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Steven M.

Spanaway, WA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstandning Student from Pierce College Music Department
  • Teaching since 2014
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Steven M.

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Steven holds a Bachelor of Music with a focus in Music Composition from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. He has been teaching lessons for 5 years.

"When starting with a new student, I work hard to ensure we go over the student's goals and determine where we need to begin in the learning process. From there, I can advise and create a compatible lesson plan specifically designed to each student."

About Steven

Steven Moncado is currently an active composer, instructor, and active member in the music community in Tacoma, Washington and its surrounding areas. His instruments are violin, viola, and cello. He his been playing the violin for 16 years, cello for 12 years, and viola for 3 years respectively. He

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Elizabeth B.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth B.

55 Reviews
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All level of viola study from beginner through professional.

I am a professional violinist/violist with a Master of Music degree, extensive performance, and teaching ability/experience,

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth.
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Amy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Viola Performance and Teaching from Trinity College of Music, London
  • Teaching since 1999
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Amy B.

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i was so fortunate in my earliest viola lessons as a child to learn from teachers who studied with Karen Tuttle and William Primrose.

I have spent the past 20 years learning about the body, brain, and mind and how we learn! So I really investigated the process of learning to play at a technically and artistically high level.

Viola is such a beautiful instrument full of so many tone colors, and playing harmony in ensembles really gives you an ear for harmony that is difficult to get any other way.

I will guide you through your viola journey because we need more great creative viola players in the word!

About Amy

I am the great-granddaughter of a musician who used to play with Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman in NYC in the 1930s and 40s! I believe every person has the right to be musically fluent, and to have music available to them as a tool for self expression, emotional expression, stress relief, and

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Virginia A.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Virginia A.

3 Reviews
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If you are a beginner, you can expect to first master technique of the instrument. Afterwards, you will learn how to master a beautiful tone and sound.

As an intermediate, you will learn how to approach things in a different way than normal. You will learn not only how to play something "correctly" but how to play musically, artistically and beautifully.

As an advanced student, you can expect to be challenged to think critically about technique, sound, phrasing, etc.

About Virginia

Take ONLINE lessons during these uncertain times hassle free! I have over 4 years of teaching experience with strings and piano. I have played my primary instrument, viola, for over 10 years. I love to encourage students that quantity doesn't always beat out quality. That being said, I love

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Abby
I honed so many of my skills through my lessons with Virginia and she is very understanding and helpful
Janiya
Virginia’s so patient, understanding and energetic! I never was embarrassed when I would make mistakes and our lessons were never stressful. Virginia has taught me so many techniques, strategies, and practicing methods that improved me as a musician and will continue to. Not only was she an amazing instructor but she was also a shoulder for when I was in distress. Thank you Virginia!❤️
Grace
I learned so much and enjoyed my lessons.
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Chelsea S.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, English
  • Music-Violin from Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Chelsea S.

38 Reviews
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Hello!

I have over 10 years of musical experience playing the violin, and other instruments. I also have over 3 years of experience working with children ages 4-12. I have the ability to work with all ages.

My interest is in the student. I am interested in tailoring lessons to the goals and desires of each student. I specialize in students starting out and getting their feet wet in the music world. I believe in setting goals and achieving them in a way that works best for my students.

About Chelsea

Welcome everyone! I have a few beliefs: I believe that everyone should know how to play an instrument. Whether it is violin, ukulele, piano, their voice, whatever! Music is a part of what makes us human, and is important for personal development. I believe that no one is "too old" to sta

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Teresa
She did a great job at helping me feel comfortable with the instrument
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Elizabeth C.
Chelsea is the perfect fit for my teenage daughter. Her lessons are engaging and fun. I love how she takes time to get to know her students which gives them the ability to play with confidence. Highly recommend!
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Cristina H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Mandrine, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded First prize of Taipei viola competition from National Taiwan
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Cristina H.

7 Reviews
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I Love to teach viola, because I love the way this instrument sounds. Everyone thinks it is just like violin but actually there is so many different way to bowing and tech from violin. My goal is make hear how viola sounds, it can actually even touching then cello and violin in some melo piece .

