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Rebecca P.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca P.

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Hello! I am a violinist with over 20 years of performing experience and ten years of teaching experience. I have had the opportunity over the years to study with many brilliant teachers who have passed on their tools and philosophies to me. I have also in turn taught many students from a variety of backgrounds and abilities, from beginners to self-taught to those preparing for collegiate auditions. I work with 20+ students each week, both online and in-person. I offer private lessons for beginners through advanced violin, and beginner ukulele.

My goal in teaching is to enable students to become critical thinkers and gain confidence in their playing. As often as possible, I involve the student in music-making decisions. Playing music is a creative endeavor. It's important that the process of learning music is enjoyable and stimulates the mind.

At the same time, I am passionate about providing training in the fundamentals of technique so that students can experience true ease of ...

About Rebecca

Thanks for checking out my teacher profile. With an emphasis on musical creativity, solid technique, and a whole-body approach, my lessons are designed around the student as an individual. I would love to talk with you about your goals for your lesson, whether it's to help with an upcoming auditio

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Brandi
Rebecca is exceptional. My daughter is 10 and Miss Rebecca’s easy and comfortable attitude put my daughter to ease right away. She engages well and my daughter always leaves practice excited about their lesson.
Joanna
I am enjoying taking violin lessons with Rebecca! She knows so much about the violin and always takes time to answer all of the questions I have. Often she will play different pieces with me and it has helped me to know the timing and how the song or scale should sound. She is very kind and easy to talk to but she also knows how to show the areas that need to be worked on. She plays the violin beautifully and I am learning a lot from her.
Joan
Ms. Panayiotou's empathy for her students and her love of her craft are evident in her teaching style. Her dedication and skill, not only to music, but to tailoring lessons to the individuality of each of her students sets her apart from other teachers. She's not a task master that uses rigid method, but teaches skills through level-appropriate music that engages her students on an individual basis.
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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Theatre Arts and Psychology (triple major) from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
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Zachary J.

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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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Megan M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship from The Catholic University of America
  • Teaches students 3 to 20
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Megan M.

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Having just recently graduated college with a BA in Music and Mathematics, I have first hand experience with the transition from in-person to online violin lessons and Orchestra rehearsals (as well as other classes). I know the stress it can bring with so much being unknown, and I can provide ways to cope with that stress. I have been playing my violin privately and in orchestras for the past 12 years, watching over my instructors and learning how to teach students of my own. I strive to be a teacher that my students feel they can approach with any problems or worries they have about playing their violin at home or in school. If you think I am a good fit, I look forward to chatting with you!

About Megan

Hello future students! My name is Megan, I am 22 years old and I just graduated college with a BA in Music and Mathematics. I have been playing the violin since I was 9 years old, and I have had 12 years of experience taking private violin lessons and playing in orchestras. In that time, I have had

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Joshua F.

70 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joshua F.

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I'll teach you to draw the bow as good as anyone else.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on mu

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Sandra
Joshua is always ready for us and had been very patient with my last minute changes in our schedule! Ryley, 8, is improving in chess. Joshua is friendly with Ryley. He can be a little dry - My some is very outgoing and talkative and enjoys his weekly lessons!
Dee
My kids are progressing with the violin nicely. We are very grateful to find an affordable, online instructor, and whole heartily appreciate and respect the opportunity to work with Joshua.
Eneida A.
Very rude not friendly and irresponsible always canceling at the last minute and does not really care for the students. My daughter is 9 and now she is very disappointed about learning to play and get a new teacher. Today ge Again did not come and did not even canceled. Worst teacher DO NOT pick him
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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Science Piano Performance from Clearwater Christian College
  • Teaching since 2001
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Samantha D.

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Techniques and various methods depending on goals of the student

About Samantha

Samantha started taking piano lessons at age 3 from her mother, who was also a music teacher. She played piano continuously through school, and also learned to play clarinet, guitar, flute, trumpet and sax, often playing different instruments in her school's band. She also learned the violin and cel

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MaureenC
Wonderful!

Samantha D. is wonderful. My kids play so well for only 1 year'sworth of lessons. I would highly recommend her to anyone! I am blownaway by the music that comes out of the Piano from a 7 and 11 year old.My 11 year old signed up for her first music competition at school. Ifyou told me one year ago I would have girls playing a piano, I would notbelieve you. I truly thought they would quit after a couple of months.Not the case. They are musically talented and still love it. Thanks toSamantha D! They are now thriving in the in-school music program.Thank you, TakeLessons, for filtering out the best teachers. When achild has a small window of interest, you have to grab it the rightway...the wrong teacher would not have given me these results.
PatK
My granddaughter, Katelynn, enjoys her trumpet lessons with Samantha. Samantha is caring, seems to enjoy teaching & has patience; which is needed since Katelynn needs a little extra attention learning things
MaureenC
Highly Recommend her!

