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Rachel C.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Rachel C.

46 Reviews
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My teachings will assist you in working on orchestral repertoire, solo pieces and any other musical interest you would like to learn about. Students of mine have gone on to advance to audition-only groups.

About Rachel

Hello there! I'm Rachel C., a bass player and singer on the stage who also enjoys playing and teaching all stringed instruments. I have a degree from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) in Music Education. I've taught lessons for over 10 years and truly love working with eager students of all ages

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Trishna C.
Rachel is a very talented teacher.She is very encouraging and supportive. She can make learning fun. My daughter absolutely loves her sessions.
Todd
Rachel's amazing. She is definitely teaching an old dog new tricks.
Peter W.
Best instructor ever. Very patient. Knows how to handle an old guy like me. My playing doesn't really deserve someone as good, but I'm thankful to have her.
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Rubina B.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Awarded Malcolm L. Mitchell and Donald M. Roberts Class of 1957 Prize from Yale School of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
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Rubina B.

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Please contact me via the Ask a Question tool to:

1) answer any questions you may have
2)discuss your goals and what would like to work on
3)show you how to set up for your online lesson

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One of the most commonly asked question I get is:

"Will an online lesson be as good of an experience compared to having in person/live lessons?"

And my answer is YES!

With my online set up you will NOT be missing out on in person lessons. In fact I think online lessons has an advantage over live lessons because the student has a clear visual of their body movements at all times which would be a huge benefit like in situations where you can easily do side by side comparisons with your teacher. It would also be highly beneficial in correcting bad posture.

🎶Please check out my videos to see how I teach online piano 🎹🎻 lessons!

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Hi ! My name is Rubina.
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About Rubina

Hello! My name is Rubina. I have been playing the piano since I was 3 years old and the violin since I was 8. I have taught students ages 3-80. It is never too late to start learning to play the piano/violin! Every lesson is customizable. Learn to play your favorite pop/Disney/holiday/tv film songs!

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Kait
Rubina is great! She's super helpful, patient, and encouraging. She is very responsive, and flexible with her schedule. She moves at my pace and is great at assessing my skills and gauging what I need from my lessons. I highly recommend her to anyone just starting out, or those who have prior experience but would like more formal training.

She was also super helpful with troubleshooting my camera/device issues, and even sent me youtube videos to assist with getting the right setup.

Thanks Rubina! I can't wait to continue our lessons.
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Zachary H.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Dutch, German, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Master of Music Performance in Viola from Royal Conservatoire of The Hague
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Zachary H.

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A versatile musician with over ten years' teaching experience. I focus on building a strong technique so we can find students' unique artistic voice together!

Students of mine study standard concertos, Bach, Suzuki materials, and scales. They also work on fiddle and jazz tunes, improvisation, and pop songs. The most important thing is to find what lights a spark in each student!

About Zachary

I am a violinist and violist with experience performing and studying all over the world. I am a trained classical musician, but I also have a passion for improvisation, hip hop, pop, jazz, and fiddle music! My strengths lie in building students' technical foundation while helping them find their art

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Jay
Zachary is astute, professional, clear in communication, and a compassionate and effective teacher. I have had violin, cello, and viola instructors for my children for 15 years, and Zachary is among the best. There are a few things you look for in an instructor:
1. That they make an honest assessment.
2. That they make a plan, communicate it to the student, and stick to it.
3. That they work with what the student brings to the lesson in terms of skill.

Zachary took my daughter in quickly, was able to assess where she was and put together an effective plan for her. I noticed the improvement immediately and my daughter was inspired to practice.

Highly recommended.
Greg
I decided that I wanted to learn how to play an instrument much later in life than most. On top of the late start, I knew little to nothing about music. All of these factors discouraged me for a long time and some teachers I've tried added to that anxiety. One day I came across Zachary's profile and decided to give it one more chance , little did I know it would be one of the single greatest decisions I've ever made for myself. Coming to the table with as little knowledge as I had, including not being a young kid, was not a problem at all for Zachary. He has an ease about him when he teaches and is always patient and kind. Never once did he talk down to me or make me feel like something was impossible.
If you have a chance to have him as your teacher, you will not regret it. Let him help you learn, improve, and bring out the very best in you like he did with me.
Maria J.
I love Zachary's teaching method. He is very friendly and easy to understand. He is very passionate about teaching and it shows. I have progressed a lot after only a few lessons, and I will continue to take lessons from him. I highly recommend him :)
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Hollis R.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • B.M. in Violin Performance from Converse College
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Hollis R.

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Hello! I've been performing for 21 years and teaching for 15 years. Teaching has always been a passion for me! Whether you're an adult trying the violin or viola for the first time, or a dedicated student aiming to major in music, I can adapt my approach to suit your needs. I will help you build confidence in your playing through presenting attainable goals each week, while also providing appropriate challenges. I aim to help you feel comfortable and natural as you play by prioritizing proper posture and technique.

