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Koon W.

10 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • BA in Music from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Pamela M.

7 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Williamson Foundation for Music- Fellowship Recipient from Wiliiamson Foundation
  • Music Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education from The Evergreen State College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Pamela M.

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About Pamela

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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Cedrick A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Creole, French, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cedrick A.

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My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students achieve their true potential and goals. I've played the violin for 23 years and I graduated from Felician University in 2013. I'm a enthusiastic, fun-loving person and my teaching style is tailored to the needs of my students.

About Cedrick

Take lessons from an enthusiastic, charismatic violin teacher! My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! Violin lessons are a wonderful way to encourage and develop a passion for music from an early age. I've had the opportunity to hold private lessons since 2015 and loved helping my stude

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Kim W.
Cedric is extremely patient and very professional, but friendly as well. He is willing to go the extra mile for someone who has no musical experience at all. He is very knowledgeable and willing to do whatever is necessary so you can be comfortable while trying to learn how to play the violin. I've appreciated all of his efforts to date.
Catalina Dalangin
Cedrick is patient and supportive. His manner of teaching is wonderful and really knows how to motivate me. He’s an excellent teacher and I highly recommend him.
Catalina D.
Very accommodating with my goals.
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Ana N.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • D.M. Clarinet Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ana N.

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Hello and welcome to my studio! I am a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger known for my multi-genre diversity in both classical and jazz styles. I have over 7 years of teaching all ages and levels of students in piano, violin, voice, clarinet, saxophone, and music theory.

Each lesson is catered to your specific goals and needs, whether you're a beginner or a serious student seeking a career path in music. Let's make music together!

About Ana

I am a professional musician and educator fluent in classical, jazz, Latin jazz, R&B, and pop styles. Currently residing in the Bloomington IN area, I have performed with a variety of groups across the Midwest including Michael Spiro's Descarga 5, the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, and the Buselli W

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James
I really enjoy taking saxophone lessons with Ana. She is extremely knowledgeable in topics related to saxophone, jazz, and improvisation. Her lessons are very organized, intellectually stimulating, and she provides just the right amount of structure while allowing me the space to develop my own creative ideas. I highly recommend taking a lesson with her. You’ll thank me later!
Christine
I have played clarinet for 5 years now and am working on music for solo pieces and band class. Ana gives me lots of material to work on and I am feeling more confident about my playing!
Amanda D.
I'm a classically-trained flutist and have been taking Jazz improv and theory lessons with Ana for four months. I have learned so much from her - she has opened my eyes to jazz and made it fun and approachable. The lessons have given me a deeper appreciation when listening to jazz, improved my listening skills, and made me a better player. I never thought I would be able to do improv, and after a few weeks of lessons it came very easily to me. I highly recommend Ana to anyone who wants to learn jazz improv, regardless of what instrument they play!
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Maya S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • MM, Violin from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 1992
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Maya S.

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Maya joined the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in 2007. After receiving her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School in 2001, she became a member of the Honolulu Symphony. In Hawaii, she recorded with the prestigious Hawaiian singer Keali’i Reichel on his album Ke’alaokamaile, which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005.

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts. She attended seminars in Japan and England with the Amadeus Quartet and performed in both countries as a member of the Sunrise String Quartet.

In the United States, Maya studied with Masao Kawasaki on scholarships at the Juilliard School, where she received a master’s degree in 2001. She has also studied with Garrett Fischbach from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Yoko Takebe from the New York Philharmonic. She has given solo and chamber music recitals at Lincoln Center in New York and at the Spoleto Music Festival in Italy. She joined Orpheus ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born in Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audition for yo

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Eric J.
My son is very excited about his first session and can’t wait to learn more. Maya is very nice and makes sure to make herself available for her clients.

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
Ron
I’ve been learning Japanese with Maya for months now. She is so fun to study with, and her teaching is easy to follow. I totally recommend her!
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Clayton T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Master of Music — Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Clayton T.

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With over 20 years of experience, I've helped students of all levels become efficient problem solvers, develop comfort and ease in playing, and express their musicality. My students grow to be well-rounded musicians with the curiosity and skills to be lifelong learners and music lovers.

About Clayton

I love teaching violin because the quest for progress and creativity is so delightfully contagious. I remember feeling excited by new possibilities after lessons with my teachers growing up, and I still feel that way after I teach my own students today. My students and I work together to identify lo

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Murielle
Clayton is a fun, kind and engaging teacher. My son had a great experience with him this year and absolutely loved Clayton’s class. He learned a lot, from being more musical to practice techniques that will serve well in the future.
Benjamin
Clayton is a great teacher who puts an emphasis on fundamentals and long-term safe Violin playing. I've found his teaching to be invaluable. He provides information and exercises that are useful at all levels of playing.
Claire
Clayton is one of the best violinists I know! To learn from him is to learn from an absolute pro. He is patient, detail oriented, and fun to work with. He is a great violin teacher and I have learned so much from him!

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in University Place is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $250 per hour.
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"I was looking to learn the violin during the pandemic, and was fortunate to find Rhea. I've always wanted to learn how to play the violin so I can unwind my days with music after a demanding work schedule. She's taught me so quickly and thoroughly, and I've been able to learn my favorite pop and movie theme songs. She's been so flexible in accommodating in-person and online lessons depending on my needs."
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Took Violin lessons from Rhea C.
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"Raycurt is an amazing teacher. He's a musical genius but he's still patient with me even though I have little musical talent."
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Took Violin lessons from Raycurt J.
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"Philip has been teaching my 8 year old daughter violin for over a month now and I could not be more happy with him! He is patient, entertaining and so creative when it comes to teaching children! And my daughter is always excited for the next lesson. I look forward to many future lesson So!"
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Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"Autumn is an amazing teacher that can successfully relate to all age groups and nurture their musical education accordingly. My daughter has been taking lessons from Autumn for years and has developed beautifully during this time. Autumn also incorporates performance while teaching so that skill is also learned along with playing. We have really enjoyed Autumn as a teacher and are thankful we found her!"
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Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Great with kids!

Michelle has been great at connecting with my child with patience and a positive attitude. I would definitely recommend her to others (and have been)."
Yael
Took Violin lessons from Michelle G.
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"Zachary is working with our daughter who is nine years old. He is prepared and starts lessons on time, he has a terrific teaching style and is patient. My daughter is excited that she is learning so much from each lesson. Her confidence level has increased and she looks forward to her lessons."
Stacy
Took Violin lessons from Zachary H.
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"We always have a lot of fun with Elisa each lesson and its fun because each time theres more new activities
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Jeffery
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Our son is taking violin lessons from Tigran. We absolutely love him. Tigran comes to our home every week and we have complete trust in him. He is extremely kind and patient and has an amazing teaching style. Our son has only had about 7 months of lessons and each month he has tremendous growth. He is 18 years old and has never had a violin lesson until now. He practices without us having to tell him and he looks forward each week to his lessons with Tigran----That speaks volumes about Tigran as a teacher. We highly recommend him as a teacher and a friend."
Elise
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Susan is very professional and friendly. She is easy to talk to and an excellent teacher. I am so happy I found her!"
Emily
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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