About Cristina

I am Steinway Certificated Educator and professional with 10+ years of music teaching experience. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for teaching lessons in a variety of musical instruments, as well as for charting the development of lesson plans and curricula and motivating and encou

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Kavita
Such a wonderful teacher ! Christina is kind and so patient with kids who are learning music. She is so smart and her knowledge in music is amazing. My daughter has progressed significantly in the last few months with Christina , at a much better pace than all her previous years learning with other tutors. She is training my daughter for ABRSM exam too . Christina has great communication skills and always lets us know the ways to help kids learn better. Her positivity and graceful presence has made my daughters passion for music increase immensely !! Great teacher !!! Highly recommended!!
Sue
My son has been taking lessons from Cristina for 2 years and wow has he progressed. He loves his lessons, can read music, and is playing well. The struggle is getting him to practice! Cristina has a great blend of warmth, knowledge and discipline that works well for my 6,7, and now 8 year old son. I highly recommend her.
Sarah
Our 8 year old had been taking violin for two years and was about to the point of quitting due to the lack of motivational teaching. I went in search of a teacher that could motivate her while still progressing rapidly each week! My daughter is so eager to please Cristina, because she makes the lessons fun and interesting. When I check in to see how the lesson is going, my daughter is engaged, and answering questions correctly which tells me she's still paying attention - even in the evening hours when she's tired. Cristina mixes classical and popular music as well. I still have to ask my daughter to practice each night but she pulls out her violin on her own a couple of times a week as well. It's a complete 180 from where we were 8 months ago. Cristina is a rare find and I'd recommend her to anyone who wants to ensure their child is getting the best violin training while being inspired!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Sumner, WA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Sumner is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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$105 average
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$55 average
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$67 average

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"Lauren is progressing so nicely! JoAnne is a great instructor."
Lauren
Took Viola lessons from JoAnne H.
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"Andy always manages to motivate my daughter and get her to enjoy playing her viola, which is no mean feet! She looks forward to the lessons and has improved greatly over the last couple of years."
Paul
Took Viola lessons from Andy S.
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"My son has been taking viola lessons from Helen for seven years. We have been very happy with her instruction and the wonderful, caring connection she has made with our son and family. Helen encourages each student’s progress while holding them to very high technical and musical standards. She engages students with age-appropriate, entertaining games and prizes to hook their attention and shape important skills and techniques. Helen is focused on molding young musicians into skilled, confident, advanced players while still being understanding and flexible with students’ life changes and schedules.
She encourages students to get involved with chamber music and other orchestra opportunities to expand their ensemble playing, and she connects students with other musicians to collaborate on projects. She has coached our three children with their string trio and has helped them select music appropriate for their level and interests. Helen is happy to help students with their orchestra auditions, seating auditions, and ensemble music.
Helen is an active professional musician as a member of the CSO and Highlands Square Ensemble among other professional musical pursuits and interests. She is involved in bringing musical opportunities to underserved communities through El Sistema and involved in music education in Haiti. This summer our son was able to collaborate with a violinist from Haiti who was visiting Helen. They worked together on several duets on a few occasions.
Throughout the school year, Helen facilitates studio group classes where students can play for each other in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Helen connects students with excellent professional accompanists who are adept at collaborating with young musicians. In addition, she organizes 1-2 studio recitals per year where students can share their work with family and friends.
Helen is a talented musician, an excellent teacher, and a wonderful human being. She is patient, kind, helpful, and encouraging. I highly recommend her as an outstanding viola instructor."
Gloria
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"I've had 5 lessons with Susanna and I couldn't be happier. Patient and has good humor. Highly recommend."
Thomas
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Candy is a wonderful teacher. She is an exceptional musician with the Tucson symphony and connects with her students at every level. I highly recommend Candy as a music teacher. She’s wonderful!"
Tony
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"Susanna is an excellent teacher. She patient and kind, and she also has great insight to help students improve, both technically and musically. I would recommend her to anyone!"
Adrienne
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Elizabeth was my first viola teacher. I got a great foundation with her and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the way!"
Emma
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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"It was our first lesson with Charles for my 9 year old son. We finally found the right instructor! Without being condescending, he taught my son some basics about holding the instrument correctly, how to bring it up for play.... essentially proper playing etiquette that he is not getting at school from a teacher who is far too stretched with a large class of multiple instruments and only ONE teacher. (She really needs an assistant) I think he is going to learn a LOT and I love that he corrects him without being rude nor condescending. I would give him 5 stars but it's our first lesson. Will review again after a month and hopefully gloat some more about him! :) ~ Very pleased!"
Carrie
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"Great teacher, very nice and helpful."
Taylor
Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"We have tried a few instructors for strings and they were not the right fit for us. We finally struck GOLD with Charles! Very professional, not at all condescending with his feedback (this was our problem with a couple others), taught my son things he has not learned in school in terms of correct form/placement of viola, and bow technique. We are very excited for the next lesson!"
Stratton
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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