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Leslie S.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $67
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leslie S.

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I am a professional violinist and violist. I learned to play viola when I was 13 and our school music teacher was forming a string quartet. We had many terrific violinists at the school but no violists so I volunteered to learn. It opened up many worlds and opportunities for me. I received a big scholarship because I played viola when I did my Masters Degree at Boston U. I got chances to travel abroad that were only because I played viola. So it’s a wonderful thing for students to add if they already play violin or to switch to if they prefer the deeper, darker sound. Have fun! Add opportunities to your life!

About Leslie

I can teach any and all ages and have for thirty years! All you need is a desire to learn. I have taught complete beginners and advanced students who win competitions. I have a Master's degree from Boston University in music performance and have performed with the Washington National Opera, the Bo

Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
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Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
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The art of melody and harmony. The importance of inner voices of the string family in quartet playing. Discover the role of the Viola as a solo instrument and within the orchestra.

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!

Melissa M.

2 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $42
  • BA in music performance and music education from SUNY Fredonia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melissa M.

2 Reviews
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Many years of teaching experience both in group and individual settings. I love encouraging students and fostering a love of music. I can teach classical as well as improvisation. I have played as a classical musician, both solo and orchestral, and I’ve played with numerous rock and folk bands.

About Melissa

I began playing violin in elementary school, and immediately knew this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. My first words as a baby were lyrics because I sang before I spoke. I played violin until 11th grade when I fell in love with the sound of the viola. I studied music performance

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Tom
I’m a former student of Melissa’s. She is very patient and I learned very quickly under her direction. I’m happy to see her teaching again. I’m anxious to continue learning the cello with Melissa.
Alicia J.
I have been taking lessons with Melissa since the end of February. She is an excellent teacher and I have learned so much already! She is encouraging and makes me want to come back week after week to learn more!

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Kyle B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Kyle B.

4 Reviews
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I strive to craft lessons which will give my students a wide base of skills on the violin, although we will be foremost concerned with having excellent technique and a great sound. Beyond that, I can teach you note reading, theory, composition/arranging, and improvisation. If you are interested in learning something other than classical violin, I also have extensive experience in bluegrass, old-time, and jazz fiddle, and can help you develop a unique voice on your instrument. Shoot me a message today to see if we'd be a good fit!

About Kyle

I am a professional violinist, violist, guitarist, pianist, composer, and educator. In addition to recording and touring with my own bands, I regularly arrange and record strings for artists and producers in a wide range of styles, from underground rappers to indie rock bands to grammy winning pop

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Vivian
We got right into it and he addressed all my questions and needs at the first lesson!
Justine L.
Kyle is a great teacher and has taught me some awesome songs to begin with. Looking forward to continue working with them!
Caen C.
Kyle was so kind and attentive to my 4 year old grandson My grandson’s attention span is not long but Kyle kept his attention for 30 minutes
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Kelly O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
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Kelly O.

3 Reviews
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I provide beginning instruction for the viola. When I work with a new student, I collaborate with them to determine their needs and goals.
I typically start with Essential Elements for Strings Book One and then transition to Suzuki Book One.

About Kelly

Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional nee

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Richard
Kelly is a great instructor!!! I first saw her perform with Lost Walks and then Juice of the Barley. Her istruction has been great covering these styles plus a lot of classical technique as well. She has really improved my playing.
Grace
Kelly is a great violin player and a really good teacher. She can play with begginers like me and help me understand the basics that I need to know.
Chris
Kelly has a great ability to instruct and relate to fellow fiddlers, great "hands on" attention to detail, highly recommend
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Mary V.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Italian
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Mary V.

48 Reviews
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Although I mainly sing now, I was originally a violinist and played all through college in professional orchestras, quartets and even as a soloist.

As a professional Music Educator, I have run String Programs in various International Schools among many other instrumental ensembles. I've conducted student orchestras & built many programs from scratch. Please see the links in my profile of the beginner orchestras as well as my playing!

