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Susanna S.

177 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Teaching since 1994
  • 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

Students in Pittsburgh, PA: I am fully vaccinated including the booster and so is my family. I am offering 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 experien

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Susanna is an excellent instructor! I've been with her for a year as an adult beginner and learned a great deal. She is patient and supportive -- exactly what you need in an instructor. She also has a great sense of humor lined with kindness, which helps when you create some truly tragic notes on your violin.
Betsy
Susanna was a very kind, patient, and successful instructor while working with my 7-year-old son!
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Laura M.

Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music
  • Awarded 2nd prize winner from Corpus Christi International Concerto Competition
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Laura M.

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Laura is thrilled to join the TakeLessons community and share her love of music with students of all ages and levels! She is certified to teach Suzuki Violin, books 1-4 and, as a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, has helped many adults prepare for College and Orchestral auditions around

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Adam S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1986
  • BA Ethnomusicology from Hampshire College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam S.

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I have a ba in music and certificates in violin and Viola from the New England conservatory of Music. I majored in ethnomusicology at Hampshire college, and played principal viola in the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra. My method is adapted to the Suzuki program, focusing on the ear and learning to read. Students are encouraged to study the masters, including JS Bach sonatas and partitas.

About Adam

I am the president of Mandolin New England a 501c3 non-profit Mandolin Orchestra. I have a BA in music and certificates in violin from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, and the Conservatory at Rivers. I studied ethno music ecology at Hampshire College wi

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Nancy
I have learned more from Adam than I had from my two previous mandolin teachers. He is very knowledgeable and skilled in all of the instruments he teaches.
Bob
I play guitar in a local band and we decided we needed mandolin on this part, so I put an ad in Craigslist. Long story short the guy we hired to do the part turns out was a teacher. I always wanted to learn the fiddle so I thought a couple lessons would be enough, but this guy knows so much and so many styles that I'm hooked. I live in Greenfield, so most of my lessons are online
Wendy
I asked at Downtown Sounds in Northampton who is the best fiddle teacher in western MA. Joe said "Adam Sweet". I called and he responded promptly. I must say, he's very patient and knowledgeable. I've been taking lessons now from Mr. Sweet since 2009 when he was teaching in South Hadley
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Kimberly S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kimberly S.

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I am an experienced violinist and violist and music educator, who loves working with adult beginners. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing professionally for over 30 years. Are you an adult who has always wanted to play the violin but was never able to? Were you told you were too old or that it was too late? Maybe you want to revisit the instrument you gave up as a youngster. I can help you get back on track. I can give you the skills and confidence you will need to accomplish your goals. It's never too late!

I am also gifted in strengthening the skills of those who have already had some experience playing violin and/or viola, but would like to improve, no matter your age. I can help young students prepare for all state and all county competitions. My lessons are laid back, personable, and enjoyable.

About Kimberly

I am active as a music educator, having taught violin, viola, and music both privately and in the classroom. I have been a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American String Teachers Association. I am known for my gentle and encouraging way of instructing my students, yet

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Heidi B.
Kimberly is patient!! Gives clear instruction which immediately improves my playing. I am so happy with my choice of instructor!
Kent Looney
Kimberly Simkins has been a wonderful instructor for my daughter, as she works to improve her Viola playing. She is very interactive with my daughter and provides good feedback for my daughter's Viola playing.

I have been happy with this instruction and I hope others have a chance to see how personable and skilled she is.
Elyssa
Mrs. Simpkins is a great teacher and instructor and knows exactly how to make great players. I have Dyslexia and signed up for lessons after playing for a few years. Mrs. Simpkins knows exactly how to teach me and has shaped me into a great player. If you are wanting to learn to play Violin or Viola, or want to improve she is the teacher to go to. She is through, and has a great ability to shape amazing players. She got me into senior clinic and in the last concert I was placed 3rd chair mainly because of her instruction. I hope to continue lessons with her for the next year until I graduate. Although she has not been my teacher for all 9 years I have been playing, she has been my teacher for the past 4 years and I have loved having her teach me during every lesson. Having Mrs. Simpkins as your teacher, will make your playing improve significantly. I highly recommend her to everyone!
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Rebeka D.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Latin, French, Italian, German
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rebeka D.

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Senior Music Education Major with 2+ years of teaching experience and a member of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra. A violinist and vocalist with 11+ years of experience, and 2+ years of viola and piano experience. I believe that music is an experience that is felt and understood differently among each person and because of this, all lessons are customized according to the interests, needs, and goals of each student. My students will develop a solid foundation of music theory, aural skills, and sight-reading that will prove to be extremely beneficial in their musical studies. My greatest desire is to help all of my students to achieve their greatest musical potential and to grow in their appreciation of the beauty of music.

About Rebeka

I am a Senior at Mount Saint Joseph University pursuing a degree in Music Education. My primary instruments are violin and voice, with my secondary instruments being viola and piano. I have been playing violin and singing for 11+ years and playing viola and piano for 2+ years. I am a classically

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Claudia P.
She was very helpful for my son.
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Megan M.
it was good
Leslie A.
I enjoyed our first intro session/lesson. I am looking forward to having Rebeka guide me thru learning Latin and becoming proficient in reading, speaking, and writing it as we progress thru the lessons.
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Debra R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner
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Debra R.

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Learn to play the violin with creativity, encouragement, and consistency. Violin students will learn through lessons that are customized to address the goals of each individual learner. Students will aspire to be creative, musical, and confident as they strum this beautiful stringed instrument.

About Debra

Debra has been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and has helped students learn to read, write and perform music in a fun and relaxed environment. Debra received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Morgan State University with a concentration in Piano. As an expert in her field, Debra l

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Makayla W.
Debra is a great teacher, she made my daughter feel comfortable and she is easy to talk to.
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"I started violin lessons with Leanna in May and I must say she is an awesome teacher. Lessons are great and I am actually learning how to play the violin! I can not think of a time when she was harsh or impatient, seeing that I complete beginner. She is pleasant and encouraging. I was late for one of she class and she was so understandable"
Yakeisha
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
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"Definitely like this violin teacher : )"
Jingwen
Took Violin lessons from Emily S.
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"This lesson was great! We went over my audition pieces in the form of a mock audition and then drilled everything afterward. I received excellent feedback from Lucas, and I know I will do my best in my audition. Thank you!"
Nazly
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"What a great learning experience. I came the first time to her as an adult beginner who has no musical background whatsoever. She is super helpful, very informative, and fun to work with."
Bahram
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"My son has learned a lot from Jonathan, and we really appreciate him as a teacher. We have been taking lessons for some time, and will continue to do so!
Highly recommended!"
Mei
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"A very warm and knowledgeable instructor. Jocelyn is so kind and helps me figure the violin out at my own pace!"
Shannan
Took Violin lessons from Jocelyn Z.
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"From my experience with her, she is very knowledgeable, has a great sense of humor, knows about computers and I enjoy learning from her. I only hope that I can keep doing the violin lessons until I'm playing the violin well enough to be able to make some music."
Tom Reaghard
Took Violin lessons from Megan H.
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"My daughter worked with Kris for almost eight years and Kris was always dedicated and committed to her growth. He is an enormously capable and talented violin teacher- we highly recommend him!"
Tracy
Took Violin lessons from Kris M.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. I would use his services long term."
Sheila
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Very Good with my son who has ADD"
Arthur
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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