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Peter W.

2 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Scottish Gaelic
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter W.

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I instruct in the Scottish style of fiddling, with a rounded approach, including introductions to the Cape Breton, Highland, Grand Northeast, and Shetland regional styles.

About Peter

I am a traditional Scottish musician specializing in 18th century music. I have studied Highland bag piping since 2001 and Scottish Fiddling since 2002 (with a background in classical violin). I teach both Scottish Fiddle and Highland Bagpipes, as well as Scottish Small pipes and Border pipes. I

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Cathy
Peter is an outstanding instructor! He has a nice space for teaching and works to understand where the student is starting from - making sure to emphasize a base of fundamentals that will see you through for the rest of your piping career. I highly recommend him!
Amy
Peter is very patient and exceptionally knowledgeable. He is very analytical in his teaching. I am a new student (only a few lessons) and I am confident he will be able to provide the critical but positive instruction and encouragement that I need. His enthusiasm and passion for music is contagious. In fact, he gives detailed oral histories and music theory explanations related to the topic of the lesson. Most teachers boot you out when time is up - not Peter - he always finishes on the right note. Plus he has an adorable cat assistant, Rory, as a side kick.

Chris H.

12 Reviews
Waldorf, MD
Starting at $39
  • Music Performance (violin) from St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris H.

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I have been teaching Irish fiddle style for 15 years. I will usually start the student in either a basic fiddle book or Suzuki to learn how to do proper bowing, positioning and technique. The student will be able to read notes. If desired, I will also teach the more advanced about chord progression through the songs. I do know the appalachian style also but it is asked for less frequently.

About Chris

I have been teaching private violin for over 20 years, and private viola/cello for about 10. I have taught in Charles and St. Mary's County Public schools. I am a member of American Strings Teacher's Association, National Association for Music Educators (Maryland Music Educators Association), and t

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JD D.
Ms Chris was great my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. Ms Chris was easy to work with and made my daughter comfortable that she felt free to ask questions and make mistakes without worry. My daughter is looking forward to the next lesson.
Leslie
If you’re looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable and patient strings teacher, you will love Mrs. Heins. Both of my sons have been taking lessons from Mrs. Heins for several years (one for viola and one for cello). They have learned so much under her instruction, such as earning All-County and All-State honors. They also practice their live performance skills twice a year during informal musical concerts. Mrs. Heins also offers participation in the Royal Conservatory Music Development program, which can earn your child credit for college. She is a gem and should you choose her, you won’t be disappointed.
Deborah H.
Had a wonderful time with my teacher she restrung my violin and I got a trade in for an adult si and adult size because I had purchased one for ciao but I got it at music store where she works and they gave me another one with the trade-in and I only had to pay $50 I had a nice time with Miss Hines I even was so excited to go into my lessons I get it two hours earlier and she excepted me so that was good she had time to string the restring the Valium and not show me a lot of things that I needed to do and I’ve also purchased the first book so I’m I’m really excited

Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Raycurt J.

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A new approach to the tunes they play in the back roads and row houses. Jam with the local banjo player.
These a system of hearing the keys and chords that never change through time.

About Raycurt

Raycurt J. aka "Fiddla", Violin-Viola-Voice-Piano-Rhythm-Dance Multi-talent native of Washington, D.C. began playing music at the age of seven on the piano. Singing in local church choirs with family members and participating with the D.C. Youth Chorale. Began instruction on the Viola in the D.C

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Reed E.
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Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!
David B.
1st lesson. was an awesome experience. Knowledgeable, patient and encouraging!

Meet Online Fiddle Teachers Serving Alexandria, VA

Anna M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Indonesian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 2 to 20; Female: 2 and up
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Anna M.

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Fiddling is fun and a great way to perform great sounding pieces for your friends and family!

About Anna

Hello! Teaching is special to me because I get to share the gift of music that I have been given with others. I also enjoy meeting people and developing relationships. I especially enjoy teaching young children. My teaching experience began with two piano students, ages 9 and 7 followed soon after

Cindy H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Cindy H.

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I work with students exclusively by ear, concentrating on development of rhythm and the syncopation of melody against rhythm.

About Cindy

Cindy has been making music for as long as she can remember. She was the assistant director of a synagogue children's choir by age 14 and has directed and sung with many community choirs and pickup groups since then. But it wasn't until 1996 that she discovered the autoharp and began teaching and

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Thomas
She's the cat's pajamas
Loriann Clayton-Bethard
A wealth of knowledge and the patience to match.
Chad S.
Love Cindy's lessons, super patient.

Benji C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Portuguese
  • Violin Performance from American River College
  • Teaching since 2013
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Benji C.

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Teaching Texas style, old-time, and bluegrass fiddle music.

About Benji

Hi there! My name is Benji and I have been teaching private lessons since 2013. I started playing the violin at age 4 when my parents signed me up for Suzuki violin lessons. l feel in love with the violin and began to play non-stop. I also have been competing in state fiddle competitions since the

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Darcy Struckman
I'm really enjoying learning the fiddle. Benji is a very good instructor. He has a great deal of experience and knowledge, has great intuition about how to present and teach, encourage and challenge me based on where I am moment to moment. He is very patient and encouraging, with a calm energy, which are excellent qualities in a teacher. I highly recommend him.
Ronica W.
I had my first lesson today. I'm an adult starting from ground zero. Benji was very patient and encouraging, and I'm excited about the next lesson!
Ryker E.
Benji did a great job with Ryker!

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Alexandria, VA

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Alexandria is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $80 per hour.
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$36 average
45 min
$48 average
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$59 average

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"Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!"
Catherine
Took Fiddle lessons from Sam K.
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"The most honest and straightforward teacher

Kelvin's unparalleled enthusiasm for life and music shines through in his playing and teaching style. He shows a strong proficiency in many different styles and on multiple instruments.

He's reliable, experienced, professional, and a great guy all around. One of Kelvin's main strengths is his ability to convey a given subject matter in a way that is meaningful, constructive and easily understood.

I'm also a music teacher (private lessons and in the classroom) as well as a professional performer. I've found it to be a great pleasure working with Kelvin and I would strongly recommend him as a teacher and a performer."
Carol
Took Fiddle lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Very professional and innovative techniques that guarantee success!"
mary
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Laura is wonderful! She's totally inspired my daughter, who now walks around the house playing all our favorite fiddle tunes. There was one piece my dad in particular loves (Truck Drivin' Man) and Laura wrote it out for us. My daughter played it for her granpa's birthday, it was so sweet!"
Jenny
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Charming and knowledgeable. Makes it easy for the student to understand."
Peter
Took Fiddle lessons from Rachel C.
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"Laura is a top-notch instructor! She is incredibly talented and committed to helping students learn and have fun. Highly recommended!"
Jeremiah
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"First lesson with Laura. Really enjoyed it. She seems very focused on fundamentals like holding the bow properly. Frankly, that is exactly what I want right now."
John Weldon
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Very patient and beyond knowledgeable! I haven't done anything with TakeLessons before and my online class was hosted via skype so it was easy to get connected and learn at my own pace. I like that my lessons will be tailored to my style and my level of musical understanding. She has excellent follow-up for after the lessons as well. I'm excited to be a student again :)"
Blyth
Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"Super friendly guy, learned a lot at my first lesson and looking forward to my next lesson with him."
Jeff
Took Fiddle lessons from Daniel P.
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"Margaret is kind and supportive, and I look forward to more lessons with her!"
Beth
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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