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Michael D.

12 Reviews
Dallas, TX
Starting at $58
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BM Viola Performance from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2009
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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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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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Shannon S.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
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Shannon S.

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beginning through intermediate & adult.

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 stri

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Niparpon ..
Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
Kayla
Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin).
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Erin C.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • BA in Music from University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erin C.

55 Reviews
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I teach everything from beginner to advanced, basics to shifting, vibrato, theory, and technique. I teach classical, religious, fiddle, and pop. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, etc. I help students with their school orchestral music and audition pieces also.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for church

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Georgia T.
Erin is such a great teacher and did so well remotely teaching my two daughters aged 5 and 9. She is funny, patient, and interesting and so great to work with. We highly recommend her!
Nitya & Neha S.
Kids enjoyed the class!
Tyler
I highly recommend Erin for your violin lessons. I’m an adult learner and she has been more than patient, extremely helpful, and has given excellent instruction to help me grow my abilities with my violin.
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Marisa I.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Doctor of Music Arts in Violin Performance from University of Colorado Boulder, College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Marisa I.

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I am an experienced violinist of 24 years, and have performed nationally and internationally in locations such as Carnegie Hall, Europe, and Asia. I am a passionate and experienced teacher, and have worked with students of all ages and levels. I can't wait to help you on your musical journey!

For all my students, I strive to cultivate independence of thought and creativity so that they can communicate their ideas to the highest musical and technical degree. My pedagogy promotes proper and relaxed positioning of the violin, strong rhythmic integrity, and active listening. My goal is for all students to develop their own musical voices, which in turn makes learning music and the violin fun and engaging!

All lessons will incorporate theory, technique and repertoire. Practice recordings specifically tailored to you will also be available to help practice be fun and engaging!

About Marisa

Dr. Marisa is an avid performer, educator, and entrepreneur based in Houston, TX. As a teacher, she is passionate about cultivating a love for music in her students. As a performer in the internationally renowned Carpe Diem String Quartet and co-founder of the arts non-profit Austin Camerata, she is

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Amanda
So nice, and made me feel comfortable working at my knowledge level 😌
Ingrid Anderson
I was lucky to take lessons with Marisa for two years during my undergraduate music degree at CU Boulder. Not only is Marisa a wonderful and knowledgeable violinist, she is a intuitive and warm teacher. Marisa took my musicality to the next level and helped me develop proper, tension-free technique. Marisa's advice helped me to practice more effectively on my own, and I always felt inspired after our lessons. I would highly recommend Marisa as a teacher for violinists of any level!
Kylie
Dr Marisa has been teaching me for three years now. She is very good at explaining the pieces, and giving a short history lesson about how it was developed. This helps me learn and memorize the piece faster for recitals and performances. Despite the setbacks of COVID-19, she has still continued being an excellent teacher for me.
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Carolyn B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Awarded Phoenix Artist Award from Phoenix Office of Cultural Arts
  • Teaching since 1991
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Carolyn B.

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I have been teaching violin for over twenty five years. I teach both traditional western methods and Suzuki style. I have a Doctorate in Music. I am very experienced teaching all ages and levels. I teach out of my home studio in Scottsdale. If you have ever dreamed of learning to play music, I can help you make that dream come true.

About Carolyn

Carolyn has taught advanced, intermediate and beginning violin and viola lessons for over twenty five years. She has also taught beginning piano and cello for over twenty years. Carolyn earned her Doctorate in Music Performance from Arizona State University. She has taught in the Maricopa Communi

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Jeff
I've completed about 1 year of lessons with Carolyn, and my experience has been exceptional.

Carolyn is insightful and encouraging. She knows when to offer critical feedback and when to offer positive feedback based on her student's temperament. She also paces progress based on the student's aptitude, too.

I'd recommend Carolyn for any beginning string musician without any hesitation.
Mennen P.
Dr Carolyn is very patient & made every step of my beginning lesson enjoyable. I’m looking forward to my next lessons on the web with her!
Clark W.
Carolyn brings years of experience and insight to every lesson. She offers positive encouragement. She regularly challenges me with goals to stretch my skills, and always looks to move me on to a higher level of playing.

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"Zhana has been teaching my daughter for the past two years. Zhana is a wonderful violin teacher - kind, loving, and patient. My daughter loves her violins lessons with Zhana, and she has progressed incredibly. Zhana is outstanding violin teacher. I highly recommend her."
Edwina H.
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"The students really benefited from the instruction today. They are so excited to receive these lessons and go away excited for the next one."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"CHarlene has a great style of teaching kids and she is very patient. My daughter was so happy with what she learned in her first lesson, came home from and practiced for 30 minutes!"
Maeve
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"She worked with my daughter well in spite on some technical difficulties on the website."
Lindsey
Took Violin lessons from April F.
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"Absolutely amazing! I am an adult beginner and Lauren has been extremely patient and energetic with me as I learn to not hit other strings and screech."
James
Took Violin lessons from Lauren T.
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"What a wonderful, encouraging, patient teacher! This is our first experience with violin and the Suzuki method. My almost 6 year old came home today from her lesson smiling from ear to ear and said, "I had so much fun!" I am amazed at the sound that I'm hearing from her violin already. Charlene is one of those special teachers that all parents hope to find."
Claire
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Really great teacher and knows a lot about music in general"
Teresa
Took Violin lessons from Ani K.
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"As someone who had never played an instrument or even looked at music until I was 20, I love working with Will because he has been so patient with teaching, answering questions, and checking in. He not only make the class enjoyable but also makes me enjoy playing and learning music. We have set a pace that is more sustainable for me and I think Will does an excellent job following this so that it's not discouraging. He has also been very understanding of schedules and timing which I so appreciate. As an adult beginner into violin, I could not have had a better experience with an instructor!"
Manya
Took Violin lessons from Will R.
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"My son had a great introduction to his violin for his first lesson. Lucas was warm, encouraging, and very positive in his feedback. He already can't wait for his next lesson!"
Hudson
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Ali is lovely and seems to have developed a good relationship with my young son."
Jonas
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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