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Brianna R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music - Violin Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Brianna R.

4 Reviews
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Hi, I'm Brianna! Whether you're completely new to music or have taken lessons for years, I'd love to help you meet your goals as a violinist and musician.

I've been studying violin and composing for 18 years and specialize in classical music, but my musical background is diverse. I’ve performed as an orchestral and chamber violinist, written and performed for film scores, played for musicals, opera, and ballet, and recorded for singer/songwriters.

My teaching approach is tailored to the needs of each student and I’ve worked with violinists of all ages. I especially love working with adult students – it’s never too late to try something you’ve always wanted to learn!

Whatever you’re hoping to gain from lessons, I would love to hear about your goals and start learning together!

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Brianna! Whether you're completely new to music or have taken lessons for years, I'd love to help you meet your goals as a violinist and musician. I've been studying violin and composing for 17 years and specialize in classical music, but my musical background is diverse. I’ve performed

Recent Reviews
Trisha G.
First lesson was great! Brianna is delightful and very patient with an adult beginner.
Lanna
Daughter really enjoyed the first lesson and is excited to continue. She really likes the instructor!
Sherry W.
Brianna is amazing! I played violin when I was a kid but stopped for almost a decade before deciding to pick it up again. I looked up online and found Brianna on takelessons. I've just had my fifth violin lesson with her. She's patient, knowledgeable, and all-around a lovely person. She helped me come back to violin so fast. I enjoyed every lesson with her. Highly recommend! You'll be fortunate to have Brianna as your teacher.
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Chin K.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $185
  • Speaks German, Korean, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Awarded Prizewinner from The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
  • Teaching since 1974
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Chin K.

16 Reviews
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It is so important to learn from a real professional. I am international soloist and pedagogue, having studied with the world's greatest teachers, Ivan Galamian, Dorothy DeLay, Josef Gingold, etc. international violin competitions winner. It is very easy to get faulty instruction at any stage of the development. Mine is of the highest of quality. I can teach from beginner to the most advanced. Have been teaching for 40+ years.

About Chin

Hi, I am international soloist and pedagogue, soloist with orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and winner of major and top prizes at numerous prestigious international violin competitions including th

Recent Reviews
Jaime
Highly recommended! The most insightful and kind teacher. I had learned so much from him and dramatically improved every aspect of my violin playing. I was very fortunate to have learned from him.
Drew Y.
I was a student for over six years of Dr Chin Kim, from pre-college into my undergraduate studies. His encyclopedic knowledge of violin technique, repertoire, and history of the craft is unparalleled and still enamors me to this day. He is a masterful pedagogue who can offer students of the violin at all levels-even full professionals-access to unprecedented knowledge and understanding. I have since risen to be one of those professional products of Dr Kim’s teaching myself, with a graduate degree from the Shepherd School of Music followed by a tenure in the concertmaster pool at The Orchestra Now from 2016-2019-and I attribute much of this success to the knowledge and attention given by Dr Kim.
Corinne
Dr. Kim helped me build the foundation to my violin playing. As a young learner at 8 years old, he shaped my technique and provided me with the guidance that helped me become the violinist I am today. I studied with Dr. Kim for 10 years up until I went to college, where I am earning a degree in music. I can attribute this privilege to Dr. Kim for pushing me to grow and for teaching me so much during my early years.
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Jocelyn Z.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Master of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 21; Female: 5 and up
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Jocelyn Z.

9 Reviews
Book Now
Private Violin Teacher

I love playing and teaching the violin, and I'm so excited to share my experience with you! I have over a decade of experience with students of all backgrounds and experience levels. My time at The Juilliard School has prepared me well for whatever challenge you would like to take on together. Whether that is growing your love of the instrument, learning a new piece, finding better practice skills, or audition preparation.

Congratulations on taking an amazing first step into learning the violin, and I look forward to meeting you in our first lesson.

