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Elisa R.

7 Reviews
West Linn, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Elisa R.

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Hello! I am offering beginning to advanced lessons for students of all ages (age 3 through adult). The methodology that I teach is directly from Oberlin and New England Conservatories. My teaching philosophy is to self motivate students through fun and a positive learning environment. I have over 10 years of teaching experience and have taught in a variety of settings across the US and Taiwan.

About Elisa

Hello! I love to teach and I have devoted my life to obtaining the highest music education possible. Learning to play an instrument is fun but it is also challenging. My lessons consist of technique and general music training that include aural skills and music theory. My lessons are a lot of

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Laura
Elisa is a great violin teacher. She is patient and fun, yet challenges our daughter which helps her advance quickly. She is very skilled at setting developmentally appropriate goals and my 9 year old daughter loves her!
Laura
Elisa is a great violin teacher for my 8 year old daughter. She is clear with her expectations and sets attainable challenges while making lessons enjoyable. My daughter has learned faster than I expected and looks forward to every lesson. I highly recommend her for teaching young children.
Hadley
Elisa is wonderful! She's excellent with my 7-year-old -- very patient and makes the lesson fun.
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Elisa B.

16 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
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Elisa B.

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Quality teaching by professional violin teacher with long time teaching experience. Accepting all levels from beginners to advanced students. Classical, Suzuki and fiddling methods used. Bringing teaching expertise from Finland!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Gale Shuey
Elisa is patient and encouraging
Joshua
Ms. Boynton is a thoughtful and positive teacher.
Grace G.
Elisa is wonderful! She’s patient and fun. My granddaughter really likes her and looks forward to her lesson. She was playing songs by lesson #4.

Stephen P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephen P.

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Take lessons with the concertmaster! Stephen Page is a symphony orchestra concertmaster in DFW, and he is now offering online lessons. Fun, informative and helpful instruction to give you the tools you need to play the instrument you love. With over 15 years of experience teaching the violin, Stephen teaches all kinds of students from beginner to advanced, young and old.

About Stephen

Hi, I'm Stephen. I've been playing the violin for over 30 years (since I was six years old!). I've performed, composed, and taught for over 15 years. I love music, and I love helping others discover a love for music. I am a symphony orchestra concertmaster in the DFW area (Las Colinas Symphony), an

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Akiko K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Akiko K.

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Experienced teacher and concert violinist, works with beginner to advanced students. Graduate of Manhattan School of Music & Yale University. I help students become their own best teachers, develop their ear and learn a natural technique to communicate the music most effectively. Technique is applied in the context of the music, and students will learn to develop and apply their musical instincts and gain an organic understanding of musical style, history, theory, and performance.

About Akiko

I am a professional classical violinist and chamber musician, and have been teaching both privately and at music schools. I have been performing for over 10 years in much of the Northeastern United States, and share my performing experience and enthusiasm for classical music with my students. I gra

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Melody Qian
Akiko taught me to play the viola when I was just getting started! She's so considerate with helping you get the fundamentals of not only technique, but also posture and how to stretch so that I wouldn't get sore. It's something that's stuck with me for years. I've never met another teacher who has helped me develop my musicality or talked with me about music theory as much as Akiko, and it's so important to know these things to play honestly and understand the music! Honestly you couldn't ask for a better teacher!! I'm so grateful to have learned my instrument with her. Thank you so much :)
Julie
I’ve been taking lessons with Akiko for the past two and a half years as an adult beginner. I’ve played other instruments all my life and have had many teachers, so I can say with great confidence that she is a uniquely talented teacher. Akiko is equally adept at diagnosing and addressing technique problems as she is at teaching musicality. She also knows when to redirect your attention from one to the other—and it is amazing to discover how looking at the big picture and being reminded to play the music can address a seemingly intractable technique problem. Akiko does not just teach you to play the violin. She teaches you to play music, which is probably the reason that you are playing the violin in the first place. I cannot emphasize the value of this enough. You don’t have to be a technical virtuoso before you begin to express yourself artistically. Akiko has so much to offer for advanced violinists as well. The way she brings music theory to life in whatever piece you’re working on will transform your interpretation of anything else you play. She gives you the tools to create your own organic interpretation in a way that also fits with the piece and its historical context. I find every lesson to be reinvigorating. When at times I have become stuck or frustrated, Akiko has always helped me to take a different tack and find freedom again. I feel grateful for the opportunity to work with her. She both an incredible teacher and a talented artist!
Rachael T.
I took lessons from Akiko for over a year as a beginner-intermediate violin player. Under Akiko’s tutelage, I was able to play as lead violin in my school orchestra concerts and pass my violin exams. Akiko’s kind and encouraging personality strengthened my confidence in playing the violin. I’ve had experience with other teachers but Akiko helped me to really further my relationship with music. Her enthusiasm for music has definitely rubbed off on me and I couldn’t be more grateful for having Akiko as my teacher! I wholeheartedly recommend Akiko to anyone looking to pick up the violin, intermediate players, and those who are more advanced.
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Mel P.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mel P.

