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Fiddle

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

First set of lessons first $15

Discount Times 8 A.M. – 2 P.M. (Mon-Fri) 30 minutes each
(1x - $22), (3x week - $60), (5x week- $75)

Regular Times 3 P.M. – 9 P.M. (Mon- Fri)
(15 minutes - $15), (30 minutes - $25),
(45 minutes - $35), (1 hour - $45)

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Michelle teaches

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About

Michelle passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Michelle delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+ and special needs

Teaching since:
October 2009

First set of lessons first $15

Discount Times 8 A.M. – 2 P.M. (Mon-Fri) 30 minutes each
(1x - $22), (3x week - $60), (5x week- $75)

Regular Times 3 P.M. – 9 P.M. (Mon- Fri)
(15 minutes - $15), (30 minutes - $25),
(45 minutes - $35), (1 hour - $45)

I specialize in teaching strings (violin, viola, cello, upright bass) to kids & adults age 4 & up. Yes, you can start at any age. I use the Essential Elements for Strings and the G'DAE colored violin notes.

Lessons should be fun, and you should enjoy it more and more each time you come. That is why I teach not only classical music, but current popular music that is played on the radio. I like to hear the students opinions, and see their reaction when they play songs they can recognize. Sure, technique and posture are taught, but it is in a fun safe environment. I also teach that it is okay to make a mistake. There is no judgment in my class, and if you need more time or more help then that is what you get.

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Experience

private and group lessons instructor
Oct 2009 - Jul 2013
Music and Art, Gwinnett School of Music, 1st United Methodist Church (Fine Arts Academy), Destiny Christian Academy, Jackson's Music, Music Matters (After School Program)

I started teaching violin, viola, cello, and double bass in 2009. I taught in many music schools in Georgia including; Gwinnett School of Music, Music and Arts, Jackson’s Music, and the Fine Arts Academy at Douglasville 1st United Methodist Church. During this time I also taught 4 elementary after school programs with Music Matters After School along with a community orchestra with Douglasville 1st United Methodist Church on the weekend for children and adults. I also taught general music at Destiny Christian Academy where I also taught art to preschool and elementary kids. In addition I helped with 2 summer camps, music camp - were I taught the violin class and arts camp, for the Fine Arts Academy with Douglasville 1st United Methodist Church.

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Education

Associates of Fine Arts
Mar 2009 - May 2011
Georgia Highlands

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Head Start
Aug 2010
Georgia

Head Start is a certification I received while working with in a private school for teaching young children. It was a great certification to help teach and recognize many aspects of a child development.

Photos & Videos

while teaching online

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Lesson agreement with Michelle Teague

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Window beside you or in front of you=NO shadow. Music slightly  left & behind screen

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During a concert for First United Methodist Church in 2013

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My son playing his first solo at his first recital. 6yrs old

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My students instruments that were rented out during my time teaching in GA

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Photo by Michelle T.

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Photo by Michelle T.

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My 6 year old class during a Feb concert 2013 at 1st United Methodist
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89 Reviews

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Galyna Sep 11, 2019
Cello · Online

Michelle is absolutely amazing teacher. Very approachable and professional at the same time. Lessons are very engaging and creative She knows when to push forward gently and when to scale back. My kid loves her!

Linda Sep 4, 2019
Violin · Online

Very patient and kind as my daughter is a beginner. Would highly recommend, Michelle. My daughter is looking forward to more lessons!

Monica Aug 22, 2019
Violin · Online

She’s funny. Very easy going, but pretty detailed in explaining how you need to move or work your body to play the violin.

Emily Aug 6, 2019
Viola · Online

Was a great first lesson! Taught us both some new basics.

Rayna Aug 6, 2019
Violin · Online

My daughter loves taking lessons with Michelle. Michelle is very kind and patient. She is also very knowledgeable and relates everything to my daughters understanding.

Haru Jul 22, 2019
Viola · Online

Eliana Jul 8, 2019
Violin · Online

Very patient and inquiring. Sent recommended list of materials. Felt very comfortable with Michelle ! Very kind Looking forward to next lesson!

Adam N. Jul 8, 2019
Violin · Online

Cathy Jun 19, 2019
Viola · Online

Michelle is great with my 6 year old who is new to Viola and isn’t always “in the mood”. She keeps the lessons light and fun but I leave each lesson feeling as my child has learned something new. She is also accommodating to changing schedules as things come up. Thanks Michelle

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Joanie Jun 19, 2019
Violin · Online

My 5 year old daughter loves her lessons with Michelle. She is awesome at keeping kids engaged and having fun!

