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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zachary J.

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All methods
Have played violin for over 25 years, taught for over 15 years.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspirationa

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Chance S.
Chance really enjoyed her lesson. She said Zachary was encouraging, engaging, super nice and knowledgeable. She is looking forward to next week.
Eric S.
Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson.
Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
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Josephine Y.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Thomas Edison State College
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Josephine Y.

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Beginner through intermediate.
All ages.

About Josephine

10 Years professional private violin teaching experience Loves to play and teach classical, bluegrass, and Celtic genres! Lessons catered to meet your goals! Beginners - Intermediate Learn to read music, sight read, theory, history, and play with passion. *** Lesson Details *** Les

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Daishua J.
Although the wifi was lagging on both our ends Josephine made it work can't wait until further lessons.
Stacy N.
Such a great first lesson - I am so excited to keep going. Very impressed!
Brooke A.
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Jenni C.

1 Review
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Starting at $38
  • Bachelor of Music Education from South Dakota State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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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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Megan S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Megan S.

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Students can expect to learn excellent fundamental technique, tone, musicality, and basic music theory skills to allow them to read perform beautiful music!

About Megan

Hello! Thank you for stopping by and viewing my profile. I currently live in Ramstein, Germany with my husband who is stationed out here with the US Air Force. I offer online clarinet, violin, cello, and piano lessons to students all over the United States. I hold a masters degree in clarinet perfor

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Lily
First lesson was so wonderful! Megan is so knowledgeable, patient and kind! So nice too! Can’t wait for my next lesson!
Annmarie Sawyer
Only my first lesson but it was great. Megan was extremely patient, friendly, and helpful. I look forward to continuing!
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Maria D.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Violin Performance from Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico
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Maria D.

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Every step of the way, I'll be there to guide you.

About Maria

So, you want to learn violin?!? Welcome! Be part of my studio, I'll get some awesome skills into your brain and body! Let me introduce myself: I'm a fun, friendly and "overly involved" teacher. What do I mean with "overly involved"? You'll be my priority! Let me explain that further... I don't kn

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Ruichen
I had a great time learning violin with Maria, would definitely recommend!
Wendy
Maria taught my two young daughters how to play violin from square one. She makes the lessons fun for them and knows how to keep them engaged.
Suhani
Ms, Maria was a wonderful teacher! I learned so much from her, and became a better violinist all around. She’s one of my favorite teachers.
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Dustin N.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honors from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2001
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Dustin N.

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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical or fiddle tunes

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach high school School orchestra.

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Travis
Very nice, attentive, and easy to work with. 1st lesson and looking forward to many more.
Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.

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"Our 6 year old son is looking forward for every lesson!"
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Took Violin lessons from Emily W.
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"Very good teacher. Very knowledgeable music instructor. All ways positive and patient"
Lawanda
Took Violin lessons from Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!"
Jacqui
Took Violin lessons from Elias S.
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"Lauren is an amazing violin instructor to our 11 year old son. She is always on time, has a great way with kids, and really brought out his confidence. I over heard him in the lesson saying “ohhh, that’s how you do it.” Lauren is a highly accomplished musician and outstanding teacher. We highly recommend her to anyone."
Akiko
Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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"Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Amazing teacher

Kelvin is a great teacher. He has a hands-on teaching style integrated with little bits of music theory. Also, he gives you constructive criticism on your originals that doesn't insult your artistic style, but rather works with it. When I first found Kelvin, I told him I wanted to learn an array of instruments so I can understand the workings of a orchestra before I assemble one of my own, and he was in full support of it! Over the course of several lessons, we've listened to several CDs and analyzed the arrangements listening for the entrance of different instruments that add complexity and depth to the music. Kelvin is the ideal teacher for learning the general concepts behind building a song, and learning specifics within songwriting. Assuming you dedicate enough time to your music between lessons, Taking lessons with Kelvin has been the best investment yet on my musical journey."
Mark
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Keiko has been teaching my daughter violin for 6 years. She has taught my daughter from how to hold a violin all the way to winning an international violin competition and performing at Carnegie Hall. She has been an inspiring role model for my daughter’s appreciation of music and passion to learn violin. We often attend Keiko’s concerts and my daughter enjoys to see her teacher perform as professional violinist on stage.

Keiko’s patience and her encouraging way of teaching makes the learning experience fun for my daughter. Her dedication to teaching and her efforts to support young students’ music talent - not only focused on the techniques but also their lifetime love for music - make her the best violin teacher!"
Jessica
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"Jessica was helpful, patient, and knowledgeable. She was ready to differentiate instruction based on my needs and gave helpful suggestions. I am excited to continue to grow in my musical abilities with Jessica as my instructor!"
Claire
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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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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"Great experience for a first time violin lesson"
Jakeb
Took Violin lessons from Joshua A.
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