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Kendra R.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kendra R.

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Having taught and performed for over 30 years, I have had the pleasure of working with students of all levels and ages. For beginning students, you can expect to be playing and learning to read music within your first month of taking lessons. I am happy to say that my intermediate and advanced students have met goals of preparing for auditions with success, performance events, and simply studying new technique and repertoire for their own pleasure. I look forward to meeting and sharing your musical endeavors!

About Kendra

Kendra has been performing and teaching professionally for over 30 years. As an experienced musician and home school parent of three, she truly understands how to tailor the teaching experience to each student's needs and goals. Working in studio and online, Kendra has provided convenience, flexib

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alycia
No matter how un well I play she always encourages and I feel like "ok I will try again and practice a little more and guess what I do improve . I have progressed 100%
ted tronnes
Kendra had my 13 year old for about a year and a half as a complete beginner, and we'd still be with her for sure were it not for an easier alternative at a new school this Fall. Kendra has an amazing understanding of the younger student and what incentivizes them to learn and grow fast. My child practiced once a day for at least 30 minutes and in the above time is already making a lot of beautiful music. If you/yours is motivated, Special K is the way! Thnx, Kendra
Corinne
Kendra has been a joy to work with so far through virtual lessons. We are just beginning with her and we are encouraged to continue forward. She has a laser eye for technique and is warm and kind. She not only explains technical placement but she also explains the reasons why they are important. She is great with my 9 year old and really checks for understanding along the way.

Rebecca H.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Rebecca H.

11 Reviews
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My enthusiastic teaching style makes learning music with me fun & exciting. My philosophy is to teach the individual by customizing the Music curriculum to the specific needs of the student. As partners in learning, the student will achieve the highest success through positive reinforcement & a positive learning environment. Students can expect to have their love of music nurtured as they gain technical competency through our lessons.

About Rebecca

IMPORTANT NOTE: Rebecca is a traveling teacher. Once you purchase a lesson package, Rebecca can schedule you in a mutually available time. Rebecca's musical training began at the age of 5 on the piano. As her love of music grew, she began playing the violin at age 8 with the viola to follow a y

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Joey H.
Energetic. Complimentary. Explains well....the hour flew by
Diane G.
Rebecca is a wonderful teacher!! She is so knowledgeable and patient. She knows exactly what I need to learn focus on, given my limited abilities. Cant wait for my next lesson!
Bruce
Becca is a fantastic teach, patient and kind and my daughter just adores her. I cannot recommend her enough.
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Ava P.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Music: Performance from Truman State University
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
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Ava P.

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I started viola 8 years ago in order to expand opportunities and get to know more about this amazing instrument, but I began teaching about 4 years ago. I teach beginners to advanced students, and incorporate basic music theory, note reading, and any other skills a student may require based on their skill level.

About Ava

A native of Houston, Texas, violinist Ava Pacheco is a Boulder-based performer, collaborator, and teacher. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music in violin from the University of Colorado Boulder, as well as a Bachelor of Music in violin performance from Truman State University. As a

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Ava
Ava is amazing!! We highly recommend her. Super knowledgeable, friendly and great with kids. Thanks Ava!
Sarah
Excellent!

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Cieran M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance from University of Denver
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Cieran M.

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Viola is the undersung hero of the orchestra, and I love to help violists learn this beautiful instrument! Though much of the technique of the instrument is the same or very similar to the violin, violists enjoy a great repertoire of solo pieces and high demand in ensembles, which I can help you discover for yourself. (Please see my violin profile for more information on experience and lesson style)

About Cieran

I love music, and I love helping other people find and develop their love for music! I teach all styles of violin and piano to ages 4 and up, with a strong emphasis on finding what kind of music each student enjoys and building a life-long love of music with solid technical foundations. I hold a

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Henry W.
Cieran was amazing with my 3 year old! He explained everything and was very patient!
Kelsey F.
Cieran is absolutely fantastic. Regardless of what type of style you are trying to learn, he is the teacher for you. He has a great passion for music and is knowledgeable, kind, and patient. Every lesson is tailored to what you would like to learn. Not only that, but he is an extremely gifted player, so after hearing what I aspire to sound like, I am motivated to practice more than ever!
Bill S.
Patient & Encouraging

Cieran is knowledgeable, patient, encouraging and attentive - all the things one looks for in a teacher.
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Katie S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Katie S.

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I offer all levels of viola lessons.

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.

Martina S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, French, Czech
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Martina S.

25 Reviews
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Online Viola Teacher

I love the viola; I'm primarily a violist and love nothing more. I would love to share my passion with you or your child!

I have a Master's degree in Viola Performance, and viola is my primary instrument. I have received extensive instruction on the minutiae of the viola, and can help you with any need that you many have!

I tailor my approach to each student. Some students require more technical work, some require interpretive. Both are fascinating and can be taught with structure and clarity.

About Martina

Hi! My name is Martina and I am a classically trained violist. For my background, I received a Master of Music from Roosevelt University, where I studied with Lawrence Neuman of the Chicago Symphony. I received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin with Sally Chisholm of the Pro A

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Renee
She is the best teacher ever!!!!!! She taught me a lot and is super friendly!!!!
Bianca S.
My daughter really enjoyed the lesson!
Gaia
Wonderful, patient and engaging. Best teacher for a beginner 9-year-old.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Philadelphia is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $160 per hour.
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$58 average
60 min
$71 average

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"I learned so much and enjoyed my lessons."
Grace
Took Viola lessons from Virginia A.
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"I was concerned someone of such abilities to possibly have difficulty dealing with beginner students. Just the opposite is true. Without compromising the highest of standards, his friendliness, patience, and welcoming approach to new students makes it an absolute pleasure to work with him."
David
Took Viola lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"My children take piano lessons with Mr. Si and he is a very dedicated teacher. He is patient with the children and is very effective with his teaching methods. He is thorough and makes lessons fun."
Angie
Took Viola lessons from Si T.
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"Andy always manages to motivate my daughter and get her to enjoy playing her viola, which is no mean feet! She looks forward to the lessons and has improved greatly over the last couple of years."
Paul
Took Viola lessons from Andy S.
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"Susanna is an amazing string teacher! With a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon in viola performance and 20 years of teaching in public schools, Susanna is an expert teacher and player. She is great with both children and adults, and she is in a great location. I highly recommend Susanna as both a viola and violin teacher."
Melissa
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Susanna is an excellent teacher. She patient and kind, and she also has great insight to help students improve, both technically and musically. I would recommend her to anyone!"
Adrienne
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Elizabeth is very understanding, patient, personable and knowledgeable. I started playing viola when I was a child and only just picked it back up 20 years later. Already the progress has been significant and I enjoy each advancement after her lessons."
Greg
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Excellent teacher with lots of passion and patience! My daughter has been taking lessons with Julia for a few weeks now, she has improved significantly, and she loves practising so much now!"
Kim
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"Elisa is a great teacher

Elisa taught my daughter viola for almost two years before she moved West. My daughter start viola when she was six. Elisa was very good with a young novice player - She explained musical concepts at an age appropriate level (but never dumbed things down). We were also pleased that she had high standards in her weekly expectations but always kept things fun and loose so as not to cause stress. Had she not moved we would still be employing her. Elisa is a great teacher."
David
Took Viola lessons from Elisa R.
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"Catherine did a lovely job with my 9 year old daughter!"
Anke
Took Viola lessons from Catherine W.
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