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Mariel C.

Mesa, AZ

Whether you're a beginner, advanced player, or just want to learn new techniques and different styles of music, I can help you reach your goals and have fun with your instrument!

About Mariel

I was born in Mexico City and have been playing violin for 17 years. I received my degree in Music Education from Brigham Young University, and have been teaching people of all ages and levels for 7 years.

My main goal for my students is to help them build the very solid basics of their instrument. With my training and experience with string instruments, I can help them develop a good sound that will give them the confidence to continue their studies and perform for others. Although my training has been mostly in classical music, I have had experience teaching all kinds of genres such as co
untry, bluegrass, and pop.

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I am a Suzuki certified teacher and use the books for my lessons. If you can't read music, I'll teach you all that you need to know when you're ready! What you can expect from me is to help you get a good, solid start and build up your skills from there. I will do all that it takes to help you be satisfied with your progress and help you reach your goals!

*** Travel Equipment ***
I don't provide my students with any equipment. They need to bring their own books, instrument, and supplies such as shoulder rest, rosin, bow, etc.

*** Specialties ***
Suzuki Method
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Nate January 5, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
My son enjoyed his lesson very much. Mariel was patient and focused on what he wants to learn and accomplish.
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Terry E. December 12, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
What a joy Mariel is. So patient and understanding, puts up with my bad jokes, terrible playing and allows me to go where I want to go with the material.
I can not speak highly enough about her, but I will say I don't think any one could be better than she is.
Thanks for putting up with me Mariel
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Mariel C.

Mariel C.

Mesa, AZ 85201
(2)
starting at
$45 / 30-min
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Carolyn B.

Scottsdale, AZ

The viola is my main instrument. I have been teaching viola for over twenty five years. I teach both traditional western methods and Suzuki style. I have a Doctorate in the Viola. I am very experienced teaching all ages and levels. I teach out of my home studio in Scottsdale. If you have ever dreamed of learning to play music, I can help you make that dream come true.

About Carolyn

Carolyn has taught advanced, intermediate and beginning violin and viola lessons for over twenty five years. She has also taught beginning piano and cello for over eighteen years. Carolyn earned her Doctorate in Music Performance from Arizona State University. She has taught in the Maricopa Community Colleges as well as in Scottsdale School District. Carolyn is very good with young students, teens, as well as adults. She is currently the Principal Violist of the Scottsdale Philharmonic, and the Conductor of the Four Seasons Orchestra. She is the violist with Four Seasons String Quartet.
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Eilana S. April 1, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Carolyn has been a great instructor for our daughter. She is knowledgeable, patient and uses positive reinforcement to facilitate learning. We are off to a great start and look forward to seeing the progress our daughter will make.
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Karen K. August 30, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Carolyn has done a great job with my son on the violin. She is filling in the missing pieces from his past instruction and is making sure he gets what he needs going forward. She also encourages as she teaches.
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Olivia T. August 19, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Wonderful first lesson. My daughter is very excited to attend the next one.
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Carolyn B.

Carolyn B.

Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(3)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Victor Q.

Phoenix, AZ

I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on technique, finger dexterity, expert note reading ability and total musicianship. How to play a piece of music that will move the audience emotionally. I stress voc
abulary and music history and theory as part of being a well-trained musician.
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Sue May 25, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
He is a great teacher. Explains everything and has me keep trying until I do it correctly.
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Laura April 26, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Victor is an excellent teacher. He teaches music that I am interested in, and tailors lessons to my skill level. He has a strong background in music theory, and has done a great job of helping me grasp concepts that I have never understood before. As an beginning adult student, I could not have found a better teacher.
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Isabella April 12, 2016
Cello · In home
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher! Patient, highly knowledgeable and kind. Very pleased.
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Victor Q.

Phoenix, AZ 85014
(4)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Lydia B.

Peoria, AZ

Viola was the first instrument I started on back when I was about nine years old! Our lessons will consist of learning scales, music notation and technique. I aim to make them as fun as possible to students will be encouraged to keep practicing!

About Lydia

I've been playing the violin and viola for about ten years now! I go to school at Glendale Community College for Vocal Performance, and I love studying all things that have to do with classical music. I am really passionate about music theory and I think it's an important thing to study when first starting out as a musician. My students learn more about technique and scales, as well as have fun crafting their new skill!
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Jacob P. May 2, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
She is a wonderful instructor. Very helpful and very patient. As someone who has no experience in stringed instruments, she definitely has given me the confidence to keep playing and practicing.
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Kathleen G. February 19, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Lydia was very helpful and listened to all me needs and worked hard to meet them and plan a lesson plan which will be helpful to me.
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Robyn M. February 4, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Lydia is very patient and has a great spirit
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Lydia B.

Lydia B.

Peoria, AZ 85383
(3)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Gloria Y.

Phoenix, AZ

I've been teaching viola for 15 years and my students have gone on to compete in concerto competitions and play in youth orchestras. During our first lessons, we will address posture, simple rhythms, and scales. As you gain confidence we will build your repertoire. I can also accompany you on piano. I teach step-by-step and am very organized. I use Essential Elements, Suzuki, Hrimaly, Wolfhart. I work with students of many different ages and abilities, and it would be my pleasure to teach you!

About Gloria

Teaching has been an important part of my life for 15 years. I have honed the art of communication and enjoyed getting to know each of my students. I love motivating students to work as hard as they can on music. I have like to be there every step of the way throughout my student's progress.
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Hannah E. July 9, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Gloria is very patient, kind, and encouraging with my daughter. My daughter has blossomed with her!
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Arpit D. March 28, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
I am an adult learner and former violin player but hadn't played the violin in over 15 years.

I thought the way she gauged my residual skills was amazing. She chose short pieces in successive Suzuki books to assess my rhythm, subdividing, bowing, fingering and knowledge of scales.

She picked up on the smallest details - it was amazing really. For example, she mentioned that she liked the left hand frame, but wanted to check on one thing - so she riffed through the books I had and had me play a piece - just so she could see how the frame held up when I had to reach for the high c on the E string. She liked that I kept the third finger down while reaching with the fourth, but noticed then that my thumb moved under the neck - I guess this made her want to see how I shifted positions (I didn't think I'd have to do that in my first lesson after 15 years!) - and she saw that I had my thumb under the next. The craziest part about this is that this is a habit that my high school violin teacher dealt with with me!

More importantly, though, she was very understanding about goal-setting. She didn't lump me in with her younger students and asked very frank but focused questions about what I wanted to get out of playing the violin again - some that I hadn't even thought to ask myself!

I really look forward to my next lesson with her!
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Ella February 27, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Wonderful!! As a fellow musician, I Couldn't ask for a better teacher! Great with kids 0 I would recommend her to anyone!
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Gloria Y.

Phoenix, AZ 85083
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starting at
$28 / 30-min

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