Kathy O. Jun 7, 2019
Violin · Online

Omari H. Jun 3, 2019
Cello · Online

My daughter enjoys her lessons!

Megan May 31, 2019
Cello · Online

The first session was very informative and helpful. Michelle is very friendly and patient.

Bethany May 26, 2019
Cello · Online

Michelle is great about keeping my child on track, but still allowing for conversation. There is very little frustration, which is a big improvement over previous years/teachers.

Josh May 12, 2019
Cello · Online

Nicole May 5, 2019
Violin · Online

I had my first lesson today and so far so good :) Michelle is kind, patient, cheerful and sets reasonable goals. Looking forward to my next lesson!

Melody M. May 1, 2019
Cello · Online

Michelle was knowledgeable and very personable. I look forward to more lessons with her!

Stephanie Apr 22, 2019
Cello · Online

Rob Apr 19, 2019
Violin · Online

Every lesson I've had has taught me so much. I came into this as a beginner, and after each lesson i have learned a lot, but not to much information for me to be overwhelmed. I highly recommend lessons with Michelle.

Kasey K. Apr 8, 2019
Violin · Online

Dana H. Apr 1, 2019
Violin · Online

Great lessons!!!! Learning so much, very fun!

Richard LF Mar 31, 2019
Cello · Online

Michelle is a very calm and patient instructor. She is more interested in completing the lesson then ending precisely on the dot. I enjoy her humor and bubbly personality. Her lessons are fun!

Bethany Mar 28, 2019
Cello · Online

Very professional and encouraging. She keeps the student on task and works through the frustrations.

AnnaMarie Mar 28, 2019
Cello · Online

Michelle is a very encouraging and supportive cello teacher. My daughter loves her sessions with her, where she gets to work on technique while still creating music she loves. Michelle is patient and a good listener with definite expertise. My daughter was most impressed with now being able to tune her on her own!

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Asia H. Mar 19, 2019
Cello · Online

Very pleasant with children, capable instructor.

Omari H. Mar 19, 2019
Cello · Online

Kaitlin Mar 15, 2019
Cello · Online

I love Michelle and her way of teaching. With her help i am actually learning to play the cello just like I wanted to do. She is the Best!

Seth Mar 15, 2019
Cello · Online

Michelle is an excellent teacher, and can accommodate any student.
Michelle gives clear instructions, and is patient with her students when they don't understand something.
She helped me by improving individual music pieces, as well as solidifying great technique.
I completely recommend Michelle to all students.

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Merve K. Mar 13, 2019
Violin · Online

Mikala Feb 28, 2019
Violin · Online

Michelle is such a great teacher, very patient and she has such a great personality. I have felt super comfortable with her since day one! She’s is knowledgeable and gives great pointers and has great availability to work with my schedule as a working single mother. Best teacher EVER!!

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Yan Feb 15, 2019
Violin · Online

Kelley L. Feb 1, 2019
Violin · Online

Matthew R. Jan 21, 2019
Viola · Online

Michelle is very patient, helpful, and knowledgeable.

Seth S. Jan 18, 2019
Cello · Online

Mrs. Michelle T. Has very clear teaching methods by explaining, and demonstrating techniques. She is also quite patient with her students, and gives them time to learn.

Heather Jan 14, 2019
Viola · Online

Very nice instructor. Very helpful, very kind when addressing faults. I have no issues.

Lada Jan 14, 2019
Cello · Online

Chloe Jan 12, 2019
Cello · Online

Michelle is a great teacher. She taught me to be a better cellist through online FaceTime. She is nice and is an amazing teacher. I am 13 and a beginning cello player. All in all I would recommend Michelle for a cello teacher.

Nicole Jan 2, 2019
Cello · Online

We had our first lesson and really liked Michelle. She is very attentive and personal. My daughter really liked Michelle's teaching style so far. Looking forward to more lessons with Michelle.

Faibe Dec 30, 2018
Violin · Online

It was awesome. My kid had a fun time.

Heather Dec 19, 2018
Viola · Online

Very nice, very understanding. I had fun.

Carrie S. Dec 18, 2018
Viola · Online

Penelope Dec 13, 2018
Violin · Online

Very patient and very positive. My daughter is enjoying her lessons... and playing the violin!