I have a Master's degree from the Peabody Conservatory in Violin Performance with an emphasis in pedagogy. I have performed in the U.S.A. and Europe, with well-known artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzahk Perlman, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. My teacher training includes the Suzuki method (registered for books 1-5) and the Mark O'Connor method (certified for books 1-2).

My hope is that the violin or viola becomes a constant source of inspiration and ...

About Hollis

Violinist, pianist, composer, and teacher Hollis received her Master of Music degree in Violin Performance/Pedagogy from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University as a student of Herbert Greenberg. She studied at Converse College for her Bachelor of Music degree with Sarah Johnson where she

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Dan P.
Hollis has been my violin instructor for over a year. I'm an adult beginner student and have truly enjoyed learning with her and am quite happy with my progress in the first year. She's very positive and has a keen ability to pick up subtle issues with my technique that always make a big difference in my playing once I apply/correct them. She does an excellent job of keeping my focused and my love for the violin continues to grow with each lesson. Whether 4yr old or 50+ yrs old, I highly recommend her.
Angelica
Hollis is a wonderful instructor from the beginning. I’m very excited to keep on working with her!
Emily
Mrs. Hollis is a very kind and patient instructor. She is great at teaching technique and important skills that have to be learned in order to play the violin at your best. My son Ben absolutely loves taking lessons with her and he has learned so much. She is so professional, talented and has so much experience! She is a perfect instructor for anyone who would like to learn to Play the violin!
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Jennifer L.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Violin from Oberlin College
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Jennifer L.

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You can expect:
-Fun, interactive lessons
-Detail-oriented approach to help you reach your maximum potential.
-Dalcroze movement exercises to help solidify your understanding of rhythm and pitch.

About Jennifer

Greetings, future students! Welcome to my page. If you have made it all the way here, congratulations-- because you are in good hands! I began violin at the age of 7, after begging my parents since the age of 3 after falling in love with a violin on display. I have 18 years' experience teaching vi

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Bridget
My daughter started online lessons with Jennifer at the beginning of the pandemic. After a year and a half of lessons my daughter said she could sight read music like reading a book and her musical ability had greatly improved. We did choose to eventually find in person classes, at Jennifer’s suggestion, as she felt that is the best way to learn. My daughter still misses Jennifer and her teaching style almost a year later.
Eric S.
At age 55 I started lessons with Jenny and immediately she was able to focus my practice on areas I really need to improve upon. I had only been playing violin for a year with very limited exposure to music way back in high school on a marching band drumline. She is very patient and understanding of the time challenges of working adults trying to lean a new skill. Moving from a H.S. drumline to violin is pretty much a quantum leap in understanding of music theory and execution, but Jenny broke down the process and was able to bring me to a level where I could perform confidently in front of audiences and gave me a whole new appreciation of music. She is dedicated, thoughtful and can help you achieve your music goals.

Thank you Jenny!
Jeff
For 15 years I was Director of a Center for the Arts in Plymouth, MN. Jennifer Lang was a valued member of our faculty here. Not only her finesse and expertise as a performer, but the wide range of her teaching skills made lessons with her a very positive experience for our students.

Her complete command of a wide range of styles of music enables her to connect easily with students, wherever they may be in their musical studies.

She's very personable and works warmly and respectfully with parents and students alike.

I recommend Jennifer Lang without hesitation - she's terrific!
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Susanna S.

179 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
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Susanna S.

179 Reviews
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I've been teaching viola 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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"I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!"
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Took Viola lessons from Karen D.
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"Julia is the best instructor we can ever ask for. She is very professional and patient to my sons. Also, she is very encouraging yet also gets across what she expects from her students. We would recommend her to anyone."
Sandy
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Zachary is astute, professional, clear in communication, and a compassionate and effective teacher. I have had violin, cello, and viola instructors for my children for 15 years, and Zachary is among the best. There are a few things you look for in an instructor:
1. That they make an honest assessment.
2. That they make a plan, communicate it to the student, and stick to it.
3. That they work with what the student brings to the lesson in terms of skill.

Zachary took my daughter in quickly, was able to assess where she was and put together an effective plan for her. I noticed the improvement immediately and my daughter was inspired to practice.

Highly recommended."
Jay
Took Viola lessons from Zachary H.
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"Julia is a wonderful teacher with great patience. And of course she plays very well and I learned a lot from her!"
Esther
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"Catherine did a lovely job with my 9 year old daughter!"
Anke
Took Viola lessons from Catherine W.
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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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"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."
Thao
Took Viola lessons from Luther W.
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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"It's amazing how remote sessions with Kendra would be this effective for my 12-year old daughter. Definitely planning on continuing the lessons!"
Kay
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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