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Koon W.

9 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, 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

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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!
Jeanette Y.
Koon is a gentle teacher for my 6-year-old daughter and within a few months, she learned so much about the piano and music. We enjoyed having him as her teacher.

Joanna K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Temple University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Joanna K.

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I am classically trained in violin, I have 12 years of teaching experience, and I also have a degree and experience as a music therapist, so I am able to meet the student where they are and formulate a lesson plan around the specific needs of the student.

About Joanna

I create individualized plans for each of my students based on their experience, willingness to put work in, age, and goals for themselves. I make lessons fun and also educational. My background as both a music therapist and music teacher enables me to provide help for students of all ability level

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Marisa M.
Joanna is very patient and knowledgeable!
Janet
Joanna is a caring and patient teacher. She was able to meet my needs as an adult learner in a supportive and non patronizing way. She is extremely skilled, knowledgeable and empathetic.
Jonathan
Jodie has been my violin teacher for years now, and she is truly a technical reference point for me. She is a teacher of teachers and a caring mentor!
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Timothy C.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Timothy C.

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I seek to help every student improve their violin playing regardless of their age or experience level. I provide a supportive and safe atmosphere for students to grow as musicians and achieve their playing goals.

About Timothy

Timothy Cuffman is an active performer and teacher currently based out of Boulder, Colorado. He is a committed teacher and dedicated to his students progress and enjoyment of playing. Previously, he has served as a teaching assistant at the University of Iowa and Ohio University. Cuffman has also h

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Sarah E.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah E.

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Throughout my musical training, I have worked with distinguished performers and educators in the classical music community. I have studied with Lawrence Dutton (of the Emerson String Quartet), and Nicholas Cords (of Brooklyn Rider), Karen Ritscher (of Manhattan School of Music), and Nancy Buck (of Arizona State University). My teachers have been taught by some of the most eminent string pedagogues of their generation, including Dorothy Delay, Karen Tuttle, Lilian Fuchs, Harvey Shapiro, and Heidi Castleman. This broad survey of teaching styles and philosophies gives me a great breadth of knowledge which I apply to each student.

I have been teaching for over a decade in many settings. These include: my own private studio, TakeLessons, music stores, and performing arts studios.

Before earning my masters degree in performance, I was honored to be awarded a Teaching Assistantship for the viola studio of Professor Nancy Buck at Arizona State University. During my teaching ...

About Sarah

Sarah went from a baby banging pots to a professional musician performing in Carnegie Hall and with Grammy Award winners. She began her classical training early and is fluent in piano and string instruments. Sarah first knew she loved teaching as the first volunteer keyboard instructor at the Nevad

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Angie A.
Love taking lessons with Sarah. She encourages me by pointing out what I do right (positive reinforcement) and also corrects me if I didn't quite master something yet. Perfect lessons. She definitely respects the time and gets to the lessons right away. I enjoy the practices and tips you gave me when I have never been a fan of "practices" prior to taking classes with you. Thanks, Sarah.
Brittany
I love learning from Sarah as an adult student! She is so patient and kind, and explains things in multiple ways if I am confused. I definitely recommend her for any student!
Eliana A.
It was a very welcoming approach to the Violin world my daughter felt on her 1st lesson. Sarah was so patient,soft spoken and well versed with her violin skills that made the class worthwhile.
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Lindsey F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Lindsey F.

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Easy and fun lessons for all ages!!! I have been teaching kids as young as 5 and many adults how to play the violin for 9 years. I have been playing for 35 years and it is truly a passion of mine! A mother of 4 I really do think everyone should learn an instrument and truly love it!!!!

About Lindsey

Violin is my passion!!!! I have been playing since I was 3 and am now 39. I started teaching my 4 daughters how to play around 10 years ago and within a year was teaching 30-35 students a week! I teach Suzuki and mostly classical music. I have played in multiple orchestras as first chair violin

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Jill Z.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance from Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jill Z.

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Students can start with me as a beginner or as an advanced student looking to learn new practice skills, new technique, skills, and bow strokes. Students work on reading music, music theory, solo music, scales, exercises for tone and coordination, vibrato, sight reading, rhythm, audition music, and orchestral music. I have zoom performances several times a year. I teach a variety of music styles such as jazz, classical, romantic period music, 20th Century music, contemporary music, bluegrass, Celtic, Irish Fiddle, Scottish Fiddle, movie music, and popular music. I recommend many youth orchestras in the area that I encourage my students to join. I help students work on audition music for All Southern Youth Orchestra and All State Youth Orchestras and other Youth Orchestras and university auditions. I go at the student's pace and have started out many beginners that have reached Suzuki Book 10 level.

About Jill

Jill has been teaching music privately since 2002. Some of her students have won concerto competitions and music awards, music scholarships and participate in local youth orchestras. She teaches violin, viola, and piano. Jill graduated with her Bachelor's of Music Degree in Performance Violin an

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Chloe
I'm the gramma of Chloe (the student)who is 12 yrs old and taking Viola lessons from Jill over Zoom for home school. And I have to say as I was listening in the background I was thinking, Wow! It's as if they're old friends already! She has a very reassuring and friendly personality. And Chloe already learned something in that first lesson when Jill was trying to assess Chloe's abilities. I'm sure you'll immediately like her teaching abilities as much as we do.
Renee M.
Jill is just amazing! She breaks things down for me in session to help me develop my skills in a manner that helps the information just sick. She is always so patient and has such a great sense of humor.
Jason R.
My daughter has been learning from Jill to play violin for more than five years and she has improved dramatically over that time. She also takes piano lessons with Jill which has fed her musical curiosity. Jill is patient, positive, and an expert in her craft. Great teacher!!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Tacoma, WA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Tacoma is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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"A great educator and learning enviroment

All two of daughters take violin lessons from Kelvin. He's been a wonderful addition to the community. He has a great level of patience and natural way of connecting with young children.
The girls also enjoy the community aspect of Kevin's program as well as the opportunity to perform the pieces of music that they work so hard on mastering.
They both made into Chicago youth symphony last year."
Cindy
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Susanna is incredibly patient and supportive as well as encouraging!"
Denise
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"He is soooooooooo NICE and VERY supportive."
Dafna
Took Violin lessons from Daniel P.
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"Angela is awesome. Really positive, funny, patient, and encouraging and knows how to teach a beginning youngster very well."
Ida
Took Violin lessons from Angela C.
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"Susanna was great with our 10 year old today for her first lesson. Very sweet and personable, but also direct with her teaching and her goals for the student. We are looking forward to our weekly lesson!"
Marie
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Tigran is clearly the best music teacher I've encountered thus far. He's not only extremely knowledgeable and an experienced music teacher, but also an excellent human being. He goes above and beyond his normal duties to make sure that his students excel in music. He's a very caring and a patient instructor. I strongly recommend Tigran to anyone who's interested in music!"
Ritesh Mathew
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Betsy is the Best!

Betsy teachs my 3 children, two younger, ages 6 & 11 violin and my 15 year old advanced player on viola and violin. She is an amazing teacher."
Audra
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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Jingwen
Took Violin lessons from Emily S.
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"Jessica is very attentive and cares about proper techique and building foundational skills. So far so good!"
Samantha
Took Violin lessons from Jessica D.
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"I love the way you teach me play, thank you so much!"
Ben
Took Violin lessons from Shahrzad P.
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