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Amy N.

14 Reviews
Frederick, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Winner from Azusa Pacific University
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Amy N.

14 Reviews
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Enjoyment and engagement precede technical study— always!

Why are you drawn to this instrument, piece of music, or performance situation? We will study all of the things you’d expect: scales, exercises, études, and repertoire. But I like to think I add more value than the notes on the page. And learning to play an instrument is all about reflecting your joy of playing it to the world! Precision is necessary but first is passion. This is why we always begin with enjoyment and engagement.

I consider the whole person I am teaching. I like to approach playing any musical instrument with the whole mind and body. You’ll learn how to most naturally hold and play your instrument with as much ease as if you were simply walking down the street. Only with ease can we play these instruments for life!

About Amy

Hi! I'm Amy, and I am thrilled that you've arrived at my profile. I'd love to work with you. Feel free to send me a question or inquiry today! Teaching is my passion. Every student, lesson, and class I teach lights me up! Everything I do outside of teaching (performing, practicing a healthy

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Candice L.
Amy is a wonderfully gifted teacher! My teen daughter loves her teaching style and encouraging personality. Amy has a knack for understanding a student's strengths and weaknesses and guiding them to reaching their potential. We highly recommend her!
Finnian Jones
My 2nd grade daughter is enthralled with learning the guitar and Amy deserves much of the credit. Her teaching skills are perfect for my daughter - fun, interactive and at the right level! I am thrilled we found Amy and look forward to watching my daughter's guitar skills grow! - Jen
Harini Iyer
Amy is a super friendly and knowledgeable tutor! I loved all our lessons and hope to get more lessons with her in the future.

Melissa M.

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

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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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Milena A.

3 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $62
  • Speaks english, Serbo-Croatian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Milena A.

3 Reviews
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I am a professional violinist and violin instructor in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Currently teaching in Arlington, VA and Washington DC, I am now accepting new students to my home studio.
I have a great love for music and hope to be able to pass it on to anyone eager to learn. I teach beginner to advanced violin and viola students of any age, child to adult (adults, it’s never too late to learn if you have always wanted to!). Although there is no specified age limit, children younger than the age of 6 are admitted only at my discretion.
For beginners, I like using a combination of traditional and Suzuki methods. The materials used are Essential Elements and Suzuki Books. All my teaching is adapted to each student individually, catering to their specific level and interest.

Let's start playing together!

About Milena

My musical career started in my hometown of Belgrade, Serbia, and has lead me on a journey all around the world. After obtaining a Bachelor’s of Music degree from University of Belgrade in 2008, I received The Catherine Royce Alderson Memorial scholarship for an Artist Diploma program at the presti

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Vivian
Milena taught me everything with a firm but gentle hand, and really pushed me to be the best I could be. Her lessons were really personalized to what I was capable of, and although I hit some rough spots it was usually because of my own practice habits. All in all, I’m very glad I had her as my teacher.
Bryce
Milena really knows her stuff. She’s very consistent and really focused on teaching. If you follow her instructions you will improve. Thank you for the lessons Milena! I promise I will get better at practicing!
Rashmi
My daughter has blossomed under Milena and has developed a real love for playing the violin. Milena has very high standards for her students and is supportive and encouraging. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week.

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Adrienne B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelors of Music in Viola Performance from Georgia State University
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Adrienne B.

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I have been playing classical violin and viola since I was 11 years old and am now 24 and currently working on my Master's of Arts. I am a firm believer that everyone can learn music. No matter the age, I give my all to each and every student. I also place an importance on tailoring every lesson to what each student wants to accomplish or what they need/ want. My goal for every student is to reach their maximum potential and most importantly that we enjoy making music together.

About Adrienne

Hi there! My name is Adrienne Bythwood. I have a Bachelors of Music from Georgia State University in Viola Performance and I am currently working on my Master's of Arts degree. I am also able to teach violin lessons as well as viola. I am open to teaching students of all ages and skill levels. I be

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Kathryn K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from Central Washington University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathryn K.

