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Richard H.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Richard H.

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1) Read Music
2) Instrument maintenance
3) Left hand techniques
4) Right hand techniques
5) Release Unnecessary Tension
6) Prepare for Auditions & Concerts.

About Richard

I started playing the violin when I was 12 years old. Some of my notable teachers include: Ricardo Cyncynates, Rochelle Abramson, Guido Lamell, and Tatiana Chulochnikova. I enjoyed playing in the summer music camp at Interlochen and Curtis Institute of Music Summerfest for Adults. I performed as a m

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Alex M.
Very patient
Joanna
Richard is a great music teacher. Very patient. My child started her first violin lessons and looking forward.
Sandra
Very patient and helpful!!
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April F.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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April F.

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When it comes to violin I use both book and audio. I want to help my students learn to not only read the music but to also hear and feel it. I have been teaching this way for the last few years and found that my students have a deeper understanding of the music by learning the see with their ears. Each student is tasked with coming up with goals that they want to reach, goals their parents would like for them to reach and from there a personalized path for learning is created and followed.

About April

I picked up music when I was very young and have never looked back. I started with the piano and then moved on to the violin, of which I competed regularly in up until high school. In high school I switched the viola and found it to me even more amazing. During high school I competed again in music

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Very knowledgeable
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very friendly
Tabytha B.
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Avenira C.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Education and Psychology from Portland Community College
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Avenira C.

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Focuses for Violin could include...

Notation / Sight Reading
Duet & Ensemble Performance
Solo/Improvising
Composition
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About Avenira

What is it that sparks your unique musical expression? That is what I'm here to help you find and pursue. Maybe you want yourself, or your child, to know everything there is to know about music? Perhaps you'd like to learn to how to play your favorite songs? Or do you have your owns song

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Frederick
First lesson and I've already learned how to teach myself one of my favorite songs (which I can now play a few hours after my lesson) and some helpful music theory!
Joy
My 16-year-old ---who had not practiced for over a year---is absolutely loving her lessons with Ms. Avenira! With only 3 lessons, I am now seeing the spark for playing the violin return to my daughter's eyes. Ms. Avenira is meeting my daughter "where she is" and truly customizing lessons to move her forward. She provides detailed updates for each lesson, and I could not be happier with my investment. Excellent teacher.
Michelle P.
Avenira really connected with my 14 year old, while our daughter has always been enthusiastic to learn an instrument, putting in the practice and the work has been a challenge in the past. Avenira's format, which allows flexibility for how the student learns best, is really working. My daughter has been practicing every night (unprompted by us), and is really excited abut her next lesson with Avenira. She also loves that she can learn both guitar and piano with Avenira, since she is interested in both. Avenira was very motivating, complimenting our daughter for being focused and for doing a great job during the lesson. Definitely would rate Avenira A+++++++!!
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Lucy K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Bulgarian, English
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lucy K.

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Experienced violin teacher of 39 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of counting, concentration, coordination, precision and note reading skills. I specialize in traditional European method.

About Lucy

Hi There! I am a violin, viola and piano teacher with over 39 years of experience as a professional violinist. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Violin Performance and Instruction from the Higher Musical Pedagogical Institute in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I teach traditional European method, and my stude

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Steven F.
Very knowledgeable and experienced in not just playing the violin but teaching it as well.
Chris T.
At the age of 58 I decided to start taking violin lessons for 2 reasons, enjoyment of playing music and exercise my brain. I found Lucy K on the takelessons.com website and she was able to accommodate my request for lessons in my home on a Sunday. Starting from scratch, she taught me the fundamentals of playing and I have made some progress over the last 8 months. She is patient with me yet will push me along and at time bring me out of my comfort zone, which is good. She has the ability and training to teach students from early age to older adults like me. In addition, she also teaches piano, which my wife started lessons with Lucy K at the same time I started violin. She has my recommendation if you have interest in either violin or piano.
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Jenni C.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor of Music Education from South Dakota State University
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Jenni C.

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Experienced Violin and Viola instructor with over 19 years teaching both private lessons and public school orchestras. All ages and abilities welcome. Lessons are tailored to each student, based on their goals and playing experience. Fosters an encouraging environment in which students learn effective practice and performance strategies that allow them to thrive as musicians.

About Jenni

I am a professional violinist, violist, and educator whose passion is helping students achieve their goals as musicians. It is a joy to watch a student learn an instrument and make great strides in their playing. My goal as your teacher is to create a supportive learning environment in which student

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Jayne
My daughter has been taking viola from Jenni for years. She is so encouraging and dedicated to her students. My daughter has grown so much in her playing because of Jenni's commitment to excellence. We are thrilled with Jenni!
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Pamela M.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Awarded Williamson Foundation for Music- Fellowship Recipient from Wiliiamson Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education from The Evergreen State College
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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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"Margaret is a wonderful instructor who provides excellent teaching. I really appreciated that she made a point of not only explaining how to hold the bow, the violin, etc, but also explaining why it's important to use certain positions and posture and how it all comes together as one continues to practice. She's also super friendly and how's a very positive and welcoming demeanor."
Siavash
Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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"Very professional. Very informative."
Sheryl
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"I'm so glad I ended up with Yoon Jae for my very first violin lesson. He took me through the first steps - as basic as holding the violin - really carefully and not at all condescendingly, even though I'm an adult who never even learned to read music. In fact, he couldn't have been more patient. I'd definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to learn violin in a supportive atmosphere!"
Grant
Took Violin lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"Mary-Elizabeth taught me violin for 2 years. I was brand new and she made picking up violin easy and enjoyable. She recognizes current and future problems and suggests exercises to correct them. She always has a positive attitude, which helped me avoid getting frustrated. Her classes were relaxed and thorough. I could not have asked for a better teacher!"
Samantha
Took Violin lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"Randall is an awesome teacher. He has taken my bowing to a whole new level. I now feel comfortable with the bow in my hand and can now bow straight . I will be learning a new song next week. I am looking forward to my next lesson with Randall."
Earl
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"I came to Mark with utterly no background in the violin, wanting to start as an adult learner, and I can't imagine a better teacher than Mark. Mark is helping me gain crucial fundamentals while also learning fun pieces to strengthen those elements and encouraging me to select pieces, too.
I also like that he incorporates some music theory into his lessons.
Finally, I feel like becoming a violinist now, as an adult, isn't as crazy as I worried it might be since I have Mark to teach me."
Will
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"My first lesson was great and I'm looking forward to practice and be a better violinist with erin."
Sina
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"Elisa is very nice and understanding. And I cant wait to do my next recital! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
-Lia M"
Jeffery
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Five Star Excellent Student focused Teacher

We have had Betsy teach our three kids for years. She is well trained, has an excellent fund of musical knowledge, and is technically superior. But best of all she tailors her teaching based on each child's skills, interest, and energy. She keeps the kids engaged, even with their different skill sets and learning capabilities. We have had several tutors in the past, and the kids can play piano, cello, and violin. But out of all the music teachers, Betsy's ability to keep each child involved and interested has kept them playing violin even though its not the instrument they play at school.

I can't give a higher recommendation than I can give for Betsy."
Marie
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"We were hesitant to try online lessons but so happy we did! Keiko is a virtuoso with a gift in teaching. She has amazing ears and her corrections are to the point. She holds her students to a high standard and yet she is positive, encouraging, patient, and friendly. My daughter learned a lot from Keiko and was so inspired and motivated!"
Vanessa
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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