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Susanna S.

179 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching violin for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, community orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods, Barbara Barber books and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Students in Pittsburgh, PA: I am fully vaccinated including the booster and so is my family. I am offering in person lessons in my home and everyone must wear a mask regardless of your vaccination status. I will also wear a mask for all in person lessons. Susanna S. has over 28 years of teachi

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Bruce
Susanna is a really patient and kind teacher. She helped me with the violin a lot and was very caring. I would recommend her to people who are trying to find the perfect teacher.
Rhonda
Susanna was very easy to understand, very kind and patient to explain the basics of proper cello placement, bow hold and how to bow properly. I highly recommend her as a cello instructor!
Vidya V.
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Laura M.

Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $59
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Laura M.

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About Laura

Laura is thrilled to join the TakeLessons community and share her love of music with students of all ages and levels! She is certified to teach Suzuki Violin, books 1-4 and, as a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, has helped many adults prepare for College and Orchestral auditions around

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Speedy B.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1964
  • Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Redlands
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Speedy B.

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I have been teaching violin for over fifty years. I teach using a progressive Suzuki method. I have a unique method of teaching scales using a pattern system which makes scale studies quick and easy to learn in all positions on the violin. I have tutorial videos to go along with your lessons for both Suzuki pieces and scale studies. I teach fiddle and Jazz violin for those who are interested. I also teach on line lessons
I have experience playing in theater, Orchestras, and small ensembles. I am currently playing in the Timpanogos Symphony in Highland Utah. I am also playing in a string quartet.
My students sit in the first chairs in their School Orchestras. I have a good relationship with the School Music Teachers. I always put the school music first and help the student to be comfortable in their surroundings.

About Speedy

I have been teaching music for over fifty years. I have taught many professional teachers and students over the years. I have played professionally in Many Classical and Jazz groups. My quick start method gets beginners playing music right away. I studied classical violin from Don Samuleson, Profe

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Steven C.
I felt that Speedy was patient and understood how to teach to encourage continued enjoyment.
Preston S.
Wonderful with beginners! Very patient. Had a great experience. Thank you!
Stefanie
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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
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All methods
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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Christine S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $57
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Masters in Violin Performance and Chamber Music from University of Michigan
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Christine S.

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I’ve been playing violin for 20 years, and one of the greatest rewards is passing along all I’ve learned to my students! I’m here to help you reach your goals and cheer you on along the way, whether you want to simply have fun learning a new skill or you want to work intensely toward a performance or audition. I care deeply about providing a safe and engaging learning environment to help my students thrive. I would love to teach you or your child!

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-I have degrees from top music schools where I studied with some of the most sought after violin teachers in the country. I hold dual master’s degrees in violin performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan where I studied with Colburn alum Danielle Belen, winner of the 2008 Sphinx Competition and former teaching assistant to Robert Lipsett. I earned my bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Oberlin Conservatory with Juilliard alum David Bowlin, winner of the 2003 Washington International ...

About Christine

I hold dual master’s degrees in violin performance and chamber music from the University of Michigan where I studied with Danielle Belen, winner of the 2008 Sphinx Competition and former teaching assistant to Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School. I earned my bachelor’s degree in violin performan

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Richard H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Criminal Justice from California State University, Los Angeles
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Richard H.

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1) Read Music
2) Instrument maintenance
3) Left hand techniques
4) Right hand techniques
5) Release Unnecessary Tension
6) Prepare for Auditions & Concerts.

About Richard

I started playing the violin when I was 12 years old. Some of my notable teachers include: Ricardo Cyncynates, Rochelle Abramson, Guido Lamell, and Tatiana Chulochnikova. I enjoyed playing in the summer music camp at Interlochen and Curtis Institute of Music Summerfest for Adults. I performed as a m

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Alex M.
Very patient
Joanna
Richard is a great music teacher. Very patient. My child started her first violin lessons and looking forward.
Sandra
Very patient and helpful!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Pittsburgh is $89. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $58 and $109 per hour.
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"Nicholas is very helpful and accommodating. I'm trying to learn this instrument while in grad school and would not be able to do so if not for Nicholas."
Paul
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Awesome start! Looking forward to continuing..."
Jordan
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"Excellent teacher! Very organized, kind and patient."
Meg
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"I feel like I have learned a lot with Mr.Cameron. I used to go to a different teacher but this teacher has taught me more in a shorter amount of time. He has changed the way I look at the violin and the way I learn it too. I learned a lot because of the easy and the funny way he teaches me!!!!"
Ragav
Took Violin lessons from Cameron H.
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"We have been so happy with the lessons our daughter is receiving from across the country. We used Betsy to get her ready for an audition quickly and then signed up for 15 more weekly lessons."
Kathleen
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"Before Mr.Williams, I never enjoyed going to lessons. He genuinely cares for his students and definitely helps to improve skill. He is very talented in violin and just overall an amazing teacher!"
Jeanie
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"Michael is very talented and he is a great instructor. He explains the techniques really well. Very professional and supportive. I highly recommend him!"
Akshay R
Took Violin lessons from Michael C.
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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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"Definitely like this violin teacher : )"
Jingwen
Took Violin lessons from Emily S.
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"We were a bit skeptical about online classes, but my son thoroughly enjoyed it. Susan is very kind and patient. She sent materials via email in advance. We are looking forward to more lessons!"
Aditya
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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