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Pamela M.

7 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $42
  • Music Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education from The Evergreen State College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Williamson Foundation for Music- Fellowship Recipient from Wiliiamson Foundation
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Pamela M.

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In my lessons I offer personalized instruction according to the needs and desires of the student. My teaching philosophy centers around the idea that traditional violin-based folk music ("fiddle") can be used as a tool to learn and refine the techniques required to play the violin. I believe lear

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Megan
I always looked forward to my lessons with Pamela. She brought kindness, patience, and a sense of fun to the session. I learned a lot about music as well, and she honored my intentions for learning an instrument, helping to set a pace that was comfortable for me yet exciting and challenging.
Jemuel
Pamela knows how to teach, not just play, the violin. Many people charging for lessons simply were taught how to play once upon a time, but don’t have a plan or an ear/eye for what to work on to improve a new or experienced player. But Pamela is a professional and very serious about her job for someone who laughs every thirty seconds. She’s very fun and vibrant too!
Hilarie Hauptman
For the past two years I have enjoyed private fiddle lessons with Pamela Margon. She is most encouraging and positive while always challenging me to go further. I appreciated her support in the music I wanted to play. As an older student (65), I have enjoyed learning to play by ear; it's like learning a new language, and I have grown in my playing confidence. I look forward to continuing with the fiddle for years to come thanks to Pamela's delightful teaching manner. Highly recommend!
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Koon W.

10 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • BA in Music from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Koon W.

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Young multilingual (English, Cantonese, and Mandarin) piano and violin teacher who combines the formal traditional Eastern style of teaching, and the fun approach of Western style of teaching into his music lessons.

Fun lessons but also challenging
- I believes that fun lessons are easy to gain young student interest, but it often lack to give them motivation. In the lessons, I often challenge my students, let them be self-motivated and become a better musician.

Techniques
- I focus lessons on teaching proper techniques with their instruments. With my experiences in taking lessons from American, Chinese, and Russian teachers, I learnt a great spectrum of techniques and I would like to teach my students what I had learn.

Learning pieces and other related topics
- Playing pieces and songs is only a small part of learning to play an instrument. In our lessons, we would also cover proper music theory, and ear-training.

I have been teaching students from pre-k to retirement age. Early ...

About Koon

I was born in Hong Kong, China. I have been studying music with a dual focus on piano, and violin since the age of 8. I Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music with a primary focus on piano performance from Arizona State University. I also hold a violin performance diploma from Trinity College L

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Vanessa
Absolutely loved this class, I really enjoyed how flexible his lessons were. He was more than willing to adjust and go over theory more than playing. Definitely the highlight of week!
Della O.
Koon is patient, correct many mistakes I made and gave me good techniques advices. Very good impressions for my first lesson. Thanks
Anya
My 5yo who are hyper and easy distraction able to play "o madonna had a farm" at home after 2 months of basic class. highly recommended!
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Nicholas H.

82 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Awarded Gerschefski/Reader Cello Scholarship from Martha Gerschefski
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Nicholas H.

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I'm an experienced and dedicated musician, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for over a decade for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphon

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I've been taking lessons for the past three weeks and I must say Nicholas is a very educated instructor. He is very clear in his instructions and patiently waits for you to understand his topics. I highly recommend him to other new violin players. I plan to continue my lessons with him in the future.
Dylan P.
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Jenny B.

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  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jenny B.

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Whether you’ve heard her on any of the Disney Park shows and rides Internationally or on numerous movie scores like Forrest Gump, Paw Patrol or Father of the Bride, classically trained violinist, Jenny is excited to bring over 40 years of teaching, recording and performance experience online.

I love my job! There's no doubt that performing at a high level is exciting but having the opportunity to perform consistently and confidently comes with hard work. I don’t mind working hard but practicing doesn't have to be a chore. It has to be efficient and engaging, at any level.

Jenny has enjoyed student of all ages and levels (yes, even adults!), using traditional, Russian and Suzuki methods. Many of Jenny’s students have continued professionally, while others play for personal enjoyment.

I'm currently a session player in Nashville and some days are filled with recording violin effects that aren't traditionally taught but learned through experience. I'm excited to share both ...

About Jenny

Jenny has performed throughout the US, Europe, Mexico, Peru and Australia as a soloist, chamber musician or symphonic player. Winner of many awards and competitions, including the National Advancement for the Arts Award, Jenny has enjoyed a career as a symphonic and session player in San Francisco

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Raycurt J.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Raycurt J.

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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 instrument to learn.

Comprehensive program with ear training and reading music.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Joshua C.
Raycurt has the knowledge and passion for the arts that makes for an excellent teacher. Highly recommend.
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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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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ilona M.

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Student needs to have the instrument. I usually use Essential Elements and Suzuki books for beginner and intermediate students. Also String Tunes.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am ex

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Olympia is $80. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $80 and $80 per hour.
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"Susanna’s kind and sweet nature helped me to feel so comfortable as a complete beginner on the violin. She was so patient and encouraging and made learning how to play a fun and uplifting experience. She is an excellent teacher. I cannot recommend her enough!"
Tom
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"I'm so thankful we found Connie as our violin teacher! We love her style of teaching and my son really looks forward to his weekly lessons with her. Connie is very encouraging, patient, and her passion for music and teaching really shines through. We would highly recommend her for anyone wanting violin lessons at any age or playing level!"
Rachel
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"My granddaughter takes lessons on Skype.

My granddaughter, now 7, has been taking violin lessons with Erin C. on Skype for about a year now. We couldn't be more pleased with the everything about the program. Erin is a wonderful teacher who really knows how to talk to kids and encourage them. Skype is no impediment."
Wren
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"My kids enjoy working with Joshua to learn the violin. So far, our experience has been great. We really appreciate his knowledge and for offering his service for an affordable rate."
Nita
Took Violin lessons from Joshua F.
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"Five Star Excellent Student focused Teacher

We have had Betsy teach our three kids for years. She is well trained, has an excellent fund of musical knowledge, and is technically superior. But best of all she tailors her teaching based on each child's skills, interest, and energy. She keeps the kids engaged, even with their different skill sets and learning capabilities. We have had several tutors in the past, and the kids can play piano, cello, and violin. But out of all the music teachers, Betsy's ability to keep each child involved and interested has kept them playing violin even though its not the instrument they play at school.

I can't give a higher recommendation than I can give for Betsy."
Marie
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"My daughter took lessons with Pamela for 6 years. Pamela made learning fun and easy! She really knows how to connect with the students and keep them engaged. I would highly recommend Pamela as an instructor if you are looking!"
Holly
Took Violin lessons from Pamela M.
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"My son loves his violin lessons"
Pedro
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"This was my first lesson, but I am matched right with my instructor. She has made a good assessment of where I am in my learning and where I want to go. I will listen and follow."
Jean
Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"Ms. Effy has been teaching my son violin for the past three years (from age 5-8). She is simply amazing! She is patient, encouraging, an excellent teacher, and my son has so much fun with her. He looks forward to her lessons every week!"
Molly
Took Violin lessons from Effy H.
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"Awesome start! Looking forward to continuing..."
Jordan
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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