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Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
  • Teaching since 1990
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Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
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Melodies in your head and a song in your heart, but your voice isn't so great, or maybe it is. I can teach your to connect the physicality and express yourself with a Violin or Viola. (soprano or Alto). The tough part is learning hold to hold the violin properly. It takes a couple months to train the muscles a new stance. With my help your posture and breathing will become as one with the music It's not a myth, the violin is the most complex instrtument to learn. Having said that You will consider what joy it is to enjoy the music and dance. Comprehensive program with ear training and reading the music.

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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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
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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Melissa M.

2 Reviews
Fairfax, VA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melissa M.

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As a student of mine you can expect to improve your playing skills week to week. I can teach from the very first lesson on. Students will learn techniques to improve their playing and will play fun music. If you are interested in learning improvisation, I can help with that, too. I enjoy teaching violin, viola and cello.
I am most passionate about teaching students to become independent, critical thinking musicians who will be able to rely on their own knowledge to learn new music as they go along. I stress music reading, ear training, and strong fundamentals in playing. I am very encouraging, love spreading my love of music.

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
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Master of Violin Performance from The Catholic University of America
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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 area, I have been a private violin instructor for over 7 years. 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 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.
Send me a message and 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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Joy M.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Moody Bible Institute
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Joy M.

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The learning and sharing of music right now is more important than ever, and with over 10 years of private teaching experience, I will be able to teach you how to play and share music with others through carefully planned lessons in creative and fun ways! I use tested and proven teaching techniques, such as the Suzuki method, and personalized lessons to help each student individually meet their learning goals and grow in the love of music. However, not only will you grow in your musicianship, but you will grow in character, confidence, and courage as well. Let's get this quarantine music scene started!

About Joy

I am a professional violinist, pianist, and teacher with a degree from Moody Bible Institute in Violin Performance. I am passionate about learning and believe that even as the teacher you never stop learning. Each and every student is unique, and together we will come up with a plan that ensur

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Alana
Joy is a wonderful, hard-working teacher. She is very thoughtful of her students. She is always trying to find creative ways to teach. She is reliable and trustworthy. I saw my daughter grow and learn so much from Joy in the couple of years we had her teach. I highly recommend her.

Chenyu Z.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 60
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Chenyu Z.

20 Reviews
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I teach from the Suzuki and Essential Elements violin books.
I have experience playing in high school, university, and community orchestras.

About Chenyu

As of April 2020, I am only teaching online for piano, guitar, and violin lessons. I️ teach from books that give students a strong foundation in music theory. I️ also use computer software to create/edit sheet so my students can play their favorite songs at their level. I relocated to Aventu

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Gianna L.
Our daughter has only has one lesson so far, but she came home with a big smile! She was excited about what she had learned, and is looking forward to her next lesson! She was very comfortable with Chenyu, and said she definitely wants her to teach her piano in the future.
Sydney
We got our daughter a violin for Christmas and she was kind of nervous for her first lesson. Chenyu immediately put her at ease. Sh is very patient and explains things very well. Looking forward to the next lesson
Alix
Chenyu is an absolutely fantastic teacher! She instantly puts my daughter at ease, while keeping her on track with lessons. I couldn't be happier with her teaching style!
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Laura S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded 5th place, Young Adults from National Oldtime Fiddle Championships
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Laura S.

29 Reviews
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I love teaching violin students of all levels and ages! I focus on having fun playing as well as tone production, intonation, musicality and how to develop a regular practice routine.

About Laura

Laura has taught throughout her musical career and loves nothing better than to introduce students of all ages to the magic of creating their own music! As a teacher, she focuses on balancing inspiration and explanation. Inspiration: because if you don’t love your music, what’s the point? And techn

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Addy
Such a sweet teacher!
mary
Very professional and innovative techniques that guarantee success!
Welcker
Laura has been a great teacher for my 6 year-old daughter (starting taking lessons when she was 5). She is endlessly patient and has a perfect balance of fun and instruction in all her lessons. She helped us every step of the way--picking out the right rental instrument, finding extra workbooks that would be fun, coming up with ways to make practicing at home enticing. Laura is made to be a fiddle teacher--she has a obvious passion both for the music and sharing it with her students. My daughter left every lesson with Laura beaming with pride. I'd recommend anyone searching for a teacher to go with Laura!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Lorton, VA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Lorton is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"My 8 year old is just getting started with lessons with Jessica, but she liked her right away. She's very patient and encouraging, no matter what sounds come from the instrument! She seems very experienced and happy to share her talent with others. (my daughter always says about Jessica's playing "her's sounds so pretty!")"
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Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Wonderful instructor...very patient."
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Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"Just had my first lesson with Rachel. She is very patient and has been very helpful! I would definitely recommend her!"
Heather
Took Violin lessons from Rachel C.
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"When I first started studying with Lauren in 2017, I was a freshman in high school and stuck in the fifth stand of my orchestra. Six months later, I moved up to being the concert master. Lauren is amazing. She brings out the best in my playing. She has a great ear for music, she is an amazing violinist, and the best teacher I have ever had. With Lauren I was able to progress from 3rd position to 7th position in a short time. She is very kind and patient, and never gets frustrated with me (unlike all my other teachers). She is the reason I have been able to excel at violin. Best. Teacher. Ever."
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Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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"Ardalan is very friendly and positive."
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Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"Fantastic instructor, extremely patient and knowledgeable, highly recommend him."
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Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Susanna has been great! She can spot things I need to work on, and she is very encouraging at the same time. I appreciate her expertise in variations of strings, differences in tuning etc. Thank you very much!"
Sue
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"she loves her job alot .and she makes you love it as well."
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Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Our experience with Dee has been very positive. She is punctual, very professional and pleasant with the kids. I would recommend her to another family looking for a music tutor for their child."
Sadia Zubairi
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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"Definitely keeps the kids engaged and is quick to suggest a different activity to help adjust something else, for instance my daughter s having trouble keeping the bow straight in her movements and Glenda was quick to think of a few different ways to help"
Jasalyn
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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