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Annie M.

10 Reviews
Lorton, VA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Annie M.

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I've been teaching violin for 14 years and my students have gone on to win top prizes at the Solo & Ensemble Festival, featured soloists, and become music majors! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play a few songs and read music, and as time goes on you'll be able to develop a beautiful tone! I typically use the Suzuki books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: audio recordings, and an extensive music library. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Annie

Hi, there! My name is Annie M and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2005 and have loved helping my students grow as musicians, grow as people, and enjoy their instrument! I went to Saint Olaf College and earned a degree in Instrumental Music Education in 2005. I'm a

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Radhika R.
Annie is very patient and in tune with my daughter. Her ability to teach is impressive. Annie has good knowledge and experience. My daughter loves her!
Bob H.
Annie was extremely patient and engaged. Good teacher for adult beginners.
Robert O.
Robert was nervous for his first lesson. Annie’s teaching style set him at ease very quickly. She was clear and concise with her instructions. Very hands on as needed: adjustment of violin, bow , hand and arm placement,etc. I, as Robert’s parent, was very impressed with Annie.

Joe M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA MUSIC EDUCATION (vocal emphasis) from Vanguard University of Southern California
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Joe M.

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Learn how to play beautifully with proper technique, scale exercises, and by sight-reading fun music!

About Joe

With a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Vanguard University, I've been teaching Voice, Violin, Piano, and Guitar since 2002. Currently I'm the music teacher at Oakwood Academy Schools of Long Beach and at Kids Space in Whittier. I am also the Music Director for Arts Aloud Theater Group.

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Erin
Im already seeing a difference. Joe is really helping me with my belt.
Stephen
Worth double what he charges
Alexander
My first guitar session went great and learned so much! Very easy going guy and explains everything so well!

Calvin T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Mandarin & Cantonese, English
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 65; Female: 7 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Calvin T.

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"Learn Music Safely & Virtually...!" With my assertive yet relational personality, students can expect to build a solid foundation of technique, intonation, and other skills through my unique methods for learning efficiently which I have developed through the course of over 15 years of teaching violin. Whether they are in beginning, intermediate, or advanced levels, I provide a well-rounded teaching approach that would help them gain confidence in their musical and learning abilities as well as motivate them to practice and progress! ! Please NOTE: At this time, besides advanced and intermediate level students, beginning students may only be accepted for online lessons with me if they had at least 1 solid month of weekly lessons.

Please note: I have had a successful background check recently in Canada. If you would like to take lessons with me but would like to verify or get an update of my background check status first before proceeding, please do not hesitate to contact me ...

About Calvin

Calvin, a professional violin teacher and expert violinist, who hails from Austin (TX) and Chicago (IL), has been featured in Charlotte's very own classical radio station, in its "Mainstreet Sessions" performing the virtuosic show-piece Zigeunerweisen by Sarasate, has performed with various top-not

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Luther W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
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Luther W.

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both the violin and viola in a variety of professional ensembles including substitute viola work with the Borromeo String Quartet. I draw from this performing background to teach my students of all ages and abilities.

I currently act as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at Merrimack College, where I serve as a primary instrumental teacher to enrolled students. I have also acted as the primary violin teacher for Main Street Music, LLC, in Waltham. Additionally, I run a private studio of 5-10 students as young as 6 and as old as 60. Of these, some never touched an instrument before our first lesson, and some are serious conservatory-bound musicians intending to make a career as a performer.

About Luther

I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both th

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Thao R.
My daughter has had very good lessons with Luther. He is enthusiastic knowledgeable, and has great techniques. He understands kids and works with my daughter very well. She improves a whole lot and enjoys playing.
Robert O.
Extremely nice and very patient.
Olivia R.
Mr. Warren explained very well on how i could improve my techniques in playing the viola. I learned alot from my first lesson and hope to learn more with him.

Melissa D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa D.

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I like to tailor my lessons to the needs of each student. I can teach all styles from, classical, to jazz to fiddle and contemporary or rock. Whatever the style, I strive to focus on good musicianship, theory and technique developing right hand dexterity and the bow arm along with the left hand and vibrato. I use several different methods depending on the age and ability of the student.