About Jocelyn

I have been teaching privately for over a decade, utilizing a blend of methods designed to help students discover violin technique and music theory, as well as develop skills in hypothesis and deduction that will help them become independent musicians and artists. My students have gone on to The Jui

Recent Reviews
Becky Anders
Love my lessons with Jocelyn! She is the best teacher I have ever had, and has really helped my confidence.
Steven Andrews
Jocelyn has been an absolute inspiration to me during our lessons. I was a bit nervous trying digital lessons with a new teacher, but she was an INCREDIBLE help to me as a violinist. Definitely book a few lessons with her.
Jeff
I'm really enjoying my lessons with Jocelyn. I can tell I'm getting better much faster than the last time I tried to pick up the violin. She is a great teacher

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving Briarcliff

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Brianna R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music - Violin Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
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Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Brianna R.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Violin Teacher

Hi, I'm Brianna! Whether you're completely new to music or have taken lessons for years, I'd love to help you meet your goals as a violinist and musician.

I've been studying violin and composing for 18 years and specialize in classical music, but my musical background is diverse. I’ve performed as an orchestral and chamber violinist, written and performed for film scores, played for musicals, opera, and ballet, and recorded for singer/songwriters.

My teaching approach is tailored to the needs of each student and I’ve worked with violinists of all ages. I especially love working with adult students – it’s never too late to try something you’ve always wanted to learn!

Whatever you’re hoping to gain from lessons, I would love to hear about your goals and start learning together!

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Brianna! Whether you're completely new to music or have taken lessons for years, I'd love to help you meet your goals as a violinist and musician. I've been studying violin and composing for 17 years and specialize in classical music, but my musical background is diverse. I’ve performed

Recent Reviews
Trisha G.
First lesson was great! Brianna is delightful and very patient with an adult beginner.
Lanna
Daughter really enjoyed the first lesson and is excited to continue. She really likes the instructor!
Sherry W.
Brianna is amazing! I played violin when I was a kid but stopped for almost a decade before deciding to pick it up again. I looked up online and found Brianna on takelessons. I've just had my fifth violin lesson with her. She's patient, knowledgeable, and all-around a lovely person. She helped me come back to violin so fast. I enjoyed every lesson with her. Highly recommend! You'll be fortunate to have Brianna as your teacher.
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This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chin K.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $185
  • Speaks German, Korean, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1974
  • doctor of musical arts from The Juilliard School
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chin K.

16 Reviews
Book Now
Online Violin Teacher

It is so important to learn from a real professional. I am international soloist and pedagogue, having studied with the world's greatest teachers, Ivan Galamian, Dorothy DeLay, Josef Gingold, etc. international violin competitions winner. It is very easy to get faulty instruction at any stage of the development. Mine is of the highest of quality. I can teach from beginner to the most advanced. Have been teaching for 40+ years.

About Chin

Hi, I am international soloist and pedagogue, soloist with orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and winner of major and top prizes at numerous prestigious international violin competitions including th

Recent Reviews
Jaime
Highly recommended! The most insightful and kind teacher. I had learned so much from him and dramatically improved every aspect of my violin playing. I was very fortunate to have learned from him.
Drew Y.
I was a student for over six years of Dr Chin Kim, from pre-college into my undergraduate studies. His encyclopedic knowledge of violin technique, repertoire, and history of the craft is unparalleled and still enamors me to this day. He is a masterful pedagogue who can offer students of the violin at all levels-even full professionals-access to unprecedented knowledge and understanding. I have since risen to be one of those professional products of Dr Kim’s teaching myself, with a graduate degree from the Shepherd School of Music followed by a tenure in the concertmaster pool at The Orchestra Now from 2016-2019-and I attribute much of this success to the knowledge and attention given by Dr Kim.
Corinne
Dr. Kim helped me build the foundation to my violin playing. As a young learner at 8 years old, he shaped my technique and provided me with the guidance that helped me become the violinist I am today. I studied with Dr. Kim for 10 years up until I went to college, where I am earning a degree in music. I can attribute this privilege to Dr. Kim for pushing me to grow and for teaching me so much during my early years.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Jocelyn Z.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Master of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Jocelyn Z.

