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Luther W.

8 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
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Luther W.

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both the violin and viola in a variety of professional ensembles including substitute viola work with the Borromeo String Quartet. I draw from this performing background to teach my students of all ages and abilities.

I currently act as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at Merrimack College, where I serve as a primary instrumental teacher to enrolled students. I have also acted as the primary violin teacher for Main Street Music, LLC, in Waltham. Additionally, I run a private studio of approximately 20 students as young as 6 and as old as 60. Of these, some never touched an instrument before our first lesson, and some are serious conservatory-bound musicians intending to make a career as a ...

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I hold a bachelor's and a master's degree in violin performance from the New England Conservatory of Music where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a s

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Thao R.
My daughter has had very good lessons with Luther. He is enthusiastic knowledgeable, and has great techniques. He understands kids and works with my daughter very well. She improves a whole lot and enjoys playing.
Robert O.
Extremely nice and very patient.
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Shannon B.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Gerogia Southern University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1987
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Shannon B.

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I use a hybrid approach in viola lessons using Suzuki and method books. Note and rhythm reading are taught as well as good technique and tone. Students have opportunities to perform on recitals and play familiar music.

About Shannon

Music is my passion, my hobby, my career and my gift. I have been performing since age 7 and teaching for the last 25 years. I have a bachelor's and master's degree in music and love to share my knowledge and experience with all ages and aptitudes - even special needs. My approach to teaching is

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Marius
So far 1 lesson and Shannon made my tween feel very easy (he is a bit shy to play in front of people) and motivated. We are looking forward to more lessons!
Evie S.
My daughter’s first lesson with Shannon was fantastic! Shannon has such a warm personality that immediately put us all at ease. She is so patient, kind and knowledgable. She had many tips and tricks to help my daughter learn. My daughter left the lesson eager to practice what she learned, and eager to go to her next lesson. I couldn’t ask for a better outcome!
Danni D.
very patient. my 6yr old had a good time
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Maxwell A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Music Education and Performance from Ithaca College
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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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Katie S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Awarded Nominated for Best Educator in Prince William from InsideNova.com
  • Bachelor of Music Education from The Hartt School / University of Hartford
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Katie S.

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I offer all levels of viola lessons.

About Katie

Master of Music Education The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Bachelor of Music The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Current Public School Teacher Over 18 years experience teaching private violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano lessons!

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Tommy
Not just by the book. Is very musical in approach, ear training, theory etc... highly recommended
Franklyn
The first lesson was exactly as expected. Very professional. My son will continue with Katie. He is very excited to work with her.
Cheryl
Katie is the best! A talented musician and a very patient teacher -- she makes learning to play a real joy.
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Elizabeth B.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Bachelors in Music (Hons) from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of music
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth B.

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Intermediate - Expert Viola!

I shall guide you through your passage-work, intonation, vibrato, sliding, presence and solidity. I can also encourage musical intuition and imagination for creative students and teach them how to be independent thinkers. Therefore, I can tailor the student’s personal curriculum to achieve their greatest musicianship.

I teach Suzuki and Traditional methods with utmost observance and give great clarity on the student's progress.

I have performed as a classical soloist, in chamber groups, and with a full orchestra. Additionally, I have experience in modern popular music. I help my students understand their body, and the importance of both mental preparation, and the 
knowledge of how to become completely comfortable during their practice time and their performance time.

I love being able to use my extensive world-wide experiences to galvanize the interests of my students. I have been fortunate to have lived in so many places, to have studied with the ...

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Greetings newcomer! My name is Elizabeth and I have a passion for both Music and Yoga. I have a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance and have attended universities such as Curtis Institute of Music and Kunst Universitat in Graz as well as taken music lessons in Vienna, Austria (one of the large

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Eden
My daughter's first session was today and she learned lot. Elizabeth is a natural good teacher.
Oscar
My first violin lesson and Elizabeth has been very kind and patient.

Thank you Elizabeth I'll see you again soon.
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Emily F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Master of Music (viola performance) from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily F.

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Welcome! I'm here to make your musical journey rewarding, joyful, and exciting! I have a master's degree in viola performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and I've taught private violin and viola lessons to children and adults for three years. I am so glad that you're here, and I look forward to working together!

I welcome students of all ages and all learning stages. Whether you're a complete beginner or a more advanced student, I'll work with you at a pace that's comfortable for you, and we'll tailor the lessons to your goals. I'll help you discover and enhance your musical strengths, understanding, imagination, and creativity. Together, we'll turn difficult musical passages into opportunities for growth in a patient, relaxed, and friendly atmosphere. We'll work as a team so that you can become the musician you want to be!

You're welcome to bring any repertoire you like to our lessons. If you wish, we can use method books, and I'm happy to provide repertoire as ...

About Emily

Hi, and thanks so much for visiting my page! I am excited to meet you! I'm available for online violin and viola lessons on weekdays and weekends. You can book me for 30, 45, 60, 90, or 120-minute lessons. As a child, I started my musical journey with violin, and I switched to viola a few years

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"Julia not only is a wonderful musician, but is also one of the kindest people you will ever meet. She is easy to work with, very knowledgeable, and knows how to inspire her students to achieve their fullest potential. You won’t be disappointed!"
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Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough."
Charlene
Took Viola lessons from Carolyn B.
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"My 13 year old granddaughter just finished her 1st year of viola at school in June 2014 and she wanted to take summer lessons to stay sharp. There were a lot of teachers available within a 10-15 minute drive, but after trying other teachers, we chose Mark (a 30 minute drive ) because, as others have commented, he is extremely patient and teaches by correcting, not criticizing. He simply has a gift for teaching. I have never regretted the extra drive. Once you've had a lesson with him, you won't want to go to anyone else."
Mike
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"Tigran was so patient and my little girl sounded much better after one lesson!"
Selby
Took Viola lessons from Tigran N.
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"She is great with young players. She is also very friendly and know how to motivate the kids to do their best. We are happy to have found her :)"
Genesis
Took Viola lessons from Rachel C.
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"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!"
Jayne
Took Viola lessons from Jenni C.
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"Keiko is very patient and kind. She made several suggestions for me to modify my technique to improve my sound. Even though I had difficulty with it, she encouraged me to keep going at it. I am excited for our next lesson."
Edmund
Took Viola lessons from Keiko T.
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"Kristen is a great teacher and very knowledgeable of her instruments. She teaches at a comfortable pace that will urge you to practice more and learn, without out pacing her students. I highly recommend her as an instructor."
Anthony Atthowe
Took Viola lessons from Kristen K.
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"Julia has a genuine interest in her student’s progress. She is dedicated to teaching as much as she is to playing the viola and piano!"
Max
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"My son has been developing his skills through her lessons. I've seen him more motivated and dedicated since he has started working with Shannon. I'd highly recommend her for anyone that has a student that is serious about improving their craft."
Jennifer
Took Viola lessons from Shannon S.
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