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Michael D.

12 Reviews
Dallas, TX
Starting at $58
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • BM Viola Performance from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Michael D.

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I feel what makes taking lessons with me unique is my experience teaching private violin and viola lessons in Texas public schools (grades 6-12) and my career as a professional musician having performed in many orchestral, opera, and chamber music settings. Through the lens of that performed experience, I know how crucial an education that includes classical music can be in a student’s overall academic development and maturation. Though not everyone pursues music as a career, no matter the student’s age, I wish to ultimately be a positive support system in fostering their development in their mirrored desirability to make classical music and incorporate it's richness and beauty into their life.

About Michael

Howdy! Thank you for taking the time to check out my page! I am a musician based in Dallas, TX, and I mainly perform in orchestras across the North Texas and Louisiana area as an orchestral violist, having played professionally for 10 years. I have also traveled abroad and performed in concer

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PARIVESH C.
Michael is an amazing teacher. He has deep understanding of fundamentals and subtleties involved in playing violin. It helped me understand and improve my shortcomings all the way from developing correct muscle memory, bowing techniques and producing the right sound. He has been a very patient teacher and inspires you to keep at it. Michael is very detail oriented - this helps to discover subtle flaws in your playing, which are easy to miss. It has been a great learning experience, and am looking forward to more classes.
Allegra F.
So far, so good! We look forward to our next lesson
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Cathy W.

11 Reviews
Lewisville, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Lamar University
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Cathy W.

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I teach from Beginning to Intermediate mostly, but may teach some Advanced students to help them with technique and some position work.

About Cathy

I have been teaching students on a regular basis since receiving my Violin Performance Degree in 2008, but have taught several students on and off for over 20 years. I have played in orchestras since Jr. High, including 2 paid symphonies in Louisiana. I am presently playing with a local paid symp

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Bobbie
Cathy is a very good teacher. She goes at a pace that is good for me. She is friendly and I have already learned a lot.
Lorna Doone Lopez
Very patient , good teacher.
Veronica
Cathy is a great teacher and very easy to work with. She has a very upbeat attitude and there is no such thing as a silly question, she provides great practice goals.
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Sarah B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Sarah B.

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a recent graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music, where I received both my MM as well as my BM degrees in violin performance. I've studied with with many world renowned musicians and am a very active international performer, performing from CA and CO to London and Cuba.

I am a native of California, born and raised in Los Angeles and have been surrounded by musicians my whole life. With both my parents and my brother playing the cello, I have always found passion and love for music and the community built by musicians. I started playing piano at a young age and after a few years transferred to violin which I then dedicated myself to and grew into my career.

Lessons are whatever you need them to be, but in general I will focus on using scales, etudes and solo repertoire to: solidify technique, improve ear training, and expand your musical portfolio.

I believe that music can be learned and loved by everyone from young children to adults and by ...

About Sarah

As a professional violinist I have had the privilege to study and work with countless incredible musicians, including the Cavani Quartet, Peter Salaff, Keith Robinson, the Dover Quartet, and the Juilliard Quartet. An avid orchestral player as well as chamber player, I have also played with orchestra

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Sarah
Can't recommend Sarah enough! She is very good at assessing a student’s abilities and interests and adjusting her lessons accordingly. She makes the lessons fun and challenging.
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Kostadin D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian
  • Master of Music from Rice University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kostadin D.

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Lessons are tailored to fit each individual student's ability and goals. I believe in challenging students while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment. Lessons will cover music theory, technique, and solo pieces. The goal is to develop in each student the specific skills needed to play a string instrument as well as to nurture an understanding and love for music.
Lessons take place at my apartment in Southeast Denver, near Hampden and I-25. Students are expected to prepare for and participate annual studio recitals.

About Kostadin

I was raised in a musical family in my home country of Bulgaria, where I attended a highly competitive full-time performing arts school from age 6. I was trained in the Russian school of violin playing and have found this to be a very successful method for my younger students in the United States. A

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Karin G.
My daughter has shown so much improvement over the past two years with Koko. He is patient with her when she's distracted and challenges her when she needs it. According to her "he is a really good teacher."
Krystle W.
I've been taking lessons since April and have noticed a huge improvement thanks to Koko. He's very positive and offers insightful corrections and alternatives where needed(but also pushes me when needed). Highly recommend!!
Courtney
I love his supportive and positive nature.
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Araya B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
  • GED from Rogue Community College
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Araya B.

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My name is Araya and I have over ten years of experience playing the violin. Aside from teaching, I am a songwriter and a musician. I am also learning to play the guitar and piano.