About Melissa

I began playing violin at age 10 after years of singing in children's choirs. I continued my musical journey at Sam Houston State University where I earned a Bachelors degree in Music and my Texas All Level Music teaching certification. I was a middle school orchestra director for 17 years. During

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Paige M.
Page likesMelissa and looks forward to her next lesson. She enjoyed Melissa's teaching technique and looks forward to continuing with her.

Kate O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Masters of Music from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Kate O.

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I love taking the time to get to know each student on an individual level, and finding what gets them excited about making music. With over ten years of experience teaching students ages five through adulthood, I know each person learns differently and has different goals. I will work with you to come up with achievable goals, while also pushing you to discover how to play in a way unique to you!

About Kate

Musician and educator Kate O. works to meaningfully challenge the status quo in the service of engaging and uniting people through the performing arts. A dynamic violinist, a fierce advocate of contemporary music and promoter of responsible and thorough music education in the city of Los Angeles an

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Molly J.
Kate is an incredible teacher - I cannot recommend her highly enough. I have played violin off and on for almost 30 years, and Kate has worked carefully and thoughtfully to help me with basics that I didn't realize I could improve on that have already changed my playing for the better. Kate has a positive and encouraging approach that inspires confidence and joy in practicing. She is able to clearly break down each element of fingering, shifting, and bowing when I am having trouble. She is a gem and I am delighted to revisit my love for the violin under her guidance.
natalie
I have been beyond pleased with Kate. Her energy is calm and encouraging and allows the student to creatively discover how learning works for them. As an adult, having never played ANY instrument before, Kate has been the perfect nurturing guidance on this journey. I've also seen her perform outside of lessons and she is clearly classically trained but pushing the boundaries as an what an artist "should be" which I love as someone learning a skill, to see all perspectives. Kate is on time and professional and I have nothing but positive to say about working with her!!!
Amy
My granddaughter (age 13) has been studying violin with Kate for the past two years and I honestly felt as though we'd struck gold after the first lesson. Kate is smart, talented, patient, and an all-around lovely person who has elevated my granddaughter's music studies.

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"Very very good instructor for violin learner, if you want to improve your violin skills, get better fingering and bowing. she must be your choice! She is professional!"
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Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"We really love Zhana. Very attentive and thorough teacher. Spends a lot of time on proper technique. Always finds a way to encourage a young learner."
Amir
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"This was our first lesson and Shannon did a great job assessing my son's needs and teach him in a manner he could relate."
Jay
Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"Ms. Wilma is absolutely amazing! My children have learned more in their first three lessons then they have for the past 3 years with someone different!"
Kendall
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"I started violin lessons with Leanna in May and I must say she is an awesome teacher. Lessons are great and I am actually learning how to play the violin! I can not think of a time when she was harsh or impatient, seeing that I complete beginner. She is pleasant and encouraging. I was late for one of she class and she was so understandable"
Yakeisha
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
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"She take her time in explaining every sound, it appears or can be learned from the book 📖."
Salomey
Took Violin lessons from Ani K.
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"Just had one lesson so far but Lucas was very patient and easy to work with."
Rafael
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Great Violin Lessons

Diane is a great Teacher.
We are very pleased that she is teaching our young daughter (12) to play the Violin. At the beginning we were a little bit nervous since this was the first time for my daughter to be in contact with music and it turned out to be great.
Diane has been very supportive, always finding better ways to reinforce the lessons and making sure her students understand every practice objective. She is patience, very flexible and she always emphasizes the importance of having fun while one learns to play an instrument. She works hard to prepare and keep a good record of every single lesson.
We are excited, but most important, our daughter is enjoying learning to play the violin. Thanks Diane!"
Gerardo
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"Ha-eun is a great violin teacher. I'm an adult learner that picked up the violin to try something different. I've played saxophone for 15 years, and have gone through many types of teachers. I can say Ha-eun is one of the best. She's experienced and patient. We started lessons in person and moved to online because of COVID19, and still going strong through the Suzuki book. She would be great to teach young or old alike!"
Samuel
Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"Very good lesson. Knowledgeable and patient."
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Took Violin lessons from Michael D.
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