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Yanchi C.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Artist Diploma from Duquesne University
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Yanchi C.

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Experienced teacher of 9 years.
My goals for teaching is to help all of the children I work with to become more noble human beings through their positive experiences with music!
My priorities for teaching are balanced posture, balanced tone, perfect intonation and great skills for developing artistic musicianship in performance.
Currently accepting students of all ages and levels.

About Yanchi

Yanchi, violinist, began her musical studies on the violin at the age of four in the studio of Derong Wang, one of the top music conservatories in China. As a child, She has won many awards and competitions. During her middle and high school years, she was concertmaster of the Student Symphony orch

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Junhao
Very professional teacher. Got great improvement under her teaching. She surely knows a ton about music and fun!
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Oakdale, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
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Sam K.

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Basics of scales and intonation development, reading, bowing basics and fiddle style bowing rhythms, improvising, double-stops

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through
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Anna T.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • B.M. in Violin Performance from State Conservatory of Uzbekistan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna T.

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I am happy to offer professional training in violin for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. I have 8 years of teaching experience in an academic environment. I have worked extensively with students of various ages. We will tailor the lessons to your needs and goals to achieve best expected results.

About Anna

I am happy to offer professional training in violin for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. I have 8 years of teaching experience in an academic and private environment. I have worked extensively with students of various ages. We will tailor the lessons to your needs and goals to achieve

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Alana
She is very patient with my daughter. My daughter has been consistently improving after 5 lessons.
Lynn
I like to study with Ms. Anna T. She's easy to understand and follow.
Monika
Anna is an excellent and very patient teacher. I am an adult student that has zero experience in music but in the last few weeks I’ve learned how to read music and actually how to use my violin all thanks to Anna.

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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on violln learn the basics.

About Thomas

Thomas J. W. is an active music teacher, composer, adjudicator, and clinician in the greater Philadelphia area. He has over twenty years of experience as a concert band director, marching band director, jazz improvisation instructor, choral director, orchestra director, private instructor, arranger

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
Brian
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Elicia R.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elicia R.

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Online Violin Teacher

Typically, I use the Suzuki and Strictly Strings books for beginner students, and I will then advance to etude studies such as Wolfarht and Sevick in addition to the Suzuki sequels for my intermediate students. Lastly, I will add Introducing the Positions, Mazas, Josephine Trott Double Stops, and solo concertos to my advanced students.

About Elicia

I began violin lessons at age five, and was requested by the youth conductor to join the Palm Beach Youth Symphony a year later. For eight consecutive years, I performed with many other youth orchestras and served as concert mistress several times. At the age of thirteen, I auditioned for and joine

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Mia R.
Elicia is a great tracher to have. She’s very understanding ,and details with her lessons. In the short time that i’ve had lessons with Elicia she’s a great teaher.
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Jocelyn D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 to 16
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Jocelyn D.

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I am an experienced classical violin teacher who has been teaching for 5 years from ages 5-16, beginner to advanced! I focus heavily on technique and foundations so the student has a well rounded music education and confidence in the violin that they can take with them forever. For beginners I use the Suzuki books, I Can Read Music series, String Builder series and Winning Rhythms. For more advanced violinists I use the Introduction to the Positions series and etude books such as Wohlfahrt and Kreuzer.

About Jocelyn

My name is Jocelyn and I have been playing the violin and viola for 13 years and teaching for 5 years. I am principal viola of the Bryn Mawr-Haverford Orchestra and I also am part of a chamber music group. In high school, I was in the Maryland All-State Orchestra for four years and was in the Mary

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Bridget
Jocelyn is punctual and courteous. She was flexible and responsive via email. She is a great fit for an outgoing child.
Amy
Jocelyn was very professional and patient with my daughter who is just a beginner. We are excited to see progress from week to week!
Ruchin
Jocelyn came to our home and worked with our son. She was very patient and kind with him and was able to find what to correct on the first lesson! She recommended some books for us to buy and I think that she will be a great teach for him.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Pittsburgh is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"Mark was wonderful, very knowledgeable! He was able to teach my daughter in a way that she actually understood. My daughter has A.D.D. He was far from my home but TOTALLY worth it. I will continue the lessons with Mark."
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Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Full of Knowledge when it comes to all aspects of music and learning the violin"
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Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"She is really a good teacher with a great sense of humor! ;)"
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Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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"She is great with my son! She keeps his attention and he seems to really enjoy going."
Erin
Took Violin lessons from Laura S.
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"Gabrielle was WONDERFUL!! She was truly the best teacher my son has ever had. She’s warm, lovely, encouraging. Everything you would want in a teacher. We’re very sorry to see her go, as she is moving. It will be very hard to replace her."
Sally
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"Five stars isn't enough .I'd give her 10 .it was wonderful."
Hope
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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"Megan came very well prepared and was very thorough in her explanations. I'll continue with her for the foreseeable future!"
Tyler Owen
Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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"Connie is a teacher who really concentrates on the positive. She is a teacher who gives positive feedback in every lesson. She knows the material inside and out. Connie has a lot of joy in her teaching. She is a joyful and lovely person. I find her an amazing teacher!"
Patricia
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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Ms. Heins is an amazing teacher. I have been learning Violin from her for over two years now and I love it. She explains things clearly and if I am stuck on a piece she helps me out. She encourages me to do my best and participate in different competitions and activities. I love playing violin with her."
Vara
Took Violin lessons from Chris H.
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"Elicia is a wonderfully talented Violinist! My daughter started lessons two years ago and loves going every week. Elicia is encouraging and very positive, she will point out areas that need to be re-worked. If something is not up to par she will add it to the lesson the following week and allow for more practice time. Elicia is truly wonderful I couldn't have asked for a better instructor for my daughter! I am so lucky to have found her on take lessons."
Anne
Took Violin lessons from Elicia R.
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