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Lessons are tailored to each individual student with a strong foundation in the set-up of the instrument, note-reading, intonation, and especially the knowledge of how to practice. I believe that teaching students the correct way of practicing makes taking private lessons even more exhilarating and fun! I enjoy teaching all genres of music from classical to any of today's tunes that a student is wanting to learn. Taking private lessons isn't only about learning how to play the instrument. You are also learning how to manage time, take responsibility, be creative, and be respectful of an art form that has been around for a very long time. Lessons with me are fun and go by so quick, you wish that we still had another hour to dive into the things you want to learn!

About Kathryn

Hello! I teach both the viola and violin, with the viola being my primary instrument. Teaching music is my greatest passion. Ever since I picked up my first violin, I knew that playing music was going to be my career. I went to school to accrue the knowledge that I needed in order to teach those wh

Pedro V.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 9 to 50
  • MA Music Performance from Hunter College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Pedro V.

6 Reviews
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About Pedro

I offer lessons to students that have a desire to improve their playing and knowledge of music. A brief summarization of my process: -Establish concepts for healthy practice routine with the student. The type of practice is more important than the raw amount of practice. -Set a 3-4

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Franklin L.
He is superb!
Robert
Pedro is an excellent teacher. He's able to blend the technical aspects of playing with the artistry of the instrument. I've already learned a great deal from him in only five lessons.
CharlesB
Versatile Instructor for All Ages

I'm an adult student, but you can feel a comfort and relaxed atmosphere in the immediate presence of Pedro. This is such an important factor in learning an instrument. This feeling would serve to greatly help and child right on through adult learning. Good Job!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Leesburg, VA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Leesburg is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $154 per hour.
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$42 average
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$55 average
60 min
$71 average

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"very good fixed the viola so now i can use it properly which i had a hard time doing myself."
michael
Took Viola lessons from Emily S.
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"Great instructor! Michael has a great attitude and is clearly very talented. He is willing to adjust the curriculum in order to accommodate my specific needs/ weaknesses. Balances core exercises, scales (including note reading homework), and music playing. We've already started playing songs together which really helps me hear the notes better!"
Abel
Took Viola lessons from Michael S.
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"Candice is a great teacher! She helps me find ways of figuring out the really hard spots in the pieces I’m working on. she also helped me improve my music reading skills and now we’re working on music theory. Definitely recommend!"
Joseph
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"We looked for a teacher who has the background and personality to help advance our daughters musicianship and we found it with Candy!"
Ruby
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"She is a great instructor! Very patient, especially when there are weeks where I don't get to practice very much because of work. She is understanding and always looks for the progress."
Colleen
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"I absolutely loved my viola lessons with Will! He began by asking questions and asking me to play a few things to gauge what level I was at. I came into these lessons after not having played for 15 years. He was very encouraging and very positive. I asked him to help me with my form in order to gain a better foundation, and he did so well at focusing on that and giving me such helpful pointers. He plays the viola and it was good to hear some of his experience. I also loved learning more of the background and history of the type of music and the techniques we went over. I feel like that adds so much depth to the learning experience. He is very knowledgeable as well as personable. He also never wasted any time during our lessons. He was very good at pacing us so we could get through the different things I had practiced, and yet I didn't feel rushed at all. I would highly recommend Will to anyone (no matter your level)! I was very pleased with my experience and will definitely seek him out for future lessons."
Destinee
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!"
Catherine
Took Viola lessons from Karen D.
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"Elizabeth is so knowledgeable and made me feel so comfortable. Thanks for a great first lesson."
Brookelan
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"She is great with young players. She is also very friendly and know how to motivate the kids to do their best. We are happy to have found her :)"
Genesis
Took Viola lessons from Rachel C.
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"Kendra is a kind, patient, experienced teacher. My son has made a lot of progress in only a few lessons. His tone quality has improved considerably and he really enjoys his lesson time with Kendra."
Mara
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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