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Arie S.

Seattle, WA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Masters in Viola Performance from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
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Arie S.

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Arie Schächter has been Assistant Principal Viola with the Seattle Symphony for over a decade. He has won several awards in international competitions, including Top Prize at the Markneukirchen International Viola Competition in 2001, and Third Prize at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition in 2000. He has a Master’s degree in music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of music, where he worked as a teaching assistant while pursuing his degree.

Mr. Schächter has performed in numerous music festivals throughout the United States, including the Aspen Music Festival, the Caramoor Music Festival and the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. He has collaborated with members of the renowned Cleveland String Quartet and the Tokyo String Quartet. Since joining the Seattle Symphony in 2004, Mr. Schächter has been performing in various chamber music series in Seattle, including Simple Measures, Music of Remembrance and the Seattle Symphony Chamber Series.

About Arie

I’m a professional violist, Assistant Principal Viola with the Seattle Symphony and the Seattle Opera. In addition to teaching viola, I am more than happy to give violin lessons up to advanced level, and can also teach music theory and composition. We will work on developing good technique, as

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Emily M.

2 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily M.

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Welcome to my violin and viola studio! I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each student's learning style, look for ways to encourage individual ownership of learning, and adapt my approach to help meet each student’s needs and goals. I teach both Suzuki and traditional lessons, and draw from a variety of musical styles and approaches to help students develop a broad range of skills that include a strong technical foundation, ear training, sight-reading, ensemble playing, and musical self-expression. Through this approach, I hope to help students develop a lifelong love for music that will serve them in all future endeavors, musical or otherwise.

About Emily

Welcome to my violin and viola studio! I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each student's learning style, look for ways to encourage individual ownership of learning, and adapt my app

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Anne
Emily is patient, motivating, encouraging, and knowledgeable - a terrific teacher in every way!
James
Emily is a fantastic teacher! She is very easy to work with, and is great at explaining technical and musical details. I highly recommend lessons with Emily!

Ray R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Electronic Production and Design from Berklee College of Music
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Ray R.

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About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
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Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving Sammamish, WA

Armen M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English,Russian,Armenian, Russian
  • High school from Tchaikovsky school of music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Armen M.

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Hello. Welcome to my class. This is your time to shine and create music together.

About Armen

Armen M. was born in Armenia, and began playing the violin at the age of seven. From thereon out, Armen received his B.A.and M.A. degrees from Yerevan State Conservatory in Armenia and Artist diploma from Longy school of Music in Cambridge MA. With an impressive background, awards, and distinctions

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Max
Armen has been great with my beginner child! Able to do basic introduction at child level, amazing!
Muller
I had a great first lesson with Armen.
He immediately identified some areas of improvement and I really liked his style which is rigorous, demanding and rewarding at the same time.
Can't wait to our next lesson,

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Badri S.
I was Impressed beyond my expectations.

Mimi D.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Finalist from Naumberg International Viola Competition
  • Masters Degree from Brooklyn College
  • Teaching since 1994
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Mimi D.

43 Reviews
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I love how the viola sounds.
I teach in all music styles and music genres from classical to contemporary to improvisation to solo dynamics etc.
The viola is a great instrument and I love teaching the viola to people who love it.
With the rich, beautiful sounds of the viola I teach my students how to bring out the best in themselves and the instrument.

About Mimi

Mimi is a world class musician. She has been teaching Viola, Violin, Composition and Improvisation techniques for over 25 years. Mimi studied personally for several years with Itzhak Perlman, the great, legendary, violin concert soloist. Mimi toured with Barbra Streisand and also recorded

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Elijah I.
Great first experience, looking forward to the next lesson.
Paula D.
Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, knowledgeable, and inspiring songwriting teacher, and I am learning a lot and gaining self-confidence from working with her. Most definitely several points above average!
Paula D.
Mimi really helped educate and inspire and encourage me in my songwriting today, She is truly a gifted teacher and most definitely several points above average!:)
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Nicholas H.

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

57 Reviews
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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 the past seven years for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth S

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Very patient with my 7 year old.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Sammamish, WA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Sammamish 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 $150 per hour.
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"I've been getting lessons for 2 years and I've improved greatly."
- Miranda
Took Viola lessons from Speedy B.
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"Kendra is amazing! She's perfect at finding problems and helping the student to resolve them while challenging to be better and better."
- Bellatrix
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"Helen McDermott
Exceptional Violist, Masterful Teacher

Helen McDermott is an exceptionally talented violist who is also a masterful, empathetic teacher. She brings a truly unique combination of technical virtuosity, pedagogical professionalism, and psychological insight into the music studio. I know this from personal experience because I have greatly benefited from being one of her viola students.
Her vast experience as a professional violist gives her a wealth of technical knowledge, not only about how to play the viola but, more importantly, how to play beautiful music with this instrument. She has studied, and continues to study, different teaching methods, drawing from all of these approaches to develop a program of instruction designed to meet each student’s individual needs. She also connects empathetically with her students, creating an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual respect that alleviates anxiety, thereby allowing genuine learning to take place.
In short, her breadth and depth of expertise, in both musicianship and pedagogy, make her an ideal viola teacher who guides students on their path to realizing their full potential as a violist and as a complete musician."
- Farley
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"I son enjoys viola lessons with Susanna. She guides him well and clarifies all his doubts. Very patient."
- Vishwa
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Susanna is so patient and kind and most of all KNOWLEGEABLE. I know I am in extremely capable hands. My first lesson I left feeling excited, motivated and wanting more. (Even though I'm a beginner and I don't sound amazing, I know I will get there with the guidance of Susanna)"
- Brittany
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Martina is an accomplished musician who has an awesome professional teaching method that makes my daughter feel extremely successful after each lesson."
- Kennedy
Took Viola lessons from Martina S.
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"Incredibly thoughtful and knowledgeable!

I have worked with Martina at the Round Top Festival Institute in Texas. Her extensive technical training and a thorough understanding of musical styles is evident. She is a wonderful player who is equipped with the expertise needed to facilitate the growth of developing musicians. All students will benefit from her thoughtful approach to violin/viola playing."
- Sydney
Took Viola lessons from Martina S.
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"She’s excellent. My son has learned a lot from her and wants to continue his lessons."
- Julian
Took Viola lessons from Trinity H.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
- Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Betsy was AMAZING!! She helped me work on scales and my concerto, she made it so mug more fun and was very nice to be around."
- Annmarie Seaman
Took Viola lessons from Betsy F.
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