MissMaia Dec 6, 2018
Violin · Online

I love Teacher Michelle. I will surely be back after my 30day paid session with her. I have learned a lot during those 30 mins 5x a week session we had. She had so much patience. Always with a happy smile on her face never giving up on her students. Thanks Teacher Michelle.

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Adam N. Dec 5, 2018
Violin · Online

Kayla r Dec 5, 2018
Violin · Online

She uses a volor coded book for my younge learner. Michelle makes learning violin very fun.

Barker Dec 5, 2018
Violin ·

Best violin teacher. Very nice and super funny.

Christy Dec 5, 2018
Cello · Online

Great cello lessons

Melissa Dec 4, 2018
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I brought my son to her and she was amazing very kind and attentive

Douglas Dec 4, 2018
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She is a good teacher and puts alot of time and effort into her students.

Darlene R. Dec 1, 2018
Violin · Online

I am one of Michelle’s older students. I have wanted to learn violin since I was a child. Michelle is making it possible. She has tailored a lesson plan to my specific needs and makes learning fun.
Darlene

Meghan Nov 28, 2018
Violin · Online

My daughter had several wonderful lessons. Michelle helped built her confidence level by being very positive and encouraging! I wasn’t sure how online lessons work (this was our first time) but I was pleasantly surprised on all the tips and advices given by Michelle, anywhere from the way to hold an instrument to how to find a note then playing a piece in sync. Convenience of not driving anywhere and having a lesson at our home is always a plus :)

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Kasey Nov 28, 2018
Violin · Online

Michelle does a great job with my six year old daughter. My daughter is learning to read music and enjoying herself while doing it.

Arpit D. Nov 27, 2018
Cello · Online

I played the cello for years as a child and recently started playing again. Michelle has guided me in learning the basics of reading music again and even talks me through all of the super fine details. She has given me the best advice on how to set myself up for success including a great book suggestion! She is laid back and personable. I am so glad I found her.

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Amanda G. Nov 19, 2018
Violin · Online

she REALLY is an amazing person and on the first lesson she has like a little test but its fun and it allows her to get to know were you are and what to stat on. Also she is very phlexable with the time. she is a sweet and kid women. i just switch to cyber school and when i was in public school i did violin. so she is the best also for cyber school. WELL DONE MICHELLE!!!!!!

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Maia's Mom Nov 18, 2018
Violin · Online

Teacher Michelle is the Best Violin Teacher ever. She does know my child well and she knows the way to get my child's attention. She is very patient and knows everything about the lesson. I am happy to have her as my chosen Violin teacher

Tiffany Nov 18, 2018
Violin · Online

Fun class for violin. Had a few teachers but Michelle was by far the best at explaining tuning.

Amanda Nov 18, 2018
Violin · Online

Great lessons qith a great teacher. Fun and full of energy. Shows a real interest in my childs life and they laugh a lot.

Treyson Nov 14, 2018
Viola · Online

Michelle was so patient with my son and very knowledgeable about the viola. We enjoyed her lessons and look forward to many more.

Jennifer H. Nov 1, 2018
Violin · Online

The first 2 lessons my daughter had with Michelle were very good. She is very nice and fun and has an upbeat personality. By the third lesson, Michelle was still spending valuable lesson time reviewing my daughter's situation (name, music, schedule), allowed her own child to repeatedly interrupt, and was inconsistent with her facts (first saying a dotted half note was 3 counts and then saying a dot is worth 1/2 count, so a dotted whole note is worth 4.5 counts). 30 minutes is not a lot of time and I felt like it was wasted.

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Mel G. Oct 19, 2018
Violin · Online

Teacher Michelle has been doing a great job with my 5 year old. She is very patient and smart. She knows how to teach it in a simplified manner for kids at a young age. She does the teaching in a fun way too. Worth having her as my child's first teacher in playing a musical instrument.

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Kaitlin K. Oct 18, 2018
Cello · Online

Loved it!!

Adelaide Oct 12, 2018
Violin · Online

Fabulous! Really takes the time as a tutor to know the student and adjust to her learning style and level of skill - simply fabulous!

Amanda Oct 8, 2018
Violin · Online

Excellent!!