9 Reviews
Book Now
Online Violin Teacher

I love playing and teaching the violin, and I'm so excited to share my experience with you! I have over a decade of experience with students of all backgrounds and experience levels. My time at The Juilliard School has prepared me well for whatever challenge you would like to take on together. Whether that is growing your love of the instrument, learning a new piece, finding better practice skills, or audition preparation.

Congratulations on taking an amazing first step into learning the violin, and I look forward to meeting you in our first lesson.

About Jocelyn

I have been teaching privately for over a decade, utilizing a blend of methods designed to help students discover violin technique and music theory, as well as develop skills in hypothesis and deduction that will help them become independent musicians and artists. My students have gone on to The Jui

Recent Reviews
Becky Anders
Love my lessons with Jocelyn! She is the best teacher I have ever had, and has really helped my confidence.
Steven Andrews
Jocelyn has been an absolute inspiration to me during our lessons. I was a bit nervous trying digital lessons with a new teacher, but she was an INCREDIBLE help to me as a violinist. Definitely book a few lessons with her.
Jeff
I'm really enjoying my lessons with Jocelyn. I can tell I'm getting better much faster than the last time I tried to pick up the violin. She is a great teacher

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"Maestro Mazzamuto isn't only a wonderful teacher but also a patient and emphatic pedagogue: from the very first lesson he was able to musically connect with me, understanding what my fears were performing and learning a really difficult instrument as we all know the violin is. Even though I started the violin as an older student (26 y.o) he has been able to help me produce a nice tone in a really short time thanks to his great method. All of this being said Mr. Mazzamuto always encouraged me and pushed me to be better giving me enthusiasm to keep practicing."
Nicole
Took Violin lessons from Lorenzo M.
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"Caleb is an awesome teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable, very patient, and makes learning violin fun!"
Debra
Took Violin lessons from Caleb T.
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"Autumn is an amazing teacher that can successfully relate to all age groups and nurture their musical education accordingly. My daughter has been taking lessons from Autumn for years and has developed beautifully during this time. Autumn also incorporates performance while teaching so that skill is also learned along with playing. We have really enjoyed Autumn as a teacher and are thankful we found her!"
Kim
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"I took up the violin at age 52 and am beginning my 4th year. Nikita is my 3rd teacher and I have been with him for the past 4 months. First of all he is a very positive and upbeat person! He is helping me correct my body mechanics which is so important to having a good sound. He starts with the basics foundations and works with you until you achieve the goal. He has high expectations for his students and the techniques to bring about results. Every lesson you will receive lots of encouragement! I am super excited to be learning from this skilled teacher!"
Sandra K.
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Great teacher! I am just beginning and Tigran is being so patient and he makes the lesson fun."
Chris FLaherty
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Zachary has such a positive and encouraging way with our son. He is clearly a very talented musician -- yet he is humble and has said he is always still learning all the time. From the first lesson, he provided persistent guidance for improving with patience and compassion. He is a gifted teacher. We are very happy to have found him!"
Colleen
Took Violin lessons from Zachary H.
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"My daughter likes her violin lessons with Jessica. Jessica discussed the goals upfront and is focused on helping my daughter achieve those with right level of feedback on how to improve."
Hari
Took Violin lessons from Jessica D.
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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!")"
jodi
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"In just the first lesson there was an improvement in my playing. I'm very happy with Nikita's teaching style."
Matthew
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"It went greater than I expected. Very very impressed - explanations very clear, easy to understand - some tricks to improve a few things - couldn’t wait until I could practice those tips. Practiced another 25-30 minutes after my lesson. I’m already looking forward to my next lesson in a week - she made me feel at ease very quickly."
Sue
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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