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Jessie Y.

Saint Louis, MO

I have taught all ages and all skill levels. I specialize in Suzuki method and love helping students get started on an instrument!

About Jessie

I hold a Masters of Music in Violin Pedagogy from Boise State University. I have been playing the violin for eighteen years. I have performed in a variety of ensembles from 180-person full orchestra and chorus in Eisenstadt, Austria, to a string quartet in a Beatles tribute band. I have been teaching private lessons for about eight years, mostly to beginning and intermediate level students.

*** Lesson Details ***
I teach primarily from the Suzuki violin method with some additional resources to create a well-rounded knowledge of the violin. In addition to learning to play certain pieces o
n the violin students will develop various basic music skills and techniques, such as a theory and history of music. The main goal of my teaching, however, is to instill a love of music and the arts in each and every student I teach.

*** Studio Equipment ***
My home studio is equipped with a piano, music stand, music theory and ear training games, as well as a vast library of method books and supplemental materials.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide lesson plans and some technology. I expect students to have their own instruments and cleaning materials, as well as the appropriate music. Occasionally we will need access to a piano. If there is no piano at the student's home we will need to meet at a location to practice with one.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in the Suzuki violin method.
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Adam P. April 2, 2015
Violin · In studio
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Very knowledgeable and patient. I am learning violin for the first time, and she takes the time to help with proper posture and positioning and technique.
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Xuejun S. May 12, 2014
Verified Student
Very patient and professional

Jessie is very patient, professional, flexible. I'm a college student and busy with school work, but I still learned a lot from her, not only in violin skills, but also music theory and so on. She also teaches me how to practice instead of just showing me the pieces.
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Amit S. April 23, 2013
Violin
Gives you confidence in your own abilities

Jessie taught my daughter from June 2011-Dec 2012. She has been an excellent teacher for my 4 year old. It is really a challenge to keep kids focused at this age and Jessie was always up for the challenge. She simplified things down to really basic tasks that the kids can do and more importantly enjoy the learning experience.

During the period our little girl developed the confidence to play in front of a large audience. She could compose her own variations and play it with authority.

Jessie was always on time and professional with her approach. She always brought prints for parents to follow through on the lessons. It made practices at home really simple for us. We could see progress in our daughter's abilities every week.

We felt sorry that we could not continue on with her because of us relocating to a different city and her move as well. I would greatly recommend her for your violin lessons.
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Jessie Y.

Jessie Y.

Saint Louis, MO 63103
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$23 / 30-min
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Lucy K.

Chesterfield, MO

Experienced violin teacher of 39 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of counting, concentration, coordination, precision and note reading skills. I specialize in traditional European method.

About Lucy

Hi There! I am a violin, viola and piano teacher with over 39 years of experience as a professional violinist. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Violin Performance and Instruction from the Higher Musical Pedagogical Institute in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I teach traditional European method, and my students’ ages vary from children to adults. Many of my students play in the Webster University Music School and the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra. All of my students read notes and count very well. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals as well!
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Lucy K.

Lucy K.

Chesterfield, MO 63017
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$32 / 30-min
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Leasa B.

Bridgeton, MO

Fiddle and Violin Lessons!
I can help you with:
Beginning Techniques
Improvisation
Backup – chords and chops
Old-Time Repertoire
Old-Time and Bluegrass Bowing Techniques
Chords and Double Stops
Bluegrass Repertoire
Intonation

I am also Mark O'Connor Certified for the kids!

Planning to give Online lessons soon!

About Leasa

Hi. I have been playing violin since the age of 10 -- that was forty-five years ago! I have played off and on for most of my adult life. My love for violin increased dramatically when I discovered fiddling. I am a fourth-generation fiddler. I have several college degrees and worked for many years as a computer programmer. I later received an elementary education degree, because my true love in life (after music) is teaching. Most of my teaching experience was in high school subjects (all of them!) in the juvenile justice system. I did teach music to kindergartners and had several older private
students through Kindercare.

For the kids: I am certified in the Mark O'Connor Method, which emphasizes music of the Americas and encourages creativity. Fun!

For adults and interested youth: I can help you with Improvisation --Backup – (chords and chops) -- Old-Time and Bluegrass Repertoire -- Old-Time and Bluegrass Bowing Techniques -- Chords and Double Stops -- and beginning basics.
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Leasa B.

Leasa B.

Bridgeton, MO 63044
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$20 / 30-min
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Vivian C.

Saint Louis, MO

I have taught violin since I was 17 (I am currently 29). I have attended the music schools at Juilliard as well as Northwestern University and am currently finishing up a music degree at UMSL. I will accept beginners as well as experienced students.

About Vivian

I am California- and Missouri-certified teacher with a Masters in Elementary Education. In addition to 3 years of teaching experiences, I have also been tutoring students from grades 1st through 6th since 2008. I enjoy getting to know students and uniquely shaping their lessons based on their individual interests, strengths, and needs. In addition to being qualified to teach Elementary subjects (K-6), I am also available to teach private violin lessons for both beginners and intermediate players. I have attended the music schools at Juilliard and Northwestern University and am currently comple
ting a music degree at UMSL. Please feel free to contact me if you have any specific questions about tutoring. I hope to hear from you soon!
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Vivian C.

Vivian C.

Saint Louis, MO 63122
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$25 / 30-min
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Aaron H.

Troy, MO

In these lessons you should expect to learn the basics of the violin. I can teach you how to hold the violin/bow, play notes, and read music. We would be using a hodgepodge of different techniques to accomplish this and to build basic good technique.

About Aaron

I am an undergraduate student at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. I am double majoring in Music Education (vocal) and Composition. I am a countertenor/tenor with experience in violin. As a composer, I have written works for the St. Charles Commmunity College Symphony Orchestra (Paintings (2013)) and the Opera Workshop (Conversations With A Dream (2015)), the Words + Music program (Lyric Opera of Kansas City) and the Centerstage Theater (Grapes of Wrath (2013)). I've had music published in the Mid Rivers Review (2013) and receive performances through UMKC's
Composers Guild. As a singer, I have sung with the SCC Opera Workshop (2011-2014) , SCC Show Choir (2011), and done solo work. I have recieved instruction from Professors Gene Ditch, Erin Haupt, Catherine Murray, Becky Thorn and countertenor, Jay Carter.
As a violinist I've played with the SCCSO, Lindenwood Symphony, and MMEA 2013 All-Collegiate Orchestra.
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Aaron H.

Aaron H.

Saint Peters, MO 63376
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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