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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.

*** Lesson Details ***
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
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starting at
$45 / 30-min
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Dee F.

Scottsdale, AZ

I have taught beginning-advanced violin lessons for over 20 years. I was an orchestra director for a school district for 7 years and specialize in theory, various genres including classical, jazz.

About Dee

*** Travel Equipment ***
Books. Students must have their own instrument (keyboards are acceptable for taking piano lessons). I always council students on brand, quality of instrument they are purchasing before they buy it.

*** Specialties *** I have been a public school music educator for over 20 years, and have taught band, orchestra, and choir which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I also have been a language and reading tutor for over 6 years and have worked with students with special needs for over 10 years.
I studied classical guitar with master guitarist, Christo
pher Parkening, at Montana State University where I graduated with a B.M.E. I also did graduate work at MSU in composition. I teach Suzuki piano and violin. I am an accomplished composer/songwriter with many published and recorded songs and instrumental works through ASCAP. I endeavor to make learning fun, and enjoy teaching students of all ages!
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Nancy M. January 19, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
I am a 52 year old who has never played an instrument nor do I know how to read music. Dee was more patient with me than I was with myself. I would recommend 30 minute sessions instead of 45 minutes. It is a lot to handle when starting from square one.
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Shang W. January 14, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I would recommend Dee to anyone who would like to learn sining. She customizes every single exercise for you to help you improve. She's also very patience and nice.
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Sadia Zubairi November 1, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Our experience with Dee has been very positive. She is punctual, very professional and pleasant with the kids. I would recommend her to another family looking for a music tutor for their child.
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Dee F.

Dee F.

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Genie M.

Phoenix, AZ

I like to focus on technique, sound, and theory. Each student is different and we will start by assessing individual needs.

About Genie

I have been playing violin for almost 30 years. My parents are both music educators. I studied with an ASU professor for four years. I am also a certified elementary teacher.
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Chanasya E. February 6, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Genie is extremely patient and a natural teacher. She has met my young daughter right where she is and is teaching her step by patient step!
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Sarah C. June 22, 2015
Violin · In studio
While I have not had the pleasure of taking lessons with Genie, I wanted to write a review, as she was the violinist for our wedding. Genie was prompt in returning all communication with me, and extremely professional in all correspondence. We decided to only have Genie as our music during the ceremony, as her talent was so beautiful, we didn't want to risk adding more music on top of her solo.

Genie allowed us to pick our own music, but provided her own insight. She was very patient with our selection, and very knowledgeable with her recommendations.

Genie arrived early, and was dressed professionally and perfect for the occasion. She quietly set up, and was well-prepared with additional music to play as guests were seated. We had so many compliments regarding her playing, and I wish I had an ounce of her talent.

I would recommend her for any lessons, as what I encountered during our time together is that she is friendly, patient, and professional. Thank you Genie, for making our wedding so special.
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Genie M.

Phoenix, AZ 85018
(2)
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Sheila M.

Scottsdale, AZ

About Sheila

I love teaching music! I have been teaching violin and fiddle for 20years now. I have been a professional violinist for 40years and love to share my experiences and knowledge of music with others. I teach beginners/intermediate and advanced adult students with a complete focus on ear training and learning by ear. I am extremely patient and my students always have a great time learning.

Please understand I only teach adults or kids that are VERY INTERESTED in learning music and violin. And I ONLY teach by EAR :) The easiest way to describe 'learning by ear' is to say that I teach a for
m of the Suzuki Method. I teach the student each note for the piece of music before they leave the lesson, I record it and it is up to the student to practice along with the recording (as opposed to practicing with written music). All of my students that formerly read music only, all said at first that learning by ear would be too difficult for them. But within a weeks time, all my students change their mind and prefer learning by ear.

If you don't wish to take lessons with me, I still plead with you that you take any lessons from anyone and PLAY MUSIC! :) :)

You can see more about me at sheilamaguire.net and read some testimonies from my students.

Looking forward to hearing from you! :)
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Erin D. August 11, 2015
Fiddle · In studio
Verified Student
Sheila was so friendly, and did a great job pushing me to work hard, but in a gentle, friendly way. I had a lot of fun in the lessons! I went in with no real knowledge of the fiddle, and came out with a great experience. I definitely recommend her!
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Sheila M.

Scottsdale, AZ 85250
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$30 / 30-min
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Brian M.

Tempe, AZ

Students in this area will receive extensive instruction on musicality, the fundamentals of reading/interpreting musical notation/symbols, comfortable and physically healthy approaches to holding the instrument and practicing effective posture, as well as performance techniques. Most beginners will start from the Suzuki series. Lessons are custom tailored and planned according to the individual student and his/her individual needs. What do you want to learn, and what do you hope to gain from our time together? These questions are among my top priorities when starting with a new client. All levels (including advanced) are included in this category (see lessons for Audition Preparation as well).

About Brian

After graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance (Violin) from the artistically vibrant and widely recognized music program at Central Washington University, I traveled to the nationally recognized Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University where I am currently in my 2nd year of my Master's Degree in Music. I have been teaching both in-home and in a professional capacity since 2005. Having personally prepared many auditions, I have both experiential and technical advice to offer intermediate to advanced players. Music theory and its ap
plications is another one of my passions and I am always excited to share this knowledge in all instrumental lessons, which include both violin and viola. Lessons through this website will be held at the School of Music at ASU in the practice room facilities which are secured with card-key access, and are very private and comfortable. All styles of playing are welcome! Beginners are usually started on the Suzuki program.
I also have experience teaching at the incredibly successful and internationally acclaimed LindaMood-Bell Learning Processes where I worked with children K-12+ on phonemic awareness and reading comprehension, knowledge which would be a perfect match for anyone looking to enhance their child's reading skills (many of the clients I have worked with were diagnosed with learning abilities before enrolling, and all showed significant progress after completing the program).
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Lujain A. July 26, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
My first lesson was great. Brian is a great and patient instructor.
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Dorene G. July 11, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Very attentive to my needs. He is also encouraging.
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Laura P. May 30, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
My six year old son with no musical experience desperately wanted a violin for Christmas. Santa brought him one and we needed someone to teach him how to use it. We started taking lessons in January with Brian and he was extremely patient with a curious child who had many questions, not all about music and the violin. My son has progressed well and looks forward to his weekly lessons with Mr. Brian.
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Brian M.

Tempe, AZ 85282
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$30 / 30-min

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