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Margaret G.

49 Reviews
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  • Bachelor of Music from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Margaret G.

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I teach violin to adults and kids age six and older, and welcome adult beginners. I teach studio lessons for beginner and intermediate levels and online lessons for beginners only.

Studio/in person lessons: I teach studio lessons for beginner and intermediate levels. I offer an approach to classical violin studying the Strictly Strings and Suzuki Books, emphasizing reading music and music theory. I can also provide tutoring for student orchestra members and assistance with orchestra music.

Online lessons: I teach online lessons for beginners only. My online violin lessons use Strictly Strings Violin Book 1 and Suzuki Violin Book 1, and cover the basics of violin, including reading music and music theory.

About Margaret

I am a professional violin, fiddle, and viola instructor offering studio and online lessons for kids and adults including adult beginners. I have performed in orchestras, chamber music groups, bluegrass bands, and country bands. I have played violin since 1988 and taught since 2003. I hold a Bach

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I just completed my fifth lesson out of my 10 lesson package with Margaret. She is wonderful! Always exactly on time, provides clear instruction and is very encouraging and patient with beginners. I'm an adult who is just now learning to read music, and she makes it way less scary! Definitely recommend taking lessons with her.
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Stephanie Q.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship winner from Eastman School of Music
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Stephanie Q.

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Whether you're a tiny tot where I use the Suzuki method, or high level amateur violinist, I can help you improve, expand your repertoire, and gain much pleasure from your hard work on this amazing instrument! My teaching experience covers over 3 decades. I am of a direct teaching lineage to the legendary Clara Schumann. Your tuition includes participation in my monthlyu master class Saturday mornings. If you are online, you may Skype in and perform or observe. My students have won competitions. Have a teaching channel on-line, that shows the proof of the work I do with my students. If you follow my micro-management and practice directions, you will succeed in your goals!!

About Stephanie

I am a career musician, and conservatory trained violin, piano and vocal instructor with over 40 years teaching experience, and a resume spanning many pages. I also am a well endorsed composer and public speaker. Furthermore, I LOVE teaching! I am a competition judge, member of National Music Te

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Denise F.
My first lesson was a real happy one, I was nervous and stressed about starting. Ms. Stephanie was very pleasant, explained things so I could comprehend it., she was strong in confidence yet happy in mild in teaching style. I’m very hopeful I will learn a lot from this brilliant teacher.
Shannon
I am an adult beginner violinist. When I first met Stephanie, I had barely touched a violin, but I was determined to learn how to play it. With her help and patience, I am progressing through the Suzuki method as well as doing ear training and music theory. Stephanie is an excellent musician as well as instructor! Her method of teaching keeps the students engaged, encouraged and excited about learning music from all sides of it.
Naomi G.
I strongly recommend Ms. Quinn. She is amazing. I love a teacher who is passionate about what she does and Ms. Quinn has motivated me to love the violin and work harder to improve. She is slightly strict but very patience and kind, always pushing you to work hard and do your best. I learned to play violin a few years ago as a beginner and stopped playing for a few years. I was nervous to begin online violin lessons considering that I learn better face to face. However, Ms. Quinn has done an amazing job at teaching me, I have been taking lessons with her for a year now and have learned so much I didn’t know before which has also grown my love for violin.
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Danielle F.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music - Concentrations in Music Performance and Music Education from James Madison University
  • Awarded Winner of the Samuel G. Cross Scholarship for Music Education from Dr. Robert McCashin
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Danielle F.

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I am a professional violinist who also holds a valid VA teaching license. I focus on student-centered learning to make sure everyone gets the instruction they need. Whether you're looking to start on the right foot, get ahead in school, or take your playing to the next level, I'm here to help!

About Danielle

Hello! My name is Danielle and I'm a strings teacher (don't worry - I teach the fun stuff too!). I've been playing violin since age 5, viola since age 13, and 'cello since age 18. I have Bachelors Degrees in Violin Performance and Music Education from James Madison University, and I play both Violin

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Elena L.
Great with my daughter and very friendly
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Matthew A.
Danielle was a very intuitive teacher- she listened to my goals, and helped provide me with a clear path toward them, conquering some of the basics, scales, pentatonic, and such... but also some of the more advanced nuances like harmonics and vibrato. If you are trying to learn violin or fiddle, I'd recommend Danielle.
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Erica T.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition from Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
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Erica T.

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I have a lot of experience with the Suzuki method as a teacher and also a player having started with that myself. However unless the player or parent specifies that they want strict Suzuki, I go with my method which involves Suzuki but also other methods. I was not strict Suzuki and it definitely worked for me as well as students of mine!

About Erica

My name is Erica and I have been playing violin for 19 years and teaching for 8. I have a violin performance bachelor degree and Suzuki Teacher Certification for books 1-10 from The Cleveland Institute of Music. During my time teaching in the Suzuki program I worked with 15 students at different l

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Kristen C.
Erica is a wonderful violin instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and great with my 12 year old daughter. Erica is also very flexible with the schedule. I highly recommend her!
Kelly
very helpful in setting up posture and technique, which is what i was looking for.
Angela
Ms. Erica has more experiences with young kid. she is make the Violin lesson so much fanny & Interesting with the kid. I am happy than my daughter said : Mom , I have interested the Violin and I will learning more lesson with Ms. Erica. So, I want to said, Thank very much Ms. Erica.
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Landon S.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music Composition from Westmont College
  • Teaching since 2005
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Landon S.

