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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
Reading, PA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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 ce

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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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Luther B.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Hadassah
Mr. Blackwell is very kind and is an amazing teacher. He takes time to help me understand music especially the theory sections. He is not just a music teacher but he is an excellent mentor.
Paul
Luther has been very helpful at teaching me the basics while also making sure we move at a pace in which I am comfortable before jumping into any new exercises. I look forward to having him as a teacher for a long time.
Brian Gee
When I was 53, I decided that I would like to learn how to play the bass guitar. I contacted Mr. Blackwell to see if he would be interested in teaching an older person how to play music. Mr. Blackwell told me that he could teach me how to play and my age is not an issue. I still remember my first lesson. I showed up with a music book and Mr. Blackwell said we are not going to use a book at this time because he wanted to teach me what I needed to know for my skill level, which by the way was novice! Three years later, not only can I play the bass, read music and improvise as needed, I play in a band and we are on the radio! If you are thinking of learning music or want to advance your music skills, Mr. Blackwell is the teacher that you are looking for! Bravo Mr. Blackwell!
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Lauren S.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Graduate Teaching Assistantship from University of Louisville
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Lauren S.

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Music should never simply be a rote-learning process. We develop real artistry. My students learn how to interpret, transform, and create music. From the first lesson, we experiment with various musical "ingredients" and revisit these tools often as we move through a lesson series or repertoire. Students explore a variety of styles and learn to read, compose, and improvise. Students as young as five have created their own theme and variations on a favorite tune with these techniques.

About Lauren

Hello! My name is Lauren, and I am excited to bring out the musician in you! At Musical Life Studio, we foster music from the beginning through the professional level. Our students include: • Children and working adults in beginning & intermediate study • Collegiate and professional music

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Chasity O.
She is such a good voice coach. She watches you and knows exactly what to work on with you. She challenges you and also is very comfortable to work with. I highly recommended lessons with Lauren!!
Marlenny
I thank God that I have Lauren as my violin teacher. As a new learner I fell comfortable and extremely confident with her. She is amazing, very patient, and helps me with all my errors or helps me on how to improve.
Thank you from the bottom my heart!! God bless you in everything you do and your family!
Jeffrey B.
Very nice and professional

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Angela K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
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Angela K.

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My approach to teaching is individualized for each student so I personalize lessons to each student’s needs and abilities. I have mostly taught children between the ages of 9 and 17. I look forward to helping new students of all levels achieve their goals.

About Angela

I am a graduate of The Juilliard School, where I received my Bachelor and Master of Music degrees, and am currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at the Eastman School of Music. I have experience teaching violin and chamber music at New York City public schools and at summer music programs.

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Sunny
I took private violin lessons with Angela for two years. She is a wonderful teacher who has helped me improve tremendously. Her way of teaching is friendly and professional.
Thea (mom: Ketura) B.
Very nice and patient as we get into this new process of learning virtually.

Michael R.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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Online Violin Teacher

Violin is one of my favorites to listen to and includes such a wide range of music, from fiddle, to blues to of course classical.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
Matthew C.

Tatiana Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tatiana Z.

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I'm a violinist with 10 years of teaching experience. I am working with students of all ages/ levels. I believe that teacher should help a student to reveal and develop his/her personality through the music, so the lessons are adjusted for each student's needs individually. At the same time, the basis is a professional approach with detailed instructions.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist, member of several orchestras in Michigan. I studied at St. Petersburg Conservatory and also have a Doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My diverse background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools. I

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pab
We have been with Tatiana for past 3 years and she teaches my both kids. She is very knowledgeable , flexible and very interested to teach kids. I would recommend her highly to any one interested in learning violin.
Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Reading, PA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Reading 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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"My daughter Madison thinks that Betsy is the greatest. She was very excited, which is exactly what I hoped for. Betsy made her want to continue learning. Madison was interested in tennis a few years ago....her coach was mean and autocratic, which made her lose that interest. It’s nice to see how Betsy is an inspiring instructor."
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Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"Very knowledgeable and works great with 6 years old. Will do wonders for your kids self esteem."
Dustin
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"We absolutely love and adore her as an instructor. We enjoyed her so much we scheduled a lesson the very next day. She is warm, friendly and patient. I am amazed by how much she taught my daughter in just two lessons. We look forward to having her as an instructor for years. Absolutely the best instructor ever!"
Elle
Took Violin lessons from Shahrzad P.
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"I took in person lessons with Susanna 17 years ago. I put the violin down & hadn’t played since but decided now to take it up again. I was hesitant to take online lessons but then I found Susanna giving lessons online & signed up. Have only had 1 lesson so far but it was great. Susanna has been doing online lessons for some time & has the format down. She is still the great teacher/communicator I remember even in this new format!"
Kathleen
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Mark was really encouraging the whole time! My first lesson was super informative. I was really happy I was able to learn my first song by the end."
Samantha
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Ran was an absolute delight and my daughter is excited for her next lesson! I highly recommend this teacher because her fundamentals are perfect and she is a wonderful teacher."
Frankie
Took Violin lessons from Ran T.
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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."
Ed
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Susanna is incredibly patient and supportive as well as encouraging!"
Denise
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Very knowledgeable instructor and extremely accommodating. I lived slightly outside his radius and he went to great lengths to have TakeLessons extend his service area."
Logan Johnson
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Lin is an excellent teacher because she is knowledgeable, engaging, and professional. She adjusts her teaching method in accordance to students' needs and keeps the class challenging and fun. She is a careful listener and pick-ups on important techniques the student needs for practice. She will pick songs for students to learn for fun. Last Christmas, she taught us "Jingle Bell" and my kid just played it in our family party. It was wonderful! We are lucky to have her as our music teacher."
Chawanee
Took Violin lessons from Lin X.
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