Jennifer H. Oct 5, 2018
Violin · Online

Kasey Oct 5, 2018
Violin · Online

My daughter is five years old and Michelle does a good job relating to her. Michelle is very encouraging. I like the program she uses to help younger children learn how to read music. After my daughter’s lesson today she was so excited that she could read music. The only thing that would be better is if we could have lessons in person. We live in a rural area, so online lessons are sometimes our only option.

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Nita Sep 23, 2018
Cello · Online

Very nice thanks.

Stephanie Sep 10, 2018
Cello · Online

Michelle is a very great teacher! If you play the cello or the violin and you are looking for a teacher you should definitely choose Michelle.

Shreya Aug 31, 2018
Violin · Online

Katja K. Aug 29, 2018
Violin · Online

First lesson with Michelle and as I am not completely new with the violin, the first lesson was very much about assessing where we are and how to go forward. Michelle is a very nice and funny person, full of energy and I am already looking forward to our next lesson.

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Gulnora Aug 28, 2018
Violin · Online

She is a wonderful instructor 👩🏻‍🏫! I just love our lessons and look forward to them. Yay! Very excited:)

Gulnora Jul 29, 2018
Violin · Online

I loved my lesson. Michelle is very energetic and fun i loved her approach when she explained important things but took things slowly at the same time. Great lesson really enjoyed it and look forward to future lessons.

Bhargavi U. Jul 24, 2018
Violin · Online

Kelley L. Jul 18, 2018
Violin · Online

I feel like Michelle knows how to explain things and is easy to talk to. My right hand position is improving and the various exercises and stretches help.

Stephanie Jul 9, 2018
Cello · Online

Carolyn May 29, 2018
Violin · In studio

Attempted to establish lessons with this instructor. Drove from Greensboro to Reidsville 3 different times. First time no one answered at residence. Second time received call on the way advising could not meet for lesson and final time, no one at location. I can’t believe she was nervy enough to request a review. We finally found an instructor in Greensboro. Was a very frustrating encounter with an unprofessional tutor.

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Steve May 26, 2018
Violin · Online

I’m having a great time. Michelle is very helpful and has a awesome teaching style.

Maria May 18, 2018
Violin · Online

Michelle is very kind and patient, my daughter enjoyed the lesson very much and I know she'll learn a lot!

Christy May 18, 2018
Violin · Online

Thank you so much for the fun first lesson!

Andrea B. May 13, 2018
Violin · Online

Great lesson!

Kylie B. May 5, 2018
Violin · Online

Great 1st lesson! Michelle is very easy to work with and great with young beginners. We are looking forward to lesson 2.

Steve S. Apr 15, 2018
Violin · Online

This was our first lesson. Michelle was very friendly and helpful. We got off to a great start. Michelle gave me some homework and things to work on until we meet again next week.

Amanda Feb 8, 2018
Violin · Online

Tyra Smith Jan 10, 2018
Suzuki Method ·

Great person very professional and creative always finding ways of capturing a student's full potential highly recommend

Hope Jan 9, 2018
Violin · Online

Michelle is highly creative and artistic. Her educational techniques are sure to keep things enjoyable. She’s a great Mother and a natural with kids, patient, focused and fun. I would definitely recommend her to anyone needing lessons at any age, very easy to get along with.

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Teresa Jan 9, 2018
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I have know Michelle several years. She had a great music school in Georgia. Her students were sad to see her go when she moved to NC. With her teaching on line now everyone can start their lessons again. She is a great teacher who has patience with children of all ages. Looking forward to being able to take adult classes. I am so happy that she will be available on line giving lessons. I am so excited!

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Betty Lou Macintosh Jan 8, 2018
Viola · Online

Having never personally met Michelle face to face, our online experience was more than expected. Our 7 children all benefited from having Michelle as our personal music coach. She was always available by phone and Skype if needed. My children learned to read music and to play by ear thanks to Michelle’s techniques. I would gladly recommend her for any family big or small.

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Tara Jan 8, 2018
Viola · In studio

She was an awesome violin teacher for my 2 kids. She was extremely patient and creative with my younger son and helped my older son excel very quickly. I highly recommend her.

D. Smith Jan 8, 2018
Violin · In studio

My wife and I decided to enroll both of our kids in music lessons, and after careful consideration we felt Ms.Teague would be a perfect fit. Her ability to retain our 6 year olds attention was astonishing, and method of teaching proved to be exemplary. I would recommend Ms.Teague for any age, and or group.

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Jack Jan 7, 2018
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Michelle is awsome. She helps when you need help and has a extraordinary personality

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