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Classical violin technique with an emphasis on fun. Learn to read music, bow correctly and make beautiful sounds. Learn how to count tricky rhythms. Learn about time signatures and tempos, which are actually called Tempi, from the Italian.

About Landon

I am a full time musician and I love to share my passion with students. I am always learning more, as a lifelong learner. I hope you join me in having fun with music! *** Lesson Details *** I teach in a comfortable setting, working on technique and encouraging the student to develop a healthy, c

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Faisal A.
Landon is a kind and knowledgeable teacher. His patience and broad experience with various aspects of music make him a great resource.
Avi
My gifted son needs challenging and stimulating activities to help him balance all of his feelings. I was extremely hesitant with signing him up because he is only 4. However he instantly connected with Landon and said he has a fantastic time. I absolutely love how Landon has a gift to communicate music without watering down terminology but slowly speaking so that children can understand. He truly has a gift. We look forward to the next one.
Lorraine S.
When the student is ready the teacher will appear and am I glad! This is working out great. Landon is knowledgeable, patient, and talented. Just what I need to expand my musical endeavors.
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Dan P.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Romanian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Dan P.

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Suzuki Method

About Dan

I am a member of the Chicago Northwest Symphony Orchestra. I have been instructing students from kindergarten to high-school all over Chicago area for the past thirteen years. My highest accomplishment is having a high-school sophomore student playing first chair first violin on Chamber Orchestra an

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Upinder K.
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Great teacher, very helpful and patient. Can't recommend him enough!
Izaki
Dan is a fantastic teacher! I studied with him when I was younger and returned after 13 years or so. He is very flexible and will tailor the lesson to your individual needs. Dan is also very perceptive and thorough in his approach, which really helps fine tune your playing. Highly recommend!

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"Kristen is a wonderful teacher. Very patient and methodical. I highly recommend classes with her."
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Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Great learning environment, very patient teacher, comfortable lesson pace, good instruction"
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Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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"I highly recommend Miss. Ilona!

My 10 year old boy/girl twins have had lessons with Miss. Ilona for several months. Miss. Ilona, who is classically trained, not only keeps a nice balance between theory and performance, but also accommodates my twins' interests in contemporary music by helping them with their Spring Choral Concert music.

Every teacher has a point of view, personal preferences, and methodological bias that may fit one child but may not fit another child as well. Miss. Ilona, however, constantly leaves her doors open to communicate and listen, and make an effort to understand how my twins feel about the lesson material. She constantly adapts the material and tries new approaches to make them better violinists.

What I like most about Miss. Ilona is that she is willing to provide her students with opportunities to participate in Fund Raising and charity events by donating their musical talents. This allows her students to give back to the community what they have learned. On April 17, 2015 my twins performed at Theosophical Society Fund Raising at Deerfield Beach. On May 30, 2015, they performed at Children’s Oasis International Fund Raising to "enable today youth be tomorrow's leaders” in Africa.

After those events, my son wrote in his essay, “What matters to me most is to make people happy by doing what I enjoy doing…… While we played, the audience was very happy and cheered us after each song. It really made us feel so good…… After the performance, many people came to us and thanked us to play music for them. It really made us feel appreciated and so special. When I hear people saying they raised a lot more money thanks to us, I feel so blessed. I am proud that I can make difference by doing what I enjoy doing……special thanks to my violin teacher, Miss. Ilona and my twin sister."

As Hillary Clinton said, "...it takes a village to raise a child (the traditional African proverb)" during her own presidential compaign during 2007, it seems to Miss. Ilona, raising a musical child is a collaborative business, a business that the teacher, the student and the parents have to run together in order to be successful. Collaborative decision making with a child requires a willingness to listen, negotiate and compromise. As Jessica Turner (music educator) argues music instructors know about teaching music, but when it comes to your child and how s/he learns, we parents are the expert. As an educator myself, I appreciate that Miss. Ilona lets me work together with her to ensure the fit and quality of my twins musical instruction. I feel fortunate that we have found such a great instructor for my twins!"
Hyunsook
Took Violin lessons from Ilona M.
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"Our first lesson was amazing. He is very kind and patient and has a great personality. We are excited to have found him and can't wait for next weeks lesson"
Christopher
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Joshua has been doing a great job. My nephew is autistic and Joshua has worked very well with him. He's patient and finds the best solutions for him to learn, and keep focused, on his lessons. Thank you Joshua!"
Ethan
Took Violin lessons from Joshua A.
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"Mr. Mark is an amazing teacher who is very accommodating and so relaxed when he teaches that won't make a student be intimidated at all. I can see that my daughter is very comfortable with him during the lessons especially with sharing some ideas and thoughts for her improvement in playing her violin. After just a few sessions, my daughter already told me that she became more confident in playing with the orchestra in school. She said that Mr. Mark knows what he is talking about. 😊👍"
Danyella
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"She works wonderfully with children! She communicates well and understands how to motivate them. She also knows how to keep their attention. I would highly recommend Cindy!"
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Cindy H.
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"Very knowledgeable and experienced in not just playing the violin but teaching it as well."
Steven
Took Violin lessons from Lucy K.
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"Gabrielle was WONDERFUL!! She was truly the best teacher my son has ever had. She’s warm, lovely, encouraging. Everything you would want in a teacher. We’re very sorry to see her go, as she is moving. It will be very hard to replace her."
Sally
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle A.
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"A wonderful teacher who cares his students

I have been taking violin lesson with Kelvin for ten years now...my sister also studied with him since she was 7 years old...got her full scholarship at Indiana university with music major.
He is very professional, great communication, very patient and very encouraging
Highly Recommended!"
Anita
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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