I have played in local orchestras such as The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon.

I specialize in teaching beginner violin. Laying a solid foundation is super important in my lessons. I will teach you how to read music if you don’t already know how to. We will also cover music theory, scales, and different finger and bowing techniques.

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About Araya

My name is Araya and I am 23 years old. I am a classically trained violinist as well as a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. Previously I taught in Oregon but now I am located in Mesa Arizona. Starting January of 2020 I started teaching beginner violin privately locally, and now teach b

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Jolene
Araya has been a wonderful teacher for our daughter and has done a fantastic job so far! She’s very reliable, patient, and knowledgeable. She has also been very flexible with our schedule. I would highly recommend her!
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Leanna L.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Cantonese, German, Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 70
  • Bachelor of Music from Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles CA
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Leanna L.

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Students of all ages and levels welcome! Teaching experience of 12 years from all corners of the world!

About Leanna

Ms. L. studied with Margaret Hair in Australia and has made several appearances performing in the United States, Canada, Germany, Asia and Russia. Previously, Leanna attained a Bachelor of Music at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where she studied with John Perry

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Ethan
Leanna is incredible. She's kind and patient and extremely easy to work with, which is rare for someone with such deep experience in a field. One thing that continued to stand out and amaze me is her unbelievable ear. Even in remote sessions via zoom, she could tell immediately if one note in a chord or progression was off, and helped me fix it. I've heard the same from other students of hers.

If you're a serious student, considering music as a career, or in any competitive sense, Leanna is an irreplaceable ally with the skill to push you further than you may have thought possible. Absolutely recommend.
Zachary
As a beginner, taking lessons with Leanna has offered a structured approach to learning the fundamentals of piano, along with developing good technique, which has made the process less daunting. After only a couple of lessons, I feel more confident not only in my playing, but also in understanding elements of music theory (like reading sheet music) that I expected to be more difficult to grasp.
Sonya T.
Excellent goal-oriented teacher! Leanna is able to provide effective feedback and instruction to an advanced student like myself. I was impressed with the detailed coaching provided in the online environment.

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"My 8 year old is just getting started with lessons with Jessica, but she liked her right away. She's very patient and encouraging, no matter what sounds come from the instrument! She seems very experienced and happy to share her talent with others. (my daughter always says about Jessica's playing "her's sounds so pretty!")"
jodi
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Hallie's teaching style a great combination of challenging and encouraging. As an older adult student with very limited musical experience I find that she strikes just the right balance for my hyper-analytical personality.
I am pleasantly surprised with the progress I have made and look forward to my weekly lessons."
Phyllis
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"Would highly recommend as a teacher for beginner-adults. Zhana is a wonderful, patient, and constructive teacher and has several regular adult and child students.

I've gone to her for the past 2 years as we work through the first few suzuki levels. As an adult learner, violin is tough but Zhana breaks it down and gives helpful feedback.

She also goes above and beyond for her students by organizing recitals a few times a year. Her adult-students and child-students all perform at recitals."
Asavari
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"It was truly a pleasure meeting Concetta for my first ever violin lesson. It is difficult to learn anything at the age 40, specially a musical instrument, but she made it comfortable and easy to understand. She's extremely patient a key quality when teaching a subject such a music to anyone. I would say, give her teaching style a try and you won't regret it. Very knowledgeable indeed."
Winston Thomas
Took Violin lessons from Concetta A.
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"Ms Jessica is really great. My daughter is 7 year old and started learning with her since last year. I am really impressed with her progress. We are very much satisfied with this class."
Anu
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Emily was so patient and encouraging. Great first lesson!"
Katrina
Took Violin lessons from Emily W.
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"Rebeka is an intelligent, passionate, and competent teacher."
Chris
Took Violin lessons from Rebeka D.
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"You will not be disappointed with Dr. Kim. I have studied with him for nearly 10 years and he is one or the greatest violin pedagogues. He is great with both teaching techniques and musicality. He is the best not only with the music but also, he really cares about his students. So after knowing him for 20 years, I still play for him from time to time and ask for his advice. I am a professional violinist and pedagogue, and I wouldn’t have been where I am now without my dear teacher Dr. Chin Kim!"
Dr. Choi
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"My girls are very excited at Autumn's knowledge and look forward to playing again!"
Rebecca
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Lucas is an excellent instructor. He is very patient and detail oriented. He has a very pleasant personality and I never had problems coordinating schedule changes with him. My daughter looked forward to her classes and was motivated to practice on a daily basis. I highly recommend him!"
Adriana
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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