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Popular Violin Teachers Near Scottsdale

Michael R.

Phoenix, AZ
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Deborah "Dee" F.

Scottsdale, AZ
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Alysia R.

Gilbert, AZ
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Michael R. Phoenix, AZ

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 drama, voice and movement and believes all these skills help in expressing yourself--no matter what pieces you want to play! In addition to working with students K-12, he also loves working with adults. I try to provide a nurturing atmosphere for someone trying revive or discover previously hidden musical interests! *** Lesson Details *** We begin with what we love. The student usually chooses one of his or her favorite songs to interpret. Later, we add music, usually from the classical ...

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zeph S. August 4, 2014
Viola · In studio
Verified Student
Great teacher very knowledgeable and works with you on whatever pieces and style you want to do not just general music. Highly recommended!
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Lawrence M. November 6, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Motivated

I'm a senior citizen that still works. I played some other instruments when I was younger and always wanted to play piano and Michael has motivated me to continue to learn and fit my practice into my work schedule. Anyone who wants to learn to play an instrument should look no further then Michael.
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Susan D. November 1, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Excellent teacher

We are thoroughly pleased. The lessons are a highlight of the week........Michael knows how to challenge as well as have fun with each lesson. Thanks for all you do and accommodating us when the schedule requires.................
Deborah "Dee" F. Scottsdale, AZ

I have been an orchestra director for a school district for 7 years and teach beg. through advanced violin.

About Deborah "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, Christopher 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

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Jed A. February 13, 2015
Upright Bass · In home
Verified Student
Ms. Fleming is an excellent teacher, patient, encouraging, and working from a
broad range of experience. As a teacher myself (English), I really appreciate those qualities. Her experience across multiple instruments and music genres is especially appealing to me, as I play several instruments and am interested in many types of music. She gives me hope that I can develop some facility on
upright bass, a dream I have had since I was a boy. (Note: Her insights into how to practice are really helpful.)
Alysia R. Gilbert, AZ

About Alysia

Music has been my passion for the past 18 years. I started piano when I was 5 yrs old and the violin when I was 7 yrs old. I continued with lessons until I entered the Detroit High School for Performing Arts. During my sophomore year, I took additional classes at Wayne Sate University for music theory and in my senior year I took on my first piano students. I have been teaching piano, violin and music theory ever since. I have also choreographed and taught dance for many years as dancing has been with me since my first lessons at 4 yrs old. My focus is in ballet, tap and jazz. I am a graduate from Eastern Michigan University where I was actively a part of the music and dance program. *** Lesson Details *** I remember my piano teacher and I try to keep her balance of fun and ...

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Suzannah B. November 27, 2013
Violin
Verified Student
Solid, happy Teacher, quality instruction!

Aysia has been a fantastic teacher for my 13 year old daughter for violin. She has clear expectations and lessons. She is very competent with her skills and good at communicating her knowledge in an encouraging and constructive manner. She has been flexible with the schedule when necessary, due to life happening. I highly recommend her as a choice teacher.
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KellyU May 15, 2012
Awesome!!!!

Alysia is a great teacher I was a little nervous to use her because most of the reviews were written by parents whos kids are learning and I am an adult who just really wanted to learn the violin but after meeting Alysia she is not only patient but informative I think learning as an adult we or at least I tender to want to run before I can crawl like let's just learn this so I can get to the "good stuff." The way she explains stuff really lets you see there is method to the madness of trying to learn something so complicated? She is also easy to work with both in song selections (within abilities) and how she teaches. Learning the violin poster among a thousand other things is important and she has a way of correcting that doesn't make me feel stupid I know my husband has the nicest things to say. After a few lessons I am still on simple songs at only a few lessons and I still mess up but I have improved enough he doesn't run away or put in ear plugs anymore. Thank you Alysia!!!! I cant wait till I get a few more lessons in.... I am very excited!
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ArianaD February 5, 2012
Alysia is great with kids

My daughter seems to really like her lessons with Alysia. Alysia is patient and makes the lesson fun for my little 6 year old.

Tiffany T.

Queen Creek, AZ
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Sheila M.

Phoenix, AZ
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Brian M.

Tempe, AZ
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Tiffany T. Queen Creek, AZ

I taught for High School District for 5 years, and now I stay home and private teach violin.

About Tiffany

*** Studio Equipment *** Music room in-home w/ music stand w/ seating for parents *** Specialties *** Classical is my favorite.

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Kevin M. November 8, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter looks forward to her lessons every week and practices on a daily basis. Ms. Tiffany is patient and knowledgeable. So glad we found her.
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Paula D. August 5, 2014
Violin · In home
Verified Student
My daughter started violin lessons about 2 years ago (for a few months) with another teacher and for various reasons we had to quit. My daughter was keen to try again and we used Tiffany. She quickly picked up on technique issues which had been poorly taught and helped my daughter correct them, She is super sweet, great with kids, easy to work with and most of all SHE KNOWS HER STUFF! After 10 lessons my 9 yrs old is sight reading, playing with great technique and has been infused with a passion for music. We just came back from a trip to see family overseas and my sister who is an accomplished musician was amazed at how much my kid knew of the theory as well as her playing ability - particularly after such a short period of lessons. I would highly recommend Tiffany. Great teacher and a nice person too!
Sheila M. Phoenix, AZ

About Sheila

I love teaching music! I have been teaching violin and fiddle for 20years now. I have been a professional violinist for 38years and love to share my experiences and knowledge of music with others. I teach beginners with a Suzuki style and concentrate on ear training. For intermediate and advanced students all focus is on ear training and learning by ear. I am extremely patient and my students always have a great time learning. Looking forward to hearing from you! :)

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 applications 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

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Red L. January 11, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Brian is a wonderful teacher! This was my first string instrument and he has done a great job teaching me all the fundamentals. Everything I need to know down to how to hold the violin. He is very articulate while teaching and extremely encouraging when I do something wrong. I am still only beginning but I can already see his expertise. I am excited to advance further and learn everything he has to offer.
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Jennifer B. November 23, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Brian is doing an excellent job teaching violin to my 9-year-old son. He is a patient teacher and challenges my son to continue practicing and improving.
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Karen E. November 3, 2014
Violin · In studio
Brian was fantastic! My daughter struggled with difficult fingerings and he helped her nail it! He supported her confidence and she is now 1st chair in her orchestra!

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Whether you are a beginner Violin student, intermediate Violin student, or advanced Violin student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Violin skills. Your choices for a Scottsdale Violin instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Violin instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, ...

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