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Lauren S.

4 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music - Violin Performance from Boyer College of Music & Dance
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lauren S.

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Whether you want to play classical violin, fiddle like a bluegrass star, or perform like your favorite pop artists, I can set you on the path to success! My private students range in age from 4 to 40 years old, and I have gone on to become music teachers, composers, and professional musicians. My most influential teachers have been members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and graduates of The Curtis Institute of Music.

About Lauren

Lauren is a dynamic violinist, violist, and music educator in the DMV. She has performed with ensembles including American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and the Maryland Lyric Opera, and she has worked with ar

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Great lesson!
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Lauren is clearly knowledgeable and dedicated to teaching music properly.
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Elias S.

5 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

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About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Ryan
I've been taking lessons with Elias for over 6 months now and it has been a great experience. I started taking lessons as an adult who previously studied a little violin and wanted to learn Fiddle. He is knowledgeable, patient and has come up with lessons that were perfect for my background. I'm thrilled about the progress I've made so far and taking lessons from someone who loves music as much as Elias has added a real highlight to my week.
Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
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Richard H.

3 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles
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Richard H.

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1) Read Music
2) Instrument maintenance
3) Left hand techniques
4) Right hand techniques
5) Release Unnecessary Tension
6) Prepare for Auditions & Concerts.

About Richard

I started playing the violin when I was 12 years old. Some of my notable teachers include: Ricardo Cyncynates, Rochelle Abramson, Guido Lamell, and Tatiana Chulochnikova. I enjoyed playing in the summer music camp at Interlochen and Curtis Institute of Music Summerfest for Adults. I performed as a m

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Alex M.
Very patient
Joanna
Richard is a great music teacher. Very patient. My child started her first violin lessons and looking forward.
Sandra
Very patient and helpful!!
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Rhea C.

6 Reviews
Potomac, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MM, Violin Performance from Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
  • Awarded Winner and Solo Debut from National Symphony Orchestra, Young Soloist's Competition
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Rhea C.

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Rhea has taught professionally for over a decade, and strives to teach her students that violin playing is not just about technique, but also about learning the language of music and communicating artistic ideas through the violin. A native of Maryland, Rhea served as concertmaster of school orchestras, Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras, American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras, All-State, and All-Eastern. She is the first violin sectional coach of the Philharmonic, Symphony, and Young Artists orchestras of MCYO, and is proud to come full circle by nurturing the next generation of young musicians. Her students have served as orchestral section leaders of their respective schools and/or youth orchestras, and have earned scholarships from several music programs in the area.

At the age of twenty, Rhea made her solo debut with the National Symphony Orchestra, and has performed at some of the world's finest concert halls including Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Rhea studied ...

About Rhea

Biography: Rhea began her violin studies at the age of five, and has continued to balance artistic achievement and philanthropy throughout her career. Her performances have ranged from solo engagements with symphony orchestras to benefit concerts for cancer centers, as well as advocating for musi

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Gerardo
Rhea is a great teacher! After many years of not playing, I decided to pick up lessons again. Rhea is great with adult instruction and she was very accommodating of scheduling. Aside from her music credentials (which are impressive on their own), she is kind, funny, and definitely has the student interest at heart. Highly recommend!
Alan
I was looking to learn the violin during the pandemic, and was fortunate to find Rhea. I've always wanted to learn how to play the violin so I can unwind my days with music after a demanding work schedule. She's taught me so quickly and thoroughly, and I've been able to learn my favorite pop and movie theme songs. She's been so flexible in accommodating in-person and online lessons depending on my needs.
Kelly
My son has had many teachers, but none as attentive and detailed as Mrs. Rhea. For the first time, he is focused in his lessons, and he knows exactly how to practice. He even said, "I can't wait to be a violin teacher like Mrs. Rhea!" What a special thing to hear from my 8-year-old son. We're so grateful we found Mrs. Rhea.
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Christine S.

Washington, DC
Starting at $57
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Christine S.

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I’ve been playing violin for 20 years, and one of the greatest rewards is passing along all I’ve learned to my students! I’m here to help you reach your goals and cheer you on along the way, whether you want to simply have fun learning a new skill or you want to work intensely toward a performance or audition. I care deeply about providing a safe and engaging learning environment to help my students thrive. I would love to teach you or your child!

Distinguishing features:
-I have degrees from top music schools where I studied with some of the most sought after violin teachers in the country. I hold dual master’s degrees in violin performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan where I studied with Colburn alum Danielle Belen, winner of the 2008 Sphinx Competition and former teaching assistant to Robert Lipsett. I earned my bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Oberlin Conservatory with Juilliard alum David Bowlin, winner of the 2003 Washington International ...

About Christine

I hold dual master’s degrees in violin performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan where I studied with Danielle Belen, winner of the 2008 Sphinx Competition and former teaching assistant to Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School. I earned my bachelor’s degree in violin performan

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Fedor O.

3 Reviews
Vienna, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Alumni - Violin Performance from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2012
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Fedor O.

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I'm a dedicated teacher and spend extra time outside of lessons thinking about how to best approach the following lesson. I find the style of teaching that works best for the student. I write plans after lessons and email or give them in person summarizing the lesson's key points to help make practicing at home easier and more organized in order to make lesson time as effective overall as possible.

About Fedor

I have over 20-years of experience playing the violin and over 10-years teaching music. I've experienced every type of performance environment and performed all over the world. Additionally, I've attended every type of music festival and learned from world-class musicians. My expertise expands beyo

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Sofia
Excellent!
Zhanna
Fedor is teaching our 7th grader violin via Skype since early summer 2016. Our child made tremendous progress. Fedor is patient, thorough and is a great teacher!
Zhanna
Fedor is teaching our 7th grader violin through Skype since early summer of 2016. Our child made tremendous progress! Fedor is patient, thorough and is an excellent teacher. Highly recommended!

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"I had to learn the basics of violin for a film I am working on, and was only able to come in for three lessons with a Melissa - but let me just say, she was amazing! I can’t believe how far I came in just three sessions with her. She is so easy to be around and super accommodating in terms of scheduling. If I decide to pick back up with violin after I finish the film, I definitely will be back to Melissa. Thanks so much!!"
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"Stephanie method of teaching is ideal for me as an older adult...very patient but she challenges me not to take shortcuts and to follow her guidance. Our sessions are very productive yet enjoyable."
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"Jacqueline has been very patient and kind - best violin teacher ever!"
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"What a great learning experience. I came the first time to her as an adult beginner who has no musical background whatsoever. She is super helpful, very informative, and fun to work with."
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"I am learning consistently and step by step."
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"Richard is a great music teacher. Very patient. My child started her first violin lessons and looking forward."
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"Awesome instructor. Autumn really knows how to connect with the student at all levels of ability."
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"Daniel was friendly, approachable, and made me very comfortable. He was positive and encouraging and used every minute of the lesson to the max...I learned SO MUCH in just one lesson. You can tell he really wants to you to succeed. I can't wait to see where we will go!"
Beth
Took Violin lessons from Daniel U.
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