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Peter W.

2 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Scottish Gaelic
  • Ph.D. & M.A. Space Physics & Astronomy; B.A. Physics from Rice University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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.

Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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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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Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!

Amelia B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amelia B.

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I teach traditional Irish and Old Time fiddle with an emphasis on good technique, bow control, and ear training.

About Amelia

I am a professional guitarist, fiddle player, singer, and songwriter with over 10 years of performance and teaching experience. I hold a Masters Degree in Irish Traditional Music Performance and have toured the US, UK, and Europe. I like to empower students with the tools they need to feel confid

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Michelle T.

155 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Associates of Fine Arts from Georgia Highlands
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle T.

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I am from the south bluegrass and blues are some of my favorite to teach. I focus heavily on bow technique. I have gotten students into youth orchestras and passed college auditions. I like to use the Essential Elements and Suzuki books.
I also offer online group lessons at a highly discounted price. I suggest that all my students join. This is a great option for kids while class is out.

About Michelle

Violin Viola Cello Double Bass ONLINE for over 2 years now! Great for military and homeschool families- ADULTS & KIDS $15 for weekly group practice Monday, Wednesday & Friday, online group orchestra ---->Click accompaniment as the subject pick anytime and Ill change the time on my end to ref

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I've always wanted to take music lessons but instead always made sure my kiddos learned what I never got to. During quarantine, I decided to go for it and learn myself. I found Michelle here on TakeLessons. She was offering a great deal for new students! So on a whim, I purchased 12 lessons, rented a cello, got the books Michelle recommended, and started lessons two weeks later. I have learned a lot from Michelle! She is on time for lessons and pays attention to the details: how I'm holding my bow, how I'm sitting, and how holding the cello can be different for women ;).

Take some initiative with your learning by communicating with Michelle what you are looking for, what your expectations are, what you want to learn, songs you would like to attempt and your lesson will meet your expectations! She aims to please, she is friendly and has stories to entertain and fill the voids if you want.

The lessons have been well worth my time and $$. I've learned a lot!!
Lisa L.
My daughter started taking lessons a few months ago as a beginner with Michelle and it has been wonderful. My daughter is a bit of an introvert and i was afraid that she would lose interest if she wasn't playing like a professional after a few weeks. Michelle has a high level of energy and is very patient. My daughter taught herself a bit of a popular song she liked and Michelle said she would help her learn more of it. My daughter remarked "that was really nice of her"
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Mel P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1968
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Mel P.

19 Reviews
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Irish, Scottish, Celtic, bluegrass, country. Let's get fiddling!

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Russell Wyatt
Mel has done a fantastic job getting me started on Mandolin. I have a tiny bit of musical background, and he has been able to help me quickly move to where I need to be in order to challenge me to grow. I highly reccomend him.
Patrick K.
Mel is incredible and a very thoughtful instructor. He takes the time to make sure you understand the concepts and works with you to make sure you progress in an efficient logical way. He really spends the time with you and you feel like he is as committed to your learning experience as you are. I would recommend him for anyone looking for lessons and I am excited to keep studying the fiddle and violin with him.

-Patrick from Canada
Alex A.
Hi my name is Alex I had my first violin lessons today I had so much fun learning about the violin

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sam K.

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Sam K.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
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!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Chantilly, VA

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Chantilly is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $109 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Oh that was great fun and I loved it. He is a great instructor. I really learned a lot in a short period of time."
Carmen
Took Fiddle lessons from Bryan M.
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"Great teaching! Excellent service with recordings and sheet music!"
Andreas Petersson
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Awesome teacher and fiddle player. Very talented, patient and great vibes!!"
Sam
Took Fiddle lessons from Oceana C.
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"I have been taking fiddle/violin lessons from Marc for a few months now, and it has been a great experience. He is very patient and keeps things fun by helping me learn pieces that I am interested in learning to play. I would highly recommend him for any instrument you are wanting to learn."
Annie
Took Fiddle lessons from Marc D.
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"Alani is very personable and easy to communicate with. She quickly assessed my strengths and weaknesses and gave me immediate feedback to improve on my concerns. Very positive and encouraging. She is also able and willing to work on what I’m interested in but also points out things she thinks I need to improve on. On my first lesson she started me on some embellishments for a tune I had started teaching myself (Whiskey Before Breakfast) a made a recording for me. 🎻🎻🎻🎻🎻"
Kerry
Took Fiddle lessons from Alani S.
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"Mel is a great listener. My first lesson was great."
Lew
Took Fiddle lessons from Mel P.
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"Not only is this instructor an excellent musician she is a gifted teacher who is a wonderful role model. We would recommend her highly without any reservation."
Mary
Took Fiddle lessons from Julianna Z.
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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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"Daniel is a wonderful instructor that is musically gifted and talented."
Donna
Took Fiddle lessons from Daniel P.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. Can’t wait to learn more!"
Amanda
Took Fiddle lessons from Danielle F.
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