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Classical, traditional method and Suzuki method. Studied with Dr. John Kendall, founder of the Suzuki method for the United States. Have played with Southern Illinois University orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony exhibition concert. Have performed in Europe, North America and Asia.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Nonna -.
He was awesome! He explaned to me A LOT, special for first lesson! I know now what i suppose to do for be more productive! Thank you, Mel!
Russell Wyatt
Mel has done a fantastic job getting me started on Mandolin. I have a tiny bit of musical background, and he has been able to help me quickly move to where I need to be in order to challenge me to grow. I highly reccomend him.
Patrick K.
Mel is incredible and a very thoughtful instructor. He takes the time to make sure you understand the concepts and works with you to make sure you progress in an efficient logical way. He really spends the time with you and you feel like he is as committed to your learning experience as you are. I would recommend him for anyone looking for lessons and I am excited to keep studying the fiddle and violin with him.

-Patrick from Canada

Jiawei Y.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Awarded Juilliard Scholarship from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jiawei Y.

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I am a graduate student at the Juilliard School and I'm very experienced with violin teaching, both working with children and adults. I use Suzuki Method for violin.

About Jiawei

Adjunct Faculty of Violin/Viola, New York University Coach, Mannes School of Music Prep Division The Juilliard School, Master of Music, Viola Performance Bard College, B.A. Philosophy Bard Conservatory of Music, B.M. Viola Performance Experienced with teaching both children and adult students

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Jess
Though our experience with Jiawei was brief (just three lessons as a summer fill-in for our regular teacher), our daughter very much enjoyed working with her. Jiawei is certainly someone we would pursue as a regular teacher if we had that need.
Oona
Student says she was very nice and very insightful.

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Scarlett
Took Violin lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"Very patient with me (and lots of positive feedback). I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson!"
Jennifer Whitehill
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
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"Lily is a great instructor. She knows how to communicate with students and how to hold them accountable so they can have self discipline. Her teaching method also effective as she showing students how to get better step by step."
Eti Gunawan
Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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"Charlene os great...very patient and knowledgeable."
Angelica
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Kristen is a technically robust, patient and works with the student to ensure progress."
Sam
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Gail is a terrific instructor. She constantly recognizes your successes (however big or small ) and challenges you to do better. She has an amazing ability to know when you need to take a different approach to your music. Every musician or student is different and she adapts her techniques to variety of levels of learning."
Tina
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"Gabrielle was WONDERFUL!! She was truly the best teacher my son has ever had. She’s warm, lovely, encouraging. Everything you would want in a teacher. We’re very sorry to see her go, as she is moving. It will be very hard to replace her."
Sally
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"Dr. Chin is a great performer and a wonderful teacher. He identified problems with my technique and carefully explained why and how it can be improved. I see his experience teaching through his assignments for each week including etudes, scales and various exercises. He patiently works on each technique with me during lessons and, after practicing at home, I've quickly seen improvements in my playing."
Eric
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"Tracy is a patient violin tutor and is very knowledgeable on the subject. She taught my son the basic techniques he needs to prepare him for his summer youth program. We will most likely contact her again in the near future for more lessons."
Ann
Took Violin lessons from Tracy T.
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"My daughter loved it!"
Charity
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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