording, Caldera with Ice Cave with the music of Paul Reale (MSR Classics). Yordan currently resides in Boca Raton and plays in the Southwest Florida Symphony, the Sarasota Orchestra, and the Palm Beach Symphony.
Coming from a family of educators, teaching has always been one of Yordan’s greatest passions and he welcomes the opportunity to work with all ages and levels of musical background.

Yordan offers 30, 45, and 60 ...

About Yordan

Yordan has been teaching violin and viola for more than ten years. He holds a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from Lynn University Conservatory of Music. Born in Bulgaria, Yordan has performed on stages across the world since he began playing at age 6. He has appeared as soloist with

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Christine W.
Yordan, was excellent! He is clear, concise, patient and friendly. A lovely, talented, motivating and patient guy. And....I learned a tremendous amount from him.
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Cody B.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded SPBGMA Band Competition - First Place from SPBGMA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cody B.

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Want to learn bluegrass, old-time, or Irish fiddling? With 18 years playing fiddle and 10 years teaching, I have the experience to help a beginner gain basic skills or an advanced student analyze bowing patterns, moving double stops, and more. From the student who is picking up the fiddle for the first time to the fiddler who’s been playing their whole life, I hope to inspire a love for traditional fiddle music and culture.

About Cody

I was first inspired to play the fiddle by my grandfather, Tom Smith. Many of my cousins started learning traditional instruments around the same time and we had a lot of fun jamming at family gatherings and at music festivals in our home state of Indiana. In 2015 I was proud to carry the family tr

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Cynthia
I have taken lessons with Cody for about 6 months and he has taken me from knowing absolutely nothing about how to play a string instrument to feeling capable of playing a few tunes and excited to play in a jam once things open up again. I especially appreciate that he introduced me to the music of female old time fiddlers like Brittany Haas and Tatiana Hargreaves, and helped me to better see myself in a musical space often saturated by men.
Liam
Here are the pros: Cody is a very nice gentleman. He’s an experienced player and great teacher, very patient, respectful, with a good demeanor, and is easy to talk to about practical stuff so that I can play or jam with others more quickly. I study with him once a week for 75 minutes online from NJ. He answers my questions, helps me with technique, and then we work on a song that I want to learn such as our current song is Buck Owens country song Truck Driving Man —he’ll show me how he would improvise and do the back up— putting in classic authentic bluegrass/country sounding fiddle double stops, slides, hammer on licks. I am having a blast learning new stuff and feel I am quickly progressing — I am confident you’d enjoy his teachings too. But you don’t have to take my word for it, instead just listen to his playing on YouTube- it speaks for itself. I wanna play like him.

Here are the cons: even at 75 minutes a week the time just flies by too fast, I don’t want the fun to stop. I look forward to my lesson every week.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in New Kensington 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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"The teacher was amazing. No pressure, no stress, just fun!"
Isra
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Jessica
Is a very talented instructor of music. Her skills are displayed during lessons you see patience and understanding, motivation being given to the student during lessons. It is obvious she enjoys her job and loves what she is doing. My daughter has enjoys her music lessons for 5 years."
Karen
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Ms.Wilma is awesome! She is patient and knowledgeable in Violin. Her expertise helped to identify that the music store provided our daughter with the wrong size violin. Once that was corrected, her playing got better. Our daughter, 4 years old, loves Ms. Wilma and is very excited for each lesson with her."
Jenny
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Jessica is an awesome instructor! She made me feel comfortable and completely at ease.
I’ve never even attempted to play before our lesson, and by the end we were practicing playing each string. I’m very excited about our future lessons!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Anna is serious, patient and fun. All in perfect balance. I can't imagine a better teacher."
Richard
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Simply an amazing teacher

I've always wanted to play Violin but was always intimidated by the instrument, especially when I finally bought one and picked it up for the first time.

My intimidation went away when I started taking lessons with Kelvin.

Kelvin provided all of the necessary steps and guidelines along the way from my first note to my first song and did it with many examples that I can perfectly relate to.
He keeps things simple yet very complex at the same time.
The way he teaches is very easy to understand.
He can instantly notice a mistake if I've made one and he is able to correct it easily.

And through all of this, every lesson I take with him is very fun and exciting.
Kelvin is truly a professional and it is wonderful to be able to learn to play violin from him."
Derek
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"It has been such a great joy to see my son learning so much from Peter. His previous teacher did nothing to teach or improve his skills that I honestly went in to our first class with low expectations. I am very pleased to say how wonderful it has been to see how much my son has learned from the very first day with Peter. I am very happy to have found him. I would definitely recommend him for any of the instruments class' he teaches."
Marie
Took Violin lessons from Peter B.
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"She was very patient, gave me lots of time to comprehend the material presented she went above and beyond asking copies of the song we were practicing so I could take it home."
Marilen
Took Violin lessons from Rosemarie R.
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"Very knowledgeable and experienced in not just playing the violin but teaching it as well."
Steven
Took Violin lessons from Lucy K.
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"excellent teacher. Very patient and understanding of a complete beginner."
David Bullett
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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