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Quinn L.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Master degree from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
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Quinn L.

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The most wonderful thing I believe is, no matter that is the student’s level, my students would enjoy playing

About Quinn

Hello, my name is Quinn. I offer cello lesson and violin lessons in-person and online. I began my cello studies at age of seven and won my first cello competition at ten. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Cello Performance at The Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China and Master’s Degree from

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Claudia
Supportive and encouraging. Very happy with her. Sometimes I can’t hear well through her mask.
Natalie
We are loving cello with Quinn! We had her in person before COVID and now online. She does a great job of guiding the learning process and working with the student (my daughter as an individual)
Shauna
My 9 yr old daughter began cello lessons with Quinn about 2 weeks before lockdown started. I was worried that online lessons wouldn't work out, but Quinn has been amazing. She's great at explaining everything so that my daughter understands, and she pushes just enough to keep her interested without being overwhelmed. She also answers questions promptly by email when any problems arise. I can't recommend her highly enough!
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Elisa R.

10 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music from New England Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2010
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Elisa R.

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Hello! I am offering beginning to advanced lessons for students of all ages (age 3 through adult). The methodology that I teach is directly from Oberlin and New England Conservatories. My teaching philosophy is to self motivate students through fun and a positive learning environment. I have over 10 years of teaching experience and have taught in a variety of settings across the US and Taiwan.

About Elisa

Hello! I love to teach and I have devoted my life to obtaining the highest music education possible. Learning to play an instrument is fun but it is also challenging. My lessons consist of technique and general music training that include aural skills and music theory. My lessons are a lot of

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Megan
I am only two lessons in but I am looking forward to more and more lessons. She is really helping me as an adult learner with very little musical background feel like I am very thoroughly being taught, with warmth and patience.
Greg
Elisa is a great violin teacher. I'm proud to be her oldest student on record (I am approaching 75). I started playing just about three years ago all by myself. Then went to Elisa to see if I could make quicker improvements. She patiently corrected a lot of my bad habits and showed me the right way to practice. I was able to make good progress over times. She is fun to be with. Highly recommended for both young and old.
John
Elisa is an amazing viola teacher! The techniques and practicing methods work like magic, and I've improved so much since I started taking lessons. I highly recommend taking lessons from her!
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Denice C.

2 Reviews
Vancouver, WA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
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Denice C.

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Denice runs a highly sucessful and professional studio. Her many years of experience provide students with the best instruction possible! Regardless of age or interest Denice knows just what you'll need to progress and enjoy lessons weekly.

About Denice

Positivity is my first priority! Together we can hold productive and enjoyable weekly learning sessions. I try to keep instruction as organized and clearly stated as possible. I've learned many tricks over the years and firmly believe anyone can learn. Firm commitment and genuine interest will pave

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Ruby
Denice is an extremely qualified and fenomenal teacher. She has taught me Suzuki violin and Fiddling for 6 years, and I have progressed further than I thought possible in both my playing and listening skills, and my knowledge of music. She cares a tremendous amount about her work and her students which makes the program like a second family to me. Her teaching style is direct and purposeful, and she knows exactly how to push her students to become better players. I highly recommend Denice to everyone, regardless of their skill or age.
Janet
Denice has taught my daughter for six years and has really challenged my daughter to keep striving for excellence. Suzuki method is the best and combined with fiddling, Denice provides a wonderful musical education. Denice has nurtured a supportive teacher-student relationship but is so much more: a mentor, coach, and friend.

If you are looking for a Suzuki teacher who puts her heart and soul into her students and teaching, has high expectations, and also opens up a whole ‘nother musical experience in fiddling, I would definitely recommend Denice.
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Luther B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Aroun

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Stefanie B.
At 48 years old, I decided to embark on the life-long desire for vocal lessons. Mr. Blackwell works with me at my pace, as an amateur with a busy professional and home life, and supports me wherever I am in a given lesson. After 8 months of singing together, I have so much more confidence and enjoyment out of singing and like another reviewer said, he makes me feel like I could perform one day (beyond the kitchen, car and shower!).
Hadassah
Mr. Blackwell is very kind and is an amazing teacher. He takes time to help me understand music especially the theory sections. He is not just a music teacher but he is an excellent mentor.
Paul
Luther has been very helpful at teaching me the basics while also making sure we move at a pace in which I am comfortable before jumping into any new exercises. I look forward to having him as a teacher for a long time.
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Chieh-An Y.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2019 Paul Rolland Competition from Paul Rolland Foundation/ University of Illinois
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chieh-An Y.

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My teaching style is very friendly and I have a great passion for teaching! I also like to guide my students on how to refine their playings by themselves and encourage them to form their own thoughts on the music, and I believe the ability to resolve problems without outside help is crucial not only in the music realm but also in real life, so it is a good place to train that skill too! Furthermore, I don’t limit my students and put them into a mold- I encourage them to embrace their unique ideas and embrace their individuality as part of their identity. I am confident that with my help, my students will not only fall more deeply in love with violin playing but also become more confident in performing. I have worked with students of all levels, so whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced player, I can promise you will get the most out of me.

About Chieh-An

Seeing the amazing progress of my students is always so encouraging to me. I always tailor my pedagogy approach to each student's needs. I aspire to inspire my students to love music as well as everything they do in life as I guide them on their musical journey.

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Michael R.

26 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Michael R.

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Violin is one of my favorites to listen to and includes such a wide range of music, from fiddle, to blues to of course classical.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Sean
Great teacher
Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Portland is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $100 per hour.
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"Connie was great! My daughter loved taking her first lesson from her and is excited to keep learning now."
Emma
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"I was very happy with Mary’s lesson. I only did one so far, but I was impressed with her talent, her skill, and her methods. She’s great! I definitely recommend using Mary as your violin teacher."
Hindy
Took Violin lessons from Mary D.
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"Fantastic, very professional and well prepared."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Raycurt J.
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"We got our daughter a violin for Christmas and she was kind of nervous for her first lesson. Chenyu immediately put her at ease. Sh is very patient and explains things very well. Looking forward to the next lesson"
Sydney
Took Violin lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements."
Ian
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson."
Catalina
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"I've been learning violin from Autumn for about a year and a half now. She is incredibly patient, offers encouragement, and is kind in all of my lessons. She isn't afraid to challenge you and never puts limitations on you. Her lessons are always fun and you can rest assured that you will learn the correct technique and sound. She never gives up on you and never shows any frustration! I couldn't have asked for a better or more outstanding teacher! Thank you! :)"
Patric
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Very professional instructor! Extremely knowlegable! Mark is very patient and informative. This is my 2nd year taking violin lessons and I love it!"
Sheryl
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Maya has been my violin and piano teacher for about 7 years. She’s very patient and fun to work with, but sometimes strict for what I work on. We have to prepare for the annual students recital she has in the spring, but i feel I’ve learned a lot from her. She’s my favorite teacher!"
Lianna
Took Violin lessons from Maya S.
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"Alethia is an excellent instructor. She taught our son Suzuki book 2 and they are now starting book 3. In my opinion she blends a perfect balance between actual playing, violin technique, and music theory. Lessons begin with both of them playing and then she has him play solo. Any issues he has are handled with positive encouragement and relatable exercises. Lessons also include a suitable amount of music theory so our son understands what he is playing and how music is written. Alethia's approach and attitude are fantastic; I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a violin instructor."
Greg
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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