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Amy R.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Associates Degree Paraeducator from Western Technical College
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Amy R.

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Students will learn to read notes on the staff, rhythms, signs and symbols, bowings, etc. Students will learn how to solo, as well as play along with other instruments. I use a variety of materials to suit the student's needs and teach a variety of music skills such as accompaniment, improvisation, and theory at my lessons. I teach to many ages and experience levels.

About Amy

Hello, my name is Amy and I am very excited to be partnering with Take Lessons. As a child I took 12 years of private music lessons on various instruments. I have taught for over 10 years, and have an associates degree in teaching from Western Technical College in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I enjoy he

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Sarah P.
She's a great teacher. I have learned a lot from her
Fronia
Amy is an amazing fiddle instructor who teaches at a high level of professionalism. As a senior citizen without any prior musical background, I truly appreciate that Amy is extremely patient and attentive to my learning style. She continually stresses good practice habits and is very complimentary for my efforts.
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Rob F.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Wichita State University
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Rob F.

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I started playing violin at 3 years old. Wichita State University gave me the opportunity to get my Music Ed degree and start teaching lessons. I have taken over 500 lessons myself and played in many heavy gigging bands playing gigs almost every weekend. Improvising, Country, Jazz, and Rock are my specialties but I have played lots of Blues, Funk, and Latin jazz as well.

About Rob

Make sure you contact me about scheduling. I have other students and a job that sometimes changes week to week. I may have other times available. Let me know.

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Jeff
Initially I was a complete beginner. I've been studying with Rob for a couple of months now. I think I'm making good progress and certainly a lot of that is Rob's doing. Very personable and flexible, he's really taught me a lot and is really good at teaching in a way that has me progressing steadily and not being overwhelmed by such a challenging instrument.
Jeff
great first lesson. Personable and informative.
Lin
Identified many of my errors right away, has given instruction on how to correct. Have noticed definite improvement each week, and given new skills each week to practice .(I'm not likely to pass this pattern in the near future!)
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Leah K.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music from Rice University
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Leah K.

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Lessons are tailored to fit each individual student's ability and goals. I believe in challenging students while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment. Lessons will cover music theory, technique, and solo pieces. The goal is to develop in each student the specific skills needed to play a string instrument as well as to nurture an understanding and love for music.

About Leah

Violist Leah Kovach grew up in Salt Lake City and is a member of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. She has performed and taught across four continents with ensembles such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the New World Symphony, and the Houston Symphony. She completed her studies at Indiana U

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Izzy
After the first lesson we knew that Leah was the best instructor our son (11 years old) ever had. Within a week, his sound improved dramatically and he was practicing much more productively. She also pointed us to some great youth orchestra opportunities. We strongly recommend Leah!
Cambria
Leah is fun, energetic and makes learning the violin fun!
Stef
Leah is a great teacher and makes lessons enjoyable. She made it easy to understand what changes I need to make to improve my technique. She gave me reasonable goals for my violin practice in the coming week. I really like her teaching methods and style. I look forward to our next session together.
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Maxwell A.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Maxwell A.

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Private lessons for those interested in learning the violin and/or viola. Any level or age group! Specialized training in helping students learn either instrument, transfer from one instrument to the other, or double up! Very flexible schedule, and highly individualized instruction. My professional experience and training encompasses teaching, conducting, coaching, and performing in both the United States and Europe. Lessons available in English, Spanish, or Dutch. I look forward to making music with you!

About Maxwell

As a professional violist, I have studied and travelled in both the United States and Europe to hone my craft. My approach to teaching the violin and viola is simple: I believe strongly in the need for individualizing the content, trajectory, and goals as they best fit the student. I earned my BM in

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Madeleine
Thank for getting me back into playing Max!! After sometime off, I really didn’t think I would ever enjoy learning to play the violin again, but your clear instructions make me feel like I am working towards something that actually pays off! I’ve already seen a big improvement in my playing and am enjoying the learning process so much. Looking forward to learning Book 4!!
Jessica
Max is a thoughtful and insightful teacher and musician who will work with students to make holistic ways to improve musicianship and approaches to music.
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Arts ESOL from Florida Atlantic University
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Ilona M.

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Student needs to have the instrument. I usually use Essential Elements and Suzuki books for beginner and intermediate students. Also String Tunes.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am ex

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Ceren T.

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  • Bachelor of Music from Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ceren T.

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Violinist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Ms. Turkmenoglu has enjoyed teaching various student from different age groups and interests over the years. Trained as a classical violinist, she is also a performer of Turkish music, the music of her homeland, and is eager to share her experiences and knowledge with students who are willing to advance their violin skills or who are about to begin a new musical journey.

About Ceren

Versatile multi-instrumentalist and composer Ceren Türkmeno─člu creates and performs in traditional and cross-cultural collaborations around the world. A classically trained violinist, she studied in Turkey, Germany and the United States, and worked as a member of many prominent orchestras, includi

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"She worked with my daughter well in spite on some technical difficulties on the website."
Lindsey
Took Violin lessons from April F.
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"Stephanie was an INSTANT "hit" with our Granddaughter. She had a great time for her 1st lesson, and can't wait to practice this week, and grow in skills."
Stefnie
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"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."
Wendy
Took Violin lessons from Maria D.
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"We are very happy with Ms. Ashlyn. She has a great manner with my 8 year old, who looks forward to her violin classes and wants to practice for her teacher :)"
Aria
Took Violin lessons from Ashlyn O.
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"I was a bit skeptical in taking lessons online but Elizabeth is an extraordinary teacher that knows how to teach even online. I would highly recommend her."
Rafa
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Dan worked wonderfully with our 9 year old son who has trouble focusing. The structure of the lessons was well suited to his needs. Dan was understanding of our son's difficulties. I would highly recommend Dan in terms of patience, expertise, and being able to adapt to the needs of each student."
Deborah L Lovett
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Susanna established a great rapport with our 7 year old. He's been enjoying the lessons very much, and learning the technique."
Henry
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"My son came to Philip as an intermediate violin player, and I can already see progress in his playing in the two months since he started lessons. Philip really engages my son, and gets him excited about playing. He is patient, and seems to really enjoy interacting with my son. I would highly recommend Philip."
deirdre
Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"very good musical ear

Marc is good at keeping lessons Interesting and not just following a workbook, but still making sure you learn what you need to excel."
John
Took Violin lessons from Marc D.
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Cara
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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