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Shannon S.

(40)
Houston, TX
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

Houston, TX

(40)

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Private Viola Teacher

beginning through intermediate.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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September 13, 2019
Nooria A.
Shannon is a great teacher, very professional and more than accommodating. Wholeheartedly recommended.
May 22, 2019
Kayla
Very knowledgeable. Easy to talk to and ask questions.
February 17, 2019
Cynthia
My daughter's first lesson with Shannon went very well. We look forward to continuing the flute journey with her.
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Zoe L.

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Houston, TX
Starting at $50
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Zoe L.

Houston, TX

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Private Viola Teacher

My Teaching Philosophy instills the basics of an instrument by developing focus, musical understanding and physical motor skills.

Regardless of age, each of these aspects must be cultivated in order to produce a healthy and stable musician. Learning focus, musicianship, and physicality requires a returning to the basics after higher skill sets have been attained.

About Zoe

Developing Focus In order to play a piece of music, the student must have a stability and clarity of mind. This can be cultivated through short sessions (5-10 minutes) where the student focuses on their breath, and listens outwards to external sound. Based on age and maturity level, these meditat

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Dustin N.

(28)
Houston, TX
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical pieces and studies.

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach at Spring Woods Middle School teaching orchestra.

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August 7, 2019
Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
May 24, 2019
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
January 14, 2019
Joshua
I Actually understood an instructor for once, I did learn on the first day . Dustin explains to wear you can understand and I'm certain I'll learn from him.

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Phoebe S.

(3)
Viola
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Hartt School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Phoebe S.

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I have been teaching violin for six years. Though I am classically trained, my interest in music goes far beyond classical music. I am constantly listening to various genres of music and consider myself a forever learner, loving everything in music from Prokofiev to the Flaming Lips. It is my job to help guide my students through their musical journeys, whether that is helping them get into their regional orchestra or teaching them that one song they've always wanted to learn. I teach out of the Essential Elements or Suzuki Method books. Though my lessons are fun and relaxed I will always give my students that extra push when needed. My goal is to help each student reach their personal success and to instill a love for playing music.

Tools for lessons:

Music Stand
Rosin
Shoulder rest or sponge
Previous method books (if you are not a first time learner)
Metronome
Pencil

About Phoebe

Hello! I am a classically trained violinist and violist. I have been playing violin for 15 years and teaching for 7. I got my Bachelor's degree from the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut in 2017. Since then, I have performed at Woolsey Hall, Ivoryton Playhouse, Playhouse on Park, and the Bushnel

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August 1, 2019
Jersey
Great instruction, she had me working with the bow on the very first lesson. Very responsive to students needs, A+ will continue studying viola with phoebe.
April 2, 2019
Carol
Miss Phoebe is an excellent, patient instructor for my two young violinists! She is prompt, and has lots of tools in her tool kit to bring about proper posture, tone, sound. She exhibits a very warm kind discipline that makes clear her expectations without being mean about it at all. I think my kids have made significant progress under her tutelage and I would definitely recommend her for any skill level!
August 26, 2018
Mike
I'm an adult learner who went through Suzuki book 2 and a few other pieces with Phoebe as my instructor. I spent a month prior with a "bad experience" and hadn't taken lessons in probably 10 years before that.

Working with Phoebe was GREAT. She was very easy to work with and really saw to improving my skills. She was encouraging and very positive. When I had troubles with parts (which was often), she would always have multiple suggestions as to how to practice them to work through the difficulties. She also gave me nudges along when I didn't think I could do certain things too. All in all, I had a great experience working with Phoebe and would have loved to continue to work with her if she was still in my local area.

If you're wondering why not 5 stars, that's more from my lack of experience than any issue with her. The guide says 5 stars is the "best teacher ever". She probably was the best teacher ever for me, but I'm somewhere between beginner and intermediate. Is she a good fit for an advanced student, I'm going to guess that, yes, she is, but I don't know that info personally so I went with 4.
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Cristina H.

(6)
Viola
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Speaks English, mandrine
  • Master of Music Performance from New York University
  • Awarded First prize of Taipei viola competition from National Taiwan Government
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Online Viola Teacher

I Love to teach viola, because I love the way this instrument sounds. Everyone thinks it is just like violin but actually there is so many different way to bowing and tech from violin. My goal is make hear how viola sounds, it can actually even touching then cello and violin in some melo piece .