My daughters (10, & 6) have only had three lessons with Samantha! They love it. Her nature is kind and welcoming. She can tell how much they can handle so doesn't overwhelm them with too much theory or pieces to play. She strikes a nice balance. My 10 year old started composing her own song when she became bord with the beginner book! Samantha has added to this excitement and changed her teaching style to match my daughters learning style. My daughter was beaming! Samantha has taught her how to take the next pieces of theory and add it to her song. She also ordered music my daughter enjoys like Selena Gomez. My 6 year old is excited every week and doesn't want to be late. My husband and I thought this would be just another thing to start and quit. So far they are going strong!
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Alyssa M.

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  • Bachelor's of Musical Arts in Violin from Penn State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Alyssa M.

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Music can be a very intimate practice. To share, create and collaborate can be challenging if not fostered in the beginning of musical education. Lending students a safe and educational place to create can lead to great confidence that spans all areas of life and study. Because of this, I encourage involvement in the community where possible. For instance, I most recently had my violin students collaborate with the local youth guitar orchestra to perform a small concert series. I challenged my students to ideate and take a hands on approach to arranging the music. The relationships they built were forever lasting, the skills the gained were expansive and each witnessed their own improvement with excitement. Engagement fosters a higher-level of learning and development.

Fostering creativity leads to development but it can only grow from the fundamentals. The more tools in the box, the more one can create. Some discipline is needed to gain the understanding necessary to reach any ...

About Alyssa

Hello! My name is Alyssa. I can't wait to meet you! Experience: I've been teaching stringed instruments for over 9 years to many ages. I focus on the Suzuki method with the young children and I believe in strong fundamentals. Ear training is a wonderful gift that comes with the discipline of viol

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Emma
Alyssa is a pleasure to work with! I'm looking forward to more lessons with her.
Allie L.
Amazing instructor, always provides detailed notes on what we should practice for the week. Fun charts and stickers to track practice and highlight progress for my 6 year old. Works so well with children and really knows how to listen to them. Highly recommend.
Oliver
I've had a great experience with Alyssa.

Her lessons are clear and well paced to accommodate your learning style and goals. Her enthusiasm makes class very enjoyable.

I would recommend Alyssa as your instructor.

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"Mark has been teaching our 5 year old son the violin and we could not be happier. If we could give him 10 stars we would! He is an amazing instructor. Our son is growing leaps and bounds under Mark's direction."
Megan
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Great first lesson showed up early and Autumn was so accommodating really patient"
David
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"She is an amazing teacher who taught me the stuff I needed to improve.
She's very patient and she explained everything clearly to me. Thank you, teacher!"
Benjamin
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"I never had a tutor before, so it was difficult for me to choose from the wide arrange of tutors there are. But I think Dan was the right choice. He's very professional and goes far and beyond to help his students understand how certain things are when playing the violin. I would definitely recommend Dan to anyone looking for a violin tutor."
Chris R.
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Mr. Lee tutored me privately in the violin for a very reasonable price, as well as instructed my orchestra. He was very attentive, patient, and drew on a variety of good basic teaching books which, in combination with his instruction, helped me learn a lot."
Corrine
Took Violin lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"We had our first online violin lesson with Susanna for my son. At the beginning I was sceptical if online lessons would work but Susanna's way of teaching has convinced me that we have found the right teacher.
She was excellent in showing my son the correct techniques and my son told me afterwards how excited he was."
Mehmet
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"What a great leader! Willing to assist all students to better himself/ herself. She has so much patience. Mrs. Susanna makes it about the children. This instructor gives 110% of her time, her expertise, and love of music and learning."
Susette
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Baoqi is a great teacher! She is very patient to give me suggestions when I had any problems. She taught me since I started. Her methods are always easy to understand. I believe you will like her!"
Vic. H
Took Violin lessons from B. Silvia Z.
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"My daughter was nearly beginner. Tough to teach/learn on line at this stage. However, Mark was great. He listened to our requests and my daughter improved a lot! Thanks Mark!"
Mirabel
Took Violin lessons from Mark T.
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"Susanna is truly amazing. She is highly knowledgeable, patient, attentive to details, and is able to customize each of her lessons depending on her students performance. She is very good at showing support and encouraging her students to deliver their best performance in every lesson.
She is also quite flexible and understanding with lessons scheduling, and generally a very pleasant person to talk to. I highly recommend her as a teacher!"
Hossam
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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