Although I do not play professionally anymore, I still play very well, and am a perfect teacher for a beginner and intermediate student. I know how to get students started quickly and with confidence. Choose me to jump start yourself or your child.

I think my biggest strength as a strings teacher is helping this tedious time as a beginning violinist be fun and useful. My students really enjoy their lessons. I also have a lot of experience online and anticipate all of the normal issues (tuning, instrument care, etc;)

I've trained a lot of ...

About Mary

Hello everyone! I hope you all are staying healthy and safe during this pandemic! *Attention as of June 2020* My studio is extremely full now. Please write a message if you are interested in lessons. I am interested in long-term, committed, intermediate to advanced students, especially class

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Hannah
Mary is a fantastic teacher. My 2 daughters eagerly look forward to their violin and ukulele classes every week. She is great at engaging them and they have made so much progress with her.
Corrie
I am an adult and have wanted to learn how to play the violin for many years, since I am able to work from home- I decided to invest in online lessons, Mary provides very specific and helpful feedback, she is encouraging, she has helped me to understand the basics to build a strong foundation, I practice between 2-3 times weekly (30 minutes at a time), the difficulty level has progressed along with my skills, she is able to demonstrate techniques, Mary has helped me to fine tune my own abilities, I am left handed so use of the bow has been more tricky for me- she was able to guide me through this difficulty and explained how I should be practicing in order to improve my skill level, I am enjoying learning a new instrument and look forward to advancing my proficiency with the violin, I enjoy the lessons- helps me to think differently- I have always enjoyed having music in my life
Whitney K.
Mary is an very great teacher. She always makes sure you understand what she is saying or asking to do. She goes above and beyond to make you not doubt yourself. Would recommend her to anyone.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Clifton, VA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Clifton is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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"Regina was great! She was very patient with Lily(a beginner ).Can't wait for our next class."
Lily
Took Viola lessons from Regina H.
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"We got a good basic lesson today. Thanks Trinity!"
Emily
Took Viola lessons from Trinity H.
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"Very understanding teacher. My 13 year old thinks he is awesome. He said he's going to help my son learn to play Star Wars."
Ralia
Took Viola lessons from Peter B.
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"I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!"
Christine
Took Viola lessons from Shadwa M.
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"Ms. Amato is well educated, informed, and highly experienced. She shares her wisdom with grace and efficiency. I would highly recommend her to any novice or aspiring professional."
Marybeth
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"Helena was a pleasure to work with. It was my first viola lesson in decades. I was not sure how the online lesson would go but it worked well for me. She was so patient and helpful and very encouraging. Look forward to the next lesson!"
Barbara
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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"Awesome Instructor!

It's evident she cares for her students....very patient with my daughter, my daughter has been under her care for about two yrs now, even sparking her interest to play another string instrument!

I cannot say how appreciative our family is of Ms. Heins and would certainly recommend her."
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Took Viola lessons from Chris H.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons from Will for about a year. We are lucky enough to live near Athens, so lessons take place at our home. I have been so pleased with Will. He is a great teacher - enthusiastic, kind, patient, and knowledgeable. Even though he has many students, he always remembers exactly what they were working on. He takes interest in my daughter's life and will ask her how marching band is going, or other things about school. I especially like that Will is someone that she can look up to as an example of hard work and perseverance. He's not only a great teacher, but he's just a good person, and I am so glad we found him!"
Julie
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"She's the best! My daughter started on violin with the school and then moved on to viola. Finding a viola teacher is no easy task! In fact, finding anything for the viola - music, strings, etc ... is difficult! But Kimberly does a great job and got her off to a wonderful start. We are so incredibly happy to have Kimberly teaching our daughter. Do not rely on your child's school to teach viola - go directly to Kimberly."
Katie
Took Viola lessons from Kimberly B.
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"As a complete novice but a bit older than most students, I really appreciated Ms. Amato's patience and willingness to tailor lessons to those things I would find most fulfilling but that would still provide the skills I need to improve my playing."
Kathleen
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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