About Cristina

I am Cristina, Violin Piano Music teacher, recording artist and educator. Classical trained from Piano and Violin when I was 5 and switched to viola after high school. I earned Advanced Certificate and Music Performance Master degreed from New York University where I also teach private lesson as

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June 19, 2019
Sue
My son has been taking lessons from Cristina for 2 years and wow has he progressed. He loves his lessons, can read music, and is playing well. The struggle is getting him to practice! Cristina has a great blend of warmth, knowledge and discipline that works well for my 6,7, and now 8 year old son. I highly recommend her.
June 19, 2019
Sarah
Our 8 year old had been taking violin for two years and was about to the point of quitting due to the lack of motivational teaching. I went in search of a teacher that could motivate her while still progressing rapidly each week! My daughter is so eager to please Cristina, because she makes the lessons fun and interesting. When I check in to see how the lesson is going, my daughter is engaged, and answering questions correctly which tells me she's still paying attention - even in the evening hours when she's tired. Cristina mixes classical and popular music as well. I still have to ask my daughter to practice each night but she pulls out her violin on her own a couple of times a week as well. It's a complete 180 from where we were 8 months ago. Cristina is a rare find and I'd recommend her to anyone who wants to ensure their child is getting the best violin training while being inspired!
June 19, 2019
Everett
Our 11 year old daughter, Drew, started with Cristina for a little over a year, and has made some amazing progress from not knowing how to play, to having great intonation and musicality. Cristina teaches our daughter in a way that works with her interests and learning style, rather than having a regimented curriculum. I think this has allowed Drew to be way more excited about playing.

i've been playing music all my life but since i'm a square parent, it's hard for me to teach drew :) Cristina does a great job giving her guidance during the lesson.
i would highly recommend her as a teacher!
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Michael G.

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Viola
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Online Viola Teacher

I take an approach that will best fit the student. I combine elements of Galamian, Delay, and Tuttle schools of thought to best fit the student on an individual basis. My three areas I focus on are: tension, tone, and intonation. Not every student responds to a specific, cookie cutter, formula, so this is why I draw from several sources to make sure I have the tools needed to connect with the student.

About Michael

I have been playing viola for 20 years! I have a masters in viola performance, and I’m currently working on my Doctorate. I’ve performed with many professional symphonies including both the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. I’m also currently the assistant orchestra direc

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Houston, TX

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Houston is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"Great teacher! Very patient."
- Alondra
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"Mr. Chen is very patient and professional."
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Took Viola lessons from Chen C.
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"Jill is an excellent instructor. She is patient and funny. Kind and informative. She is highly knowledgeable and one of the first Suzuki kids."
- Gerlinde
Took Viola lessons from Jill G.
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"Emily is a very focused and professional teacher. She gives instructions clearly.
My son seems to understand the concepts much better just after a few lessons and he has improved quite a lot since. We are very happy with Emily."
- Samuel
Took Viola lessons from Emily V.
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"Charles is very professional, kind and friendly. My 9 year old is trying to learn Bohemian Rhapsody on his viola for a talent show and Charles has been very helpful, guiding him through the music with positive reinforcement. We tried a couple other instructors but it wasn't the right fit. Super pleased we found Charles. Look forward to many more lessons to come."
- Carrie
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"My first lesson was great! I had taken private lessons locally before using Take lessons. I learned more from Susanna in 1 lesson. Looking forward to more."
- Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Andy always manages to motivate my daughter and get her to enjoy playing her viola, which is no mean feet! She looks forward to the lessons and has improved greatly over the last couple of years."
- Paul
Took Viola lessons from Andy S.
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"I'm very happy with my first lesson. Helena is very informative, and I really like the way she teaches, with wonderful attention to detail. I'm looking forward to next lessons. Meanwhile I'm practicing!"
- Dana
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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"She’s excellent. My son has learned a lot from her and wants to continue his lessons."
- Julian
Took Viola lessons from Trinity H.
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"We tried the first skype session - it's amazing what can be accomplished in 30 minutes with a right teacher! My daughter is excited for the next session!"
- Alex
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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